by Noah Ruderman from First Look Films
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Does a Videographer Use Licensed Music?
Any reputable videographer should use licensed music, especially when it comes to highlight films that are posted online to avoid any copyright issues. Most video sites such as Vimeo and YouTube require licensed music or the video could be removed. These days there are many great affordable sites that filmmakers use to purchase royalty-free songs. The costs for these songs are usually built into their pricing. These songs include instrumental... Read More »
What Is a Wedding Highlight Film?
A wedding highlight film takes all the memorable moments of your wedding day and edits them together to create an emotional & cinematic film that you will be able to treasure forever! The best wedding highlight films don't simply piece together images & sound but instead use visuals and natural audio to tell a true & powerful story...the story of your wedding day. And best of all, a wedding highlight... Read More »
Do Videographers Give Raw Footage to Us in the End?
Generally most videography packages do not include raw footage however most do offer the footage as an add-on. All of my wedding packages include the fully edited ceremony & reception highlights (entrance, first dance, parent dances, speeches, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc.) So before you consider whether you even need the raw footage I would advise checking to see what you final package includes. If it includes all of the... Read More »