Q&A

UPDATE: November 22, 2019

Q: How long is the average wedding video?

A: The length depends on for how many hours you have the videographers film as well as what kind of films you choose to have edited.

-Highlights videos are generally between 3-5 mins long

-Feature films are  between 10-20 minutes

-Documentary style films run for 60-90 minutes.

Q:How much does it cost to hire a videographer for a wedding?

A:The cost of a wedding videography vary widely depending on your wedding's location, hours of service, size of a crew and its experience. Most couples spend between $1,000 and $2,500 for their wedding videography service. Complex multi days shoots can easily surpass $3500.

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6. What equipment will you use?

It is important that your videographer is up to date with the equipment.

7. Have you shot at my venue before?

 If the videographer is familiar with your venue this will give your videographer an advantage. 

8. Do you offer packages?

Videographers usually offer a variety of different packages and deals. The package may include several options for the final videos s well as be combined with photography services.

9. Do you have a second videographer?

Having a second videographer is probably the best addition to the services you may have. It is like having another set of eyes at your wedding. During the wedding there are many instances when several actions happen in different locations (ready process, ceremony, reception, and all the good stuff in between). Having the second shooter insures that none of the important moments is missed.

Q:What questions should you ask a wedding videographer?

A:1. What is videographer's style?

There are many styles of videography:documentary or cinematic. It is essential to discuss the type of video style you want

2. How do you choose the music for the film?

Music plays a big part in your wedding film. It sets the mood as well as carries couples personal history and taste.Discussing music is a great idea. If you like you may provide a list of songs for your videographer to choose from.

3. Have you worked with my photographer before?

It important to discuss the interaction between photographer and videography team. 

4. When will I receive my wedding video?

Editing can take awhile, especially during wedding season. Therefore, it is always a good idea to ask when you will receive your final video. Ikon Films delivers most of our films within 4 weeks.

5. How long have you been filming weddings?