by Scott Thomas from Storyteller Films
- Owner-Operator at Storyteller Films
- Has 15 years of experience working in film and television Industry.
- Have been credited on two Disney feature films
How Much Time Should a Couple Allow for Filming Wedding Preparations?
This is something that will vary for different film makers. Wedding Films can be made in many styles which will require different amounts of material (footage) to produce. Our film style is multi layered and endeavours to tell a story that will leave the viewed with a emotional response. Here is an example of this style of film: https://vimeo.com/154435221 To create a film of this caliber it is very important... Read More »
We Are Having a Wedding Photographer, but We’re Not Sure Whether We Need a Wedding Videographer/Cinematographer. Why Should We Bother?
Many couples say that their wedding day flow by and was a blur that they have trouble remembering. If you believe that marrage is an important step in the progress of your life, you would be very disappointed not having some sort of memento. Having a wedding video is not only a great memory to have for the years to come but it will also allow your future children to... Read More »
Should I Pick a Photographer and Videographer Working for the Same Studio So That There Would Be Better Communication Between Them?
You would be better off choosing 2 studios dedicated to each craft if you are after high-quality products. Studios that offer both usually are not masters of both crafts. To help your day flow smoothly and have two different studios work well together, it is best to communicate to both your desires. Also, make sure your timetable for the day allows enough time during the allotted photoshoot time for both... Read More »
What’s the Best Time To Book the Videographer For My Wedding?
We generally start to be booked 12 months before the wedding date. Most popular dates are taken 6 months prior. We also get many enquires 3 to 4 months out but 50% of these enquiries are disappointed to learn their date has already been taken. Scott Thomas
How to Communicate with the Videographers to make the Video in a Style that I Like?
It is best to choose a videographer who has a style you already like, which you can work out by watching their past work. Asking a videographer to create a film in someone else's style is asking for trouble and will more than likely not turn out very well. Some filmmakers may provide style options. For example we offer both linear films and time shifting films. In my opinion the... Read More »
Do Our Photographer and Videographer Have to Get Along?
There needs to be professional courtesy between the two. If you are hiring seasoned professionals they should already know how to successfully work with one another. If you through a beginner into the mix this is where you will start to get problems. Scott Thomas