20 Best Videographer

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Gonçalo Ribeiro

Lisbon, Portugal

Video Production and Remote Video Editing

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isaac lawrence

United States

quality service provision is my talk

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Top Independent

Jessica Lurel

London, United Kingdom

Strategic Video Storyteller

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Ahmed Adhami


Transforming Ideas into Visual Masterpieces

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Jeff Welcher

Rochester, United States

Pro Video Editing | Post Production | Videography

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Daniel Hewitson

United Kingdom

Video editor with over 10 years experience

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Caleb Hyde

Ohio, United States

Creative Video Editor & Producer

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Blak Lens


Creative wedding video editing services

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Jason Hoffmann

Brooklyn, United States

Engaging Video Editing Expert 🎬

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Mihail Mihaylov

Sofia, Bulgaria

Motion Designer | Videography | Video Editor

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Stanislav Sitarsky


Engaging Video Editing 🎥

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Yesuf Abdu


Creative Freelance Video Editor

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Harikrishnan S


Flexible Video Editor Extraordinaire

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Waqas Ali

New York, United States

7+ Yrs Experienced Video Editor & Animator

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Wiz Productions

United States

Video Editor And Thumbnail Designer

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Top Independent

Alex Brown

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Video & Motion Design

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Amed Mell

New York, United States

filmmaker and video editor

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Top Independent

Jake D

London, United Kingdom

Video creator focused on online content

Common projects for Videographers

Product Promotion Videos: Creating engaging videos to showcase a product's features and benefits.

Event Coverage: Capturing key moments and highlights from events such as conferences, concerts, or weddings.

Corporate Videos: Producing videos for businesses to showcase their brand, culture, or achievements.

Educational Videos: Creating instructional or educational videos for various platforms.

Music Videos: Producing visually appealing and creative music videos for artists.

Documentaries: Working on longer-form content to tell compelling stories or provide in-depth information.

Tips for working with and hiring Videographers

Be specific about your needs

Before initiating a project, clearly outline what you want the Videographer freelancer to achieve. This includes the type of video, the target audience, the message you want to convey, and any specific scenes or shots you want included.

Review their portfolio

Always take the time to review the videographer's previous work. This will give you a better understanding of their style, creativity, and quality of work. Look for elements that align with your vision.

Ensure technical proficiency

Make sure the videographer is proficient in the necessary software and equipment, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, and various types of cameras and lighting equipment. Their ability to leverage these tools will influence the outcome of your project.

Maintain open communication

Open and regular communication is key to a successful project. Make sure your videographer is responsive and open to feedback. Use Contra's platform to keep track of all communication and project updates.

How to hire Videographers

Define your project

Start with a clear idea of what you want to achieve with your video project. This includes the type of video, target audience, and message. Having this defined will make it easier for you to communicate your needs to the videographer.

Post a detailed job

When posting a job on Contra, include as much detail about the project as possible. This will help attract videographers who are a good fit for your needs.

Review applications

Look at the applicants' portfolios and past work. This will give you an idea of their style and quality of work. Shortlist those who most closely match your project requirements.

Conduct interviews

During the interview, ask about their video production process, how they handle feedback and revisions, and their experience with similar projects. This will help you assess their suitability for your project.

Agree on terms

Once you've found the right videographer, agree on the project terms. This includes the scope of work, timeline, payment terms, and how revisions will be handled. All of these should be clearly outlined in the contract on Contra.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Videographers

1. Can you provide examples of similar video projects you've worked on in the past?

2. What is your video production process from planning to post-production?

3. How do you handle feedback and revisions during the video editing process?

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Frequently asked

A freelance videographer is a professional who captures, edits, and produces video content for a variety of projects. This could range from event coverage to promotional videos for businesses.

A freelance videographer is a professional who captures, edits, and produces video content for a variety of projects. This could range from event coverage to promotional videos for businesses.

Hiring a videographer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Videographers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of videographers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Any project that requires professional video content can benefit from a videographer. This could include promotional videos, event coverage, music videos, documentaries, and more.

Videographers use a range of tools, including various types of cameras, lighting equipment, and video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro.

The cost of hiring a videographer on Contra can vary widely depending on the complexity of the project and the videographer's experience and skills. On average, you can expect to pay between $25 - $350 per hour.

On Contra, freelance videographers are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. The funds for each milestone are held in escrow and are released either after the client approves the deliverables or automatically within three days.

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