Love Stories TV invites the world’s most visionary wedding filmmakers to share the epic love stories they have captured this year by submitting selected work to our Wedding Film Awards. Now in its sixth year, the Wedding Film Awards showcases excellence in the wedding film industry. This year, we awarded more than $10,000 in cash prizes across 12 categories. Submissions have officially closed for the 2022 competition, however we invite you to watch the Awards Party where all winners were revealed.

Categories

Film Of the Year
Winner Prize: $2,000
The prestigious Film of the Year award is for the film that exemplifies the best of the best of our industry in unforgettable and compelling ways that leave an impression on the filmmaker community. This award defines excellence.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. A voting form with a list of the finalists will be sent to all filmmakers with an active Love Stories TV channel. Each member of the Love Stories TV Filmmaker community will be able to select the film they believe should win Film Of the Year. The filmmaker with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Filmmaker of the Year
Winner Prize: $2,000
Awarded to a filmmaker whose total body of work is not only consistently best in the field, but also pushes the boundaries in a way that sets trends for the rest of the industry and serves as an inspiration for your fellow filmmakers.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel.
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. A voting form with a list of the finalists will be sent to all filmmakers with an active Love Stories TV channel. Each member of the Love Stories TV Filmmaker community will be able to select the filmmaker they believe should win Filmmaker of the Year. The filmmaker with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
People's Choice
Winner Prize: $1,000 (Filmmaker), $1,000 (Newlyweds)
Both filmmakers and newlyweds are invited to submit to this category, created to celebrate the team effort behind a winning film that captures the imagination of the audience. An influential and engaging couple, strong aesthetic, and dedicated vendor team are key.
Eligibility
The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
Finalists will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. The winner in this category will then be chosen by popular vote. Filmmakers, vendors and the couple will have the opportunity to share the voting link with their followers. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Love Story of the Year
Winner Prize: $500
This award is for the film that most effectively captures the wedding couple’s one-of-a-kind romance, including how they met, the wins and challenges they faced, the friends and family who have shared in their journey and what makes their wedding day so meaningful.
Eligibility
Entries must include a Love Story. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Love Story, Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Best Social Edit
Winner Prize: $500
Editing a film that captures viewers and distills a full video into a coherent narrative for social media is an art unto itself. The winning film in this category will deliver a viral-worth video for TikTok, Instagram, or other platforms.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Captures the viewer’s attention (cold open), Edited specifically for social, Proven social performance, Emotion, Creativity, Lighting, Music and 'Wow Factor'.
Best International Film
Winner Prize: $500
Designed to celebrate global wedding traditions, this category is open to films captured outside of the U.S. by a non US-based filmmaker that captures a wedding in a thrilling and inspiring way. Non-english speaking films are welcome.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must be based outside the United States. The winning film must have taken place outside the United States. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have at least 5 vendor tags (if applicable).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Best Intimate Wedding
Winner Prize: $500
Weddings with limited guests and elopements took center stage this year, making films of the event even more important for sharing with loved ones—the winning film in this category showcase all the emotion, romance, and inspiration of an intimate affair.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Best New Filmmaker
Winner Prize: $500
We're always looking for up-and-coming talent. This category is designed to recognize a fresh filmmaker on the scene who has nonetheless demonstrated exceptional filmmaking skills and pushed the creative envelope in our industry.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must be in business for less than 3 years. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel.
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films on their respective lovestoriestv.com business pages and will vote for one filmmaker each. The filmmaker with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.
Best Fashion
Winner Prize: $500
Not to contradict Coco Chanel, but dress impeccably and they most certainly do remember the dress, tux, or shoes. This award recognizes the film that perfectly captures how fashion sets the tone for a wedding: from Bohemian to sharply tailored—and everything in between.
Eligibility
The winning film must tag the dress and suit designer. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Fashion, Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation
Best LGBTQ+ Wedding
Winner Prize: $500
Love is love—and while every couple is eligible to win any Wedding Film Award, this award is specifically designed to spotlight the inspiring love of our LGBTQ+ couples through a film that is as timeless as it is alluring.
Eligibility
The winning couple must identify as LGBTQ+. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation
Best Music
Winner Prize: $500
A great soundtrack is crucial to delivering a film that captures our emotions. The winning film will employ music to take the content from great to exceptional through a transcendent audio journey using music to both set the mood and capture the spirit of the wedding celebration.
Eligibility
The music included in the submission must be licensed by the filmmaker. The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation
Best Moment
Winner Prize: $500
Every memorable wedding film has a moment—sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, often unplanned—that lives on long after the special day. The Best Moment award lauds the film that best captures that one magical moment that transcends all others.
Eligibility
The winning filmmaker must have at least 5 films on their Love Stories TV channel. The winning film must have 5 vendor tags (if applicable). Entries must include a Love Story. The film must feature a real couple (no styled shoots).
Voting
The finalists in this category will be selected by the Love Stories TV team. Our panel of judges will review the finalists' films and vote for one film each. The film with the most votes will win.
Selection Criteria
Cinematography, Editing, Creativity, Storytelling, Lighting, Music, Emotion, “Wow Factor” and Viewer Captivation.

Win Over $10,000 in Cash!

The Love Stories TV Wedding Film Awards honors artistry, innovation and the ability of filmmakers to engage viewers with the unique love stories of their clients. In recognition of the fact that a great film can only happen when research, planning, relationship building, vision and editing are in perfect harmony, we are constantly evolving our submission categories to reflect the breadth of work that is being produced in our industry all over the world. In our sixth year, we award and celebrate filmmakers across twelve distinct categories in recognition of their outstanding work.

Rules

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Awards Eligibility
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Video Eligibility
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Finalists Determined
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Submission Deadline
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Winner's Selection

Awards Eligibility

Please see individual award categories for eligibility requirements.

You will only be eligible for awards by submitting via your personal dashboard on this site, there is no other entry mechanism.

You are able to submit for as many award categories as you would like. You are also able to submit as many films as you would like per category.

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FAQ

Who may enter the awards?
Is there a fee to enter the awards?
How do I enter the awards?
When will the winners be announced?
Can I enter if I live outside the United States?
How are the entries judged?
What if my video does not have 5 vendors tagged?
What is Love Stories TV?
How can I benefit from having my work on lovestoriestv.com?
Do you have further questions?
Email the Love Stories TV team at videos@lovestoriestv.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours or less.

Terms & Conditions

Contest Period
Eligibility
How To Enter
Entry Guidelines
Judging
Prizes
Winner Notification & Verification

Judges

Matt Johnson
Who Is Matt?
Yossuana Aguilar
Yossuana Films
Jessica Mertz
Honey Fox Films
Henry Saint-Jean
Piximpress
Andrew Abajian
Andrew James Abajian
Jennette Kruszka
Kleinfeld
Tabitha Mason
Zingermans
Alex Baca-Rodriguez
Belle The Magazine
Samantha Roberts
Maroo
Brittny Drye
Love Inc.
Nadine Tacorian Arzerounian
Tacori
Landon Cox
Musicbed
José Rolón
José Rolón events

Finalists

Film Of the Year

  • Van + Madeline | Joshua Tree, CA

    V

    Viby Creative
    Vietnamese
    Elopement
    Boho
  • Alex + Mauricio | Pawhuska, OK
    31Films
    Groom Reaction
    Sibling Speech
    Romantic
  • Franki + Brock | Elkhorn, WI
    The Quail & The Dove
    Fun
    Modern
    Summer Camp
  • Shamarah + Tyler | Phoenix, AZ
    Bottlebrush Films
    Fun
  • Megan + Michael | Pacific City, OR

    F

    Films By Madeleine
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Earthy
  • Chase + Allen | Phuket, Thailand
    Chasing Film Productions
    Gay
    Elopement
    Tropical
  • Mel + Brian | Los Angeles, CA

    J

    Jay And Mack Films
    Sparkler Exit
    Family Member Officiant
    Elegant
  • Macy + Blake | Florida, United States
    Blnk Films
    Christian
    Dad Moment
    Wedding Party Speeches

People's Choice

  • Isaac + Allison | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Wild Oak Films
    Destination
    Boho
  • Jillian + Marty | Joshua Tree, CA
    The Quail & The Dove
    Fun
    Modern
    Glam
  • Ty + Hayley | Clifton, TX

    7

    718 Creative
  • Brooke + Nick | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

    R

    Reel Eyes Media
    Elegant
  • Kacey + Joe | Charleston, SC
    Palmetto Wedding Films
  • Natalie + Harley | Draper, UT
    Lexi Rabelo Films
    Lesbian
    LGBTQ+
  • Jaime + Terrell | Tucson, AZ

    J

    Joy Filmz
    Emotional Vows
    Classic
    Intimate
  • Sunny + Satnam | Los Angeles, CA
    Balerina Films
  • Keeley + Scott | Mineral Wells, TX

    G

    Graphic Formation Films
    Elegant
  • Aaron + Sophia | Savannah, GA
    Square City Productions
    Fun
    Modern
    Urban

Love Story of the Year

  • Lisa + Josh | Strath Creek, Victoria, Australia
    Bottlebrush Films
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Groom Speech
    Fun
  • Margi + Andrew | Houston, TX

    7

    718 Creative
  • Hanna + Jerod | Louisville, KY
    Slye Films
  • Eliza + Greg | Sea Island, GA

    O

    OneWeddings Films
  • McCaulley + Joe | Guatemala
    Rodrigo Zadro Films
    Emotional Vows
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Intimate
  • Mary + Greg | Seattle, WA

    T

    The Neskes
    American
    Emotional Vows
    Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Best Social Edit

  • Tori + Ryan | Charleston, SC
    Palmetto Wedding Films
  • Sasha + Harsh | Connecticut, United States
    Park Street Weddings
  • Ellen + Nathan | Missouri, United States
    The Youngs Photo + Film
  • Lisa + Kevin | Desert Hot Springs, CA
    The Quail & The Dove
    Elegant
    Fun
    Modern
  • Ashlyn + Jason | Arizona, United States

    E

    Elephant Memories
    Multicultural
    Dad Moment
    Kids In Ceremony
  • Kara + John | Miami, FL

    K

    Kaco Films
    Modern
    Destination
    New Year's Eve Love Stories
  • Whitney + Bryan | Mansfield, TX
    BSR Wedding Films
  • Frank + Tia | Mount Joy, PA
    Dukes Films
    Traditional

Best International Film

  • Victoria + Akash | Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Y

    Yossuana Films
  • Emiliano + Matteo | Portugal

    W

    Wedding Soul
    Civil
    Gay
    Destination
  • Tim + Theresa | Norway

    M

    Maru Films
    Christian
    Romantic
    Destination
  • Nadine + Nathan | Red Hill, Victoria, Australia
    Once and for all
    Earthy
  • Elopement Oyu + Eri | Mexico
    The Cinelums
    Romantic
    Elopement
    LGBTQ+
  • Rose + Jacob | Iceland

    K

    Kaco Films
    Icelandic
    Romantic
    Intimate
  • Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
    Rodrigo Zadro Films
    Arabic
    Sparkler Exit
    Elegant
  • Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
    Marco De Nigris Weddings
    Portuguese
    Elegant
    Black Weddings

Best Intimate Wedding

  • Christiana + Zack | McKinney, TX
    Bess Ophelia Films
    Christian
    Emotional Vows
    Groom Reaction
  • Shelby + Cody | Iceland
    Films By Stanton
    Adventurous
    Elopement
  • Kathryn + David | Utah, United States

    J

    Jared Wortley Films
  • April + Jeron | Sedona, AZ
    Camryn Bradshaw Films
    Intimate
    Adventurous
    Elopement
  • Sandra + Laurit | Redmond, WA

    E

    Emerald Media
    Elopement
    Forest Wedding
  • Kaila + Michael | Flinders, Victoria, Australia

    M

    Moment Seeker Films
  • Melissa + Adam | Leavenworth, WA

    G

    Green Attic Films
    Emotional Vows
    Elopement
    Mountain
  • Olivia + Matt | Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

    D

    Dear Darling Films
    Emotional Vows
    Adventurous
    Elopement

Best Fashion

  • shelby + sean | Montverde, FL

    A

    Adam Lora
    Elegant
    Classic
    Vineyard
  • Khiari + Curtis | Miami, FL
    Iris Films
    Romantic
    Elegant
    Traditional
  • Pari + Hamed | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Lumina Weddings and Events Inc.
    Persian
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Christopher + Jeremy | Miami, FL

    M

    Modern Love Productions
    Romantic
    Elegant
    Luxury
  • Makeda + Thomas | Poitiers, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
    3 Petits Points
    American
    Multicultural
    First Dance
  • Melody + Derek | San Luis Obispo, CA

    E

    Edgar Anthony Films
  • Neha + Amit | Temecula, CA
    Balerina Films
    Indian
    Hindu
    Wedding Ceremony Ideas
  • Charlotte + Roger | Los Angeles, CA
    Dock House Digital
    Jewish
    Modern
    Luxury

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

  • Lyndsey + Aisha | Pasco, WA
    Bél Zév Films
    Lesbian
    LGBTQ+
    Backyard Wedding
  • Heather + Kelly | Houston, TX
    The Drakes
  • Bastian + Zayne | Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
    Bottlebrush Films
    Gay
    Fun
    Rustic
  • Pony + Lili | Hinesburg, VT
    StopGoLove
    Lesbian
    Intimate
    Quirky
  • Lux + Matt | Iceland
    Daniel Notcake Photography & Videography
    Gay
  • Jonathan + George | San Juan Capistrano, CA

    J

    Jay And Mack Films
    Gay
    Groom Reaction
    Contemporary
  • Curtis + Darrin | Iceland

    K

    Kaco Films
    Icelandic
    Gay
    Romantic
  • Nitooli + Sam | Stillwater, MN
    Wildwood Films
    Multicultural
    Native American
    Lesbian

Best Music

  • Ray + Cass | New York, United States

    J

    Jordan Jeanty Studios
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Elopement
  • Randal + Victoria | French Polynesia

    F

    Foolishly Rushing In
    Destination
    Adventurous
    Tropical
  • Miral + Jaymin | Houston, TX
    The Drakes
  • Adriaan + Brittany | Santa Fe, NM
    Bastion Wedding Films
    Boho
  • Sonia + Rahul | Durham, NC
    Weddings by Nato
  • Alayna + Taylor | Big Sky, MT
    Seven Foot Films
  • Taylor + Dylan | Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

    S

    Sonnet & Song Wedding Films
    Boho
    Outdoor Wedding
  • Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
    Marco De Nigris Weddings
    Portuguese
    Elegant
    Black Weddings

Best Moment

  • Chad + Audra | Vincennes, IN
    Sea Jay Films
    Catholic
    Christian
    American
  • Katie + Kendall | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

    C

    Cinematic Touch
  • Jamee + Polo | Cannon Beach, OR
    CinemaStory Wedding Films
    Destination
    Elopement
  • Sierra + Lucas | Nashville, TN

    B

    Brandon Rice Films
  • Madison + Harrison | Cleveland, GA

    O

    OneWeddings Films
  • Caroline + Drew | Columbia, SC
    Recollective Films
    Spiritual
    Romantic
    Garden Wedding
  • Stephanie + Erik | Canby, OR
    Jimmy Shin Films
  • Leah + Nathan | Iowa City, IA
    K. LaFleur Films
    Dad Moment
    Groom Reaction
    Family Member Officiant

Film Of the Year

Van + Madeline | Joshua Tree, CA

V

Viby Creative
Vietnamese
Elopement
Boho
Alex + Mauricio | Pawhuska, OK
31Films
Groom Reaction
Sibling Speech
Romantic
Franki + Brock | Elkhorn, WI
The Quail & The Dove
Fun
Modern
Summer Camp
Shamarah + Tyler | Phoenix, AZ
Bottlebrush Films
Fun
Megan + Michael | Pacific City, OR

F

Films By Madeleine
Romantic
Intimate
Earthy
Chase + Allen | Phuket, Thailand
Chasing Film Productions
Gay
Elopement
Tropical
Mel + Brian | Los Angeles, CA

J

Jay And Mack Films
Sparkler Exit
Family Member Officiant
Elegant
Macy + Blake | Florida, United States
Blnk Films
Christian
Dad Moment
Wedding Party Speeches

People's Choice

Isaac + Allison | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Wild Oak Films
Destination
Boho
Jillian + Marty | Joshua Tree, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Fun
Modern
Glam
Ty + Hayley | Clifton, TX

7

718 Creative
Brooke + Nick | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

R

Reel Eyes Media
Elegant
Kacey + Joe | Charleston, SC
Palmetto Wedding Films
Natalie + Harley | Draper, UT
Lexi Rabelo Films
Lesbian
LGBTQ+
Jaime + Terrell | Tucson, AZ

J

Joy Filmz
Emotional Vows
Classic
Intimate
Sunny + Satnam | Los Angeles, CA
Balerina Films
Keeley + Scott | Mineral Wells, TX

G

Graphic Formation Films
Elegant
Aaron + Sophia | Savannah, GA
Square City Productions
Fun
Modern
Urban

Love Story of the Year

Lisa + Josh | Strath Creek, Victoria, Australia
Bottlebrush Films
Wedding Party Speeches
Groom Speech
Fun
Margi + Andrew | Houston, TX

7

718 Creative
Hanna + Jerod | Louisville, KY
Slye Films
Eliza + Greg | Sea Island, GA

O

OneWeddings Films
McCaulley + Joe | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Emotional Vows
Wedding Party Speeches
Intimate
Mary + Greg | Seattle, WA

T

The Neskes
American
Emotional Vows
Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Best Social Edit

Tori + Ryan | Charleston, SC
Palmetto Wedding Films
Sasha + Harsh | Connecticut, United States
Park Street Weddings
Ellen + Nathan | Missouri, United States
The Youngs Photo + Film
Lisa + Kevin | Desert Hot Springs, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Elegant
Fun
Modern
Ashlyn + Jason | Arizona, United States

E

Elephant Memories
Multicultural
Dad Moment
Kids In Ceremony
Kara + John | Miami, FL

K

Kaco Films
Modern
Destination
New Year's Eve Love Stories
Whitney + Bryan | Mansfield, TX
BSR Wedding Films
Frank + Tia | Mount Joy, PA
Dukes Films
Traditional

Best International Film

Victoria + Akash | Quintana Roo, Mexico

Y

Yossuana Films
Emiliano + Matteo | Portugal

W

Wedding Soul
Civil
Gay
Destination
Tim + Theresa | Norway

M

Maru Films
Christian
Romantic
Destination
Nadine + Nathan | Red Hill, Victoria, Australia
Once and for all
Earthy
Elopement Oyu + Eri | Mexico
The Cinelums
Romantic
Elopement
LGBTQ+
Rose + Jacob | Iceland

K

Kaco Films
Icelandic
Romantic
Intimate
Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Arabic
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Portuguese
Elegant
Black Weddings

Best Intimate Wedding

Christiana + Zack | McKinney, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Christian
Emotional Vows
Groom Reaction
Shelby + Cody | Iceland
Films By Stanton
Adventurous
Elopement
Kathryn + David | Utah, United States

J

Jared Wortley Films
April + Jeron | Sedona, AZ
Camryn Bradshaw Films
Intimate
Adventurous
Elopement
Sandra + Laurit | Redmond, WA

E

Emerald Media
Elopement
Forest Wedding
Kaila + Michael | Flinders, Victoria, Australia

M

Moment Seeker Films
Melissa + Adam | Leavenworth, WA

G

Green Attic Films
Emotional Vows
Elopement
Mountain
Olivia + Matt | Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

D

Dear Darling Films
Emotional Vows
Adventurous
Elopement

Best Fashion

shelby + sean | Montverde, FL

A

Adam Lora
Elegant
Classic
Vineyard
Khiari + Curtis | Miami, FL
Iris Films
Romantic
Elegant
Traditional
Pari + Hamed | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Lumina Weddings and Events Inc.
Persian
Romantic
Elegant
Christopher + Jeremy | Miami, FL

M

Modern Love Productions
Romantic
Elegant
Luxury
Makeda + Thomas | Poitiers, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
3 Petits Points
American
Multicultural
First Dance
Melody + Derek | San Luis Obispo, CA

E

Edgar Anthony Films
Neha + Amit | Temecula, CA
Balerina Films
Indian
Hindu
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Charlotte + Roger | Los Angeles, CA
Dock House Digital
Jewish
Modern
Luxury

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

Lyndsey + Aisha | Pasco, WA
Bél Zév Films
Lesbian
LGBTQ+
Backyard Wedding
Heather + Kelly | Houston, TX
The Drakes
Bastian + Zayne | Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
Bottlebrush Films
Gay
Fun
Rustic
Pony + Lili | Hinesburg, VT
StopGoLove
Lesbian
Intimate
Quirky
Lux + Matt | Iceland
Daniel Notcake Photography & Videography
Gay
Jonathan + George | San Juan Capistrano, CA

J

Jay And Mack Films
Gay
Groom Reaction
Contemporary
Curtis + Darrin | Iceland

K

Kaco Films
Icelandic
Gay
Romantic
Nitooli + Sam | Stillwater, MN
Wildwood Films
Multicultural
Native American
Lesbian

Best Music

Ray + Cass | New York, United States

J

Jordan Jeanty Studios
Romantic
Intimate
Elopement
Randal + Victoria | French Polynesia

F

Foolishly Rushing In
Destination
Adventurous
Tropical
Miral + Jaymin | Houston, TX
The Drakes
Adriaan + Brittany | Santa Fe, NM
Bastion Wedding Films
Boho
Sonia + Rahul | Durham, NC
Weddings by Nato
Alayna + Taylor | Big Sky, MT
Seven Foot Films
Taylor + Dylan | Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

S

Sonnet & Song Wedding Films
Boho
Outdoor Wedding
Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Portuguese
Elegant
Black Weddings

Best Moment

Chad + Audra | Vincennes, IN
Sea Jay Films
Catholic
Christian
American
Katie + Kendall | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

C

Cinematic Touch
Jamee + Polo | Cannon Beach, OR
CinemaStory Wedding Films
Destination
Elopement
Sierra + Lucas | Nashville, TN

B

Brandon Rice Films
Madison + Harrison | Cleveland, GA

O

OneWeddings Films
Caroline + Drew | Columbia, SC
Recollective Films
Spiritual
Romantic
Garden Wedding
Stephanie + Erik | Canby, OR
Jimmy Shin Films
Leah + Nathan | Iowa City, IA
K. LaFleur Films
Dad Moment
Groom Reaction
Family Member Officiant

Film Of the Year

Van + Madeline | Joshua Tree, CA

V

Viby Creative
Vietnamese
Elopement
Boho
Alex + Mauricio | Pawhuska, OK
31Films
Groom Reaction
Sibling Speech
Romantic
Franki + Brock | Elkhorn, WI
The Quail & The Dove
Fun
Modern
Summer Camp
Shamarah + Tyler | Phoenix, AZ
Bottlebrush Films
Fun
Megan + Michael | Pacific City, OR

F

Films By Madeleine
Romantic
Intimate
Earthy
Chase + Allen | Phuket, Thailand
Chasing Film Productions
Gay
Elopement
Tropical
Mel + Brian | Los Angeles, CA

J

Jay And Mack Films
Sparkler Exit
Family Member Officiant
Elegant
Macy + Blake | Florida, United States
Blnk Films
Christian
Dad Moment
Wedding Party Speeches

People's Choice

Isaac + Allison | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Wild Oak Films
Destination
Boho
Jillian + Marty | Joshua Tree, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Fun
Modern
Glam
Ty + Hayley | Clifton, TX

7

718 Creative
Brooke + Nick | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

R

Reel Eyes Media
Elegant
Kacey + Joe | Charleston, SC
Palmetto Wedding Films
Natalie + Harley | Draper, UT
Lexi Rabelo Films
Lesbian
LGBTQ+
Jaime + Terrell | Tucson, AZ

J

Joy Filmz
Emotional Vows
Classic
Intimate
Sunny + Satnam | Los Angeles, CA
Balerina Films
Keeley + Scott | Mineral Wells, TX

G

Graphic Formation Films
Elegant
Aaron + Sophia | Savannah, GA
Square City Productions
Fun
Modern
Urban

Love Story of the Year

Lisa + Josh | Strath Creek, Victoria, Australia
Bottlebrush Films
Wedding Party Speeches
Groom Speech
Fun
Margi + Andrew | Houston, TX

7

718 Creative
Hanna + Jerod | Louisville, KY
Slye Films
Eliza + Greg | Sea Island, GA

O

OneWeddings Films
McCaulley + Joe | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Emotional Vows
Wedding Party Speeches
Intimate
Mary + Greg | Seattle, WA

T

The Neskes
American
Emotional Vows
Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Best Social Edit

Tori + Ryan | Charleston, SC
Palmetto Wedding Films
Sasha + Harsh | Connecticut, United States
Park Street Weddings
Ellen + Nathan | Missouri, United States
The Youngs Photo + Film
Lisa + Kevin | Desert Hot Springs, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Elegant
Fun
Modern
Ashlyn + Jason | Arizona, United States

E

Elephant Memories
Multicultural
Dad Moment
Kids In Ceremony
Kara + John | Miami, FL

K

Kaco Films
Modern
Destination
New Year's Eve Love Stories
Whitney + Bryan | Mansfield, TX
BSR Wedding Films
Frank + Tia | Mount Joy, PA
Dukes Films
Traditional

Best International Film

Victoria + Akash | Quintana Roo, Mexico

Y

Yossuana Films
Emiliano + Matteo | Portugal

W

Wedding Soul
Civil
Gay
Destination
Tim + Theresa | Norway

M

Maru Films
Christian
Romantic
Destination
Nadine + Nathan | Red Hill, Victoria, Australia
Once and for all
Earthy
Elopement Oyu + Eri | Mexico
The Cinelums
Romantic
Elopement
LGBTQ+
Rose + Jacob | Iceland

K

Kaco Films
Icelandic
Romantic
Intimate
Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Arabic
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Portuguese
Elegant
Black Weddings

Best Intimate Wedding

Christiana + Zack | McKinney, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Christian
Emotional Vows
Groom Reaction
Shelby + Cody | Iceland
Films By Stanton
Adventurous
Elopement
Kathryn + David | Utah, United States

J

Jared Wortley Films
April + Jeron | Sedona, AZ
Camryn Bradshaw Films
Intimate
Adventurous
Elopement
Sandra + Laurit | Redmond, WA

E

Emerald Media
Elopement
Forest Wedding
Kaila + Michael | Flinders, Victoria, Australia

M

Moment Seeker Films
Melissa + Adam | Leavenworth, WA

G

Green Attic Films
Emotional Vows
Elopement
Mountain
Olivia + Matt | Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

D

Dear Darling Films
Emotional Vows
Adventurous
Elopement

Best Fashion

shelby + sean | Montverde, FL

A

Adam Lora
Elegant
Classic
Vineyard
Khiari + Curtis | Miami, FL
Iris Films
Romantic
Elegant
Traditional
Pari + Hamed | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Lumina Weddings and Events Inc.
Persian
Romantic
Elegant
Christopher + Jeremy | Miami, FL

M

Modern Love Productions
Romantic
Elegant
Luxury
Makeda + Thomas | Poitiers, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
3 Petits Points
American
Multicultural
First Dance
Melody + Derek | San Luis Obispo, CA

E

Edgar Anthony Films
Neha + Amit | Temecula, CA
Balerina Films
Indian
Hindu
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Charlotte + Roger | Los Angeles, CA
Dock House Digital
Jewish
Modern
Luxury

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

Lyndsey + Aisha | Pasco, WA
Bél Zév Films
Lesbian
LGBTQ+
Backyard Wedding
Heather + Kelly | Houston, TX
The Drakes
Bastian + Zayne | Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
Bottlebrush Films
Gay
Fun
Rustic
Pony + Lili | Hinesburg, VT
StopGoLove
Lesbian
Intimate
Quirky
Lux + Matt | Iceland
Daniel Notcake Photography & Videography
Gay
Jonathan + George | San Juan Capistrano, CA

J

Jay And Mack Films
Gay
Groom Reaction
Contemporary
Curtis + Darrin | Iceland

K

Kaco Films
Icelandic
Gay
Romantic
Nitooli + Sam | Stillwater, MN
Wildwood Films
Multicultural
Native American
Lesbian

Best Music

Ray + Cass | New York, United States

J

Jordan Jeanty Studios
Romantic
Intimate
Elopement
Randal + Victoria | French Polynesia

F

Foolishly Rushing In
Destination
Adventurous
Tropical
Miral + Jaymin | Houston, TX
The Drakes
Adriaan + Brittany | Santa Fe, NM
Bastion Wedding Films
Boho
Sonia + Rahul | Durham, NC
Weddings by Nato
Alayna + Taylor | Big Sky, MT
Seven Foot Films
Taylor + Dylan | Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

S

Sonnet & Song Wedding Films
Boho
Outdoor Wedding
Peterson + Maria | Lago, Braga, Portugal
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Portuguese
Elegant
Black Weddings

Best Moment

Chad + Audra | Vincennes, IN
Sea Jay Films
Catholic
Christian
American
Katie + Kendall | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

C

Cinematic Touch
Jamee + Polo | Cannon Beach, OR
CinemaStory Wedding Films
Destination
Elopement
Sierra + Lucas | Nashville, TN

B

Brandon Rice Films
Madison + Harrison | Cleveland, GA

O

OneWeddings Films
Caroline + Drew | Columbia, SC
Recollective Films
Spiritual
Romantic
Garden Wedding
Stephanie + Erik | Canby, OR
Jimmy Shin Films
Leah + Nathan | Iowa City, IA
K. LaFleur Films
Dad Moment
Groom Reaction
Family Member Officiant

Winners

Macy & Blake in Florida
by Blnk Films
The prestigious Film of the Year award is for the film that exemplifies the best of the best of our industry in unforgettable and compelling ways that leave an impression on the filmmaker community. This award defines excellence.
Films By Stanton
Awarded to a filmmaker whose total body of work is not only consistently best in the field, but also pushes the boundaries in a way that sets trends for the rest of the industry and serves as an inspiration for your fellow filmmakers.
Isaac & Allison in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Wild Oak Films
Both filmmakers and newlyweds are invited to submit to this category, created to celebrate the team effort behind a winning film that captures the imagination of the audience. An influential and engaging couple, strong aesthetic, and dedicated vendor team are key.

O

Eliza & Greg in Sea Island, GA
by OneWeddings Films
This award is for the film that most effectively captures the wedding couple’s one-of-a-kind romance, including how they met, the wins and challenges they faced, the friends and family who have shared in their journey and what makes their wedding day so meaningful.
Ellen & Nathan in Missouri
by The Youngs Photo + Film
Editing a film that captures viewers and distills a full video into a coherent narrative for social media is an art unto itself. The winning film in this category will deliver a viral-worth video for TikTok, Instagram, or other platforms.

M

Tim & Theresa in Norway
by Maru Films
Designed to celebrate global wedding traditions, this category is open to films captured outside of the U.S. by a non US-based filmmaker that captures a wedding in a thrilling and inspiring way. Non-english speaking films are welcome.
Shelby & Cody in Iceland
by Films By Stanton
Weddings with limited guests and elopements took center stage this year, making films of the event even more important for sharing with loved ones—the winning film in this category showcase all the emotion, romance, and inspiration of an intimate affair.

M

Masterson Media
We're always looking for up-and-coming talent. This category is designed to recognize a fresh filmmaker on the scene who has nonetheless demonstrated exceptional filmmaking skills and pushed the creative envelope in our industry.
Neha & Amit in Temecula, CA
by Balerina Films
Not to contradict Coco Chanel, but dress impeccably and they most certainly do remember the dress, tux, or shoes. This award recognizes the film that perfectly captures how fashion sets the tone for a wedding: from Bohemian to sharply tailored—and everything in between.
Heather & Kelly in Houston, TX
by The Drakes
Love is love—and while every couple is eligible to win any Wedding Film Award, this award is specifically designed to spotlight the inspiring love of our LGBTQ+ couples through a film that is as timeless as it is alluring.
Adriaan & Brittany in Santa Fe, NM
by Bastion Wedding Films
A great soundtrack is crucial to delivering a film that captures our emotions. The winning film will employ music to take the content from great to exceptional through a transcendent audio journey using music to both set the mood and capture the spirit of the wedding celebration.

C

Katie & Kendall in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Cinematic Touch
Every memorable wedding film has a moment—sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, often unplanned—that lives on long after the special day. The Best Moment award lauds the film that best captures that one magical moment that transcends all others.
Macy & Blake in Florida
by Blnk Films
The prestigious Film of the Year award is for the film that exemplifies the best of the best of our industry in unforgettable and compelling ways that leave an impression on the filmmaker community. This award defines excellence.
Films By Stanton
Awarded to a filmmaker whose total body of work is not only consistently best in the field, but also pushes the boundaries in a way that sets trends for the rest of the industry and serves as an inspiration for your fellow filmmakers.
Isaac & Allison in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Wild Oak Films
Both filmmakers and newlyweds are invited to submit to this category, created to celebrate the team effort behind a winning film that captures the imagination of the audience. An influential and engaging couple, strong aesthetic, and dedicated vendor team are key.

O

Eliza & Greg in Sea Island, GA
by OneWeddings Films
This award is for the film that most effectively captures the wedding couple’s one-of-a-kind romance, including how they met, the wins and challenges they faced, the friends and family who have shared in their journey and what makes their wedding day so meaningful.
Ellen & Nathan in Missouri
by The Youngs Photo + Film
Editing a film that captures viewers and distills a full video into a coherent narrative for social media is an art unto itself. The winning film in this category will deliver a viral-worth video for TikTok, Instagram, or other platforms.

M

Tim & Theresa in Norway
by Maru Films
Designed to celebrate global wedding traditions, this category is open to films captured outside of the U.S. by a non US-based filmmaker that captures a wedding in a thrilling and inspiring way. Non-english speaking films are welcome.
Shelby & Cody in Iceland
by Films By Stanton
Weddings with limited guests and elopements took center stage this year, making films of the event even more important for sharing with loved ones—the winning film in this category showcase all the emotion, romance, and inspiration of an intimate affair.

M

Masterson Media
We're always looking for up-and-coming talent. This category is designed to recognize a fresh filmmaker on the scene who has nonetheless demonstrated exceptional filmmaking skills and pushed the creative envelope in our industry.
Neha & Amit in Temecula, CA
by Balerina Films
Not to contradict Coco Chanel, but dress impeccably and they most certainly do remember the dress, tux, or shoes. This award recognizes the film that perfectly captures how fashion sets the tone for a wedding: from Bohemian to sharply tailored—and everything in between.
Heather & Kelly in Houston, TX
by The Drakes
Love is love—and while every couple is eligible to win any Wedding Film Award, this award is specifically designed to spotlight the inspiring love of our LGBTQ+ couples through a film that is as timeless as it is alluring.
Adriaan & Brittany in Santa Fe, NM
by Bastion Wedding Films
A great soundtrack is crucial to delivering a film that captures our emotions. The winning film will employ music to take the content from great to exceptional through a transcendent audio journey using music to both set the mood and capture the spirit of the wedding celebration.

C

Katie & Kendall in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Cinematic Touch
Every memorable wedding film has a moment—sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, often unplanned—that lives on long after the special day. The Best Moment award lauds the film that best captures that one magical moment that transcends all others.
Macy & Blake in Florida
by Blnk Films
The prestigious Film of the Year award is for the film that exemplifies the best of the best of our industry in unforgettable and compelling ways that leave an impression on the filmmaker community. This award defines excellence.
Films By Stanton
Awarded to a filmmaker whose total body of work is not only consistently best in the field, but also pushes the boundaries in a way that sets trends for the rest of the industry and serves as an inspiration for your fellow filmmakers.
Isaac & Allison in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Wild Oak Films
Both filmmakers and newlyweds are invited to submit to this category, created to celebrate the team effort behind a winning film that captures the imagination of the audience. An influential and engaging couple, strong aesthetic, and dedicated vendor team are key.

O

Eliza & Greg in Sea Island, GA
by OneWeddings Films
This award is for the film that most effectively captures the wedding couple’s one-of-a-kind romance, including how they met, the wins and challenges they faced, the friends and family who have shared in their journey and what makes their wedding day so meaningful.
Ellen & Nathan in Missouri
by The Youngs Photo + Film
Editing a film that captures viewers and distills a full video into a coherent narrative for social media is an art unto itself. The winning film in this category will deliver a viral-worth video for TikTok, Instagram, or other platforms.

M

Tim & Theresa in Norway
by Maru Films
Designed to celebrate global wedding traditions, this category is open to films captured outside of the U.S. by a non US-based filmmaker that captures a wedding in a thrilling and inspiring way. Non-english speaking films are welcome.
Shelby & Cody in Iceland
by Films By Stanton
Weddings with limited guests and elopements took center stage this year, making films of the event even more important for sharing with loved ones—the winning film in this category showcase all the emotion, romance, and inspiration of an intimate affair.

M

Masterson Media
We're always looking for up-and-coming talent. This category is designed to recognize a fresh filmmaker on the scene who has nonetheless demonstrated exceptional filmmaking skills and pushed the creative envelope in our industry.
Neha & Amit in Temecula, CA
by Balerina Films
Not to contradict Coco Chanel, but dress impeccably and they most certainly do remember the dress, tux, or shoes. This award recognizes the film that perfectly captures how fashion sets the tone for a wedding: from Bohemian to sharply tailored—and everything in between.
Heather & Kelly in Houston, TX
by The Drakes
Love is love—and while every couple is eligible to win any Wedding Film Award, this award is specifically designed to spotlight the inspiring love of our LGBTQ+ couples through a film that is as timeless as it is alluring.
Adriaan & Brittany in Santa Fe, NM
by Bastion Wedding Films
A great soundtrack is crucial to delivering a film that captures our emotions. The winning film will employ music to take the content from great to exceptional through a transcendent audio journey using music to both set the mood and capture the spirit of the wedding celebration.

C

Katie & Kendall in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
by Cinematic Touch
Every memorable wedding film has a moment—sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, often unplanned—that lives on long after the special day. The Best Moment award lauds the film that best captures that one magical moment that transcends all others.