Dickiebow Films: Northumberland Wedding Videographer | North East wedding Videographer | Newcastle Wedding Videographer
 

 

Film Investment

 

THE VISION - Your personal story

A film is more than just a recording of the day, it is an investment into a vision, one that you are going to want to watch time and time again.  It is an investment for the short term celebrations as well as for the long term legacy that you will hold forever.  

 

THE long term investment - Your heartfelt REMINISCEnce

As you creep towards your twilight years you will look back with fond memories and will appreciate more and more, how personal your film story was created.  Your facial expressions, your personalities, your body language, even your voice will seem so different that you will turn to your partner and say that you were glad you had a more personal film made.

 

THE Approach - Your Comfort with minimal fuss

My films are completely unobtrusive.  I use photography cameras and lenses and only use them during moments, so the rest of the time I look like a guest.  No huge rigs and shoulder cameras with cables and massive tripods stomping over you. Just small cameras appearing once in a while.  I want the experience of your wedding to be no different to your guests filming you walking down the isle with their cameras.

 

Your Advantage - an Art director only creates a few films a year

I can assure you that the quality, personalisation and emotion will be there for every wedding that I do.  The benefit of having a 7 year teaching and 5 year photography background means, I know my stuff and I wont be just following the photographer around all day.  Your wedding will benefit from unique storytelling, interesting compositions, and the use of light.  Your film will be methodically directed, with minimal intervention.

 

There are 2 approaches to weddings - video media or cinematic film

I have worked with dozens of videographers and I know the industry so well, I can safely say there are 2 approaches.  Cinematic film or video, or as I like to call it, Gordon Ramsey vs McDonalds.

 

The video approach: 30-200 videos a year.

90% of wedding videos on the market are created with an assembly line approach, and are generally supported by paying the venues per recommendation.  The care of your individuality is smoke and mirrors.  Key words like 'film' and 'graded' are used but you never receive that.  Your wedding is simply a clone of someone else's, check their other videos and you will soon see.  This systematic way of making your video is a very forced experience and can be awkward for guests on the day.  I would recommend getting a friend to video it over a videographer.

 

The film approach: 10-30 films a year.

10% of the market are artists like myself who prioritise the people and the art over the business amount.  I care about quality not quantity.  I design the narrative of your story from scratch and grade your films which actually takes up to 3 months to produce.  Proper filmmakers, time wise can only make 15-25 wedding films a year.  I am more understanding of your peoples needs and boundaries and I work flexibly around your day.  Its just much more comfortable and nicer for you over 8-10 hour period.   I would definitely recommend a cinematographer.  Although I do recommend having a photographer, there is a trend coming over from the USA of brides choosing cinematographers over photographers.

 

Your value - Quality products last forever

My passion for people means I want your story to make sense and feel like your own.  I also want your wedding film to work in harmony with your wedding photography.  I have worked along side so many cheaper videographers, and they miss moments and squabble with the photographer.  Your day should always be more about you and less about the suppliers.

 

reccomend the best

I'll be up front here, I love being part of a large occasion and I love to create a story in post production.  Its like being a Hollywood director but in a real world event so I just want to capture all of the emotion.  There are many cinematographers and photographers that I know throughout the world who share this same passion for storytelling.  Wherever your wedding is, if I am unavailable, I can point you in the right direction.

 

Pricing

Here at Dickiebow Films, I aim to offer something that is a bit more personalised and why I offer bespoke packages which you can custom build from the options below.

Building your perfect wedding cinematic story only takes seconds!

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Director - Paul Liddement - INDIVIDUAL CEREMONY AND SPEECH VIDEOS IN FULL - £1400

Paul has a none obtrusive and relaxed approach in telling your story. Paul works more like an art director, ensuring that he and any additional cinematographers are working in sync with your wedding. This includes working with your wedding planner in preparation and working harmoniously alongside your photographer on the day. You receive the full recording of the ceremony and speeches. Paul works with 2 cameras here to ensure that there are a variety of angles covered.

Delivered on a USB.

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5 MINUTE CINEMATIC HIGHLIGHT FILM TRAILER - £195

A film trailer like what is shown on this website. It is graded properly and designed for emotion and individuality.

Delivered on a USB and on Vimeo.

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15 - 20 MINUTE CINEMATIC HIGHLIGHT FILM - £395

A highlight film gets the same cinematic treatment as a trailer but with more content, more audio from the speeches and more care in attention to your story.

Delivered on a USB.

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1 HOUR DOCUMANTARY VIDEO - £895

A 1 hour documentary video is less on the storytelling and more on the featured footage. From start to finish, speeches, ceremony and all.

Delivered on a USB.

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ALL RAW FOOTAGE DELIVERY - £345

Whilst many things left on the cutting room floor, there is an opportunity for you to access and keep all of the raw footage to do with as you please.

Delivered on a hard drive for computer use.

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First glance pre-wedding video - £795

A pre wedding video shoot, perfect for those who want something that captures the movement, flow and sounds of the location they love.

Delivered on a USB and on Vimeo.

 

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Hello, I am Paul Liddement, the director of Dickiebowfilms.  I taught video for 7 years and I have over 230 wedding experience as a high end wedding photographer.  As an ex-teacher, my understanding of peoples needs in a group environment is an unseen factor in hiring me as your cinematic filmmaker. 

Much like Hollywood movies, my films are graded using a tried and tested method that is timeless.  

Please get in Touch I would love to hear about your wedding plans!

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