UPDATE! We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with MusicBed on a new category for the 2019 Wedding Film Awards: Best Use Of Music In A Wedding Film. The winner will be chosen by the MusicBed team and will receive a one year business subscription to MusicBed ($1,200 value!). Enter your films here by April 30th, 2019.
Each year Love Stories TV hosts The Wedding Film Awards to recognize the incredible talent within our community. Here’s everything you need to know:
- February 7 – March 31st: Nominations open
- April 12: Ballots mailed and voting begins
- April 30: Deadline to nominate films for our new category sponsored by MusicBed, “Best Use Of Music In A Wedding Film”
- May 10: Deadline to return ballots
- Mid-May: Winners of the WFAs announced live
Nominations And Voting Process
Nominations open. Films must be nominated via the online form. In order to nominate a film, you must be a filmmaker with at least one film published on lovestoriestv.com. We encourage you to nominate your own films or films of others.
February 7 – March 31 (Updated!)
Nominations and address collection. Nominations are tallied by the Love Stories TV team and the top five nominees in each category are printed on the official voting ballot. In order for a nominated film to make it on the ballot, the video page must include a description, at least 4 vendor tags, and at least 4 vibe tags. Nominated filmmakers will be contacted and have the opportunity to update their video page if the page does not meet the requirements.
Filmmakers must provide their mailing address in order to receive the official voting ballot in the mail.
Official voting ballots are mailed to filmmakers.
Deadline to nominate films for our new category sponsored by MusicBed, “Best Use Of Music In A Wedding Film.”
Deadline to return ballots back to Love Stories TV.
Winners of the Wedding Film Awards are announced live.
- Videos must be published on lovestoriestv.com by March 31, 2019 in order to be eligible for nomination.
- In order to nominate a film, a filmmaker must have at least one video published on lovestoriestv.com.
- In order for a nominated film to make it on the ballot, the video page must include a description, at least 4 vendor tags, and at least 4 vibe tags. Nominated filmmakers will be contacted and have the opportunity to update their video page if the page does not meet the requirements.
- In order to vote, a filmmaker must have at least one video on lovestoriestv.com by the date the ballots ship.
Filmmakers from the Love Stories TV community are invited to vote on the best films of the year, recognizing the dedication and craft of their peers. The People’s Choice Award is open to Love Stories TV’s entire digital audience. Here are the categories for 2019:
New! Best Use Of Music In A Wedding Film
FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR
WATCH: Bottlebrush Films
WATCH: Love Story Films
WATCH: Sculpting With Time
WATCH: The Neskes
WATCH: The Quail & The Dove
FILM OF THE YEAR
WATCH: Adam & Macarah | Stanley, Idaho | Wild Oak Films
WATCH: Maddie & Sam | Lexington, Kentucky | Happy Camper Films
WATCH: Rob & Leslie | Nashville, Tennessee | KLassey Productions
WATCH: Roxanna & Nate | Black Forest, Colorado | Olena Films
WATCH: Theresa & Steven | Houston, Texas | The Neskes
BEST ELOPEMENT OR DESTINATION WEDDING FILM
WATCH: Ana & Evan | Mexico City, Mexico | Light Cannon Films
WATCH: Ashley & David | Vik, Iceland | Veiled In Motion
WATCH: Danielle & Adam | Apulia, Italy | Sculpting With Time
WATCH: Lauren & Taylor | Saint Petersburg, Florida | Kemari Lyn Films
WATCH: Nicole & Ryan | Kalispell, Montana | Outré Cinema
BEST PROPOSAL OR ENGAGEMENT FILM
WATCH: Birgit & Mathias | Bali, Indonesia | Naxid Weddings
WATCH: Bobby & Andrea | Antigua, Guatemala | Auguro Weddings
WATCH: David & Maria | Lisbon, Portugal | Murall Films
WATCH: Harmon & Betha | Yuba City, California | Aperina Studios
WATCH: Tevin & Shivani | New York, New York | Jordan Jeanty Studios
MOST EMOTIONAL MOMENT IN A WEDDING FILM
WATCH: Chris & Mariah | Maui, Hawaii | A Little Long Distance
WATCH: Sarah + Max | Detroit, Michigan | Heart + Soul
WATCH: Kate & Joe | Chicago, Illinois | KLassey Productions
WATCH: Phanann & Josh | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Rose Candy Cinema
WATCH: Lindy & Mike | Charleston, South Carolina | Dock House Digital Videography
BEST STORYTELLING IN A WEDDING FILM
WATCH: Adam & Lowell | Healdsburg, California | Reel Eyes Media
WATCH: Jack & Jules | New South Wales, Australia | Bottlebrush Films
WATCH: Jillian & Tom | Joshua Tree, California | The Brothers Martens
WATCH: Mackenzie & Blake | Haleiwa, Hawaii | Bright Sky Weddings
WATCH: Mitch & Sammie | Montara, California | SJ Videography
MOST CREATIVE USE OF CINEMATOGRAPHY
WATCH: Ashley & Mitch | Jackson, Wyoming | Jay and Mack Films
WATCH: Brittany & Darryl | Austin, Texas | The Brothers Martens
WATCH: Emma & Dylan | Kelowna, Canada | Nick Schafer
WATCH: Lisa & Kyle | Tulum, Mexico | Love Story Films
WATCH: Sahil & Natasha | San Jose, California | Aperina Studios
BEST DRESS SHOT IN A WEDDING FILM
WATCH: Alissa & Shelton | Telluride, Colorado | Love Story Films
WATCH: Emma & Dustin | McMinnville, Oregon | Amanda Muchmore
WATCH: Kelsey & Michael | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | The Neskes
WATCH: Lizzie & Tyler | Longmont, Colorado | Warwick Adventures
WATCH: Megan & Jade | Yucca Valley, California | Jay and Mack Films
MOST EPIC VENUE IN A WEDDING FILM
WATCH: Adam & Olga | Phuket, Thailand | Sergei Checha
WATCH: Carolyn & Henry | Paris, France | Znaharchuk Films
WATCH: Eloise & Matt | Martigné-sur-Mayenne, France | 3 Petits Points
WATCH: Mia & Joey | Yosemite West, California | The Quail & The Dove
WATCH: Morgan & Michael | Pezze di Greco, Italy | Innar Hunt Films
People’s Choice Award
We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s winners will receive prizes from MusicBed, B&H Photo, Manfrotto, and Archaius Creative in addition to promotion of the winning films and filmmakers across Love Stories TV’s site and social channels during the course of the year. In addition the winning films and filmmakers will be published in spring/summer print and digital issues of Rangefinder Magazine and Love Inc. Magazine.
Get In Touch
For questions regarding the nomination and voting process, please contact email@example.com.
For sponsorship inquires, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For press inquires, please reach out to email@example.com.
See the winners of the 2018 Wedding Film Awards here.