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Old September 30th, 2004, 12:56 PM   #1
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How much do I cost?


I'm looking for some ground rules. People here have been really helpful and so I naturally turn to you again.

I've been approached by a poet who wants to work on an impressionist underground piece on weekends. He's ready to spend a year on it. He had talked to me before after seeing a film I did and I just said $100/day. I've never been for hire before so I don't know. He now says that that was ridicously low and he won't hold me to it. This guy's good! And makes very good bucks but I don't want to either low ball or be outrageous.

Does one charge by the day, by the project, by the hour.

This is NYC /NJ.

What and how are people charging these days for creative collaborative projects?
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Old September 30th, 2004, 01:04 PM   #2
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If you've got your own rig, think how much it would be to rent that per day.

But for an extended discussion, check out this thread: "How much should I charge?"

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