Creating a strategy for the content, writing a script based on stratgy, Pre-production planning, Shooting the script, and post-production.
Movies can take months to years. Typical corporate videos and commercials take between a month and six weeks depending on the complexity and approval process.
The answer used to be absolutely yes. Now with web video delivery being on par or better than some TV that has changed. But there still are some considerations to keep in mind as far as content and where it will be shown.
Working with any vendor partner should be based on trust. First, you must trust they can do the job and that should be evidenced by their past work. Then you must trust they will deal with you fairly and efficiently. After you’ve found someone you trust you should work up an agreement based on an estimate for performing the job.