Local Rates and Services

Local Rates for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois Businesses and Organizations

Contact Steve E. Turner at 573-450-1869 / steveEturner@gmail.com / Jackson, Missouri. Fully insured. Visit the “View The Work” page here.


$400 minimum. $100 an hour after four hours. Includes feature film quality camera, sound (boom and lavs), and light kit. Footage downloaded to your hard drive.

Cinematography with On-Camera Direction

$500 minimum. $100 an hour after four hours. In addition to the cinematography service I will also direct your performance before the camera. (“Let’s do another take. But this time … “)

Direction and Cinematography

$800 minimum. $100 an hour after four hours. In addition to the cinematography service, I will direct your video and consult on your script/storyboards, casting, location and production needs before the shoot day.

Post-production Services

Additional services such as color correction, video and sound editing, etc., are charged at $100 an hour.

Steve spent years as a freelance cinematographer and then started directing commercials and corporate docs for clients such as AB/Inbev, AT&T, Maxwell House, Pella Windows, New Balance, Smithfield, NBC, Alzheimers USA, Kraft, among many, many others. He joined the freelance circus in 2005 after a long corporate career with Barnes & Noble Inc., and a shorter career as an ad agency creative director. His current feature documentary, THE PAST IS NEVER DEAD, will be released in 2019. He is in development on his next feature.

Steve lives in the low southern hills of Jackson, Missouri, and though he wishes he loved the coast (or any happening big city) enough to live there, he’d rather spend his down time inside a book on his country porch. Contact 573-450-1869 or steveEturner@gmail.com.