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  • The BigTime – Shoot Only
    Just as the name implies, the Shoot Only is simply that.
    Your wedding day will be professionally shot with excellent image and sound. No editing.
    Are you an expert video editor? Do you have a friend or family member who is?  You might consider hiring BigTime to shoot your video and make your own editing arrangements.  Of course you won’t get our unique style of editing, but you can save the cost now. You may also opt to have us edit for you after you’ve caught up with wedding expenses or next year as an anniversary gift!  Includes upload or transfer of camera footage to your computer. Transfer to hard drive is also available but we’ll have to charge sales tax if you live in California. (see Electronic Delivery below)
    Shoot Only Camera Coverage Options:
    A) 6 hours single camera coverage day
    + 2nd unattended ceremony camera local travel & Electronic Delivery– $1250
    B) 2 camera persons for for the first 2 hours,
    single camera person for the remaining 4 hours our “2/1”– $1550
    C) 2 camera persons
    for six hours, our “2/2”– $2100
    D) Custom coverage day.  Need a different length coverage day? We’ll quote a package for you.
  • Add $100 per additional 1/2 hour – Single Camera coverage  
  • Add $175 per additional 1/2 hour of 2 camera person coverage.


………….ADD EDITING………..

  • The BigTime Full Length Film
    A Full Length documentary-style movie with all tracks of sound mixed, multiple cameras are synced, titles, transitions and chapter segments cut to music. The ceremony, toasts and other presentations are kept in their entirety so you can re-live those events as they happened. The Full Length Film includes stylistic editing for your viewing enjoyment. Typical length of a Full Length edit is about 80 minutes depending on length of ceremony and toasts. We’re happy to share a BigTime Full Length Film for you to watch – just ask!  Finished film delivered via Google Drive – No Sales Tax on electronic delivery – Raw footage not included in editing price. 
  • Add Editing of Full Length Film to Shoot Only above:
  • $850
  • or  Custom Coverage Package Let us know if you need a different length coverage day and we will quote a package for you.   Editing prices are based on the typical amount of footage shot during your selected coverage day.
  • The BigTime Highlights
    This is an artfully edited short stand-alone film that tells the story of the wedding day -your choice of length.
    Your wedding day Highlights film is the perfect way to share your day online (on social media or privately) with family and friends. This is the ideal companion to the Full Length film which you’ll watch a few times. You’ll watch your highlights film over and over again!

    First:  Choose your Camera Coverage A, B or C  from Shoot Only above

    Choose your preferred Highlights length:
    a) Sweet Thing 3-5 minute Highlights (about 1 song) – add $600
    b) Little Gem 6-8 minute highlights (about 2 songs) add $800
    c) Mini Movie 8-10 minute highlights (about 3 songs) add $1000
    d) Blissed Out about 20 minutes – edited in the same style as a highlights add $1200

Our typical coverage day is 6 hours which is often ideal for a single location event.
For multi-location events and weddings with a First Look, you may need an extra hour or two.
For Elopements and small events you may need fewer hours.
Just ask and we’ll quote it for you.

  • Sample 6 hour Video Coverage Timeline: .
  • 3pm Getting Ready – bride puts on dress, veil, jewelry, garter, shoes, makeup touch-ups – guys doing guy things
  • 4pm Ceremony
  • 4:30 Photos/cocktails
  • 5:30 Seat Guests
  • 5:40 Announce wedding party
  • 5:45 Welcome Toast
  • 6:00 Dinner service
  • 7:00 Last toasts
  • 7:15 First Dance, Family and Wedding Party Dances (or perhaps you’ll do First dance before dinner)
  • 7:30 Open Dance Floor
  • 8:15 Cake cutting, bouquet and garter tosses
  • 8:30 Dancing continues
  • 9:00 Video Service ends

To determine your coverage needs, tell us the:

  1. Size of your group,
  2. Your ceremony and reception venue,
  3. Your ceremony time and planned meal time. With this info we can give you a sample timeline and suggest packages that will best fit your event.

Camera coverage types:

Single Camera Coverage 1/1
This is one camera person for the coverage day.
All single camera coverage packages include a primary camera person plus a 2nd unattended camera during the ceremony.

Primary camera person for the entire coverage day
2nd camera person – through ceremony (up to 2 hours)
The 2/1 is only available for Monterey/Carmel area events.
If we’re traveling to another area, we typically ride in one vehicle.

2 camera persons for the entire coverage day.
Two camera persons offer various vantage points throughout the day.
We will split up pre-ceremony, take alternate angles during the ceremony,
toasts, First dance and family dances. Especially useful for large groups.

Electronic Delivery:
Films are uploaded to the cloud or internet or transferred directly to your laptop.
Any other transfer including DVD, tape, CD, flash drive or hard drive is taxable at the rate of 8.75% unless you are
an out of state resident, in which case we are not required to charge sales tax.

*All shoot package prices are based on travel within a half hour of Monterey, CA. Travel fees may apply.