Life Story Book Packages

Lifetime Memories and Stories provides three life story book packages for you to choose how you wish to publish your life story.  Just as each person’s life story book is different so each person has individual requirements in publishing their life story and these packages are fully customisable to your requirements.

Our life story book packages provide a guideline to what we have found to be most popular, economic and which can be produced to a high quality in a time frame to suit most people.

Celebration Package (your autobiography CD)

The magic of listening to a loved one tell their own life story in their words.  This truly captures the essence of the speaker, what a wonderful gift for future generations.

  • Your oral history interview of up to three hours capturing your life story in your own words by our professional oral historian.
  • Professional editing and digital mastering of your oral history interview to an audio length of one hour.
  • A copy of the unedited audio interview.
  • Production of your audio CD, divided into tracks for easy searching, listening and sharing with loved ones.  This is produced on archival quality gold audio CD stock that may be played on any audio CD player.
  • Presentation of your life story audio CD in a custom CD case with cover photo and track listings.

Customisation can include:

  • Quantities of additional audio CDs of your life story to share with your family can be produced to your requirements.

Festival Package (our most popular life story package)

Life Story Book

Life Story Book

Not only do you have the magic of listening to a loved one tell their own life story on audio CD but you will also have a magnificent hand bound life story book in which to read their story and look at the accompanying photographs. This will make a grand gift for the family.

  • Your oral history interview of up to three hours conducted, by our professional oral historian, to capture your life story in your own words.
  • Professional editing and digital mastering of your oral history interview to an audio length of one hour.
  • Production of your audio CD recorded, divided into tracks for easy searching, listening and sharing with loved ones, on archival quality audio CD stock that may be played on any audio CD player.
  • A copy of the unedited audio interview.
  • Professional transcription of your oral history interview into a first person narrative of your life story.
  • Full book editing, book layout and formatting together with chapter headings and photo captioning for easy reading.
  • Inclusion of up to 23 photos in your life story book. Includes scanning and colour correction of old photos and documents.
  • A draft copy of the text of your book is provided for small changes and minor corrections before it goes to final print.
  • Up to 50 page full colour digitally printed  book of your life story book on archival quality paper. High quality hand stiched hard cover binding with gold embossed titling.
  • Special CD pocket insert in your book to hold your audio CD.

Customisation can include:

  • Life story books to give to family or friends on highl quality  free paper. Black hard cover case bound book with full colour printed dust jacket.
  • Quantities of additional books, including audio CD, to share with your family can be produced to your requirements.
  • Inclusion of more photos and documents.
  • Custom designed book format.

Matinee Package (a celebration of life on DVD)

The Matinee Package captures the video biography of your loved one in high quality video telling their life story.  Watch the expressions on their face as they relive the chapters of their life.  Joy, sadness, happiness and laughter it’s all there captured on video and bringing their history and your family legacy to life for future generations.

  • Your oral history interview of up to three hours conducted by our professional oral historian to capture your life story in your own words.
  • Professional video taping of your video biography at one location with two high quality video cameras.
  • Inclusion of up to 20 of your photos in your video biography DVD. Includes scanning and colour correction of old photos and documents.
  • Production of your DVD, divided into tracks for easy searching, watching and sharing with loved ones.  This is produced on archival quality DVD stock that may be played on any DVD player.
  • Presentation of your video biography DVD in a custom DVD case with cover photo and track listings.

Customisation can include:

  • Old family movies and family video sources can also be included.
  • Location video shooting where it will enhance your story.
  • Quantities of additional DVDs of your life story to share with your family can be produced to your requirements.

Obligation Free Quotation

Each life story project is as unique as the person who is telling their story.  Please contact us to discuss your project or to answer any questions you might have.  We provide personalised obligation free quotations upon request.