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Best Wedding Videographers in San Diego

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Diego Wedding Videographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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San Diego, CA

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5.0 (3)

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SD Wedding Films accommodates clients in and around San Diego. Its team possesses over 40 years of combined experience narrating marrying couples' love stories through videography. Its wedding video options include highlights, raw footage, full-length films, and documentaries. The packages the production company offers are inclusive of a skillful videographer who shoots videos from a variety of perspectives, including close-ups of the speeches, the ring exchange, and a general overview of the event. The team produces five to seven minutes long videos, while extended ones may take eight to 10 minutes.

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San Diego, CA

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San Diego, CA 92103

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5.0 (33)

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Stephen Alberts Videography is a five-time Emmy Award winning filmmaker in San Diego that has been producing heartwarming wedding films since 2009. The crew covers the entire day, from the bride's and groom's separate preparations to the cocktail hour and late night dancing. Using only the best 4K cameras and audio equipment, they capture the essence of the wedding day! Stephen Alberts Wedding Film packages start at $1,895 and the edited highlight films focus on the connections between the bride and groom and all of their loved ones for an unforgettable experience.

4010 Sorrento Valley Blvd Ste 400 # 400, San Diego, CA 92121

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5.0 (191)
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5.0 (176)
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5.0 (89)

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Willmus Weddings is a wedding videography service providing coverage of wedding for clients in the San Diego metro area. It captures every relevant moment of the wedding, recording both candid and planned moments of the couple and their guests both before and shortly after the wedding, as well as during the reception. Clients receive an edited video of the proceedings. Willmus Weddings also offer photography as well as full wedding planning services.

San Diego, CA 92027

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (8)
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5.0 (5)

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Classic Filmworks is a wedding cinematography outfit in San Diego that has been documenting the glory of love for more than ten years. The crewmembers have decades of combined professional experience, and they handle traditional, exotic, and unconventional nuptials. Classic Filmworks is a recipient of the 2014 to 2016 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards, as well as the 2013 Bride's Choice Award from the same body.

San Diego, CA 92019

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5.0 (35)
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4.0 (4)

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The Glare Photography is a studio in San Diego that offers engagement and wedding videography services. The company accommodates requests for out-of-state coverage, and the website features some of its motion pictures. The Glare Photography commits to creating “the most colorful memories on earth,” and clients can call to inquire about the team's luxurious yet budget-friendly packages.

San Diego, CA 92129

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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (3)

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Brett Alan is a photographer and videographer in San Diego, who handles weddings and other events. Mr. Alan has years of experience in film production, and he takes part in creating Christian television shows that air on Cox and Time-Warner. A newly declared husband and wife said of Mr. Alan, “He is punctual, professional, and goes all the way above and beyond! He is very proactive and a positive person, [and he] was around for all the special moments.”

Poway, CA 92064

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5.0 (35)

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Blue Tiger Films is a wedding videography outfit in Poway that vows to make beautiful, creative movies of couples in love being joining in marriage. The company has served more than 250 couples since it opened in 2008, and its works feature cinematic and documentary styles. The packages start at $2,300, and the premier offering includes multi-angle and aerial coverage. Blue Tiger Films is a 2016 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award recipient and a 2013 The Knot Best of Weddings pick.

San Diego, CA 92101

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5.0 (237)
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4.5 (72)
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5.0 (2)

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Cean One Studios is a photography and cinematography service in San Diego. The company covers engagements, weddings, and other family milestones, and the crew welcome commissions for multi-location shoots anywhere the couple wish to document their love story. Cean One Studios crafts films that artfully blend music with dialogue, and its lenses do not miss the wink, the giggle, and every emotion that marks the start of blissful togetherness.

San Diego, CA 92104

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5.0 (64)
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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (1)

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Amari Productions is a commercial and matrimonial videography service in San Diego that has a team of “cinematographers, designers, editors, and dreamers” who love to tell a good story. A bride wrote, “I have shared our...video with everyone, from my family and friends to my dry cleaner, and the response has been, 'That is the best wedding video I've ever seen.'” Amari Productions is a recipient of the 2015 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award.

San Diego, CA 92101

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5.0 (48)

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Quixotic Weddings is a videographer in San Diego that likens itself to the fictional visionary, who is “extravagantly chivalrous or romantic.” The company documents the scenes as naturally and artistically as possible, and they do not believe in staging emotions and asking the bridal party to fake poses. Quixotic Weddings also runs Quixotic Pictures, which covers non-matrimonial events, and the filmmakers are ready to travel anywhere the groom and his bride wish to embark on their happily-ever-after journey.

San Diego, CA 92128

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The Emotion Picture Studio is a wedding videographer in San Diego that crafts “films with a heart.” The company is part of Ashley Media Productions, and its styles range from traditional to contemporary. The Emotion Picture Studio is a recipient of several WeddingWire Bride's Choice and Couples' Choice Awards, as well as the Association of Bridal Consultants' 2013 Excellence Award for Best Wedding Memory and 2010 Trendsetter of the Year Award.

San Diego, CA 92075

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5.0 (82)
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5.0 (45)
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4.7 (17)

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Taylor Films is a wedding cinematography studio in San Diego that has been capturing the magic of matrimony since 2002. The founder has more than 20 years of experience in crafting moving narratives, and the team welcome commissions for destination nuptials in other parts of the United States and the globe. The company uses the latest technologies, and it has drones to catch the breathtaking sights from up above. Taylor Films also produces music videos, infomercials, and audio-visual training materials.

San Diego, CA 92154

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5.0 (13)

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Mótus Films is a filmmaking outfit in San Diego that focuses on “producing, filming, and editing cinematic wedding videos.” The crew welcome commissions for coverage outside of Southern California, including fabulous venues in Mexico, and their in-state packages start at $1,900. Mótus Films is a recipient of the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards from 2014 to 2016, and its 2013 Bride's Choice Award, and clients can visit the website to check out some of the team's masterpieces.

Escondido, CA 92026

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5.0 (45)
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5.0 (14)
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5.0 (1)

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Side by Side Cinema is a wedding videographer in Escondido that crafts personal and creative films. The founders and visual storytellers are a husband-and-wife team with more than two decades of combined professional experience, and they know just how to carve out a masterpiece from the scenes that depict love, hope, and bliss. Side by Side Cinema has a range of packages to meet every client's needs, and the products include highlight reels, cinematic edits, and the raw footage.

6161 Fairmount Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120

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5.0 (30)

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Located in San Diego, Walkrich Signature Events is a wedding videography company that offers full-service production packages to clients who want to capture their special day on film. Owned by Charlie Walkrich, the company has three video production packages to choose from—simple, full-service, and unlimited. On unlimited packages, Walkrich personally commits to the production. Add-ons such as live streaming, full sound systems, additional mounted cameras, and external sound recorders are available to enhance the resulting film.

Chula Vista, CA 91914

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4.9 (50)
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5.0 (37)
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5.0 (16)

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Fate Studios is a media, management, marketing, and live events agency in Chula Vista that handles weddings and other celebrations. The company believes that “everyone's story can transcend beyond words, through the art of motion picture, and live on for generations.” The products include save-the-date videos, love story documentaries, and same-day ceremony edits that can liven up the reception. Fate Studios also provides photo and slow-motion booths.

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Wedding day memories may fade over the years, but a wedding video preserves those precious moments for a lifetime. Hiring a wedding videographer is a wise investment that will allow the happy couple to relive their special day year after year. A wedding video is also a great way to share the day with family members and friends that couldn't make it. And with today's technology, videos can be shared and made widely available via social media, YouTube, and other online platforms.

    From traditional weddings to vow renewals, hiring a wedding videographer ensures those special memories are expertly captured and edited and live on indefinitely.
  • What does a wedding videographer do?

    The primary role of a wedding videographer is to capture your wedding day on video and produce a film that can be rewatched and shared with others easily. They provide all equipment, including cameras, lighting, and audio, and edit the captured video to create a story complete with music, speeches, and candid moments.

  • Do I need a videographer for my wedding?

    There will always be parts of the day that are missed by the happy couple. From guests arriving and mingling to the confetti throw and cake cutting ceremony, the wedding video captures all of these moments perfectly. If you don't want to miss a single moment of your wedding, hiring a wedding videographer can be a wise choice.

  • What is included in wedding videography?

    Most wedding videographers offer a range of packages to suit different budgets. Basic packages typically include one videographer and equipment, a short edited video, recordings of guests congratulating the couple, and a choice of music. Luxury and bespoke packages allow for extras and customization.

  • How many videographers do I need for a wedding?

    The number of videographers required for a wedding will largely depend on the size of the wedding and the budget. For small weddings, one videographer should be sufficient. For larger weddings, a team of videographers will be able to cover more ground and ensure that every moment is captured.

  • How long should a wedding video be?

    The average length for a wedding video is three to five minutes for a wedding highlights video or short movie or 30 minutes to an hour or more for a cinematic or documentary-style film.

  • What should I look for in a wedding videographer?

    Experience is one of the most important requirements when selecting a videographer. They also need to have their own video, audio, and editing equipment and suitable insurance and provide a selection of packages to suit different requirements and budgets. Reviews can also steer you in the right direction.