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Here in central Illinois this is what I do for HS Football and Girls/Boys Basketball (only the home games unless in playoffs).
I shoot the football games with 2 cams, 1 on the press box roof (currently also broadcasting the game on the School cable channel because their camera broke and takes forever to get fixed) and 1 cam on the sidelines.
I make a highlight video for the season banquet and sell DVDs (with game footage andseason highlights)to the parents.
I also shoot video of the chearleaders, put highlight video together for banquetand sell DVDs (of raw footage and highlight reel)to parents.
I also shoot the marching band, put highlight video together for banquetand sell DVDs (of raw footage and highlight reel)to parents.
Why not? – I’m there anyway – might as well shoot the chearleaders and band also! 🙂
I also contract with individual parents for college recruiting videos after the season is over.
I don’t give the coaches any copies because they have a volunteer shoot the games on a cheap camera to upload for viewing per IHSA rules.
BASKETBALL: Girls, Boys, Chearleaders – Same as football, but I also add the: last quarter of the JV game – no JV highlights, just raw JV footage (sold on seperate DVD).
EDIT:Football and Basketball – I have approval from local radio station to use their game broadcast audio – so I have a cheap, SMALL, portable radio sending the game audio to my wide-shot camera – makes for a more pleasurableviewing experience to the end-user.