Monday, September 22, 2014

darrell & louise | marriott marquis, san diego marina wedding trailer

its always a pleasure to work with such a fun couple like darrell & louise. on top of that, teaming up with chaz cruz photography and a great wedding team always gets our juiciest of creative juices flowing.  started the day off with a unique "no-look" first look where the couple held hands but both not seeing each other.  the bride walked the aisle to one of our favorite songs and inspired the use of it for this trailer.  afterward, we ran in around downtown and even put the willing couple in a dumpster (yes, a dumpster) for some cool shots.  fortunately, the couple was all for it. the night commenced with plenty of emotion, dancing and sparkles.  watch!

venues & vendors 
asst. cinematographers | nichole & adrian villanueva
photography | chaz cruz photography
coordination | everlynne lleva
ceremony | st. mary magdalene
dj & emcee | dj jp
hair & makeup| vi pham
florist | tessfresh flowers
cake | twiggs bakery & coffeehouse
ice cream | neiderfranks
rentals & decor | deluxe party rentals 

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

matt & rhoda | wedding trailer

every wedding is special and has their great moments. matt & rhoda's just happened to have many of them. working closely with their lovely photographers, anika london, we managed to capture the awesome ceremony, the special sax and guitar performances, the little italy backdrops and even a special toast from one of rhoda's maids of honor stationed in afghanistan.

one particular moment that really resonated with us was the welcoming by the father of the bride who suffered a stroke just a year ago. my (rob's) mom suffered a stroke and heart attack years before and passed away just months before our own wedding. to see the father of bride, standing there after only a year, having to re-learn to speak, being able to witness his daughter get married, give away his daughter, and deliver a speech quite well, almost had me bawling (ren too!) while filming. the emotion afterward summarized the genuine emotion of the entire day as you'll see in the trailer.
venues & vendors 
asst. cinematographers | john joseph nacu
photography | anika london
coordination | pretty little events
ceremony | st. joseph cathedral
reception | tom ham's lighthouse
hair | pikku salon
saxophonist | hayan charlston
makeup | kristine davis
florist | sweet pea flower company
cake | kona kakes
shaved ice | ice blast shaved ice
photo booth | a flying camera

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

FEATURED WEDDING: sherwin & janissa | manhattan beach wedding

their format, their style, their wedding...all original.  one big party with everyone dressed to the t in a spectacular event for this manhattan beach wedding.  what made it even more special for us was getting the chance to really get to know sherwin & janissa by spending time with them prior in filming their grand entrance and entourage video.  it just made the day that much more special.  from the tears and laughs to dogs and rap, it was all a blast.

venues & vendors

asst. cinematographers | adrian & nichole villanueva
event design & coordination | bellz and whistlez
ceremony & reception | shade hotel, manhattan beach
photography | mark brooke photography
dj | dj tanner, love rockers
florist | adorations
ice cream sandwiches | manhattan beach creamery
cake | cake and art
makeup | makeup by pam sd
hair | rose hair design

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FEATURED: sherwin & janissa | entourage & grand entrance

lucky you! you get to see a ren & rob creation that just premiered last night at sherwin and janissa's awesome wedding in manhattan beach la!  be sure to check out both the entourage video and their grand entrance which were played back to back as a unique intro for their bridal party and a hyped grand entrance for the newlyweds...

warning: explicit lyrics and good lookin' people