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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laurie I.
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I have worked with Brad Zangwill and Website Marketing Design with two of different start-up companies. In both cases he designed the websites and provided us with hosting and all of our technical support. Our most current website at www.InsuranceCommunityCenter.com is a very complex "community" website which he oversees and is constantly updating to make sure we use the most current systems. We would highly recommend Brad Zangwill

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J. Concepts Productions
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vivek R.
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I hired Jami to film a surprise proposal--she didn't just sit back and film the event--she helped produce it. Jami got there early to help set up and stage everything, and took both video and photos. She sent us a beautifully edited video the very next day. I would recommend Jami for any event, and especially, for a surprise proposal!

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff B.
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This was a video shoot for 120 workout exercises on a Sunday. ROF was very good with communication, very prompt and did a great job with the filming. The videos were returned to be very quickly. Everything went much better than I even hoped. They did a great job with everything. I will definitely use them again!

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Creative Deviants L.A.
4.8
from 55 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe S.
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One detail I really appreciated about working with Rand and his Creative Deviants team doesn't fit neatly into one category, and that was "peace of mind". I could tell from the final footage that he understood what we were looking for and took on that responsibility wholeheartedly, which when there are so many moving parts to the kind of filming we needed, that on-the-ground, in-the-moment mindfulness can make a positive impact on an assignment.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jamie D.
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We decided to hire Steven Grossman to film our wedding at The Casino in San Clemente, CA on July 8, 2016 and we were so happy we did! We just wanted the raw footage without editing and it was very affordable. We had the hard drive within days of our wedding. Steve did an awesome job with capturing every little detail including all of our ceremony, the grand entrances, the speeches, cake cutting, bouquet and garter toss, tons of dancing, and more. The guests hardly knew he was there, but when they did, he was so kind and helpful. Even leading up to the wedding, Steve was very easy to communicate with, even though we never met before the wedding day! I would absolutely recommend Steve for anyone looking to get an unforgettable video of your big day! Thank you again!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chaya S.
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I used Mika for a professional video which she executed phenomenally! She was so helpful and professional in filming and editing a masterpiece! I got the best compliments on the video and we keep watching it and will enjoy it always! I cannot recommend Mika enough and give her the highest regards! We will use her always and recommend her to everyone I know!

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FD Productions
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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Shaun was fantastic! Arrived early and shot all day! He was thorough in his pre-filming questions and stayed until the very end! I would highly recommend him for any type of video shoot!

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Marabate Studios
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deborah O.
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Mark was a pleasure to work with and his filming and editing skills exceeded our expectations!

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The Vision Field
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Beth S.
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Hired The Vision Field from afar, and they filmed our project professionally. Very pleased.

Thumbs Up Video Productions
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Mark A.
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Very responsive and professional. Great communications. Did a great job filming a HS football game.

CorpFilms
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
James F.
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Chris was a joy to work with. He is very professional, very capable with filming and and video editing. I have continued to use him for other projects.

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DH Media Productions, LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Helen N.
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My experience so far has been extremely easy and fruitful. DH Media is extremely professional, patient, understanding, and accommodating. I look forward to them filming my special day in December.

Kevin E. Wood
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ronald T.
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This guy is an insanely talented production expert. We requested a unique and entertaining video to be made. Before our event, Kevin preplanned the video, then arrived, filmed it, and by the next day delivered an incredible video. We had a few requests, he got back to us within an hour and returned the final video the next day. Now we use this video all the time! Will return for morn.

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Siren Song Studios
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denice H.
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Anthony did a terrific job with a series of short fresh videos for our website. He filmed one meeting and worked with film we provided from two other meetings. He also did my New professional headshot photo which I love. Anthony understands our energetic brand and added a number of creative touches to bring that energy into the videos. We appreciate his work and will continue to use his services. We will also happily recommend him to others!

Swannworks Films LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
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We were able to hire Swannworks Film for our last minute wedding and we are very happy with the video footage that was captured. We love reliving our wedding day and watch our highlight video over and over :) Keida was very easy to work with and we are so happy we have something to watch for years and years!

  • 1 year in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Robert H.
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Being able to reflect back on the day that we committed our love to each other has been absolutely incredible thanks to you guys. We are stunned by the amount of thought that went into making sure that we would forever be able to remember all of the best parts of our wedding. There are things that we forgot even happened or reactions of loved ones that we didn’t get to witness in person, but thanks to Angel’s team we were able to watch them through the film. Go with them. The best video team in the area!

Leiqiu Film Studio
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ronald J.
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It was a great experience to work with Rachel and her crew. They are intelligent, thoughtful, and very hardworking! If anyone is looking for a video production team, I highly recommend them.

Just Love Films
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Viviana S.
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I honestly cannot say enough wonderful things about Just Love Films. From their positive attitude and professionalism to their stunning talent, I could not have chosen a more wonderful videographer. Our wedding day was stressful from the start, but as soon as Just Love Films got there and started filming video I felt like things were falling into place. I was already assured of Just Love Films considerable talent after seeing videos on their website, which I loved! But when I got the highlights video I was brought to tears. They managed to capture not only the best moments, but the spirit and energy of the best day of my life! Thank you

Bicycle Ice Cream Films LA
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Robert J.
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Mark Plutynski filmed our wedding last summer, and he was superb. He was very receptive to what we wanted and anticipated decisions and issues that would never have occurred to us. On the day of the wedding, Mark was one of the first to show up and the last to leave. He got great footage and put together some absolutely beautiful edits. He worked with us after the honeymoon to edit and nip and tuck the videos to perfection, and then hand-delivered the final products. We are delighted with Mark's work and highly recommend him.

Elysian Sound and Light
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Steve K.
Verified review

I am a composer for film and television. I hired V&B Sound to re-outfit my Los Angeles-based studio space before beginning work on a feature film. The owner, Benji, was extremely thorough, knowledgable, and budget-conscious. He put together a full list of gear, sound-proofing materials, and everything I needed. He knows where to save and where to spend, and his experience as a professional musician gives him the expertise to clearly explain and justify his recommendations. What's more, he personally installed as much of the equipment as he was able, and also made sure the rest of it was properly done. I highly recommend Benji and V&B Sound and will be using them for all of my future gear and equipment purchases as well as anything else related to audio and installation.

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Miguel Zaragoza
Verified review

Highly recommend Sway Media! He has worked with me on a large project doing video production for a event I host in San Francisco. He is very professional and thorough in his communications with his clients. If there were any areas of confusions or schedule changes he was prompt to respond and address the concerns! And of course we cannot forget the quality of his work. His portfolio is growing and showcases his ability to capture the right moments for each project. I highly recommend Sway Media to anybody looking for quality!Update (2/27/18):Sway Media has done it again! I booked him for another large project in SF and a DJ promotional video. He has continued to produce quality videos and looking at his portfolio you can see why people continue to hire him. He has worked with so many different organizations and is able to showcase his work in a number of lights. Another job well done and satisfied customer!

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.

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.  

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. 

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