Fine Art Wedding Cinematography Throughout Scotland and the UK
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Handcrafted, Cinematic Wedding Videos Throughout Scotland and the UK
Hello and welcome to White Balloon Films! My husband and I take tremendous pride in producing genuinely cinematic wedding videos of your special day. Based in Glasgow, we are so lucky to be a part of so many incredible weddings around Scotland and the UK and we absolutely relish the challenge of capturing couples’ memories in the most stylish and cinematic ways possible.
What is the one constant about our work? Our couples hardly even notice we are there! We get our best shots when you don’t know you are being watched, so it’s a win-win. We capture great shots for you while you enjoy your amazing day, blissfully unaware that we are even there. Have a watch at some of our highlights videos and see if you can spot how many times the bride and groom look at the camera…here is a clue…never!
So why White Balloon Films? Well here’s the thing, filming a wedding well is tough, really tough. By filming well, we mean stylish yet interruption-free coverage of your ceremony and speeches, i.e. no camera-shake, no random zooming, no obstructions, no out-of-focus shots, top quality audio recording of whoever is conducting the ceremony, not to mention the two of you, any readers and the congregation/guests’ singing. And let’s not forget that this is an uncontrolled environment for us in which we cannot ask you to do things twice!
All that being said, it is a challenge that we have relished and dare we say, conquered. In the almost 100 weddings that Stewart and I have filmed, we have continually deconstructed and analysed each and every component part of your day to further refine our approach to capturing your memories. The inherent creativity evident in our work when combined with this rigorous, analytical methodology has proven to be a very complementary approach indeed.
Looking forward to the 2015 wedding season and we are excited. Much as we are pleased to have established ourselves as a leading wedding videography team in Scotland and the UK, technology doesn’t stand still and nor should we. With this in mind, we have replaced all our cameras with state-of-the-art 4K ultra-HD DSLR models, we have added a licensed (and therefore legal!) aerial videography capability to our skill-set and we have invested in an astonishing electronic steadicam to give us even better cinematic camera movement when filming your day. I repeat, we are excited!!
Do feel free to see what our couples past and future have to say about us on Facebook, Scottish Wedding Directory Forum, and Google+ and above all, please do not hesitate to Contact Us for more information as to how we can be of assistance on your day.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Alina & Stewart x
Testimonials and more cinematic wedding videos!
Natalie & David – March 2015 – See Their Dundas Castle, Edinburgh Wedding Video!
“Stewart and Alina were both lovely, discreet and professional on the day, but most importantly the finished product was AMAZING!! So many friends and family commented the DVD was like a movie. It really is the best money you will spend on your wedding as once the day is all over it’s so special to be able to relive it all and to see a lot of moments you may have missed on the day. We’ve only been married just under 12 weeks and have already watched it multiple times!”
Stephanie & Steve – August 2014 – See Their Inchyra Byre, Scottish Wedding Video!
“My husband and I (eek!) received our fabulous wedding video this week – and we just wanted to thank Stewart and Alina for their amazing work! Their professionalism on our big day was second to none – it really is a compliment when I say I hardly noticed them all day. They captured our special moments beautifully, as well as all of the styling and detail too. The end result was something special, and has captured the memories of our wedding day forever. Thank you both!”
Katharine & Patrick – July 2014 – See Their Duntreath Castle, Scottish Wedding Video!
“I wanted to drop you an email to say that we really love the DVD, and it will hopefully stop the memories from fading quite so fast! You did such a great job, and so many people have commented that they didn’t even know our wedding was being filmed, so you definitely addressed all of Paddy’s initial concerns! We’re both really looking forward to watching the DVD with my parents when they come to visit in a couple of weeks, and I’m sure they will be similarly impressed. Thanks so much again!”
Nisha & Steve – August 2014 – See Their Crutherland Hotel, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“We received our wedding dvd yesterday, and it was even more stunning than we expected! We loved every second of it! Stewart and Alina’s work is absolutely fantastic, they’re both lovely people, and so discreet on the day that we didn’t even notice them until halfway through! We are so pleased with our wedding film, and incredibly happy that we chose White Balloon Films for this lovely reminder of our wedding. Thanks again, from The McD’s!”
Alison & Peter McNulty – November 2013 – See their Glasgow wedding video!
“I’ve just finished watching our full wedding DVD and it’s absolutely amazing! Your attention to detail and just how you have captured the day is truly amazing! It has brought back so many lovely memories and was great to watch the ceremony and speeches again. Really the day was a whirlwind and I couldn’t remember much, so the DVD has really helped me relive our perfect day!! The film is truly professional and a real credit to you both, so thank you so much!!”
Isobel & Blair – August 2014 – See Their Strathaven Hotel, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“Just got our full wedding DVD today. What can we say, it is amazing and so good to see all the bits we didn’t see ‘live!’ You were both brilliant on the day! Thank you so much!! Xx”
Cheryl & Stephen – June 2014 – See Their One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“We have watched the film and we absolutely love it so much. You really captured our day perfectly! Our friends and family are bowled over by it. I was in tears watching it, what a great soundtrack too!”
Lorraine & Declan Gallagher – June 2014 – See Their Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland Wedding Video!
“Wow guys is all I can say! Not only did this bring tears to my eyes but it was my birthday yesterday and this was the best present by far, thank you! I think we have watched it 10 times now, it is absolutely perfect! I can’t wait to share it with our friends and family now.”
Joanne & Cédric Fischlin – June 2014 – See Their Mar Hall, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“OMG!! The video is amazing! We LOVE it and couldn’t have imagined it better. The soundtrack is perfect and the shots truly reveal the fun we had! Thanks a million!”
Stephanie & Brian Gordon – May 2014 – See Their Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“The DVDs arrived last week and we absolutely LOVE the video! It is just an absolutely perfect record of a great day for us and we are delighted to have picked White Balloon Films! Both of us really think that using your services was probably the best money we spent! We are absolutely delighted with it and will definitely be recommending your services to anyone we know getting married!”
Louise & Kevin – May 2014 – See Their Roxburghe Hotel, Kelso Wedding Video!
“Thank you for your amazing video! We are absolutely overwhelmed, we love it. It was so special for me to see the boys all getting ready at the house in the morning. Such an amazing video with so many fantastic memories. It couldn’t be any more perfect, thank you. We’ve had lots of positive feedback from all our rally friends, everybody loves it. Really can’t thank you both enough. Wishing you both well and all the very best for your onward wedding filming adventures!”
Lee Ann & John O’Boyle – March 2014 – See their Eglinton Arms, Glasgow wedding video!
“I just wanted to write you a wee note to say how delighted we are with our wedding DVD! We honesty could not be more thrilled with it and have watched it about 10 times already! Our parents are over the moon too and the extra copies are currently doing the rounds among our relatives who all agree that you captured the day perfectly. The quality, style, music, everything about it is just amazing and I am so pleased we booked you. I think every couple should have a White Balloon Film!”
Lee & Johnny Chung – February 2014 – See Their Oran Mor, Glasgow Wedding Video!
“We just wanted to say a huge thanks for our video! You and Alina captured our day perfectly! We love every second of it! We are so super happy with the video!”
Kim & Mahmoud Soliman – February 2014 – See their Harburn House, Edinburgh wedding video!
“Both Mahmoud and I are delighted with the video – we could watch it again and again…well, actually we already have! It really is fantastic. It is funny what you miss when you are ‘taking part’ so it is great to see it from the outside if that makes any sense!”
Claire & Owen Leslie – February 2014 – See their Airth Castle, Scottish wedding video!
“I love the video that you produced! Friends and family are making so many positive comments and it is great to allow others who weren’t there to get a glimmer of the day. Thank you both so much!”
Suzanne & Brian Moore – November 2013 – See their Popinjay Hotel, Clyde Valley, Scotland wedding video!
“What can I say? So emotional with joy watching it. It was an amazing day filled with the most amazing people, you both included. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.X”
Susan & Euan Fullerton – September 2013 – See their Glenskirlie Castle, Scotland wedding video!
“We totally love it. Thank you so much for the efforts you guys put in. It’s better than we could ever have hoped!”
Dawn & Mark McGill – September 2013 – See their Moorpark House Hotel, Scotland wedding video!
“I absolutely love it, it’s great!”
Lynne & Alistair Moore – August 2013 – See their Marcliffe of Pitfodels, Aberdeen wedding video!
“We love it. Thanks so much for this special memory!”
Sarah & Lewis Brown – August 2013 – See their Balgeddie House Hotel, Scottish wedding video!
“Amazing video…thank you so much, I haven’t stopped watching it!”
Evgeniya & Richard Cowie – August 2013
“Thank you very much. It is a wonderful video!”
Jennie & Alan Smyth-Docherty – August 2013 – See their Three Sisters Bake, Scottish wedding video!
“Thank you so much, it’s beautiful. I love it!”
Pauline & Colin Strang – July 2013 – See their Carnbooth House Hotel, Glasgow wedding video!
“OMG, we have just watched the DVD…fabulous! Thank you so much!x”
Ernest Wedding Band Promotional Video – See Ernest’s wedding band promotional video!
“Will definitely be spreading the word about you guys! Absolute pleasure working with you both and hope to do so again in the future.”
Daniela & Thomas McDade – July 2013 – See their Bothwell Bridge Hotel, Scottish wedding video!
“Love it! Thank you!”
Kate & Aidan Canavan – July 2013 – See their Crear, Scottish wedding video!
“The video looks amazing! Thank you for your hard and quick work.”
Jill Coffield & Robert McCombe – Save The Date – See their save the date video!
“We love it! Thanks so much. Everyone we’ve showed it to has been really impressed and the fun we had making it has really been captured.”
Christening of Thomas James Savage – June 2013 – See his Glasgow christening video!
“Thanks for producing such a fantastic video, it captures the day perfectly and we so happy with it! Laura, Jamie & Thomas x”
Ashley & Darren Gibson – June 2013 – See their Lynnhurst Hotel, Glasgow wedding video!
“We just watched our video. It’s amazing!”
Lauren & Stewart Inglis – May 2013 – See their Lodge On The Loch, Loch Lomond wedding video!
“We love it! Thank you so much. You guys are great! Lauren & Stewart x”
Clinton Basson & John Black – May 2013 – See their Edinburgh wedding video!
“Many thanks for this. We watched the video with lots of friends and we were all united in the fact that it is a lovely piece of work for which we would like to thank you.”
Fiona Smith & Derek Leslie – April 2013 – See their St Salvator’s, St Andrews wedding video!
“Stewart and Alina, this is fantastic, completely captures the day and is a joy to watch. We knew you would be brilliant! With many thanks, Fiona and Derek”
Jenni & Gavin Benbow – April 2013 – See their Lake District wedding video!
“I just wanted to say how impressed I am by your video highlights…the song choice is absolutely perfect.”
Pauline & Joseph Hopkins – April 2013 – See their Glasgow wedding video!
“One word…AMAZING! All our family think it is fabulous!”
Caroline & Mark Rielly – April 2013 – See their Lynnhurst Hotel, Glasgow wedding video!
“We are so happy with the video, you have both done a fantastic job. We would like to thank you again for a wonderful job the whole day.”
Angie & Stephen Howard – April 2013 – See their London wedding video!
“Thank you so much for the video. It is truly wonderful and everyone said the same! What lovely people you are. Professional throughout the day.”
Erica & Stephen Hinde – April 2013 – See their Atholl Palace, Scotland wedding video!
“The highlight video is brilliant, we cannot stop watching it. The video is a brilliant, imaginative and moving piece of work. Thank you again to the both of you for filming the day.”