Have Reel Stories video create a slideshow for your baby’s first birthday, then add it to it every year. Watch as your child grows on screen, and create a special keepsake that can be presented to them on their 18th birthday.

Phone:  (630) 222-7618
email:  info@reelstoriesvideo.com

Packages and Pricing

At Reel Stories Video, we believe in producing high-quality video slideshows no matter what your budgetMost of our competitors provide only the basics, then charge for all those extras that truly make your show its best. The only difference between our packages is the number of photos you incorporate. You can be sure that each video will showcase your memories in the most meaningful way, regardless of how much you spend. Here's what you get with every package:

  • Personal consultation, in person (in Chicago Western Suburbs) or on the phone
  • Your input throughout the creation of your slideshow
  • Custom DVD Main Menu
  • Basic photo correction, including cropping, red-eye removal, color-correction and basic restoration
  • Artistic motion on images (zooming, panning, rotation, etc.)
  • Special effects & transitions between images
  • Unlimited titles, captions, and credits -- wherever you want them and whatever you want them to say
  • Free video clips (up to 5)
  • Your choice of music (fee applies if we download it for you)
  • Graphic & video backgrounds
  • High-quality DVD-R media (Other formats available upon request -- additional fees may apply)
  • DVD case and label personalized with your choice of photos
  • A CD including all of the digital photos used in your show
  • Preview your slideshow online to request any changes before it's burned to DVD


Keepsake Package

Number of Photos
Average Show Length
Average Number of Songs


Up to 50
4-7 min.

Nostalgia Package

Number of Photos
Average Show Length
Average Number of Songs


5-10 min.

Heirloom Package

Number of Photos
Average Show Length
Average Number of Songs


10-20 min.
Legacy Package

Number of Photos
Average Show Length
Average Number of Songs

20-30 min.

Premade Templates: $69-$129

Animated Photobooks & Albums: $1/photo (50 photos = approximately 10-15 page spreads)

Additional Features: 
  • Additional photos added to show, beyond 300    $1/photo

  • Voice-over narration files (voice messages, audio interviews, etc.)     $5/each

  • Special message text slides (personal note, dedication, written narrative, etc.)     $5/each

  • Photo/Document scanning (includes basic editing and cropping)    $1/photo

  • Additional DVD copies of your finished show    $10/copy

  • Any additional labor needed for organizing and preparing photos (for example, images that are not numbered, photos that are scanned with multiple images in one file and require cropping, etc.    $25/hr  Cost added to final invoice. 

  • Music, if we will be purchasing songs online for you      $.99 - $1.99 dependent on our cost. Royalty free licenses for commercial use may be more. Cost added to final invoice.

  • Additional video clips (5 free clips included in your package)     $5

  • Rush order service, if our schedule allows (funeral memorial template packages are exempt from additional rush order charges 20%

  • Expedited delivery options are available through several companies like the Post Office, FedEx and/or UPS, including 2nd day, overnight and Saturday delivery.     Cost based on carrier charges, and added to final invoice.

  • Formats other than DVD. Cost added to final invoice.

    • Blu-ray discs   $15
    • CD with a video file for use on the PC or internet (.exe files, Facebook, YouTube, Flash formats, etc.   $10
    • CD with a video file for use on mobile and hand-held devices     $15 
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