A&P Does someone want to teach my videographer how to edit a wedding video?

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  1. hootpie

    hootpie New Member

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    We got our wedding video a few days ago. It is 1 hour 37 minutes long :eek4:...I was expecting a tastefully done 30-45 minute video (how long should a wedding video be?).

    He literally cut NOTHING out of the Catholic ceremony, the Persian ceremony, and the dancing. I'm not even kidding...the video is what you would have seen in real-time if you were at the ceremonies or the reception.

    He told me to email him the times of the video and what I want done, but I don't even know where to begin. I didn't pay him so that I could watch my entire wedding video and tell him how to cut it :rofl:
     
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    1. Get money back.

    2. Give it to me to do.

    :naughty:
     
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    If that weren't an incredible headache I would actually get all of the tapes, a partial refund, and hire someone else to do the editing.

    I told them which song I wanted to be played over the video at the end and they put something else that I didn't want.

    I'd do it myself if I had a Mac Pro (video is HD).
     
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    It's your wedding man. Do what it takes to get what you want. Or does this clown now own this raw footage? So getting someone else is impossible?
     
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    The raw footage is on 9 (IIRC) mini-DV's. If I want them I have to reimburse them $25/mini-DV disc.
     
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    Ouch, that sucks.
     
  7. Stemby

    Stemby Whoooose House? COOOOOOOOOOOOGS HOUSE!

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    When i do a wedding video i give the full ceremony and then highlights of the reception and photos
     
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    kill_turu_kill Turu the Terrible OT Supporter

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    Stemby Whoooose House? COOOOOOOOOOOOGS HOUSE!

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    i also have a few more things i add on if the bride and/or groom want it.

    One thing i will never do it talk to the best man after he has started drinking his lips tend to get a little loose
     
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    TomDlgns OT Supporter

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    i dont know what you paid and i dont know what my cousin paid...but his wedding had multiple DVDs

    one was of the entire ceremony...from start to finish.

    then the second DVD was an assortment of highlights from the wedding ceremony, the bridal party (groomsmen at grooms house and bridesmaids at the brides house), then more highlights from the reception.

    i like how they did that, this way they can show the highlights to their friends and it isnt very long and then, later on....years from now, they can enjoy watching their wedding from start to finish, if they want.
     

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