Marriage ceremonies are considered to be one of the most cherished moments in a person’s life. In fact, they are so special, and that hiring a wedding film agency to document the event is a major priority in planning. Weddingwire’s 2020 newlywed report states that “60% of couples find the style of photography to be most important when deciding to hire.” But with so many services out there, one can get simply overwhelmed by the range of options and styles. So where does one begin?

Stunning wedding videos are not made overnight. You need to find professionals with the expertise and experience that will match your taste and expectations. To do that, you need to arm yourself with criteria that will help you narrow down your choices to the best ones, namely: location, style, and credibility.

Next is style. Just like fine artists, wedding film agencies have their own creative licenses. They draw inspiration from other works of art, helping them capture the moment that would best suit their client. When it comes to this, it is important to look at their portfolio. Ask for sample work and watch them. Compare their work to what inspires you. Even though they are professionals, they also need to get inputs from you as a client. You are the director and producer of your wedding, they are your cinematographers and crew.

Finally, when hiring professionals to work on your very special day, always emphasize the importance of credibility. The best wedding film agencies out there are the ones that have established a strong reputation in the trade. Don’t make decisions out of cost or convenience. Make decisions based on their capacity to deliver on your expectations. You have to remember that your wedding only happens once. You cannot reshoot your wedding, should your videography team fail you. Make sure to get some credible feedback from other clients and double-check recommendations.