FREQUENTLY aSKED QUESTIONS
WHERE ARE YOU GUYS BASED?
We're based in Burnley, Lancashire but film all over North West including: Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire, Lake District & Even been know to travel over the boarder to Yorkshire. Don't let the name fool you, We are willing to travel!
HOW MANY VIDEOGRAPHERS WILL BE AT OUR WEDDING DAY?
We usually have one professional videographer but do have packages options to include another one. The main benefit of this is more coverage of your big day!
WHAT iS YOUR Film Style?
Our style could best be described as documentary with a cinematic flair. We use cameras and lenses to give your wedding video a luxury, filmic appearance whilst trying to capture the natual, raw emotion and energy of the day. Some of our best footage is when the Bride, Groom or guests don’t realize we are filming. We try to stay out of your way and avoid “staging” shots. We capture whatever happens as it happens. We don’t carry round bulky equipment, preferring to travel light.
DO YOU RECORD THE CEREMONY & speeches?
In both packages we include the Ceremony, Speeches & First Dance in Full using 3 cameras. We don't want to miss a thing!
DO YOU RECORD THE AUDIO FOR THE CEREMONY & SPEECHES?
Yes, in both packages we record professional audio for the ceremony and speeches. Sometime we Mic up the groom for the Vows.
WILL YOU GET IN THE WAY A LOT?
We do our best to blend in on your wedding day as we feel this creates the most natural shots. A lot of couples comment on how discrete we are.
HOW DO YOU INTERACT WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER?
We love working with photographers and work closely together with them so everything goes smoothly during your wedding day. They are the ones directing, We just capture the day.
DO YOU TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS?
We use DSLR Cameras but only to film with, all the pictures you see on the site are stills taken from our footage. We do offer a slideshow add-on extra & exclusive offers with Brown Bear Photography, Please see Packages Page.
HOW is the music chosen?
All songs are licensed from sites like Premium Beat, Music Bed and Song Freedom Online. It’s important for us to keep creative control when it comes to picking songs to score your video but feel free to browse through the websites and tell us if you like any specific songs.
DO WE MEET up BEFORE THE WEDDING?
Of course, we always try to arrange to meet our brides and grooms beforehand so we can go over the details and have a chat about your day!
HOW LONG AFTER THE WEDDING DO I GET MY vIDEO?
This can vary, editing is not a simple task… there is lots to be done and lots of our productions are very complicated; Syncing audio, colour grading, optimising, authoring. Normally our turn around time is 8-10 weeks. May take longer during busy periods.
DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?
Yes we can. Contact us to find out.
HOW CAN WE MAKE OUR VIDEO EVEN BETTER?
Some tips would be have your makeup artist set up near a window during morning preps, Tell your family and friends who we are and what we are doing. But most of all smile, be yourself and enjoy your day!
WHY SHOULD I INVEST IN your WEDDING Service?
You only get to live your wedding day once. It's a beautiful, sacred and life changing point in your life. It's something that should not only be remembered but revisited and retold for the rest of your life. A wedding video allows you to go back and watch the story of your wedding day unfold all over again with friends & loved ones. Not only for you, but for children or any future little ones you might have.