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Shooting Star Media Company, LLC
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  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Miami, FL
Brenda J. says, "I had worked on my documentary for 8 months, doing what editing I could. But I really wanted the film to shine, hoping to enter the film into festivals. I had not worked with an editor before and I had a tight deadline. This was during Christmas, before and after. Blake was quick to respond to my text and emails, which was essential. If I wanted to try something or change something or ask his advice, it was nice to know I could count on him. Blake was super easy to talk with and he sparked my imagination. The fact is, my doc came out better than I ever could have imagined. I am entering my doc in film festivals. And now, it is available for checkout or viewing at my Holocaust Museum Research Library. Thank-you Blake. Hopefully we can work together again soon."See more

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Brenda J. says, "I had worked on my documentary for 8 months, doing what editing I could. But I really wanted the film to shine, hoping to enter the film into festivals. I had not worked with an editor before and I had a tight deadline. This was during Christmas, before and after. Blake was quick to respond to my text and emails, which was essential. If I wanted to try something or change something or ask his advice, it was nice to know I could count on him. Blake was super easy to talk with and he sparked my imagination. The fact is, my doc came out better than I ever could have imagined. I am entering my doc in film festivals. And now, it is available for checkout or viewing at my Holocaust Museum Research Library. Thank-you Blake. Hopefully we can work together again soon."

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. 

Reviews for Miami videographers
Thomas P.
Very Professional, good equipment, great videographer.
Florida's Finest Media | Photo | Video | EditingFlorida's Finest Media | Photo | Video | Editing
Joseph b.
She was a great videographer. Really motivational and great director when need be would high recommend.
queendoq the Wedding DJqueendoq the Wedding DJ
Joao M.
Amazing videographer and person very highly recommend to anyone. Easy 5 Stars made a great sports reel for me.
Lukasz Create VideoLukasz Create Video
Messiel L.
We decided to book a wedding videographer last minute and I’m so glad we found Denis. He worked great we love our wedding video and the edits. I highly recommend him.
Denis Zwicky FilmDenis Zwicky Film
Thumbtack Customer
Great service from Edward Figueroa of Third Dimension. Beautiful work done by a videographer on a project he had never tacked. Very satisfied and would hire him again. I have already expressed that we will hire him again for our next event. Thank you, Edward.
Third Dimension MultimediaThird Dimension Multimedia
Masha A.
Beyond anything we ever expected! Literally blew us AWAY! Our original videographer fell through at the last moment. I found Marching Saints Media only 1 week before our big event. Not only was he interested in what was important to us (our vision,) he was extremely EASY to work with during the preplanning stages. Just one example: he even met with me at the location a few days prior to the big day; just to become familiarized with the venue and get his artistic juices flowing. At the end of the day, we not only have an amazing video capturing all the special highlights of the evening in the most talented way, but he was able to provide us with a short 1 min video for social media purposes. I'll attach the 1 min video here for reference. Definitely worth hiring, in my humble opinion. Not sure when my next "big" event will be....but I FOR SURE know who my videographer will be! Short video example: https://vimeo.com/661493377
Marching Saints MediaMarching Saints Media
Thumbtack Customer
Jeremy is absolutely the best videographer in the world !!! He is patient and pays great attention to details. He has a lot of professional equipment and makes sure that everything is perfect. He listens to my needs and make sure that I am happy with the results. The editing is amazing and he choose the perfect song and matched it perfectly with the video. He is a very talented artist. I received the video very quickly. I would recommend him to everyone and I will have more videos from him in the future for sure !!!
McDermott Productions, Inc.McDermott Productions, Inc.
Taylor T.
We had Jalen & his crew for the entire weekend for our Miami trip (we are from Detroit) to film our show.. We immediately clicked.. everything was just right.. it felt right.. they worked well with our crew, were knowledgeable of various aspects of the craft to ensure the perfect shots.. let me put it this way.. We connected so well that on our future projects, even those outside of the Miami area, im flying my man and his whole crew out.. as far as I'm concerned he is forever my videographer go to guy. Period.. Give him a shot, you won't regret it & your review will be right here next to mine. No cap
Jalen ThomasJalen Thomas
Maria z.
Overall AMAZING experience! Absolutely loved our video! Highly recommend DEMAGIC . We were so impressed by the passion put into the final product, we couldn't believe how affordable he was. He is an artist and superseded our expectations. We needed a last minute affordable videographer for our daughter's sweet 16s and luckily found DEMAGIC. We met for the first time the day of the event which was very hectic and of course we were all running late. He found a way to capture every important moment, even took account of the tiny moment and details that are so important to me with very little instruction or help from me. 5 STARS very professional and patient. Definitely will be using him again. Thank you DEMAGIC!
DEMAGICDEMAGIC
Christina K.
he is the best photographer and videographer I’ve ever had in my life! And I have worked with a lot of people. He is very responsive and diligent. He even shows you the pictures if you want during the photo shoot to make sure everything is perfect and to your liking. Most times I hate doing the photo shoots because the photographer never wants to show me my photos, but he made sure I liked everything! He photographed my graduation shoot and did a video for my graduation dinner. My whole family loved him, and thought he was so nice and so good at his job… if it’s between him and anyone else… Trust me, choose him! so professional and really really cares and is dedicated to his job. Can’t wait to work with him in the future. The link is a small snippet of what he made for my graduation video. I edited the size of it for Instagram, but his full edit of the video. is just amazing! https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cmg80ctjC_d/?igshid=Zjc2ZTc4Nzk=
Kri8ed Media GroupKri8ed Media Group
Thumbtack Customer
GUS is an unbelievably amazing videographer/photographer! YOU will be blown away IF YOU HIRE HIM. HE GOES BEYOND YOUR EXPECTATIONS! HIGHLY RECOMMEND GUS for your special day. My husband and I held a recital for our students in December 2016. Few days before the event, he kept us informed, took the time to know what we really wanted and was very responsive to all the questions we had. On the day of the event, he arrived there early and greeted us with his signature smile :) We did not have to worry about anything at all during the recital. He was unintrusive yet he was everywhere! The videos are absolutely incredible, exactly what we requested. Not only did he capture all the angles of our students’ performances but also went the extra mile to put all the titles of each piece for each student for us! We do not have words to describe how happy and grateful we are for the work that Gus did for our students’ recital. His creativity, flexibility, punctuality, responsiveness, professionalism, and great eye for lightening and photo/video shooting make the process enjoyable from start to finish.
Gus PictureGus Picture
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