In a strange turn of events, Tim Cramer (CramerSEZ) was contacted by Andrew Kerr, an investigative journalist with The DAILY CALLER, and asked to review a video stream produced by Black Lives Matter co-founder, Patrice Cullors.
As the owner of a video production company based in Indianapolis, and with over 25 years in the media production industry, Kerr had one question for Cramer. “What would you charge to produce this type of Live Stream for a client?’. The production was plagued with a wide variety of technical issues that included long periods of missing audio, vi
After reviewing the video via the YouTube link provided by Kerr, Cramer only had one question, “Do we have to make it look that bad?”.
After reviewing the video, Cramer was shocked to learn the Black Lives Matter PAC had paid nearly $150,000 for the production of the stream – nearly three times more than any reputable company would have charged for both the pre-production and day of direction/production of the live stream.
The entire story is available now at the DAILY CALLER.
- Black Lives Matter PAC, which was founded and led by Patrisse Cullors, paid an art company run by the father of her only child $148,300 to co-produce a live stream in November, records show. It was mired with technical issues.
- The owners of two video production companies told the Daily Caller News Foundation that they could have produced a similar event for a fraction of the cost.
- “They were severely overcharged. Across the board,” video producer Tim Cramer said. “I don’t know how you get that much money into that production. I don’t know how you get there.”
- The legal counsel for the conservative watchdog group National Legal and Policy Center said the group was considering filing a Federal Election Commission complaint against BLM PAC over its “excessive payments” to the art company.