Rates for UofT Clients

Note: 4-hour minimum charge for weekend work.

Event Videography & Webcasting Rates

One hour is charged for each of the following rates in addition to the event time charged. This covers our set up, tear down, and preparation time. 

Service Rate
Video Camera & Operator $80.00/hour
Webcast Station & Operator $80.00/hour
Audio Support with Operator $45.00/hour
Example 1:  2 hour live webcast with audio support
Video Camera & Operator @ $80.00/hour x (2 hour Webcast + 1 hour Setup) = $240.00
Webcast Station & Operator @ $80.00/hour x (2 hour Webcast + 1 hour Setup) = $240.00
Audio Support @ $45.00/hour x (2 hour Webcast + 1 hour Setup) = $135.00
Tape cost: $29.00
Total Cost: $644.00
Example 2:  all day live videotaping of conference with 4 sessions - archival webcast with Powerpoint slides
Video Camera & Operator @ $80.00/hour x (6 hour videotaping + 1 hour Setup) =  $560.00
Tape cost: $94.00
Webcast Station & Operator @ $80.00/hour x 4 sessions archival encoding = $320.00
Capturing slides and synchronizing them with the encoded video 2 $80.00/hour x 4 sessions = $320.00
Total Cost: $1294.00

Event Videoconferencing Rates

Service Rate
Videoconferencing with Operator $80.00/hour
Example 1:  2 hour videoconference in our Rooms at Robarts Library
Videoconference station & Operator @ $80.00/hour x 2 hour Videoconference = $240.00
Total Cost: $240.00
Example 2: 2 hour lecture in an electronic classroom with videoconference participants
Video Camera & Operator @ $80.00/hour x (2 hour event time + 1 hour Setup) = $240.00
Videoconference Station & Operator @ $80.00/hour x (2 hour event time + 1 hour Setup) = $240.00
Tape cost: $29.00
Total Cost: $509.00

Video Production, Editing & DVD Mastering Rates

Service Rate
Video Production & Editing $80.00/hour
DVD Mastering $80.00/hour
Example 1:  Add Titles to a 1 hour lecture video & make DVD
Video capture, edit & titling @ $80.00/hour x 1 hour = $80.00
Encode to MPEG-2 Files & burn DVD @ $80.00/hour X 1/2 hour = $40.00
DVD-R & Case cost: $1.95
Total Cost: $121.95
Example 2:  Make a DVD of a 2 hour video recorded event with DVD menus for viewing selections
Video capture, edit & chaptering @ $80.00/hour x 2 hour = $160.00
Custom Menu Graphics creation @$80.00/hour x 1 hour = $80.00
Encode to MPEG-2 Files & burn DVD @ $80.00/hour X 1/2 hour = $40.00
DVD-R & Case cost: $1.95
Total Cost: $281.95

Media Conversion Rates

Service Rate
Media Conversion $80.00/hour
Example 1:  make VCD Mpeg-1 video file for transcription purposes from videotape
Video capture, & “clean up” edit @ $80.00/hour x 1/2 hour = $40.00
Encode to MPEG-1 Files & burn CD @ $80.00/hour X 1/2 hour = $40.00
CD-R & Case cost $1.00
Total Cost: $81.00
Example 2:  encode 2 hours video to AVI, QT or AVID files for editing purposes from videotape — clients to provide portable hard drive
Video capture to files @ $80.00/hour x 1/2 hour = $40.00
Transfer files to clients hard drive @ $80.00/hour X 1/2 hour = $40.00
Total Cost: $80.00

Tape, DVD & CD Conversion & Duplication Rates

DVD & Video Tape Copies  (does not include media costs)

We can transfer your VHS, Beta, 8MM, HI-8, miniDV or MII videotape programs to DVD or VHS tape format. We cannot do Betacam, DigiBeta or other high end production tape formats in house — please ask for a quote for these specialty formats.

For low volumes:
0 - 30 Min. $8.00 + cost of DVD-R or Tape
30 - 60 Min. $10.00 + cost of DVD-R or Tape
over 60 Min. $12.00 + cost of DVD-R or Tape
For Larger Volumes please request a quote
CD copies please request a quote
Delivery Charges for DVD, CD or tapes
On Campus Delivery $15.00
Off-campus delivery please call for estimate

DVD-R, CD-R and Tape Media Rates

Digital Video Tape
80 Minute - DV 80 $15.00
60 Minute - DV 60 $9.00
DVD Recordable DVD-R with case $1.95
CD Recordable CD-R with Case $1.00
VHS tape 30 Min. T-30 $2.25
VHS tape 30 Min. T-60 $2.75
VHS tape 30 Min. T-120 $3.80

Book An event / service

By telephone or email:

Supervisor
Robert Fysh
T: 416-978-4098
E: robert.fysh@utoronto.ca

Media Specialist
Frank Scornaienchi
T: 416-978-6532
E: frank.scornaienchi@utoronto.ca


By completing a work request form and faxing it to 416-971-2692.