February 14, 2014
The Importance of the Wedding Story
I remember the first time I was asked to do a wedding video, . I had never helped anyone take video at a wedding or event before. While I had done a couple of movie projects for school, and I loved filmmaking (I still do), it never occurred to me that a wedding could be shot and edited like a real film.
What is one of the main characteristics of film productions? They have a story as a foundation for every element.
My first wedding video, regardless of the thousand or more mistakes I made, ended up not being so bad. I made a short and exciting highlights video from it, and it actually brought me requests for more wedding videos, and that’s how the whole thing started. I would always try to cover every moment and edit in a somewhat exciting way. Life was good like that… until I realized the potential of finding the story in a wedding, and telling it with professional film production techniques.
I found that rather than just shooting videos, I wanted to make films: stories that …Read More