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2023 Wedding Film Awards Finalists

We're thrilled to reveal the 2023 finalists for the Wedding Film Awards. Thousands of filmmakers across the globe submitted their work, all of which truly reflect the highest standards of excellence in the wedding film industry.

Film Of the Year

  • Sarika + Balraj | Miami, FL

    S

    Sculpting With Time
    South Asian
    2023 Finalist: Film Of the Year
  • Justin + Jenna | Los Angeles, CA
    Vanilla Film
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Groom Reaction
    Bride/Groom Speech
  • Nicole + Jake | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    E

    Everness Films
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Aysha + Jamil | Sorrento, Campania, Italy
    Cinema Of Poetry
    American
    Fun
    Destination
  • Daniela + Adam | Dominican Republic
    Adam Grumbo Films
    Black Tie
    Luxury
    Beach Wedding
  • Jack + Cali | Nashville, TN
    A Little Long Distance
    Christian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Groom Reaction

People's Choice

  • Nandita + Anuraq | San Diego, CA
    Balerina Films
    Indian
    Multicultural
    Hindu
  • Nicole + Luke | Key West, FL

    A

    AndHer Visuals
    Country
    Beach Wedding
    Celebrity Wedding
  • Hunter + Tara | McKinney, TX

    7

    718 Creative
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
    Sparkler Exit
    Fun
  • Dani Rhodes + Tj Watt | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Cinematic Touch
    Classic
    Destination
    Contemporary
  • Hannah + Jake | San Antonio, TX
    Bess Ophelia Films
    Dad Moment
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Sibling Speech
  • Dani + Zach | Miami Beach, FL
    Seven Foot Films
    Fun
    Luxury
    Beach Wedding
  • Melanie + Brennan | Sausalito, CA
    Chase Daley | Photo + Film House
    Groom Reaction
    Romantic
    Modern

Most TV Worthy Wedding

  • Ilaria + Johnny | Boston, MA
    Salt + Pine Films
    Romantic
    Elegant
    Intimate
  • Esther + Nate | Lenox, MA
    Salt + Pine Films
    Jewish
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Romantic
  • Tony + Elyse | Hunt, TX
    Adam Grumbo Films
    Fun
    Casual
    Earthy
  • Katie + Jake | Malibu, CA
    The Drakes
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
    Kids In Ceremony
    Boho
  • Antonia + Robert | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Iris Films
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Kaitlin + Spencer | Indianola, IA
    Travis + Joni Films
    Fun
    Simple
    2023 Finalist: Most TV Worthy Wedding
  • Natasha + Michael | Fremont, CA

    C

    Capture Colour Studio
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Choreographed Dances
    Elegant
  • Palak + Ravi | Hanover, PA
    Ronak Amin Studio
    Indian
    Multicultural
    Hindu

Best Love Story

  • Megan + Chase | Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Reverence Film Co.
    Elegant
    Classic
    Destination
  • Ben + Charlie | Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    In The Mood For Love Photography and Film
    Gay
    Fun
    Theatre Wedding
  • Liselle + Niko | Detroit, MI
    The Smiths
    Christian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Elegant
  • Maddy + Travis | Milwaukee, WI
    Films By Madeleine
    Christian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
  • Delphine + Paul | West Chester, PA
    JR Videography
    Romantic
    Rustic
    Earthy

Best Social Edit

  • Steph + Nic | Minneapolis, MN
    Wildwood Films
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Intimate
    Destination
  • Jamie + George | Houston, TX

    D

    Daniel K. Films
    Modern
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
  • Nikki + Travis | Encinitas, CA
    The Quail & The Dove
    Sweet Grandparent Moments
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
  • Tinisha + Douglas | Newport, RI
    JB Horn Film
    Luxury
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
  • Hallie + Creg | Alvarado, TX
    Bess Ophelia Films
    Dad Moment
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
  • Kasi + Dale | Prince George, VA
    ASKEM studios
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Kids In Ceremony
    Barn Wedding
  • Randall + Shelby | Devon, PA
    Dukes Films
    Maid of Honor Speech
    Traditional
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
  • Celeste + Degan | Dardanelle, AR
    Blue Shadow Films
    Sweet Grandparent Moments
    Rustic
    2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit

Best International Film

  • Zoe + Andreas | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Ember Heart Films
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Elegant
    Classic
  • Sol + Iqui | Uruguay
    Bleu Estudio
    Fun
    Rustic
    Dark
  • Francesca + Edoardo | Tuscany, Italy

    W

    Wedding Soul
    Italian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Elegant
  • Dan + Gina | Páros, Notío Aigaío, Greece
    Alex Stabasopoulos
    Fun
    Glam
    Coastal
  • Roxanne + Jurgen | Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands
    Fris Wedding Films
    Fun
    Rustic
    Tent Wedding
  • EVELY + ANTONIO | Oaxaca, Mexico
    Momentos de vida
    Mexican
    Traditional
    Contemporary
  • Kam + João | United Arab Emirates

    H

    Hugo Sousa Films
    Indian
    Sikh
    Elegant
  • Angela + Eric | United Kingdom
    Cinemate Films
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Destination

Best Fashion

  • Jessica + Chris | Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

    K

    Kismet Creative Wedding Films
    Chinese
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Sparkler Exit
  • Palvie + Michael | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    V

    VanWeddings Inc.
    Indian
    Hindu
    Choreographed Dances
  • Devin + Jermaine | Atlanta, GA
    Iris Films
    Groom Reaction
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Bella + Becca | United Kingdom

    J

    Jessi Zou Film
    Lesbian
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • orsola + alberto | Bassano del Grappa, Veneto, Italy

    W

    Wedding Soul
    Italian
    Sparkler Exit
    Wedding Ceremony Ideas
  • Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
    Rodrigo Zadro Films
    Arabic
    Sparkler Exit
    Elegant
  • Ngo Thanh Van + Huy Tran | Đà Nẵng, Đà Nẵng, Vietnam
    Moc Nguyen Productions
    Vietnamese
    Elegant
    Destination
  • Julia + Brett | Charleston, SC
    Dock House Digital
    Jewish
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Classic

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

  • Patrick + Jake | Vail, CO
    Adam Grumbo Films
    Gay
    Mountain
    Waterfront Wedding
  • Chris + John | New York, NY
    Olmsted Films
    Gay
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Luxury
  • Samantha + Jacqui | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Keeper Films
    Romantic
    Elegant
    LGBTQ+
  • Ryan + Tyler | Big Sur, CA
    Films By Madeleine
    Gay
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
  • Laticia + Rocky | Donnelly, ID
    Wilds Films
    Lesbian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Kids In Ceremony
  • Gary + Mike | Tuscany, Italy

    H

    Hugo Sousa Films
    Gay
    Fun
    Rustic
  • Alex + Patricia | United Kingdom
    Rec'n'Roll Weddings
    Lesbian
    Romantic
    Destination
  • Chelsea + Teishia | Rehoboth, MA
    Backstory Wedding Films
    Italian
    Lesbian
    Classic

Best Music

  • Willy + Lindsay | Hastings, MN
    Kromer Media
    Christian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Traditional
  • Natalia + Zach | Ojai, CA
    The Quail & The Dove
    Jewish
    Italian
    Classic
  • Charlie + Chuck | Saratoga, WY
    The Quail & The Dove
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
    Fun
    Modern
  • Ebony + Blake | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    CKCS Films
    Sparkler Exit
    Fun
    Modern
  • Jen + Charlie | Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
    Dion Cario Films
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Classic
    Fun
  • Alden + Max | Florida, United States
    Seven Foot Films
    Choreographed Dances
    Luxury
    Coastal
  • Harrison + Markie | Charleston, SC
    Square City Productions
    Sparkler Exit
    Elegant
    Classic
  • Lana + Daniel | Raleigh, NC
    Fuse Media Studios
    Groom Reaction
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
    Elegant

Best Moment

  • Rachel + Randy | Palm Springs, CA
    The Quail & The Dove
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Amazing Wedding Gifts
    Romantic
  • Jessica + Joseph | Newport, RI
    JB Horn Film
    Dad Moment
    Groom Reaction
    Elegant
  • Dee + Dylan | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    CKCS Films
    Fun
    Twenties
    Tinder
  • Alec + Madison | Appling, GA
    John & Kym Creative Co
    Christian
    Romantic
    Classic
  • Morgan + Nathan | Lucknow, Ontario, Canada
    MH Wedding Films
    Groom Reaction
    Intimate
    Earthy
  • Crystal + Joseph | Fredericksburg, TX
    Huckleberry Studios
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
    Fun

Best Elopement

  • Frances + Jarrod | Otago, New Zealand
    Eureka Films
    Elopement
    2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
    National Park
  • Irene + Elisha | White Sands, NM
    By The Millers
    American
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Groom Reaction
  • Sara + Brandon | Big Sur, CA
    Films By Madeleine
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Elopement
  • Chelsea + EJ | Joshua Tree, CA
    Films By Stanton
    Elopement
    2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
    National Park
  • Brandon + Georgie | Sweden

    R

    Rawand Younes Films
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Simple
  • Emma + Sam | Yosemite Valley, CA
    Oak & Pine Media
    Natural
    Simple
    Elopement
  • Ami + Jecan | Madeira, Portugal

    V

    Vanessa & Ivo
    Elegant
    Intimate
    Destination
  • Ella + Cole | Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
    Hello Tomorrow Films
    Lesbian
    Adventurous
    Elopement
  • Lauren + Dave | Iceland
    Kaco Films
    Icelandic
    Adventurous
    Elopement

Best Destination Wedding

  • Alexa + Chris | Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Salt + Pine Films
    Mexican
    Fun
    Formal
  • Lucrezia + Umberto | Italy
    Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
    Italian
    Fun
    Destination
  • Meera + Xavi | Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Maru Films
    Catholic
    Indian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
  • Jasmiina + Tuukka | Como, Lombardy, Italy
    Chromata Films
    Romantic
    Classic
    Contemporary
  • Sagar + Krishna | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
    Sergei Checha
    Indian
    Hindu
    Choreographed Dances
  • Ivan + Danna | Malcesine, Veneto, Italy
    CROITORU FILMS
    Italian
    Elegant
    Classic
  • Marena + Brian | Glacier, WA
    Seven Foot Films
    Romantic
    Intimate
    Adventurous
  • George + Jaren | United Kingdom
    Cinemate Films
    Gay
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    First Kiss

Best Cinematography

  • Promit + Emma | Dallas, TX
    H&K Cinema
    Indian
    Multicultural
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
  • Maria + Vaggelis | Kanaláki, Ípeiros, Greece
    Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
    Greek Orthodox
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Traditional
  • Ben + Tasha | Villa Luisa, Sucre, Colombia
    Marco De Nigris Weddings
    Spanish
    Luxury
    Tropical
  • Hayden + Jessica | Iceland
    Films By Stanton
    Natural
    Adventurous
    Elopement
  • Brenna + Brian | Joshua Tree, CA
    Films By Madeleine
    Intimate
    Vintage
    Minimalist
  • Luca + Alessandro | Tuscany, Italy
    Sergei Checha
    Italian
    Gay
    Elegant
  • Richard + Angela | Abiquiu, NM

    S

    Suroeste
    Elegant
    Classic
    Luxury
  • Audrey + Marie | France
    Adrien Soreil
    Lesbian
    Rustic
    Earthy
  • Noraly + Gustavo | France
    The Cinelums
    Christian
    Mexican
    Sparkler Exit
  • Clau + Jo | Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain
    Rice and Roses
    Spanish
    Bride/Groom Speech
    Fun

Best Speech or Vows

  • Elizabeth + Matt | Missouri, United States
    The Youngs Photo + Film
    Sibling Speech
    Maid of Honor Speech
    Romantic
  • Raven + James | Atlanta, GA
    Iris Films
    Romantic
    Elegant
    Classic
  • Kemar + Vincent | Philadelphia, PA

    M

    Mist + Moss
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Angela + Cole | Malibu, CA

    I

    I Heart Creative
    Korean
    Choreographed Dances
    Romantic
  • Jessica + Jason | Foxborough, MA

    A

    Annear Wedding Films
    Romantic
    Classic
    Hall Wedding
  • Jill + Joel | Charleston, SC
    Knotted Arrow
    Jewish
    Wedding Party Speeches
    Best Man Speech

Best Venue

  • Taylor + Brennan | Houston, TX
    Everlasting Weddings
    Christian
    Classic
    Modern
  • Gabby + Nic | Austin, TX
    Adam Grumbo Films
    Pets/Animals at Wedding
    Black Tie
    Country
  • Alistair + Joanna | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Captured Frames
    Chinese
    Scottish
    Choreographed Dances
  • Thanh + Bach | Centre-Val de Loire, France
    3 Petits Points
    American
    Vietnamese
    Wedding Ceremony Ideas
  • Alyssa + Marcelo | Portugal

    V

    Vanessa & Ivo
    Romantic
    Elegant
    Classic
  • Laura + Evan | France
    Kaco Films
    Jewish
    Fun
    Destination

Wedding Of The Year

  • Perri + Jake | New York, NY

    M

    Modern Love Productions
    Jewish
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Wedding Party Speeches
  • Grace + Benedikt | Lombardy, Italy
    Adrian Toto
    Choreographed Dances
    Romantic
    Elegant
  • Alex + Wilder | Fort Worth, TX
    Bess Ophelia Films
    Non-Denominational
    Fun
    Modern
  • Matt + Nafis | Nashville, TN
    Griffin R Dunn
    Indian
    Multicultural
    Gay
  • Campbell Sokolow + Stephen Reynolds | Charleston, SC
    OneWeddings Films
    Christian
    Emotional Vows/Letters
    Sparkler Exit
  • Kara + John | Miami, FL
    Kaco Films
    Elegant
    Contemporary
    Luxury
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2023 Wedding Film Awards Finalists

We're thrilled to reveal the 2023 finalists for the Wedding Film Awards. Thousands of filmmakers across the globe submitted their work, all of which truly reflect the highest standards of excellence in the wedding film industry.

Film Of the Year

Sarika + Balraj | Miami, FL

S

Sculpting With Time
South Asian
2023 Finalist: Film Of the Year
Justin + Jenna | Los Angeles, CA
Vanilla Film
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction
Bride/Groom Speech
Nicole + Jake | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

E

Everness Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Aysha + Jamil | Sorrento, Campania, Italy
Cinema Of Poetry
American
Fun
Destination
Daniela + Adam | Dominican Republic
Adam Grumbo Films
Black Tie
Luxury
Beach Wedding
Jack + Cali | Nashville, TN
A Little Long Distance
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction

People's Choice

Nandita + Anuraq | San Diego, CA
Balerina Films
Indian
Multicultural
Hindu
Nicole + Luke | Key West, FL

A

AndHer Visuals
Country
Beach Wedding
Celebrity Wedding
Hunter + Tara | McKinney, TX

7

718 Creative
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Sparkler Exit
Fun
Dani Rhodes + Tj Watt | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Cinematic Touch
Classic
Destination
Contemporary
Hannah + Jake | San Antonio, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Dad Moment
Wedding Party Speeches
Sibling Speech
Dani + Zach | Miami Beach, FL
Seven Foot Films
Fun
Luxury
Beach Wedding
Melanie + Brennan | Sausalito, CA
Chase Daley | Photo + Film House
Groom Reaction
Romantic
Modern

Most TV Worthy Wedding

Ilaria + Johnny | Boston, MA
Salt + Pine Films
Romantic
Elegant
Intimate
Esther + Nate | Lenox, MA
Salt + Pine Films
Jewish
Wedding Party Speeches
Romantic
Tony + Elyse | Hunt, TX
Adam Grumbo Films
Fun
Casual
Earthy
Katie + Jake | Malibu, CA
The Drakes
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Kids In Ceremony
Boho
Antonia + Robert | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Iris Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Kaitlin + Spencer | Indianola, IA
Travis + Joni Films
Fun
Simple
2023 Finalist: Most TV Worthy Wedding
Natasha + Michael | Fremont, CA

C

Capture Colour Studio
Emotional Vows/Letters
Choreographed Dances
Elegant
Palak + Ravi | Hanover, PA
Ronak Amin Studio
Indian
Multicultural
Hindu

Best Love Story

Megan + Chase | Fort Walton Beach, FL
Reverence Film Co.
Elegant
Classic
Destination
Ben + Charlie | Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
In The Mood For Love Photography and Film
Gay
Fun
Theatre Wedding
Liselle + Niko | Detroit, MI
The Smiths
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Maddy + Travis | Milwaukee, WI
Films By Madeleine
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Delphine + Paul | West Chester, PA
JR Videography
Romantic
Rustic
Earthy

Best Social Edit

Steph + Nic | Minneapolis, MN
Wildwood Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Intimate
Destination
Jamie + George | Houston, TX

D

Daniel K. Films
Modern
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Nikki + Travis | Encinitas, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Sweet Grandparent Moments
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Tinisha + Douglas | Newport, RI
JB Horn Film
Luxury
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Hallie + Creg | Alvarado, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Dad Moment
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Kasi + Dale | Prince George, VA
ASKEM studios
Emotional Vows/Letters
Kids In Ceremony
Barn Wedding
Randall + Shelby | Devon, PA
Dukes Films
Maid of Honor Speech
Traditional
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Celeste + Degan | Dardanelle, AR
Blue Shadow Films
Sweet Grandparent Moments
Rustic
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit

Best International Film

Zoe + Andreas | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Ember Heart Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Classic
Sol + Iqui | Uruguay
Bleu Estudio
Fun
Rustic
Dark
Francesca + Edoardo | Tuscany, Italy

W

Wedding Soul
Italian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Dan + Gina | Páros, Notío Aigaío, Greece
Alex Stabasopoulos
Fun
Glam
Coastal
Roxanne + Jurgen | Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands
Fris Wedding Films
Fun
Rustic
Tent Wedding
EVELY + ANTONIO | Oaxaca, Mexico
Momentos de vida
Mexican
Traditional
Contemporary
Kam + João | United Arab Emirates

H

Hugo Sousa Films
Indian
Sikh
Elegant
Angela + Eric | United Kingdom
Cinemate Films
Romantic
Intimate
Destination

Best Fashion

Jessica + Chris | Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

K

Kismet Creative Wedding Films
Chinese
Emotional Vows/Letters
Sparkler Exit
Palvie + Michael | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

V

VanWeddings Inc.
Indian
Hindu
Choreographed Dances
Devin + Jermaine | Atlanta, GA
Iris Films
Groom Reaction
Romantic
Elegant
Bella + Becca | United Kingdom

J

Jessi Zou Film
Lesbian
Romantic
Elegant
orsola + alberto | Bassano del Grappa, Veneto, Italy

W

Wedding Soul
Italian
Sparkler Exit
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Arabic
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Ngo Thanh Van + Huy Tran | Đà Nẵng, Đà Nẵng, Vietnam
Moc Nguyen Productions
Vietnamese
Elegant
Destination
Julia + Brett | Charleston, SC
Dock House Digital
Jewish
Emotional Vows/Letters
Classic

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

Patrick + Jake | Vail, CO
Adam Grumbo Films
Gay
Mountain
Waterfront Wedding
Chris + John | New York, NY
Olmsted Films
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
Luxury
Samantha + Jacqui | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Keeper Films
Romantic
Elegant
LGBTQ+
Ryan + Tyler | Big Sur, CA
Films By Madeleine
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Laticia + Rocky | Donnelly, ID
Wilds Films
Lesbian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Kids In Ceremony
Gary + Mike | Tuscany, Italy

H

Hugo Sousa Films
Gay
Fun
Rustic
Alex + Patricia | United Kingdom
Rec'n'Roll Weddings
Lesbian
Romantic
Destination
Chelsea + Teishia | Rehoboth, MA
Backstory Wedding Films
Italian
Lesbian
Classic

Best Music

Willy + Lindsay | Hastings, MN
Kromer Media
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Traditional
Natalia + Zach | Ojai, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Jewish
Italian
Classic
Charlie + Chuck | Saratoga, WY
The Quail & The Dove
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Fun
Modern
Ebony + Blake | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
CKCS Films
Sparkler Exit
Fun
Modern
Jen + Charlie | Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Dion Cario Films
Wedding Party Speeches
Classic
Fun
Alden + Max | Florida, United States
Seven Foot Films
Choreographed Dances
Luxury
Coastal
Harrison + Markie | Charleston, SC
Square City Productions
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Classic
Lana + Daniel | Raleigh, NC
Fuse Media Studios
Groom Reaction
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Elegant

Best Moment

Rachel + Randy | Palm Springs, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Emotional Vows/Letters
Amazing Wedding Gifts
Romantic
Jessica + Joseph | Newport, RI
JB Horn Film
Dad Moment
Groom Reaction
Elegant
Dee + Dylan | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
CKCS Films
Fun
Twenties
Tinder
Alec + Madison | Appling, GA
John & Kym Creative Co
Christian
Romantic
Classic
Morgan + Nathan | Lucknow, Ontario, Canada
MH Wedding Films
Groom Reaction
Intimate
Earthy
Crystal + Joseph | Fredericksburg, TX
Huckleberry Studios
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Fun

Best Elopement

Frances + Jarrod | Otago, New Zealand
Eureka Films
Elopement
2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
National Park
Irene + Elisha | White Sands, NM
By The Millers
American
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction
Sara + Brandon | Big Sur, CA
Films By Madeleine
Romantic
Intimate
Elopement
Chelsea + EJ | Joshua Tree, CA
Films By Stanton
Elopement
2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
National Park
Brandon + Georgie | Sweden

R

Rawand Younes Films
Romantic
Intimate
Simple
Emma + Sam | Yosemite Valley, CA
Oak & Pine Media
Natural
Simple
Elopement
Ami + Jecan | Madeira, Portugal

V

Vanessa & Ivo
Elegant
Intimate
Destination
Ella + Cole | Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
Hello Tomorrow Films
Lesbian
Adventurous
Elopement
Lauren + Dave | Iceland
Kaco Films
Icelandic
Adventurous
Elopement

Best Destination Wedding

Alexa + Chris | Baja California Sur, Mexico
Salt + Pine Films
Mexican
Fun
Formal
Lucrezia + Umberto | Italy
Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
Italian
Fun
Destination
Meera + Xavi | Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Maru Films
Catholic
Indian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Jasmiina + Tuukka | Como, Lombardy, Italy
Chromata Films
Romantic
Classic
Contemporary
Sagar + Krishna | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Sergei Checha
Indian
Hindu
Choreographed Dances
Ivan + Danna | Malcesine, Veneto, Italy
CROITORU FILMS
Italian
Elegant
Classic
Marena + Brian | Glacier, WA
Seven Foot Films
Romantic
Intimate
Adventurous
George + Jaren | United Kingdom
Cinemate Films
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
First Kiss

Best Cinematography

Promit + Emma | Dallas, TX
H&K Cinema
Indian
Multicultural
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Maria + Vaggelis | Kanaláki, Ípeiros, Greece
Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
Greek Orthodox
Emotional Vows/Letters
Traditional
Ben + Tasha | Villa Luisa, Sucre, Colombia
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Spanish
Luxury
Tropical
Hayden + Jessica | Iceland
Films By Stanton
Natural
Adventurous
Elopement
Brenna + Brian | Joshua Tree, CA
Films By Madeleine
Intimate
Vintage
Minimalist
Luca + Alessandro | Tuscany, Italy
Sergei Checha
Italian
Gay
Elegant
Richard + Angela | Abiquiu, NM

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Suroeste
Elegant
Classic
Luxury
Audrey + Marie | France
Adrien Soreil
Lesbian
Rustic
Earthy
Noraly + Gustavo | France
The Cinelums
Christian
Mexican
Sparkler Exit
Clau + Jo | Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain
Rice and Roses
Spanish
Bride/Groom Speech
Fun

Best Speech or Vows

Elizabeth + Matt | Missouri, United States
The Youngs Photo + Film
Sibling Speech
Maid of Honor Speech
Romantic
Raven + James | Atlanta, GA
Iris Films
Romantic
Elegant
Classic
Kemar + Vincent | Philadelphia, PA

M

Mist + Moss
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Angela + Cole | Malibu, CA

I

I Heart Creative
Korean
Choreographed Dances
Romantic
Jessica + Jason | Foxborough, MA

A

Annear Wedding Films
Romantic
Classic
Hall Wedding
Jill + Joel | Charleston, SC
Knotted Arrow
Jewish
Wedding Party Speeches
Best Man Speech

Best Venue

Taylor + Brennan | Houston, TX
Everlasting Weddings
Christian
Classic
Modern
Gabby + Nic | Austin, TX
Adam Grumbo Films
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Black Tie
Country
Alistair + Joanna | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Captured Frames
Chinese
Scottish
Choreographed Dances
Thanh + Bach | Centre-Val de Loire, France
3 Petits Points
American
Vietnamese
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Alyssa + Marcelo | Portugal

V

Vanessa & Ivo
Romantic
Elegant
Classic
Laura + Evan | France
Kaco Films
Jewish
Fun
Destination

Wedding Of The Year

Perri + Jake | New York, NY

M

Modern Love Productions
Jewish
Emotional Vows/Letters
Wedding Party Speeches
Grace + Benedikt | Lombardy, Italy
Adrian Toto
Choreographed Dances
Romantic
Elegant
Alex + Wilder | Fort Worth, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Non-Denominational
Fun
Modern
Matt + Nafis | Nashville, TN
Griffin R Dunn
Indian
Multicultural
Gay
Campbell Sokolow + Stephen Reynolds | Charleston, SC
OneWeddings Films
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Sparkler Exit
Kara + John | Miami, FL
Kaco Films
Elegant
Contemporary
Luxury
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2023 Wedding Film Awards Finalists

We're thrilled to reveal the 2023 finalists for the Wedding Film Awards. Thousands of filmmakers across the globe submitted their work, all of which truly reflect the highest standards of excellence in the wedding film industry.

Film Of the Year

Sarika + Balraj | Miami, FL

S

Sculpting With Time
South Asian
2023 Finalist: Film Of the Year
Justin + Jenna | Los Angeles, CA
Vanilla Film
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction
Bride/Groom Speech
Nicole + Jake | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

E

Everness Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Aysha + Jamil | Sorrento, Campania, Italy
Cinema Of Poetry
American
Fun
Destination
Daniela + Adam | Dominican Republic
Adam Grumbo Films
Black Tie
Luxury
Beach Wedding
Jack + Cali | Nashville, TN
A Little Long Distance
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction

People's Choice

Nandita + Anuraq | San Diego, CA
Balerina Films
Indian
Multicultural
Hindu
Nicole + Luke | Key West, FL

A

AndHer Visuals
Country
Beach Wedding
Celebrity Wedding
Hunter + Tara | McKinney, TX

7

718 Creative
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Sparkler Exit
Fun
Dani Rhodes + Tj Watt | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Cinematic Touch
Classic
Destination
Contemporary
Hannah + Jake | San Antonio, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Dad Moment
Wedding Party Speeches
Sibling Speech
Dani + Zach | Miami Beach, FL
Seven Foot Films
Fun
Luxury
Beach Wedding
Melanie + Brennan | Sausalito, CA
Chase Daley | Photo + Film House
Groom Reaction
Romantic
Modern

Most TV Worthy Wedding

Ilaria + Johnny | Boston, MA
Salt + Pine Films
Romantic
Elegant
Intimate
Esther + Nate | Lenox, MA
Salt + Pine Films
Jewish
Wedding Party Speeches
Romantic
Tony + Elyse | Hunt, TX
Adam Grumbo Films
Fun
Casual
Earthy
Katie + Jake | Malibu, CA
The Drakes
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Kids In Ceremony
Boho
Antonia + Robert | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Iris Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Kaitlin + Spencer | Indianola, IA
Travis + Joni Films
Fun
Simple
2023 Finalist: Most TV Worthy Wedding
Natasha + Michael | Fremont, CA

C

Capture Colour Studio
Emotional Vows/Letters
Choreographed Dances
Elegant
Palak + Ravi | Hanover, PA
Ronak Amin Studio
Indian
Multicultural
Hindu

Best Love Story

Megan + Chase | Fort Walton Beach, FL
Reverence Film Co.
Elegant
Classic
Destination
Ben + Charlie | Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
In The Mood For Love Photography and Film
Gay
Fun
Theatre Wedding
Liselle + Niko | Detroit, MI
The Smiths
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Maddy + Travis | Milwaukee, WI
Films By Madeleine
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Delphine + Paul | West Chester, PA
JR Videography
Romantic
Rustic
Earthy

Best Social Edit

Steph + Nic | Minneapolis, MN
Wildwood Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Intimate
Destination
Jamie + George | Houston, TX

D

Daniel K. Films
Modern
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Nikki + Travis | Encinitas, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Sweet Grandparent Moments
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Tinisha + Douglas | Newport, RI
JB Horn Film
Luxury
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Hallie + Creg | Alvarado, TX
Bess Ophelia Films
Dad Moment
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Kasi + Dale | Prince George, VA
ASKEM studios
Emotional Vows/Letters
Kids In Ceremony
Barn Wedding
Randall + Shelby | Devon, PA
Dukes Films
Maid of Honor Speech
Traditional
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit
Celeste + Degan | Dardanelle, AR
Blue Shadow Films
Sweet Grandparent Moments
Rustic
2023 Finalist: Best Social Edit

Best International Film

Zoe + Andreas | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Ember Heart Films
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Classic
Sol + Iqui | Uruguay
Bleu Estudio
Fun
Rustic
Dark
Francesca + Edoardo | Tuscany, Italy

W

Wedding Soul
Italian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Elegant
Dan + Gina | Páros, Notío Aigaío, Greece
Alex Stabasopoulos
Fun
Glam
Coastal
Roxanne + Jurgen | Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands
Fris Wedding Films
Fun
Rustic
Tent Wedding
EVELY + ANTONIO | Oaxaca, Mexico
Momentos de vida
Mexican
Traditional
Contemporary
Kam + João | United Arab Emirates

H

Hugo Sousa Films
Indian
Sikh
Elegant
Angela + Eric | United Kingdom
Cinemate Films
Romantic
Intimate
Destination

Best Fashion

Jessica + Chris | Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

K

Kismet Creative Wedding Films
Chinese
Emotional Vows/Letters
Sparkler Exit
Palvie + Michael | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

V

VanWeddings Inc.
Indian
Hindu
Choreographed Dances
Devin + Jermaine | Atlanta, GA
Iris Films
Groom Reaction
Romantic
Elegant
Bella + Becca | United Kingdom

J

Jessi Zou Film
Lesbian
Romantic
Elegant
orsola + alberto | Bassano del Grappa, Veneto, Italy

W

Wedding Soul
Italian
Sparkler Exit
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Sonya + Daniel | Guatemala
Rodrigo Zadro Films
Arabic
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Ngo Thanh Van + Huy Tran | Đà Nẵng, Đà Nẵng, Vietnam
Moc Nguyen Productions
Vietnamese
Elegant
Destination
Julia + Brett | Charleston, SC
Dock House Digital
Jewish
Emotional Vows/Letters
Classic

Best LGBTQ+ Wedding

Patrick + Jake | Vail, CO
Adam Grumbo Films
Gay
Mountain
Waterfront Wedding
Chris + John | New York, NY
Olmsted Films
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
Luxury
Samantha + Jacqui | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Keeper Films
Romantic
Elegant
LGBTQ+
Ryan + Tyler | Big Sur, CA
Films By Madeleine
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Laticia + Rocky | Donnelly, ID
Wilds Films
Lesbian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Kids In Ceremony
Gary + Mike | Tuscany, Italy

H

Hugo Sousa Films
Gay
Fun
Rustic
Alex + Patricia | United Kingdom
Rec'n'Roll Weddings
Lesbian
Romantic
Destination
Chelsea + Teishia | Rehoboth, MA
Backstory Wedding Films
Italian
Lesbian
Classic

Best Music

Willy + Lindsay | Hastings, MN
Kromer Media
Christian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Traditional
Natalia + Zach | Ojai, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Jewish
Italian
Classic
Charlie + Chuck | Saratoga, WY
The Quail & The Dove
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Fun
Modern
Ebony + Blake | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
CKCS Films
Sparkler Exit
Fun
Modern
Jen + Charlie | Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Dion Cario Films
Wedding Party Speeches
Classic
Fun
Alden + Max | Florida, United States
Seven Foot Films
Choreographed Dances
Luxury
Coastal
Harrison + Markie | Charleston, SC
Square City Productions
Sparkler Exit
Elegant
Classic
Lana + Daniel | Raleigh, NC
Fuse Media Studios
Groom Reaction
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Elegant

Best Moment

Rachel + Randy | Palm Springs, CA
The Quail & The Dove
Emotional Vows/Letters
Amazing Wedding Gifts
Romantic
Jessica + Joseph | Newport, RI
JB Horn Film
Dad Moment
Groom Reaction
Elegant
Dee + Dylan | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
CKCS Films
Fun
Twenties
Tinder
Alec + Madison | Appling, GA
John & Kym Creative Co
Christian
Romantic
Classic
Morgan + Nathan | Lucknow, Ontario, Canada
MH Wedding Films
Groom Reaction
Intimate
Earthy
Crystal + Joseph | Fredericksburg, TX
Huckleberry Studios
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Fun

Best Elopement

Frances + Jarrod | Otago, New Zealand
Eureka Films
Elopement
2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
National Park
Irene + Elisha | White Sands, NM
By The Millers
American
Emotional Vows/Letters
Groom Reaction
Sara + Brandon | Big Sur, CA
Films By Madeleine
Romantic
Intimate
Elopement
Chelsea + EJ | Joshua Tree, CA
Films By Stanton
Elopement
2023 Finalist: Best Elopement
National Park
Brandon + Georgie | Sweden

R

Rawand Younes Films
Romantic
Intimate
Simple
Emma + Sam | Yosemite Valley, CA
Oak & Pine Media
Natural
Simple
Elopement
Ami + Jecan | Madeira, Portugal

V

Vanessa & Ivo
Elegant
Intimate
Destination
Ella + Cole | Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
Hello Tomorrow Films
Lesbian
Adventurous
Elopement
Lauren + Dave | Iceland
Kaco Films
Icelandic
Adventurous
Elopement

Best Destination Wedding

Alexa + Chris | Baja California Sur, Mexico
Salt + Pine Films
Mexican
Fun
Formal
Lucrezia + Umberto | Italy
Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
Italian
Fun
Destination
Meera + Xavi | Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Maru Films
Catholic
Indian
Emotional Vows/Letters
Jasmiina + Tuukka | Como, Lombardy, Italy
Chromata Films
Romantic
Classic
Contemporary
Sagar + Krishna | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Sergei Checha
Indian
Hindu
Choreographed Dances
Ivan + Danna | Malcesine, Veneto, Italy
CROITORU FILMS
Italian
Elegant
Classic
Marena + Brian | Glacier, WA
Seven Foot Films
Romantic
Intimate
Adventurous
George + Jaren | United Kingdom
Cinemate Films
Gay
Emotional Vows/Letters
First Kiss

Best Cinematography

Promit + Emma | Dallas, TX
H&K Cinema
Indian
Multicultural
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Maria + Vaggelis | Kanaláki, Ípeiros, Greece
Dimitris Mantalias Cinematography
Greek Orthodox
Emotional Vows/Letters
Traditional
Ben + Tasha | Villa Luisa, Sucre, Colombia
Marco De Nigris Weddings
Spanish
Luxury
Tropical
Hayden + Jessica | Iceland
Films By Stanton
Natural
Adventurous
Elopement
Brenna + Brian | Joshua Tree, CA
Films By Madeleine
Intimate
Vintage
Minimalist
Luca + Alessandro | Tuscany, Italy
Sergei Checha
Italian
Gay
Elegant
Richard + Angela | Abiquiu, NM

S

Suroeste
Elegant
Classic
Luxury
Audrey + Marie | France
Adrien Soreil
Lesbian
Rustic
Earthy
Noraly + Gustavo | France
The Cinelums
Christian
Mexican
Sparkler Exit
Clau + Jo | Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain
Rice and Roses
Spanish
Bride/Groom Speech
Fun

Best Speech or Vows

Elizabeth + Matt | Missouri, United States
The Youngs Photo + Film
Sibling Speech
Maid of Honor Speech
Romantic
Raven + James | Atlanta, GA
Iris Films
Romantic
Elegant
Classic
Kemar + Vincent | Philadelphia, PA

M

Mist + Moss
Emotional Vows/Letters
Romantic
Elegant
Angela + Cole | Malibu, CA

I

I Heart Creative
Korean
Choreographed Dances
Romantic
Jessica + Jason | Foxborough, MA

A

Annear Wedding Films
Romantic
Classic
Hall Wedding
Jill + Joel | Charleston, SC
Knotted Arrow
Jewish
Wedding Party Speeches
Best Man Speech

Best Venue

Taylor + Brennan | Houston, TX
Everlasting Weddings
Christian
Classic
Modern
Gabby + Nic | Austin, TX
Adam Grumbo Films
Pets/Animals at Wedding
Black Tie
Country
Alistair + Joanna | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Captured Frames
Chinese
Scottish
Choreographed Dances
Thanh + Bach | Centre-Val de Loire, France
3 Petits Points
American
Vietnamese
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Alyssa + Marcelo | Portugal

V

Vanessa & Ivo
Romantic
Elegant
Classic
Laura + Evan | France
Kaco Films
Jewish
Fun
Destination

Wedding Of The Year

Perri + Jake | New York, NY

M

Modern Love Productions
Jewish
Emotional Vows/Letters
Wedding Party Speeches
Grace + Benedikt | Lombardy, Italy
Adrian Toto
Choreographed Dances
Romantic
Elegant