Once all the hype and excitement of your wedding day ends, it’s your wedding film that will live on for years to come. It provides an opportunity for you to watch your vows being recited and see the emotional reactions of your family and friends as they share this special moment.

Couples living in San Diego have options when it comes to talented wedding videographers who will immortalize your event on film. In this article, we’ll introduce 10 of our favorites who have shown they are among the best that Southern California has to offer.

Cheap Wedding Videography

One of Cheap Wedding Videography’s budget films [Cheap Wedding Videography]

The name says it all! This San Diego-based wedding videography company is all about offering affordable services for couples in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange counties. They have an excellent reputation on WeddingWire, Google, and Yelp, particularly when it comes to their communication and fast delivery times. Their team has worked at countless wedding venues in Southern California, meaning they have insider knowledge when it comes to documenting your special day.

Sea Monstrosity Pictures

A couple celebrate during their reception grand exit [Sea Monstrosity Pictures]

Sea Monstrosity Pictures is the company of Sea Mo Alderman, an indie film director who specializes in weddings, music clips, and independent commercial videography. She works as a freelance videographer on a diversity of projects and finds any excuse to incorporate quad-skating into her videos. As a filmmaker, she tries to walk the fine line between authenticity and creating a polished cinematic work. Her style has been described as being like a staged documentary or an indie film.

Sutography - Photography and Videography

A tender couple embrace [Sutography - Photography and Videography]

Sutography is the husband and wife team of Holly and Mat, who bonded over their mutual love for the arts. They say that they are “inspired by light, color, and composition” and will do whatever it takes to get the perfect shot. Not only have they been recognized by The Knot’s “Best of Weddings” nine years in a row but clients love their organization, even during the most chaotic weddings. Their style is thoughtful, artistic, and timeless - storytelling at its best!

Ryan Films San Diego

A bride and groom smile during their San Diego wedding portrait session [Ryan Films San Diego]

Established in 2015, Ryan Films is led by Ryan Widjaja and has rapidly grown to become one of San Diego’s most trusted wedding videography companies. He’s joined by filmmakers Zackary Devine, Sunny Rolon, and Catherina, who together have shot more than 400 weddings. Their specialty? Capturing heartfelt moments and realizing their couples’ visions through a cinematic lens. While based in San Diego, they are more than happy to travel to shoot weddings and won’t release anything to their clients until they are 100% proud of it.

Amari Productions

Two brides share a laugh during their wedding portrait session [Amari Productions]

“Amari” translates as “I love you” in Luo, one of the local languages in Uganda. It seemed an apt name when this San Diego-based videography company was being founded by a team of creatives, who partner with couples throughout Southern California to document their special days. They aim to straddle the line between being a sustainable business and having creative, empathetic storytelling. Amari Productions have established a reputation for their high-end wedding videography, which has seen them travel as far afield as Tuscany and Tulum for work.

Willmus Weddings

A portrait of a bride and groom backed by their bridal party [Willmus Weddings]

Willmus Weddings is the husband and wife team of Heather and Christopher, who together cover all bases. While Heather is a wedding planner and coordinator, Christophe is the business’s photographer and videographer, drawing on his extensive experience as a Parisian-based travel photographer. Christophe brings a certain European flair to his work while Heather has been voted as one of the best wedding planners in San Diego. They can be hired either as a team or individually.

Focused Bliss Productions

A couple kiss during their San Diego wedding shoot [Focused Bliss Productions]

Focused Bliss Productions is a team of storytellers who “produce emotional films in a very creative and cinematic manner”. They have been ranked as among the top 5% of wedding professionals in the United States and have had their work featured in “Style Me Pretty”, “LA Bride”, and “Exquisite”.

Focused Bliss Productions offers clients a Signature Storytelling Package, which includes a social media sneak peek and a cinematic short wedding film, with the option for add-ons such as 4K ultra-high-definition and aerial drone coverage.

Taylor Films

One of Jason Taylor’s wedding videos [Taylor Films]

Jason Taylor is the man behind Taylor Films and began his professional career in 1992. Since that time, he has produced countless commercials and videos for weddings and corporate events and strives to bring a cinematic “big screen” feel to all of his work.

Taylor Films aims to create videos that are timeless and classic, with footage that is captured through natural moments, rather than staged shots. Jason describes the company’s approach as “discreet and thoughtful” to ensure the experience is personal and effortless for all of his clients.

Anza Foto + Film

A bride covers two flower girls with her veil [Anzo Foto + Film]

Established in 2010, Anza Foto + Film works with clients throughout San Diego and Los Angeles, as well as traveling worldwide for destination weddings. The team is led by Kristina (photographer) and Eric (videographer) who are joined by photographer Jenna and videographer Esteban.

Both Eric and Esteban have garnered a reputation for their fun and artistic videos that are “grounded in the real moments of the day”. In addition to photography and videography services, they also offer photo booths for wedding guests to capture playful portraits throughout the day.  

Parrot Films

A still from a wedding video produced by Josh Palasz [Parrot Films]

Josh Palasz is the videographer behind Parrot Films, which specializes in weddings, elopements, and commercial videos. He decided on the name “Parrot” as the birds are colorful and vibrant and he wanted to “speak back” to his clients by showcasing their powerful stories through video.

Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Josh served in the Marine Corps before moving to Australia where his love for film was birthed. He moved back to the United States to pursue his career as a wedding videographer, creating films that are filled with emotion, energy, and excitement.

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