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Pro-tip: if your film starts with a warm timelapse sunrise over the Dordogne and narration by a native French speaker, I am all in. To suggest that’s all there is to this awesome piece by Know Media is to do it a massive disservice, however. Take a look for yourself and see how every moment lives up to the rich promise set by the very first shot.
Trailer by Know Media.
Music is The Great Wonder by Ryan Taubert, licensed from Music Bed.Read More »
Meticulous. It might not be the most romantic way of describing this trailer for Angad & Navnit, but I can’t think of a better way of describing the degree of care and precision that’s gone into it. Every shot is purposeful, every movement meaningful. Technically brilliant and exquisitely composed, I love how close this gets to the couple without ever feeling intrusive. Bravo, Cinéverse, bravo.
Trailer by Cinéverse.
Music is Become by Phillip Cuccias, licensed from Music Bed.Read More »
Tyler from Old North Film Company says that Sarah and Steve are “super fun, crazy in love, and the perfect couple for an electronic pop song”. We happen to agree. Great shots meet awesome timing to give this film an electric pace, and how could we resist a wedding that sees the groom walking away from the ceremony with a replica of the WWE Intercontinental Championship? Shawn Michaels would be proud.
Showcase film by Old North Film Company.
Music is White Forest by the Painted Pianos, licensed via Music Bed.Read More »
Oh my; the folks at Zenith Cinematography sure know how to grab your attention. With a sweeping opening that flies us over an Icelandic waterfall, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Guv and Mukti’s wedding film might lose sight of the couple at the heart of it – but it never does. Breathtaking in scale but still in love with the small things, this stunning film is an absolute treat.
Concept film by Zenith Cinematography.
Music is Celestial by Moncrief and Infinity by One Hundred Years, licensed from Music Bed.Read More »
Here’s a quick Friday treat for you; would you believe that this is only the 11th wedding that the lovely folks at The Perfect Pear have shot? Not only is this a super-intimate and beautifully told story, it’s also really nice to see a film that makes a virtue of the fact that it was clearly bucketing down with rain on the big day…
Trailer by The Perfect Pear.
Music is (appropriately enough) See the Storm by Random Forest, licensed from Music Bed.Read More »
Anyone who’s ever shot a wedding can attest that the day tends to be a frantic carnival of colour and sound, with barely a moment free in which to catch a breath. That’s why I love the absolute sense of serenity present in Catherine and Steven’s wedding film from Mesmeric. It’s cool, calm, collected and infinitely classy, with every shot given the room it deserves.
Trailer by Mesmeric Films.
Music is Eyes Wide Open by Tony Anderson and Infinity by One Hundred Years, licensed from Music Bed.Read More »
Time to break some rules and feature a piece longer than 8 minutes, but trust me, it’s worth it. I hope you all, like me, loudly applauded the SCOTUS same sex marriage ruling back in June. But it took watching this trailer to fully bring home to me just why that ruling was so important. I’m usually not a fan of interviews in wedding trailers, but they work perfectly here – to underscore all of the wonderful reasons why Melissa and Tracey wanted to get married – yes, rights, but also love.
Trailer by Chris Watson Films
Music: Virginia by Longlake & Always by Shawn Williams, both licensed from Music Bed
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It’s Friday, so I’ll keep this short. What I love in this trailer is the depth of the storytelling. We don’t just hear the best man’s speech, we see him writing it the morning of the wedding. Going above just shooting what’s in front of you, and finding the wider story is one of the hallmarks of really great, compelling wedding filmmaking.
Teaser by Epic Studios
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I have a checklist of things I think all brides and grooms should do. It includes things like: write your own vows; do a first look; get married outside if the wedding is somewhere nice weather is likely; ask people who are good at public speaking to give speeches, even if they’re not in the traditional speech-giving roles; and hire an amazing wedding filmmaker to document the whole thing so you can look back on it joyfully for years to come.
Rob & Jessica totally nailed it.
Trailer by Forward // Motion Production
Music: In The Waves by Bess Rogers, licensed from Music BedRead More »