Contest Winners – San Diego Cinema

We’re so excited that you all voted for our recent short film for the Stillmotion contest! We won the Chicago Event Cinema Workshop with Patrick from Stillmotion, Kevin from Pacific Pictures, and Joe from Joe Simon Wedding Films. It was a whirlwind this past week, finding out we won, buying plane tickets and spending two packed amazing days full of great info, community and practice. We are so thankful for being able to have this opportunity and can’t wait to improve our cinema with what we’ve learned.

Here’s our winning video – an answer to the question, what inspires your cinema? And you can find links to our videos from past contests here (‘gateway‘, ‘isolation‘ and our first and favorite, ‘found‘)


Here’s a pic of us with our teachers Joe, Kevin and Patrick. We’ll be posting another blog soon about our workshop soon:)


Rena Frey -

WOW!!! You two are so talented! Great video! Congrats on winning! :)

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Carrie & Tim – Long Beach Museum of Art – Long Beach Wedding Cinema

Fun fun, all around! Carrie and Tim are so cute, I loved the decor and the newlywed game they played right after the grand entrance. The favors were cute little planted succulents and the name cards were made out of cut up skateboards – such a cool idea! We had a great time with you guys, congratulations and enjoy:)

Music – Towering, by Seryn, licensed through The Music Bed


Venue – Long Beach Museum of Art

DJ – Station Identification

Photography – Jonathan Moore

Cake – Sweet Traders

Flowers – CJ Matsumoto

Ceremony Music – Golden Scroll Soloists

Click here to see what Carrie and Tim had to say about us.



Jane -

From the shot of the little boy making faces in the mirror to the ring shot at the end, you did such an amazing job on this video. Beautiful couple and a beautiful memento…you guys are amazing!!!

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Annamarie & Chris – Modern Romance – Your Story Video

This couple is so awesome!! We just shot their wedding last night, which was a ton of fun, and aired their ‘Your Story’ video we shot a little while back. They are big fans of the TV show Modern Family and so we shot their story in homage to that show. It seemed like a big hit, they definitely got the crowd laughing and cheering with their comedy. We had a blast making this with them and hope you enjoy it:)


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Emily & Ricardo – San Diego Botanic Gardens – San Diego Wedding Cinema

Emily and Ricardo had a lovely picnic themed wedding at the Botanic Gardens. Their ceremony was so pretty with the light that day and their reception was so fun. They had all different kinds of hamburgers and the favors were mini ketchup and mustard bottles. Emily’s friends had a band who played throughout the night and they really kept the party going! The grand exit was cool too, using colorful streamers which turned out really cute. Congratulations Emily and Ricardo, we loved all the beauty at your wedding!

Music: Will You Love Me, by the Vespers, licensed through The Music Bed


Venue – San Diego Botanic Gardens

Coordinator – First Comes Love

Photography – Anjuli and heyjonny

Band – Emily & the Nephews

DJ – Brannan Entertainment

Cake – V.G. Donuts and Bakery

Flowers – Magnolia Flower Shoppe

Photo Booth – Priceless Moments

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Melissa & Jared – Skirball Center – Los Angeles wedding Cinema

We’d never been to the Skirball Center before this wedding but what a great venue! Melissa and Jared started with some Jewish traditions and then invited all their guests to a full ceremony at sunset. The ceremony location was just gorgeous and the ballroom was fantastic at the reception. They had some great speeches and instead of a cake, brought in donuts from their favorite place to share with everyone. We had a great time with you M&J, congratulations!


Music: Falling, by Secrets in Stereo, licensed through The Music Bed


Venue – Skirball Center

Coordinator – Greg Phelan

Photography – Zelo

Band – City Connections Entertainment

Cinema – SidebySide Cinema

Design  - Luna Gardens Events

Stewart -

Awesome work you two!!!! Outstanding!!

Yvonne -

Your detail shots are just wonderful. This couple looks so happy and full of fun. Congratulations to them.

Kim Vo -

I just realized when watching this a second time that, I can actually see Danielle using the slider on the cup! xD

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Films on our website – News update

Hey everyone, you may notice that we do not all of our films available anymore. If you would like to see a specific wedding sample, please email us and we will be happy to show you.

Sorry for any inconvenience!

We hope you’re having a wonderful Holiday season so far!


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Erica & David – Love is sweet – La Jolla Wedding Cinema

Erica and David are so sweet together, as you’ll see in their video they are so in love. Their speeches were sweet, their first look was sweet, and the location was a perfect fit. The Darlington house just suited their style so well! We had a great time on your wedding day learning your story:)

[film no longer available online]


Venue – Darlington House

Coordinator – Behind the Bride

Catering – Personal Touch Dining

Photographer – Photography by Kristie

DJ – Positive Energy

Officiant – Ceremonies by Bethel

Florist – Simply Adina Floral

Cake – Cupcake Love

photographer kristie -

very nice guys. great to meet you both<3

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