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Best Wedding Videographers in San Francisco

Our Recommended Top 16

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Francisco 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 Carlos, CA 94070

Why choose this provider?

Fish Eye Films is a wedding videography and photography service in San Carlos that covers awe-inspiring Bay Area weddings. The packages start at $2,499, and the products include Instagram clips, highlight recaps, and stringouts. Fish Eye Films' founder has been shooting and editing celebrations of love for more than ten years, and he and his team prefer candid shots to fake poses.

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5.0

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Larkspur, CA 94977

Why choose this provider?

Weddings on Film is a premier event cinematographer based in Marin County that has been crafting audio-visual masterpieces since 2005. The founder holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting from San Francisco State University, and he is keen on capturing the event in a creative and organic way. Weddings on Film provides over 15 years of experience, excellent communication and latest technology.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (43)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (2)
Google
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
San Francisco, CA 94102

Why choose this provider?

Home for Brides Andy Sandy is an event vendor in San Francisco that offers engagement and wedding videography, photography, and makeup services. The company handles various matrimony types, including elaborate Vietnamese and Indian nuptials, and the products include traditional documentaries and cinematic feature films. Home for Brides also engages in portraiture for expecting mothers and families.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (24)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (15)

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Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Alumiq is a wedding filmmaking outfit in Palo Alto that has been capturing marvelous matrimonial moments since 2006. The cinematographers cover indoor and outdoor nuptials in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Orange County, and their pursuit involves searching for the meaning of every shot and weaving the scenes into a heartwarming visual narrative. Alumiq specializes in crafting same-day edits that the entire party will love, as well as next-day edits that the couple can watch together as a honeymoon activity.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (28)

Website
San Francisco, CA 94114

Why choose this provider?

Apollo Fotografie is a wedding videography and photography studio in San Francisco that “values creativity, laughter, fun, and joy.” The company vows to create stylistic and touching matrimonial films that the audience will watch over and over again, and the website features some of the creative team's moving masterpieces. Apollo Fotografie is a 2014 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award recipient and a 2014 The Knot Best of Weddings pick.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (98)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (5)

Website
San Francisco, CA 94080

Why choose this provider?

AJ Patell is an engagement and wedding videographer and photographer in San Francisco, who gives free consultations and event visioning sessions. Mr. Patell's flagship product is the feature film with titles, voice cuts, and soulful music, and clients can call to ask about the use of copyright material. Mr. Patell also engages in photography, and he creates audio-visual biographies of fashion models as well.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (10)

Website
San Francisco, CA 94133

Why choose this provider?

Rocker Look is a videographer in San Francisco that handles weddings and other momentous occasions. The company has more than five years of industry experience, and it uses professional-grade cameras, lighting systems, and other equipment to produce crisp and clear audio-visual materials. Rocker Look also creates documentaries, yacht and aviation videos, commercials, and fashion model clips.

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Website
San Francisco, CA 94110

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REB6Studios is a commercial and wedding videography and fine art photography business in San Francisco that has won numerous film competitions in cities throughout the US and even in Australia. The company also received the Videographer of the Year award from the Bay Area Professional Videographers Association at one point. REB6Studios produces Hollywood-style films with the use of multiple angles, seamless editing, and attention to detail during the filming process. Wedding packages start at $4,200 and are booked in limited numbers each year. The company’s website has examples of its work as well as an up-to-date availability schedule.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (113)
Google
5.0 / 5 (29)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (17)

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Daly City, CA 94015
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Founded in 2005, IQvideography is a San Francisco-based wedding cinematography studio. Principal Alex Kohn delivers creative documentary-style cinematic pieces that capture each of the important aspects of the bride and groom's celebration. His full-frame cameras, drones, stabilizers, and 4K ultra HD, and super 8 mm film cameras deliver theater-quality memories of the subtle nuances missed with standard photographs. IQvideography meets clients at venues throughout the Bay Area, including city hall and Napa as well as destination weddings.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (108)
Google
5.0 / 5 (26)

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Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Kurtela Video Productions is a matrimonial cinematographer in Palo Alto that crafts remarkable trailers, features, and more. A newly pronounced “Mister and Missus” said of the founder, “On the wedding day, he came prepared with his HD equipment and worked professionally. We didn't even realize he was filming. [He] was so stealthy, [and the] groomsmen really liked him.” Kurtela Video Productions also creates corporate clips for promotional and instructional purposes.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (17)

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Website
San Francisco, CA 94116

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Sasha Kino is a maker of “extraodinary wedding films” in San Francisco, who also handles engagements. Ms. Kino covers nuptials in the Bay Area and beyond, and her approach involves “careful composition, proven cinematography techniques, professional editing, and artful storytelling.” The website features some of Ms. Kino's projects.

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5.0

Website
Novato, CA 94949

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Robert Valdes Photo-Cinema is a creator of high-definition wedding films in Novato that covers traditional and unconventional nuptials. The founder and lead videographer aims to tell a couple's story “with amazing imagery” and crisp sounds, and he will travel for destination weddings abroad. Robert Valdes Photo-Cinema's subsidiary is Axiom Videography, which provides photo booths.

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4.3
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (18)
Google
5.0 / 5 (2)
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The Uncommon Weddings

Website
Sacramento, CA 95820

Why choose this provider?

The Uncommon Weddings is a wedding videography company based in Sacramento and offering services in San Francisco, Oakland and across Northern California. All packages include a four-minute highlight video with eight hours of coverage from two videographers and a production coordinator. The company also provides dedicated ceremony and reception videos with drone footage, premium color grading, and professional editing on an eight-week turnaround time. The Uncommon Weddings was awarded The Knot Best of Weddings and WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards for 2020.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (45)

Website
Dublin, CA 94568

Why choose this provider?

Matter Video is a wedding cinematography outfit in Dublin that aims “to create videos that tell a story.” The company collaborates with the groom and his bride to craft a visual narrative that is uniquely theirs, and the crew films in venues where starry-eyed couples wish to embark on their happily-ever-after journey. Matter Video also creates compelling audio-visual campaigns for businesses, non-profits, and musicians.

Reputation:

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (63)

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5.0
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Website
San Francisco, CA 94115

Why choose this provider?

Hit Maker Films is a wedding cinematographer in San Francisco that preserves the magic of matrimony. The company commits to producing motion pictures that are uniquely the bride and her groom's, and the crew accommodates requests for coverage in other parts of the country and the world. Hit Maker Films deploys two or more camera operators for each event, and its products include love story shows, same-day edits, and rehearsal dinner footage.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (36)

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Website
102 N Cross St Ste 6, Wheaton, IL 60187

Why choose this provider?

Amor in Motion is a wedding film studio and passionate team of filmmakers, artists, and storytellers who are committed to pushing the boundaries of wedding cinematography. Amor in Motion was founded in 2011 and has filmed over 400 weddings. They approach each film with artistic intention and unique, individually-catered perspective. They aim to create not only a unique product but a unique experience. Past clients include: Barron Hilton II, Twins MLB Pitcher, Senior VP of Fox, and actress Carolyn Stotesbery. They have been featured in BRIDES, Martha Stewart, Style Me Pretty and a stream of others.

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4.9
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (127)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (25)

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.