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johnsabbath d'urzorender time
by on Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24:12 am

i was working on a job and the renders were long should i charge for rendering time?

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John BaumchenRe: render time
by on Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16:26 pm


Was the time factored into your quote?

I always charged for render time but billed it as editing time, afterall, that's what it really is. Rendering is part of the process and since your editing system is being used to render, it's not generating cash flow from other projects.


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Randy WheelerRe: render time
by on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:53:09 am

To add that and to maximize your profit, make sure to use the slowest computer possible when using this method...

Just Kidding


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Sebastian BallekRe: render time
by on Jul 5, 2008 at 7:22:38 pm

I think it isn't a good strategy to use the slowest computer if you are charging the render to your client costs. The client wants a fast cheap work, if you give him what he wants he will return and you will earn more money. In time you will earn more money that if you take charge of a long rener time in one project.

Just my point of view.


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grinner hesterRe: render time
by on Jun 26, 2008 at 3:37:15 am


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Rick DolishnyRe: render time
by on Jun 27, 2008 at 1:45:43 am

Long discussion previously.

Rick Dolishny
Discrete Editors COW Leader

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