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Chesapeake Film Editors

Browse these film editors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chesapeake.

Top Pro
Parker Luke
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natasha J.
Verified review

Parker was AMAZING! Super charasmatic, made the groom and I comfortable and worked great with the photographer. He even set up a live stream for my family who couldnt attend the wedding. We highly recommend him!!

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Jamison Media LLC
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amber Z.
Verified review

We LOVED our experience with Jamison Media for our wedding. They were so easy to communicate with and super accommodating. The day of our wedding they blended right in with our families and made the day so fun. We are so in love with the highlight film they made for us and the photo memories that we will have forever thanks to them. Such an amazing choice.

Crystal iPhotos LLC
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Alyssa D.
Verified review

I hired John to videotape me speaking at a large business event in Williamsburg. John was the ultimate professional. He subsequently edited the video into a highlights promotional 3 minute video and despite dozens of my edit requests, he was consistently responsive, patient, and professional. I am very pleased with the finished video and it has received many high compliments from speaking agents and other important, critical individuals.

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Professional Makeup Artist
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff C.
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Carolyn was a pleasure to have on set! She always arrived early, made the talent feel comfortable and look great. I highly recommend Carolyn for any film/tv shoot you need! Jeff

EJOROMEDIA
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie C.
Verified review

EJOROMEDIA does not do videography. They do cinematography! If you don't just want a snapshot of your wedding day go with EJOROMEDIA and get a film! Eric and his sister Leanne were with us all day capturing our special day (630a-12a). Eric will do everything he can to make your day special. He loves what he does and you can tell by his work ethic. He will not make you wait months for your film but you will get it within a few weeks of your event. We are so thankful to get him so early in his career and we can't wait to see his growth in cinematography because we know it will only get better. One awesome feature he offers in his package is a videobooth. If you can, get it! It makes the end of your film that much better. If you see life-size cutouts, you're welcome!!! ;) Thanks so much EJOROMEDIA!

Shiloh B.
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Jesse was hired by Strange Rootz to film our entire headlining experience at our headlining showcase at The Norva, in Norfolk, VA. He was cool , personal, and professional . Showing up on time, going out of his way to learn and research how the band operated before it was showtime , and overall making the entire effort seem like it was a breeze . We will definitely without a doubt be using Jesse again in our future photoshoots or videos and I suggest YOU do to !

Lucky Life Creations
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mike O.
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Originally we weren't even going to do a video just the normal photographer like most all others do but we decided to do the video as a side note to the photos and wow am i glad we decided that. The video ended up being the STAR of the show and the photos were just the side act. There is nothing like a video - Pictures, while they are great they just don't capture the raw emotion of such an event. as a wedding. This video will be what we go back and look at 20 years from now - To me...it is worth more than any gold or jewels - It is priceless and could never be replaced. It is important to note however, yes, anyone can shoot a video , but not like Chris and his experienced team. They knew right where to be for the best angles, knew exactly how to take the shots so that once they were ready to create the final cut of the video it was everything they needed and the editing was JUST UNBELIEVABLE!!!! It was suspensful, emotional, funny and altogether extremely entertaining and one might say yeah that is because it was your family but honest to GOD - i would have enjoyed this video even if it were another couple getting married - it was laid out and scripted just that well - It was a production!!!! Thank you Chris - Hiring you was the best decision i ever made!! I would have paid 5 times what you charged us!! Thanks Again Sir!!!

Active Imagination LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ron H.
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HMA has been working with Kevin for several years and we're quite pleased with the work. Kevin produces videos for both online as well as broadcast commercials. He has a good eye when he's behind the camera and lots of toys & eye candy in the editing suite.

Christopher Lane
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ryan G.
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He edited the film perfectly and is very experienced. I would recommend him and was very pleased with the finished product

Hopemanity Media
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Krystal T.
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I cannot say enough good things about Hopemedia Videography! I contacted Victor about two weeks prior to my project launch date as I initially was planning to do the filming myself. I'm so glad I chose to trust Victor with the videography for my first YouTube video. Victor is a true professional in every sense of the word. He did a wonderful job of capturing my personality and demonstrating my message visually. It was heartwarming to go back and watch the clip of my vision brought to life. Victor met with me prior to the actual day of filming, to discuss my ideas and then again on the day of filming. My final clip turned out wonderfully and I received over 100 views the first night that I launched my YouTube Channel to the public. I will remain in contact with Victor and aim to utilize his services for future projects.

Grade A Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rose L.
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If I could give Gerron 50 stars, I would. He filmed my father's funeral which I could not attend. He kept in touch with me throughout the process, and was able to deliver on my many requests. Family members who were at the funeral commented to me on how professional and friendly he was. And I was able to view the film the same day. I would definitely hire him again.

MShoots
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Brianne B.
    Verified review

    Marissa went above and beyond providing us with more than enough photos to last us a lifetime! Not only did she allow outfit changes, but we only asked for 10 edited photos and she provided 30!! We're obsessed with her photos, but what we cannot wait for is the day we can hire her to film our wedding! Thank you so much Marissa for giving 110 percent

    About

    I offer theatrical production and theatrical services and film and stage productions. I am a CEO and member of SAG -- American Federation of Television and Radio Artist, Actor's Equity East & West Coast Offices. I am qualified in the performing arts, dance, music and film with over 30 years of experience. I became a professional actress at 17 and toured the US and Canada as an actress, singer, dancer, choreographer and director in the performing arts. I am a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actor's Equity. Prior to these lifetime events, however, I danced and performed throughout Israel with the Zionist Youth Organization. I joined as a dancer, shortly after the 6-day war and was later asked to perform as a young singer in Israel. I offer my services with the most professional and sincerest of intentions.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    We provide event film production for weddings and events. Elite One Cinema films are distinctively romantic and creative. Unlike the usual long-drawn-out traditional wedding videos, our unique films are well-crafted masterpieces. They average about 20 to 25 minutes, which ensures you will never have to fast forward, even years later. Corporate video production for company promotions, commercials, and training.

    About

    I am a cinematographer and videographer. I can film in HD to UHD 4k resolution. I specialize in sports and automotive.

    About

    3rd Shift Entertainment Group began as a production company in the Fall of 2015 by president of the group, Russ Fulmore. 3rd Shift Entertainment Group is a collective of creative s that include writers, producers, cinematographers and editors. I, Darnell E. Evans, have talents in many fields (director of photography, video editor, 3D artist, VFXs, and color grading). As a group, we have shot and produce television shows that has appeared on local television stations (Precinct 757, Hear This: The Series, BioRhythms) with great reception. We have also shot a commercial for Rick Hendrick's Chevrolet, corporate videos for the Urban League and YWCA, music videos for many local artists, and numerous other projects. 3rd Shift Entertainment Group has the proven experience and top quality you are looking for.

    • 2 years in business
    About

    Cooper Photo and Film is focused on capturing genuine moments and making time stand still. We want you to capture your memories and be able to look at them for years to come by creating stunning images and offering archival heirloom prints that will last generations.

    About

    Star films brings a professional, driven, and all well rounded film company in a region where there's not a market but the company strives.

    About

    I am an experienced film producer who has produced feature film for Lionsgate Films. I am also experienced with filming TV commercials. I have a vast experience in film editing, 3D animation, and motion graphics.

    About

    Noble Giant Films offers quality creative production services to help you take your business to the next level. Whether you are just getting started or have been established for years, we can help you connect with new customers as well as your existing customers better!

    About

    We offer quality look for half the budget. We film music videos for artist and shoot commercials for businesses that insist on possessing the greatest quality on a lesser budget.

    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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