James + Julia

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Life has been more full since I’ve met you.

James and Julia have such a unique love story and style, so we really wanted to capture that not only on the day, but in our edit as well. Having this love at the forefront provides a constant narrative in a very layered wedding film. Through each shifting sequence, the element of love remains. Whether it’s the couples personal letters on the day, a spectacular setting, an intimate first look or a kind remark from a loved one. We really wanted this film to pull at the heartstrings and remind the viewer that it’s not always about the pretty things (which were brilliant by the way), but the heart and soul of a relationship and why marriage happens in the first place.

Michael + Nadia

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You’re my first, my last, my everything.

Every once in a while, we get the opportunity to explore a deeper part of our couples relationship. Such was the case for Michael and Nadia. We headed up to Port Stanley, Ontario at the tail end of the summer for their portrait film. We discovered that the location was very dear to their hearts. Starting from the very early stages of their relationship, Michael and Nadia would drive up to Port Stanley to catch the sunset, grabbing poutine and ice cream on the way home. As Michael touches on, it’s a peaceful place, a way to get away and disconnect from the city. This is an activity they still do to this day and it really reinforces their philosophy that, if you do what you did in the beginning, there will never be an end.

Michael and Nadia held their wedding day at Whistle Bear in Cambridge, Ontario. Much like Port Stanley, this location offered a very serene backdrop and a real calmness you felt throughout the day. We wanted our cinematography to really capture this sense of calmness and serenity from both locations. We used smooth establishing shots, slow motion, carefully chosen music and finally culminating in a fast-paced and lively party sequence.

It’s safe to say we love this one!

Edward + Lindsay

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My light in the dark.

It’s funny, no matter how many times we end up shooting down in Grand Bend, we’re still so surprised by the images we’re able to capture and the amazing spots we find ourselves shooting in. From our first initial meeting with Eddie and Lindsay, they told us just how important Grand Bend was to them. Living in Toronto, Grand Bend is their way to escape the hustle of the big city, to feel safe and slip away from their sometimes busy lives. So it was only fitting to know that their wedding ceremony would be taking place at Lindsay’s family cottage – a cottage that has been with the family for over 12 years. With this in mind, we knew we wanted to focus on the significance of the location and we wanted to create a peaceful and calming vibe throughout Eddie and Lindsay’s wedding film.

Working with this theme, we then focused on conveying the emotions between Eddie and Lindsay – an underlining element to their film. A big part of our passion comes from capturing the purest of emotions. We feel this is what makes each film so unique. Eddie and Lindsay were simply no exception. Their love and feelings for one another just poured out on their wedding day and it was so beautiful to witness. It was an experience we certainly did not take for granted and we knew we captured something truly special.

Morgan + Niousha

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This is my husband and this is my wife.

Morgan and Niousha’s wedding film is simply about the celebration of their love for one another. Together with their very close family and friends, they were married in one of the more intimate and private ceremonies we’ve had the pleasure of filming. We really wanted to give this film that intimate and private feeling and the ceremony space at Idlewyld Inn provided the perfect backdrop to this idea.

Throughout Morgan and Niousha’s wedding day, you would be hard pressed not to find them smiling, laughing or just throwing a toying look at one another. With that, we really wanted to capture these moments in a unique way with the use of slow motion. We have used slow motion on some of our early works, but we’ve come to really take a liking to it. For Morgan and Niousha’s film we found the effect of slow motion to really do an amazing job at pushing the emotion on screen and allowed these intimate interactions to be even more powerful.

Vince + Laura

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I will love you openly, fiercely and forever.

With any wedding or film for that matter, setting plays such an important role. It sets the vibe of the wedding day and also helps reflect the personalities of the couple. With Vince and Laura, this was no exception. Together with their dog Barley, they made it official with a beautiful ceremony and reception at the Westover Inn – a location that has quickly become one of our favorites.

Whenever we meet with couples and they say they’re doing their own vows, it’s like music to our ears. So when it came to the narrative aspect of Vince and Laura’s film, it was an easy choice to put their personal vows at the forefront. In their vows, they made new promises to one other, but also promised to continue with what has made them such a strong couple already.

This wedding really had it all. Our goal was to allow the viewer to absorb the love, emotion and fun shared by friends, family and most importantly, Vince and Laura (oh and who could forget Barley?).

Frazer + Marcy

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Love gave us a fairy tale.

We all know that you marry someone because you want to spend the rest of your life with that person, you love them like no other, this is no surprise. We know this going into any wedding day and seek to capture this idea on film. However, Frazer and Marcy floored us. It was quickly evident on the day that they are so emotionally invested in their relationship, they share this love that is almost tangible, it’s infectious and it’s a beautiful thing. It had us walking away from their wedding day, knowing that we captured something very special.

By now you can guess that this film is an emotional one. When we sat down with Frazer and Marcy it was clear that they wanted a film that was organic, a film that focused on their relationship, but also the relationship they share with their family. Their beautiful letters to each other on the day offered the perfect narrative for their relationship. They are filled with love, emotion and excitement for the future. Frazer’s daughter opens the film with a speech that had everyone in the room in tears and perfectly solidifies the family dynamic.

Matt + Shannon

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You make my dreams come true.

Matt and Shannon’s wedding turned out to be such a unique, captivating and emotional story. We loved everything about their day; the venue at Ivey Spencer, the weather, the vendors, and the dance floor!

However, with most of the films we feature, our favorite part is always the couples themselves. It sounds so cliché, but Matt and Shannon are honestly the type of individuals you immediately feel so comfortable around. We also felt this sense of friendship with them, as if we’ve known them for years. We shared so many stories over endless cups of coffee, learning about their relationship, discovering their quirks, how they met, only kept us laughing and smiling… we still don’t know how many nicknames they have for one another.

On the day, Matt’s best man, Chris, told the very entertaining “how they met” story. It serves as the ideal opening to this film and compliments Matt and Shannon’s letters to each other so well. The letters themselves perfectly solidifies this story and also exemplifies the love and laughter Matt and Shannon share for one another.

This is why we shoot wedding films.

Jason + Stacey

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I will never stop loving you.

We seemed to have been blessed this year with quite a handful of beach weddings, especially in the attractive little town of Grand Bend. There is just something about the atmosphere and incredible vistas at Grand Bend that never gets old.

When we first sat down with Jason and Stacey, Stacey mentioned that for as long as she could remember, she always dreamed of having her wedding ceremony take place on the beach. Among many other elements for their wedding film, we knew that we wanted to focus strongly on this beach theme.

When the wedding day rolled around, the weather certainly started off in question and the decision to have the ceremony take place on the beach literally came down to the wire. What emerged was a beautiful and intimate celebration and one of the most stunning sunsets we’ve had the pleasure to film.

Jordan + Sarah

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The calm to my storm.

Jordan and Sarah’s wedding day really had it all. A picturesque beach town setting, a charming small town vibe, some highly entertaining stories, and a genuine, heartfelt love shared by both Jordan and Sarah.

It was the perfect day in the height of the summer. The sky was a ideal balance of sun and cloud, floral was in full bloom and there was a calm breeze in the air. The serene locations of Brights Grove and Grand Bend, Ontario, only made these things that much more magical. All of these elements came together to help us create some pretty stunning visuals, which aided us in telling this beautiful and emotional story.

Jordan and Sarah are one of the many reasons we shoot wedding films. They’re extremely easygoing, funny and share this love for one another that is simply remarkable. When filming with our couples we favour a more organic and honest interaction with each other, rather than setting up a pose, as it’s within this interaction where a couples love for one another and personality really shines.

David + Cindy

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Wherever life takes us.

As with any film, we always explore different avenues to create a compelling and unique story for the couple and to always discover what is important to them for their film. When we first met up with David and Cindy, it was clear that capturing the emotions of their wedding day was particularly important. We learned early on that David and Cindy would be doing their own personal vows, it was like music to our ears. Right away we knew their vows would hold a lot of emotion, but upon hearing them, they offered an amazing reflection of each owns personality, feelings and intent.

David and Cindy were married at The Windermere Manor, in London, ON. This intimate and charming location provided an ideal setting for their small and personal celebration. The grounds also provided the perfect backdrop when we snuck off with the couple, just after the ceremony. We knew their emotions were at an all time high, so pairing their organic interaction together with their vows, creates a beautiful and complete wedding film.

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