It is my belief that if you are going to try to tell a story through a wedding film you have many things to consider. One of them being, speeches. What type of speeches will you be able to get. Will they be too silly to put into the film, or will they be heart felt? I like to incorporate as much dialogue as possible. Good speeches, a bride or groom reading a card from their fiancé really makes a difference in the film. With great dialogue you can rely on the guest to tell the story. When putting together the film I usually choose an instrumental song vs a song with lyrics. I only use a song with lyrics if I do not have enough dialogue from the wedding speeches. During the wedding I give a 100 percent, and I am focused on making the best cinematic wedding trailer for the bride and groom that I can! Here are two examples of great dialogue in a wedding film trailer:
I have been working in television and media for over 18 years. My experience includes news photojournalist, editor, producer and storyteller.