Bennette Productions

Overview

A comprehensive production capturing all the events of the day

  • Up to 9 hours of videography
  • At least 2 video cameras and 2 operators
  • Short web trailer (released shortly after the wedding)
  • Highlight montage (summary of the wedding)
  • Videoing scope:
    • Bride preparing
    • Groom preparing (if possible)
    • Venue overview (decor, exterior, etc.)
    • Complete ceremony
    • Photo session
    • Complete reception
  • 3 x DVDs of the wedding as well as a USB flash drive with the high definition video files

 

Full details

Videoing Scope

The following events are captured as indicated and confirmed in the Planning Sheet:

  • Reception venue
    • Decor
    • Exterior setting
  • Bride preparing (2 hours prior wedding) 
    • Venue setting
    • Hair & makeup
    • Dressing up
    • Bridesmaids
    • Bride leaving for church - if possible
  • Groom preparing (if possible)
    • Dressing
    • Friends/best men
    • Groom leaving for church - if possible
  • Church Ceremony
    • Venue setting
    • Groom arriving/waiting at church
    • Guests arriving
    • Bride arriving at church
    • Procession
    • Church service (see options in planning sheet)
    • Vows, signing of register, etc.
    • Song/music item
    • Guests throwing confetti on bridal couple
    • Congratulations outside the church
    • Bridal couple departing
  • Photo session (in conjunction with the photographer)
    • Venue setting
    • Bride and groom
    • Family and friends
    • Intimate romantic moments
  • Reception
    • Guests arriving and enjoying themselves
    • Bride and groom entrance
    • Welcome speech (master of ceremonies)
    • Speeches and toasts (see options in planning sheet)
    • Slide shows/presentations
    • Dinner (bridal couple dishing up or being served, people dishing up)
    • Cutting of cake
    • Opening dance
    • Guests dancing and enjoying themselves
    • Throw of flowers/garter
  • Recording of wishes and congratulations of guests
     

Events not in scope

We cater for events that are not in the "normal" scope of the wedding (e.g. helicopter rides, fireworks display, etc.). Please inform us of such an event or special requirements as it may affect the final price of the package.
 

Audio/Visual Resources

If you require the inclusion of any audio or visual resources (e.g.. slide shows, pre-recorded messages, etc.) in the production, please provide these to us prior or on the day of the wedding (on CD, DVD or USB). Please specify the details in the Planning Sheet document.

 

Deliverable Package

This is what you will receive from us:

  • A web trailer available on YouTube within a month after the wedding
  • 3 sets of the wedding DVDs
    • Each set will be enclosed in a DVD case with a custom-designed cover that follows the wedding theme.
    • If a production is more than 2 hours, it will be split onto 2 DVDs to provide optimal quality.
  • USB flash drive with the high definition files.
    (Note: This is due to many people not having a Blue Ray player but do have a high definition TV that can play Full HD video clips)
  • Upon request we can make a BlueRay version, at an extra cost.

The end product will be delivered approximately 4 to 6 months after the wedding.

If DVDs need to be posted, the normal postage service will be used. For an additional cost, SpeedServices can be used. Please provide the postal address in the Planning Sheet

Production Conditions

  • Once the production is delivered to you, we will keep the original footage for an additional 2 months.  If you want changes to the production, please communicate to us prior the 2 months.

 

Required before the wedding

  • Please complete and send us the Planning Sheet at least two weeks before the wedding
  • If possible, we would like to attend the wedding rehearsal.
  • Seating to be provided for videographers at the reception (2 people)

 

DVD contents

The DVD usually contains of the following menu items:

  • Wedding highlights/montage (5 to 10 minutes)
    This is a summary of the wedding event set to background music of your choice. This is aimed at a broader audience.
  • The complete wedding (approximate 1 to 2 hours)
    A sub menu is provided to select a specific scene/chapter.
  • Wishes and congratulations (5 to 10 minutes)
    Guests congratulating the wedding couple.
  • Romantic montage (5 to 10 minutes)
    Optional montage of the photo session (if enough footage was recorded). 

Note: The High Definition files will not have a menu as the DVD has, but will have separate MP4 files.