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Videography Coverage: Which Is Right For You?

March 11, 2021 Wedding Films

Videography Coverage Options and Film Lengths

At Allure Films, we offer a variety of videography coverage options. We have five options, starting from a basic package to a more detailed option for your big day. Everyone receives our “Feature” package when they book with us, and then every package after that builds from it.

Within these packages are different lengths of films: The ninety minute Feature Film, the three to five minute Preview film, and the one minute Social film. Each of these films captures your wedding day story, varying only by the details included. With different length films, it allows you to share your wedding multiple different ways.

Film Lengths

The Social Film

Our newest addition to our videography offerings is the social film. This one minute film is designed to be shared on social media, specifically Instagram. This gives you a great way to show off the primary parts of your wedding day. This film gathers every incredible moment of your day and condenses it into a one minute video. Check out the video below for an example from Leah and Matthew’s wedding day.

The Preview Film

One step above the social film is the Preview Film. Preview films can vary in length but are typically between three and five minutes. Previews films hold more detail than the social film, and show off more of your special day by gathering the most important parts. Every tier of our coverage options comes with a Preview Film. See the film below for the Preview version of Anya and Russell’s wedding day:

The Recap Film

This highlight film is perfect for entertaining and includes all key events of the day with customer-selected music and key live audio. At around 15 minutes, this film captures longer speeches, and more moments throughout your big day. Show it off to guests that attended at the next get together!

The Feature Film

The last type of film we offer is the Feature Film. The Feature includes comprehensive documentary of the entire day featuring live audio of the ceremony, reception, and entertainment as well as other key events of the day. The feature film is meant for memories and to preserve your legacy. This ninety minute film captures a broad range of your wedding day from start to finish. You will be able to relive speeches from family and friends, your vows, and other great moments. The feature film can be passed down for generations to come, or simply just to relive your most special day. As one of Allure Films’ fundamental elements, we offer this film with every tier of our coverage options.

Coverage Options

The Feature

The Feature coverage comes with one film maker for six to eight hours, ceremony and reception coverage, a feature length 90 minute film, a three to five minute preview film, and one thumb drive with the films. This coverage is designed to capture the essence of your day with the addition of a preview film. As our most basic package, this will give you the standard wedding film from one of our expert videographers and editors, but will not be as detailed as our other packages.

Documentary

A step above the Feature, our Documentary coverage option adds a solid eight hours of coverage and an additional camera at the ceremony. The additional camera is great for capturing different angles of the ceremony. You will be able to catch different reactions of your guests and get a different perspective on the events that unfold. Documentary Coverage also includes a recap and a social film.

Videography Coverage

Two different angles from the same ceremony, provided by an extra camera.

Journalist and Journalist Plus

The Journalist Coverage is our most popular option among couples. A key feature of the Journalist option is dual pre-ceremony coverage. This means our day starts with yours. We film what happens behind the scenes before everyone gathers together. Some of the most touching moments happen during this time. Our team has captured brides and grooms unwrapping emotional gifts, heartfelt moments with the wedding party, and first looks from their parents. This shows the emotion that starts before you reach the end of the aisle. Check out the clip below for a look at a visit from a furry friend before the ceremony. The groom attached a note to their dog and the dog delivered it to his bride to be!

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For even more coverage you can opt for our Journalist Plus package. This option adds a second filmmaker to your day and extends coverage length to ten hours. This option is great for couples with a large guest list, around 250 and above. A second film maker can gather twice as many angles and events.  Two filmmakers ensure full pre-ceremony coverage of both halves of the wedding party.

Producer

Our most inclusive videography coverage option is the Producer package. The Producer includes three film makers and a sound engineer. This option is for longer weddings that require extra coverage. We designed this option for those with large-scale weddings to ensure you receive an adequate amount of coverage at our highest quality.

Our coverage options all come with a variety of add-ons including Zoom services, blu-ray discs, rehearsal dinner coverage, and more.

To view all our our coverage options and extra add-ons, visit our coverage page here.