Our Vision

Elise Films is a southern California-based video production business, who specializes in creating cinematic short-form films.

We are a group of artists who believe everyone has a story to tell. Whether this story be a baby shower, birthday party, or a wedding, we seek to encapsulate those special moments to be enjoyed and shared for ages to come. Our goal, as visual motion artists, is to capture your event with beautiful spoken words and captivating imagery through the use of cinematic techniques and tools.

Our business began its roots in creating short-form films of various family events and has grown to specialize in filming weddings. If you have a special day that you want a keepsake of on film, we would love to chat with you.

Our Services

Package Options

  • 3 to 5 minute highlights film
  • 6 to 10 minute cinematic short film
  • 30 to 45 minute documentary film
  • Photo Montage edited on Adobe After Effects
  • Interview of Bride and Groom + Photo Montage
  • Unedited/Raw Footage Delivered on External Hard Drive
  • Engagement / Save-the-Date Film
  • Trash-the-Dress Film
  • Rehearsal Dinner/Party Film
  • Love Story/Concept Film
  • Same Day Edit Delivery
  • Next Day Edit Delivery
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Pre-Production

  • Location Scouting
  • Basic Storyboarding / Shot Planning
  • Production Prep
  • Wedding Day Schedule Prep
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Field Production

  • 2-3 Cinematographers
  • Canon C100, Canon 5D Mark iii, Nikon D800, Panasonic GH4
  • Rode Shotgun Mics, Zoom H6 Field Recorder, Sennheiser G3 Wireless System, etc.
  • Manfrotto Monopod & Tripods, Off Camera Lights, Slider, Vest/Arm Stabilizers, Jibs, etc.
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Post Production

  • Color correction & grading of footage
  • Documentary Film: Multi-camera edit
  • Highlights / Short Film: Cinematic non-linear edit (NLE)
  • Web Upload
  • DVD/Bluray/USB Delivery
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Pricing information is dependent on the coverage and package options you choose.

For wedding events, we are dedicated to making each and every film compelling, and therefore, can only accept a limited number of weddings per year. Investments for our highlights package start at $1400 and our basic package start at $2000. Please contact us for more details.

Our Awesome Team

Hai

Hai D.O.P / Editor

“My life started when Elise was born.”

Giac (Jack)

Giac (Jack) Cinematographer / Photographer / Colorist / Editor

“Thank you Giang for marrying me.”

Giang

Giang Cinematographer / Photographer

“You Welcome”

Joseph

Joseph Cinematographer

“Disneyland is the happiest place on earth”

Tyler

Tyler Cinematographer Assistant

“In-N-Out Burgers.. Animal Style”

OUR RECENT WORK

Happiness is anyone and anything at all, that’s loved by you.

Charlie Brown

And think not that you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Khalil Gibran

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

I love you. You annoy me more than I ever thought possible, but… I want to spend every irritating minute with you.

Scrubs

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

True love stories never have endings

Richard Bach

I don’t wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone.

Javan

Love is friendship set to music.

Anonymous

We love because it’s the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Anonymous

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