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#1 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 03:43 AM

It's no secret that wedding videographers offer super-8 film options for their weddings. Here is one example of how one production company incorporates Super-8 into their business model.

http://www.purelandw...m_packages.html
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#2 Will Montgomery

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 10:48 AM

Let's use this thread to post other Super 8 or 16mm wedding cinematographers... here's some that I've run across...

http://www.nazarmelc...n.blogspot.com/

http://site.lolavideo.net/?load=flash

http://joelserratofilms.com/

Warning: Some of these are FLASH sites if you're looking at this on an iPad or iPhone.
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#3 Mark Sperry

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 12:18 AM

Might I add mine own to the mix?

www.marksperryphoto.com

I LOVE the Super 8 part of the weddings I shoot. Almost more than the photography!

Edited by Mark Sperry, 04 January 2012 - 12:19 AM.

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#4 Will Montgomery

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 11:44 AM

www.marksperryphoto.com

Nice idea to mix the b&w with color. Is it hard selling the up-charge for Super 8 or do you find clients genuinely interested and willing to pay extra?
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#5 Matt Stevens

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 12:20 PM

It is exceedingly difficult to get people to pony up. They just don't understand. But, when they see the results, they tend to love the super8 parts best. Case in point...


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#6 Mark Sperry

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 07:18 PM

I mean, I get to do it about half the time. I think people who aren't getting a "wedding video" see it as something cool, and even with Super 8 I'm A LOT cheaper than hiring a whole videographer deal. Studios like Hello Super 8 charge around $3-4K for their S8 packages, where as I usually tack on like 1200-1500. I just tell them they're getting like a 10 minute video, all just set to music. I'm still new so like I'm more affordable anyways, so even with the added charges I'm competitive.

I got a Bolex so I'm trying to see if I can work that in...it's kind of a different animal though...
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#7 Will Montgomery

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:58 PM

I would think that the more "home movie" or "arty" look of regular 8 or super 8 would be an easier sell than 16mm as that starts to get closer to the clean video of DSLRs.

Although I think 16mm reversal gives a really great look like the home movies of Hollywood Stars of the 50's.
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