Custom Animated Explanation Video

The cost for developing and producing animated video explanations varies depending on several factors, including the duration, topic, script, availability of graphics and the style of the video, but the rough cost estimates in the table below may be helpful in planning your budget for your custom video explanation.

Video Duration Script Length Approx. Cost Estimate 
Starting at:
30 Seconds  ~ 75 words  $1,250
1:00 Minute  ~ 150 words  $2,500
1:30 Minutes  ~ 225 words  $3,800
2:00 Minutes  ~ 300 words  $5,000
2:30 Minutes  ~ 375 words  $6,500
3:00 Minutes  ~ 450 words  $7,750

Determining an Approximate Duration for Your Video

There’s a direct correlation between number of words in a script and the probable duration of the video. Most people tend to underestimate how long their video will be. Use the word count tool in your word processor to determine the number of words in your script and compare that to the numbers below to see a likely duration for your video.

~ 75 words = ~ 30 second video
~ 150 words = ~ 1 minute video
~225 words = ~ 90 second video
~300 words = ~ 2 minutes video
~375 words = ~ 2 1/2 minutes video
~450 words = ~ 3 minutes video

Video Process

Learn about the process of creating your custom animated video explanation

Tips and Resources

Tips and worksheet for writing your infographic video script