Wedding Teaser Films

Wedding Teaser Film :: Maria + Courtland :: Wilmington NC

Something pretty amazing happened for Maria and Courtland.  This pandemic did everything it could to put a damper on their wedding..  Maria and Courtland were scheduled to get married in Asheville NC, surrounded by all of their friends and family.  However, A few weeks before their wedding, they got the news that North Carolina had decided to limit gatherings again to 25 people or less.  So, instead of postponing their wedding, the decided to move it back to their home town of Wilmington, reduce their guest list down to 25 people (mostly family,) and rent a house in town big enough for them to have a private celebration.  Her father would be the officiant of their ceremony and their reception would be a family dinner.  Then, a week before their wedding, their photographer had a close friend contract covid-19 and in an abundance of caution, she removed herself from the wedding.  Luckily, they were able to have another photographer step in and do an incredible job.  Then, as a final blow to the day, Maria and Courtland woke up to rain coming down in Wilmington that morning.  And when I say rain… I mean RAIN.  Torrential downpour, no end in sight, red all over the radar all day type of rain. 

Most people would be pretty bummed about the situation and some would have just rescheduled their entire wedding.  Instead, they decided to roll with it and what came out of their day was an absolute thing of beauty.  Throughout the day, their close friends and family members that were there did everything they could to make the day extra special.  They brought rose petals to surprise them as they exited the church.  They set up a special space on the rooftop of their rental house for them to share their family dinner “reception” time.  All day, it was little things that became the big things.    It stripped the wedding day down and made it all about the most important things in their life.  Just before their ceremony, the rain subsided and we started getting a glimpse of sunlight that gave everyone a little hope for our planned photo time at Airlie Gardens.   It ended up happening and as it did, you could see the stress of the day leave them.  But more importantly, it gave us a chance to focus our time on capturing un-rushed moments with them in the gardens and the marina.  It also gave us a chance to capture the little moments with their family that sometimes get lost in the rush of a wedding.  Things that we may not normally use in a wedding film or things that would get overlooked in the day….. but today, they seemed more important.  

When we created this teaser and while we are working on their full film, we wanted to give Maria and Courtland a video that would remind them that even through all of the chaos leading up to their day, something beautiful emerged.  

Ceremony Venue: St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church – Wilmington, NC
Photoshoot: Airlie Gardens – Wilmington, NC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Photography: Stephanie Cranford – Wilmington, NC

Wedding Teaser Film :: Chris + Amber :: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel

“Whenever I’ve ever thought about marriage, I always thought the same thing… That I want somebody I can build a life with… You are that person.” Those were just some of the words Chris wrote to Amber in the card he gave her before their wedding.  Being able to capture him reading those words to her and being able to capture her reaction was amazing and beautiful.  We loved so much about this couple and this day and we are so honored we got to be a part of it. Do yourself a favor and check out Chris and Amber’s wedding trailer from their wedding last week at the Cliffs at Glassy and stay tuned for their full wedding film that will be coming soon. 

Ceremony Venue: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel – Greenville, SC
Reception Venue: Cliffs Valley Clubhouse – Greenville, SC
Wedding Planners: Love This Little City Events – Greenville, SC
Photography: William Martin Weddings – Greenville, SC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Makeup – Cotton Rouge and Company – Greenville, SC

Wedding Teaser :: Landon + Hannah :: Greenville, SC :: Ryan Nicholas Inn

Landon and Hannah were married in Greenville, SC at the Ryan Nicholas Inn. We had such a great time with this awesome couple all day.  We were able to spend a lot of time with them and their wedding party while they were getting ready for their day to capture the small intimate details with everyone.  After that, we had absolutely beautiful weather that allowed us to walk around the grounds at the Ryan Nicholas Inn to capture all of the beautiful moments with Hannah and Landon before their ceremony.  Their ceremony was perfect and we had such a great time spending the day with these two.  Enjoy this small taste of their day and be sure to stay tuned for their full wedding film. 

Ceremony Venue: Ryan Nicholas Inn– Greenville, SC
Reception Venue: Ryan Nicholas Inn– Greenville, SC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Makeup – Angel Samples – Greenville, SC

Wedding Teaser Film :: David + Arian :: Greenville, SC :: Cliffs at Glassy

We had such a great time with David and Arian.  Not only did they have an absolutely beautiful ceremony at Cliffs at Glassy chapel, but their reception was such an amazing party.  All day long, these two were willing to do anything we asked and they were soaking up every minute of their day. Their personalities just shined so bright all day and we are so glad we were there to capture everything for them.  Needless to say, their reception was nothing short of incredible.  Take a look at the footage below and stay tuned for their full film that will be posted soon.

Ceremony Venue: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel – Greenville, SC
Reception Venue: Cliffs Valley Clubhouse – Greenville, SC
Wedding Planners: Crystal Williams Events – Greenville, SC
Photography: Josh Jones Photography – Greenville, SC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Entertainment: A Town A List – Atlanta, GA
Makeup – Latia Curtis – Greenville, SC

Wedding Teaser Film :: Seth + Brooke :: Spartanburg, SC

Seth and Brooke’s wedding ceremony took place in Greer, SC at Washington Baptist Church and their reception was in Spartanburg SC at Indigo Hall.  It was such a great day with such a fun group of people.  We absolutely loved the way Seth and Brooke interacted through the day and loved catching glimpses of them looking at each other and smiling.  It’s the small details like those moments that we love to capture.  

Ceremony Venue: Washington Baptist Church – Greer, SC
Reception Venue: Indigo Hall – Spartanburg, SC
Wedding Planners: B & R Events – Greenville, SC
Photography: Josh Jones Photography – Greenville, SC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Entertainment: Uptown Entertainment – Greenville, SC
Makeup – Shantel the Makeup Artist – Greenville, SC
Catering: Chef 360 Catering – Greenville, SC

Wedding Teaser Film :: Maggie + Mason :: Marion SC :: Wildberry Farm

Maggie and Mason were married this past Saturday at Wildberry Farm in Marion, SC. It was nothing short of epic. We absolutely loved working with this couple and their family and couldnt be happier with how everything turned out. From the beautiful sunset footage to the epic party at the reception, it couldn’t have been more perfect. This is a little teaser film we put together for them to showcase their amazing day.

Ceremony Venue: Wildberry Farm – Marion, SC
Reception Venue: Wildberry Farm – Marion, SC
Wedding Planners: By Invitation Only – Columbia, SC
Photography: Lauren Williams Photography – Greenville, SC
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Florist: Something Special Florist and Gifts – Columbia, SC
Cake: Bonnie Brunt Cakes – Columbia, SC
Makeup – Eyebrow Junkie – Columbia, SC
Entertainment: Soulplay Band – Raleigh, NC
Hair: Houston Jeanette Pazda – Columbia, SC
Catering: Southern Way Catering – Columbia, SC

Wedding Teaser Film :: Harris + Leslie :: Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards :: Charlottesville, VA

Harris and Leslie were married at the beautiful Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards in Charlottesville, VA.

Bride: Leslie Watkins
Groom: Harris Darver
Ceremony Venue: Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards – Charlottesville, VA
Reception Venue: Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards – Charlottesville, VA
Wedding Designers: Amore Events By Cody – Charlottesville, VA
Photography: Sam Stroud Photography – Lynchburg, VA
Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC
Entertainment: Attraction Band – Richmond, VA
Makeup: Rouge 9 – Charlottesville, VA
Hair: Brianna Adams – Charlottesville, VA
Flowers: Blue Ridge Floral – Charlottesville, VA
Cake: Pearl’s Bake Shoppe – Richmond, VA

Wedding Teaser Film :: Megan + Colton :: Charleston, SC

We spent this pas Friday in Charleston at the beautiful Boone Hall Plantation with some pretty incredible people.  This is a teaser film we created for their wedding.  Be sure to check back soon for their full highlights film.

Wedding Highlights Film :: Daniel + Claire :: “For a Good Reason” :: Southern Bleachery at Taylors Mill :: Taylors, SC

 

We were so excited to be a part of Daniel and Claire’s big day.  Not only were they an extremely fun couple to be around all day, but they were also one of the first weddings to take place over at Southern Bleachery at Taylors Mill.  

When we arrived, we were able to spend some time with Claire and her friends while they were getting ready and also grab some footage around the Taylors Mill.  The venue was amazing and Claire and Daniel couldn’t have asked for a better setting. 

During the ceremony, we knew the minute we saw Daniel’s reaction to seeing Claire walking down the aisle that we were in for an emotional ride.  You could feel the emotion in the room as Claire and Daniel said their vows to each other and afterwards, we were able to get some private time with them up on the roof of the mill.  This gave us the perfect opportunity to capture some incredible sunset footage and also get to spend some time with Claire and Daniel away from everyone else while they just enjoyed being together.

This was a fun day indeed and we are so happy we were on hand for Claire and Daniel’s wedding day fun.  It was so great getting to see such a beautiful wedding take place at Southern Bleachery and the transformation that has taken place over at Taylors Mill.  Angie over at Culpepper Designs always does an amazing job, but this time, she really outdid herself. 

Thanks again Claire and Daniel for inviting us to tell your story.  It was an amazing day!

Bride: Claire Holt
Groom: Daniel Brown
Wedding Planner: Culpepper Designs – Taylors, SC
Hair and Makeup: Cotton Rouge – Greenville, SC
Ceremony Location: Southern Bleachery at Taylors Mill– Taylors, SC
Reception Location: Southern Bleachery at Taylors Mill – Taylors, SC
Wedding Videographer: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC

Wedding Teaser Film :: Erica + Isaac :: “So Crazy in Love” :: Old Cigar Warehouse :: Greenville, SC

We’ve known Erica and Isaac for a while now and when they asked us to be a part of their wedding day, we didn’t even have to think about it before saying “yes.”  Erica and Isaac share the same passion of music and Erica even runs her own live musician and disc jockey service called The Erica Berg Collective.  

Erica and Isaac had an amazing ceremony at the Old Cigar Warehouse in Greenville, SC.  This is the teaser trailer we released less than 24 hours after their wedding.  We focused on a great story that Erica’s cousin told at the reception and made that the focal point while showing some of the incredible moments from their big day.  Erica and Isaac were able to share this video the very next day with friends and family that weren’t able to make it to the wedding and it was a great treat for them to enjoy on their honeymoon.

We couldn’t have asked for a better day as it’s always a fun time when you get to spend it with friends.

Bride: Erica Berg
Groom: Isaac Cook
Ceremony Location: Old Cigar Warehouse – Greenville, SC
Reception Location: Old Cigar Warehouse – Greenville, SC
Wedding Videography: Artifice Films – Greenville, SC