Cinematic Wedding Films: A Guide to Wedding Videography

A guide to making emotional cinematic wedding films that will take you to the next level as a filmmaker.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

This course will teach you how to make emotional cinematic wedding films from beginning to end.  We will take a look the style of your wedding film, equipment, camera settings, lighting, composition, song choices, editing and color grading.  By the end of the course you will have amazing insight and tips on how to make high-end cinematic wedding films.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have basic understanding of shooting and editing a video

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of this course students will have a great understanding of what it takes to make an emotional cinematic wedding highlight film

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for filmmakers who are looking to better their craft in the area of wedding filmmaking

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Section 1: Introduction

An introduction to the Cinematic Wedding Films Course with Matti Haapoja.


A summary of what topics will be discussed in this course.  

Section 2: Before The Wedding Day

Let's talk about the style of your wedding film and what the ultimate goal of any style of wedding film is.


We will dive into the Tech or equipment I use for my wedding films and what settings to use to get the most cinematic images from your camera. 

Section 3: On The Wedding Day

Here we will learn how to use lighting to create beautiful cinematic images during the wedding day.


Let's take a look at how we can use composition with rule of thirds, leading lines, triangles and frames within frames to create cinematic images. 


Student's will be given a run down of each section of the wedding day and what I'm aiming to capture in mind of the edit.

Section 4: After The Wedding Day

One of the most important steps is post.  We will take a look at song choice, preparing your footage, editing color grading and exporting.  Let's make your footage look amazing!

Section 5: Last Words

10 great tips that will help you to be a better wedding film maker.


Congratulations you've made it to the end!  Final words and your off to make cinematic wedding films.

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Instructor Biography

Matti Haapoja, Helping you to create cinematic films

I'm a  Director and DP from Finland based out of Toronto, Canada.  My passion is to inspire people by telling stories through cinematic, documentary style film.  And I want to teach you how to do the same! I've worked with a variety of clients such as Nike, San Pellegrino, Energizer, Foresters, Visit Norway, Visit Finland, and Matador Network.  

I also run a Youtube channel called Travel Feels that I post travel films, tutorials, product reviews and behind the scenes videos.  

If you have any questions feel free to message me and I'll respond as soon as possible.

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