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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.