Frequently Asked Questions...
WHAT IS THE SAME DAY EDIT?
The Same Day Edit is edited much like the Highlight Video – creative and artistic. The main difference is that the Same Day Edit (SDE) is produced on-location (we bring along a full-time editor) and shown at your reception just hours after your ceremony is complete. This is a huge crowd favorite.
WHAT AREAS DO YOU COVER?
We cover Southern and Central California, and we LOVE to travel! If you are planning a wedding outside of California, please give us a call. We would love to work with you!
DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE?
CAN WE CUSTOMIZE A PACKAGE BASED ON OUR SPECIFIC NEEDS?
WHAT IS DIGITAL DELIVERY?
We send you a link to download your film from a video hosting site. We will provide you with a custom link to view and download the files directly onto your computer. This allows you to receive your film as it is completed instead of having to wait for it to be completed, packaged, and shipped to you.
WHAT IS COVERAGE’?
Coverage is the amount of time we’ll be present at the event. The earlier we are there, the more time we’ll have to capture the essence of the location, the preparation and the emotion of the pre-ceremony events. It also gives us more options in the editing room and gives you a better wedding film.
WHAT IS RAW FOOTAGE?
The raw footage is all of the unedited clips from the wedding day. Raw and unedited. We transfer all of the video onto a portable hard drive, then deliver it to you to plug into your computer so that you can watch the hundreds of unedited clips.
WHAT ABOUT NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL?
We travel anywhere in the world to capture your wedding.
DO YOU CREATE A LONGER FORM FILM?
We specialize in creating short, dynamic films that tell the story of your day. We do offer a Full Ceremony Edit and Speeches Edit as an "Add-On".
WHAT KIND OF CAMERAS AND EQUIPMENT DO YOU USE? IS EVERYTHING SHOT IN HD?
We shoot with the cinematic Canon 5D Mark IV & Mark III and 7D Mark II cameras. Everything is HD.
WHAT ABOUT AUDIO?
We place a professional lav mic on the groom during the ceremony and also record the mic feed through the speakers, so that everyone standing at the alter can be heard nice and clear in the video. We also record the mic feed for the toasts and speeches.
DOES THE ENTIRE THEATER 10 TEAM COME OR JUST A FEW OF YOU?
2 Cinematographers normally. 3 for the Same Day Edits.
DO YOU HAVE BACK-UP CAMERAS IN CASE ONE BREAKS?
We have plenty of cameras – no need to worry about that.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU GET SICK?
First, we’d look to having one of the other Theater 10 team members fill in. If none are available, we have relationships with a handful of wedding cinematographers around the country that we could call on to fill in if need be.
HOW MUCH OF A DEPOSIT DO YOU REQUIRE? WHEN IS THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE?
50% non-refundable retainer due to reserve the date. Balance due 10 days prior to the wedding date.
HOW LONG DOES IT USUALLY TAKE TO GET THE FILM?
We try to have your Wedding Film posted online about 3 months after your wedding. During the busy wedding season it can sometimes take around 3-4 months.