Laurels

Best Wedding
Videographers in
San Francisco
2020

Why These Wedding Videographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Amor in Motion Films FEATURED Expertise

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.

102 N Cross St Ste 6
Wheaton, IL 60187

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Aaron Lee Films

Aaron Lee Films is a wedding cinematography business based in Woodland, CA. The business employs a team of award-winning filmmakers with years of experience. All weddings are filmed in 35mm HD video and delivered in high definition on BluRay disc, or a digital format of client's choice. Film options include a short film for $5,500, a short film with a documentary for $7,500, and a feature film for $11,500. The standard short film utilizes two cinematographers covering up to 10 hours with a third, unmanned camera for the ceremony. This finished film is 9 to 12 minutes in length. The documentary option includes the entire ceremony along with a full edit of toasts, formal dances, and other reception events. The feature film includes the entire wedding day, from preparation until the end of the reception and is 12-16 minutes in length.

Woodacre, CA 94973

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AJ Patell

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.

San Francisco, CA 94080

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Alumiq

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.

Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Barbara Jacqueline

Barbara Jacqueline is a photographer in El Cerrito, who also provides videography for elopements, engagements, and weddings. The artist creates highlight reels, short films, love story clips, and shareable files, and her à la carte options include same-day ceremony edits that the newly declared husband and wife can watch with guests during the reception. Clients can call to ask about the studio's policies on matters like the use of licensed music.

El Cerrito, CA 94530

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Fish Eye Films

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.

San Carlos, CA 94070

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Joseph Alan Productions

Joseph Alan Productions is a wedding filmmaker in San Leandro that has been delivering artistic matrimonial motion pictures for more than five years. The company handles various types of ceremonies, including colorful Muslim and Indian nuptials, and the products include clean edits and full features. Joseph Alan Productions also provides photo stations, and it engages in corporate video creation as well.

San Leandro, CA 94577

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Kurtela Video Productions

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.

Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Motionscope

Motionscope is a production house in Daly City that captures “beautiful imagery of the ultimate celebration of love. The founders are bosom friends, whose craft involves technical prowess and weeks of collaboration with the engaged couple. A happily married wife said of Motionscope, [My husband and I] met with them months prior to our wedding and talked to them about our vision and what our expectations were. They were open to our ideas and gave...suggestions as well.”

Daly City, CA 94014

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Rocker Look

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.

San Francisco, CA 94133

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Sasha Kino

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.

San Francisco, CA 94116

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The Uncommon Weddings

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.

Sacramento, CA 95820

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Thomas Hughes Films

Thomas Hughes Films is a cinematographer in San Francisco that has been covering local and international weddings since 1985. The crewmembers pursue their passion with questions for brides, such as “When it's over, will you remember how your fiancé's voice cracked while he was saying, 'I do'?” and “Could you even see the wonderful crowd around you when you were making your grand exit?” Clients can view some of Thomas Hughes Films' masterpieces on the website.

San Francisco, CA 94123

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Weddings on Film

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.

Larkspur, CA 94977

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