We understand that every Bride and Groom has a budget and that it can be hard to understand why companies supplying a similar product can cover such a range of fees. How much you pay for a wedding film will always depend on your budget but it is worth understanding why videographers charge what they do for a wedding video and what you can expect for your price.
Making a wedding film can take a lot of time and expertise and requires the use of a lot of expensive equipment. Like many services there are a huge variety of prices and services on offer. Your entry level videographer will normally charge less than £500 to come and film your wedding day. For this very low price you are unlikely to get the best equipment and your finished wedding film will almost certainly be quickly edited to a pre-existing template. Whilst the end result may still serve as a lovely reminder of your day it is unlikely to be beautifully crafted, and make you look like a movie star and become the envy of your friends! Videographers in this price range are often not entirely dedicated to making wedding films and will usually have another job during the week so they can afford to keep their prices low. As a result you can often expect lengthly delays with receiving your wedding video and limited communication about the finished product.
Your middle priced wedding filmmaker will charge between £1000 - £2500 and for this price you will get a much more professional and cinematic wedding video. Unlike your entry level videographers you will likely have more than one camera person attending your wedding, using high quality equipment (including steady cams, monopods, sliders and a variety of lenses), enabling them to capture all the detail from lots of different angles. Film makers from this price range will usually take a lot of time on carefully editing and grading your wedding film to be unique and beautiful, and the end result will be something you treasure forever and that your friends and family will love to watch again and again.
Your premium wedding videographer will be priced between £2000 - £5000 and you can expect them to arrive with potentially a whole crew of camera men and expensive equipment including camera cranes and aerial cameras. They will possibly only work on a small number of weddings a year and will be used to dealing with high end clients.
Silver Sixpence Films have priced ourselves to start just below the middle price range bracket. We want our wedding films to be available to as many people as possible but didn't want to sacrifice the quality we are able to provide as a result of charging too little. Our trailer only package is as cheap as £695 and we do discounts as often as possible, particularly for weekday or off-season weddings but we always put the same care and attention into our finished films as we love creating beautiful, cinematic, high quality wedding videos for our clients.
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