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Browse these video filming services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Scottsdale.

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Randy Cason Photography
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jena M.
Verified review

I want to Thank Randy Cason with Airshot Production for the service they provided for my family. My sons senior year of football & family portraits was amazing. Being able to capture my son playing football is something that we will always have. Having Airshot Productions come in an capture the game on video & pictures is priceless. Thank you for your hard work to make our memories something we will always have. I love my picture on canvas, it's breath taking. I can't express the warmth, friendly atmosphere that Mr.Cason shows during the photo shoots, to just chatting with our family. Thank you for all your hard work & time you have spent on our family. We will diffidently use your outstanding business again. Thank you, Jena McCamish

  • 9 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
Gina H.
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David is so professional and easy to work with. Our wedding ran late and David stayed the extra hour to video the rest of the reception and the sparkler send off at the end. He had multiple tripods going at all times and he walked around with the hand held camera filming the highlights. I have no doubt that David will produce a beautiful well edited video. I am so excited to see it. Thank you David!

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Chris Smith Video & Photo
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh R.
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Chris edited a Gospel based skateboard video that I had been working on for years. He also helped with some of the skateboard filming, and filmed the testimonials in their entirety. He took my vision and brought it to life, and the final product was even better than I had invisioned. He was patient when filming because he cares about his work, and his passion for editing was clear when I saw how meticulous he was. He is detail oriented, and refused to settle for anything less than perfection. The film premiered at the Kentucky theatre, and the crowd loved it! Not only did I get a better product than expected, but I made a close friend in the process. Chris is an awesome guy, he's a gifted filmer, photographer, and editor, and I more than highly recommend him.

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iStudios Media
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jamil C.
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Outstanding video filming and editing skills. Great team to work with!

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Eyes Across the Sky
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy C.
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Eyes Across The Sky did an AMAZING job on our Wedding Day video! It turned out better than I could have ever pictured!! The footage Kyle got is beyond perfect! I would definitely recommend them for any event!!!

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CineDream Studios
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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CineDream Studios and Carly in particular were extremely smooth and professional. After our initial consultation we needed no further contact until the week of our wedding, and she executed our vision beautifully. I would highly recommend her services for any and all video projects.

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Tricia R.
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She made a video for our wedding and it was very well done! My husband and I were both very happy with how the video turned out! I would highly recommend her for any event planning or video production.

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Lee Media
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie G.
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I am so happily pleased with James and the beautiful work he has done for me. Typically camera shy and overly picky, I was surprised to feel immediately at ease with him and his camera - and it shows in the photos. I actually had fun! When it came to photos of my stationery work - I was also impressed and surprised with each and every shot. However, the coup de grâce was the professional video. From a quick turn around to delivery of a product of ridiculous high quality and creativity, I was blown away. Add to all this his genuine and kind nature, and he’s my go-to guy for all things video and photography - for life.

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lee G.
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I have hired Steve Porter on two major documentary film projects. His work was exceptional! A good value and he was delightful to work with. He knows how to capture the moment and in a very delightful capture. Thanks, Lee Groberg

Pinnacle Productions
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
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Superb! John went above and beyond the call of duty for our project. We give him six stars out of five! We asked him to shoot a live presentation. We needed clear video and audio of the presentation to use for other projects. We are extremely satisfied with the result. Pinnacle has earned our highest recommendation.

Bullseye Video & Photo
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Alisa T.
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Dave and his team did a fantastic job covering two grand opening events in one day. The quality of photos were outstanding and the turn around time was the best I have experienced with corporate event planning. As we continue to expand our brand within the Phoenix market, Dave and his team at Bullseye video will be our go to for all our photography needs.

Samsara Studios
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Ayisha P.
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I’ve been working with Samsara Studios for a few months now. These guys are so creative and they always have fresh ideas with every shoot. They make filming videos a breeze! I highly recommend them!

Dextra Films
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan A.
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It was an outright blast working with Dextra Films. It’s always easy working with someone when they have a true passion and love for the work that they do, and Justin is no exception. I wish had the photos from my wedding readily available to share, but they can be found on the Dextra Films Page. I loved how everything turned out. I would highly recommend working with Dextra Films for any of your photo/video needs.

Web Advancer
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lucas G.
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I hired Paul to do real estate videography for my home when I was preparing to sell it. The results came out great. Very clear video and well presented. Paul was very professional and was there early.

Audio Visual Cult
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Séamus H.
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I’ve been working with Audio Visual cult for over two years and they have become an incredible resource and part of my team. This is a super talented group capable of creating industry standard visuals and really boosting your credibility as an artist. Whether it’s photography or music videos these guys will exceed your expectations every time!

Jaybird Media LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Basil H.
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I had a video shoot with Jaybird Media and they not only met, but greatly exceeded every single one of my expectations. They were prompt, courteous, personable, and the finished product was amazing. I would (and do) highly recommend Jaybird Media to anyone looking for Video Production Professionals.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Yolanda S.
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I'm amazed at the wonderful work that Newlywed Cinema did for us on our wedding day. We are already referring others to this video team. Way to go guys! We are in love with the film that you created of our wedding!

J Sullivan Productions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Christina H.
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I am so grateful to now have the personal experience of working with J Sullivan productions who exceeded my expectations so much that I consider the connection to be an on-going opportunity to continue to work together to expand my own personal presence in both print work and video for publication. This Pro is highly recommended and greatly appreciated so I again I say thank you for accepting my job. I look forward to our next opportunity to work together. Definitely delighted with my headshot photos! Christina Joy Holmes

Always Timeless Productions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shequan H.
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Dorrell Edwards is absolutely the best photographer I have ever encountered! My husband and I were so pleased with the work he did on our engagement and wedding photos. Our wedding video was elegantly exquisite, I show it off every chance I get. Dorrell is very fun to work with and has a lot of great ideas and best of all his quality of work is worth every penny! When we have another child, we will definitely be calling Dorrell for our family portraits!

AZ LG FILMS
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra O.
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We had a great experience working with AZ LG Films. For this shoot we worked with Lemar and were very happy with entire process. The challenge for us was that we could not be on location and had to trust the videographer to get what we needed in an area we didn't know a lot about. Lemar was very engaged and responsive leading up to and after the shoot, which put us at ease. He gathered all the shots me needed and additional ones as well. Also, if you are looking for aerial footage, he does a fantastic job and we were very happy with what he filmed for us. We look forward to reaching out to him with more projects and hope he'll be available to work with us again.

Story-Driven Cinema
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Josh A.
Verified review

Can't say enough good things about Story Driven Cinema! -Excellent communication from start to finish -Shooting session was easy and efficient -The final product was absolutely phenomenal. People who have seen the video are blown away by its quality. Looking forward to shooting more projects with Story Driven Cinema!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a videographer and what do they do?

A videographer professionally films weddings and other events and edits the footage to create film keepsakes or marketing materials for their clients. Wedding videographers record all the key elements of your wedding day, ceremony and reception, and then edit the hours of film during post-production to make a wedding video, social media highlight reels, and any other film features you choose. Wedding videography captures, in live action, your vows, the cake-cutting, the first dance, reception toasts, the decor, the guests and all the details of your day. Many wedding videographers also interview guests (based on an interview list provided by the couple) and incorporate the recorded responses into the wedding video. Event videography typically costs less than wedding videography, as events are shorter with less detail. The national average cost for event videography is $500-$760, while the national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. A videographer usually does not need to be licensed, but it is important to confirm they have insurance and good standing in the business community, as well as good client reviews. A great majority of the work happens during post-production. The pros watch and blend together the hours of footage they took (sometimes from multiple cameras) to capture the story of your wedding day or event.

How do you choose a wedding videographer?

A wedding videographer will create a lifetime memory for you from edited video footage of your wedding day, ceremony and reception. Choosing a wedding videographer starts with looking online at portfolios of their past work. There’s no need to talk to anyone unless you love what you see. Next, make sure they have good reviews and past client experience; don’t be shy about asking for references if there aren’t any posted online. When you find someone who has a style you love, ask if they are available on your wedding day. If so, it’s time to talk pricing. Be clear about your maximum budget, and ask what kind of packages they offer. Pricing will depend on the number of crew needed for filming, the hours they are required to be onsite, post-production editing, and the length of the final product. Talk with several wedding videographers to get a feel for what prices are like in your region. Nationally, the average cost for wedding videography ranges between $990 and $1,260 per event. Once you agree on a product and have a plan, get everything in a written and signed contract. Clearly state the details of what is expected for your wedding day and from the final product. Be prepared to pay a deposit to reserve their services for the day, then pay the remainder upon receiving the video.

What should you ask your wedding videographer before hiring?

Finding the perfect wedding videographer doesn’t have to be stressful. Asking a few key questions upfront will help you find the right fit for your big day. Before talking with wedding videographers, research their work online. Look at their websites, business profiles and social media, and see what their finished wedding videos look like. If the style fits what you’re envisioning, it’s time to reach out. During initial contact, make sure you get along with the person. This is important since they’ll be interacting with you and your guests.

Your first question should be about their availability; there’s no point in going further if they’re booked on your wedding day. Ask to see references if they’re not readily available online. Next, it’s time to talk about money. Ask how they determine rates or what kind of packages they offer. When you settle on a rate and the services you want, make sure to have a written contract that outlines everything, including cost, length of time they film, what post-production will include, and when you can expect to receive the edited project.

When do you pay your wedding videographer and wedding photographer?

Most wedding videographers and photographers require a set deposit when you hire them. Wedding season is a busy time and a deposit secures that vendor’s services for your wedding date. It also protects the vendor if the couple changes their mind at the last minute, and they can’t find a new booking and lose work for the day. The deposit may be anywhere from 20 percent to  50 percent of the agreed-upon total price. Always get a written confirmation that your deposit has been received.

The remainder of the wedding videography and photography bill may be due in the week before to your wedding or on the day of the wedding. Other vendors may require a second payment immediately before the wedding and a third and final payment after the wedding video or photos are delivered. Each vendor has their own policies, so before hiring be sure to read, understand and agree to payment protocols. There is no requirement for tipping wedding videographers or photographers, but if you do want to tip them, the end of the reception is the appropriate time. 

How much is videography for a wedding?

Wedding videography is one thing many couples regret not paying for. It may seem like just another expense during wedding planning, but it’s really special to have a moving memory of your big day. The national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. Pricing can vary depending on wedding length, special film features, the amount of editing required, and how many videographers are needed to cover the event. Many videographers offer packages that provide different levels of service. A very simple wedding documentary could be $600 or more, while a full-scale cinematic experience involving multiple videographers could be $2,500 or more. Here’s an example of average package pricing:

  • Package 1: $1,400
    • Footage during and after the ceremony, including highlights requested by the couple.
    • Two cameras with audio equipment.
    • DVD including a 3- or 4-minute edit to a song of the couple’s choice and a 45- to 50-minute raw edit covering the entire event.
    • Recordings of guests’ good wishes to the couple.
  • Package 2: $1,800
    • Includes everything from Package 1, plus an additional videographer (2 total) and aerial videography.  
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