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Elk Grove Linux Video Editors

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Media Alchemy
from 25 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Alonzo B.
Verified review

Erik was more than professional, if that's even possible! His experience and expertise completely blow me away. I had Erik film a video for my website and social marketing campaign. I'm not an actor and I know I'm not easy to work with in this regard. But Erik's patient and expertise made me look like a movie star. If your looking for an outstanding videographer and editor that can make the ANYONE look like Tom Hanks the Erik is your guy.

Elegant Events Media
from 22 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi H.
Verified review

I was looking for a videographer/video production company to provide me with videography for my wedding. I was skeptical due to the price, but how I would have regretted it not having that video from my wedding. Yes, videography and photography is expensive, but I would almost say that I will cherish my videos more than my photos due to the shear fact that you hear your and your spouse's voice saying your vows; pictures can't do that. Elegant Events Media were so great about payment options, and really worked well for my payment needs. I usually spoke with Brad, but everyone I spoke to were great! They answered as many questions as I had with great patience, and that was so appreciated. Leading up to the wedding they contacted me multiple times to make sure all plans were the same and to clarify any questions they had, but also to make sure I didn't have any more questions for them. On the wedding day, Darin was our videographer, and gosh am I glad we got him. He was so professional, and so easy to work with, but he was also in constant communication with the photographer as well. Watching out video back, there were times he recorded that I didn't even realize he was there, which made it so genuine. I cannot be more thankful for Darin and his time with us at our wedding. With editors of our video were amazing, and although the music we initially picked for the background music wasn't in the video, I ended up LOVING the songs they had picked instead. The turn around time from the wedding to when we got the final project was about 2 weeks, which I thought was totally reasonable. The short video was so fun, and the extended video was also edited with music and transitions which was so appreciated, since I pictured an old home video of all raw footage of the wedding. I would highly recommend Elegant Events Media for videography, and I would HIGHLY recommend Darin for your day.

from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susan W.
Verified review

Stephen is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and willing to listen to ideas. He is versatile with many mediums photography, videography, music integration with videos. I have worked with him for over 10 years and he continues to amaze me. Most recently he did video blogs as he traveled across the beautiful country. He is a first class business.

Blue Lotus Films
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Nancy G.
Verified review

I have worked with Sarah making a video for HeartfilledHypnosis. She was extremely professional, in her space in my home yet took charge with helping me when I was nervous! Extremely supportive. I will be doing a series of ideas with her this fall and would not think of using another person as she is the "best"!

Click Worthy Marketing
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
James M.
Verified review

I run a website where I mash together different videos so I needed a video editor. This guy DELIVERED! The transitions were perfect and to top it off he even gave me Titles to match (see picture).

Axiom Productions
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Christiana C.
Verified review

I am the Director of a small music education and production company. I have utilized the services of Axiom Productions on numerous occasions for a variety of different services - videotaping, photography and editing, providing sound technician services at both inside and outside venues, as a recording engineer and editor. In every instance, I was impressed by the inherent talent and professionalism displayed by the personnel, and their substantial knowledge of their field. The equipment is at a professional level. The turnaround for editing was pretty fast, and the team was very responsive to my requests. The final products more than exceeded my expectations in sheer craftsmanship and attention to detail. In every instance, unforeseen circumstances were met and dealt with efficiently and with humor. This is a new company with a competitive price point. I wholeheartedly recommend their services.

DB Productions
from 1 review
    Howard V.
    Verified review

    Dina is a first-class professional. She crafts her photographs & videos with detail to lighting, composition, and all of the 'invisible' elements that make the difference between a good amateur and a true pro. Her experience and confidence give her the ability to meet a deadline without stressing herself or her clients. She is fun to work with and respectful of others. Love of her craft shines in her work.

    • 5 years in business

    The strong points that I possess for success in this position include the following: * Years of experience and key knowledge of various editing programs such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Encore * Ability to establish creative and innovating concepts through my editing and videography * Provide accurate product to clients as requested in a fast, effective and efficient manner with professional quality

    • 4 years in business

    I work with my best


    my work stands outs because up to date more free style then others


    I have worked in the advertising industry for 13 years, 12 of that as a video editor for such clients as McDonald's, Toyota, and Knott's Berry Farm.

    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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