Jensen Wedding Films

Films as Extraordinary as Your Love Story

From humble beginnings in 1991, Jensen Wedding Films has grown to become one of the premier professional wedding cinematographers in California. Acclaimed international award winners for our creative work, we are based in Sacramento and also serve the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa, Lake Tahoe and beyond.

As skilled videographers, we tell the story of your wedding day in a simple, elegant documentary style. We also offer unique Vintage Super 8mm Film, Same-Day Edit's (SDE), and spectacular Wedding Music Video's. We also provide other creative wedding options offered no where else in the world, such as our immersive VR 360° Wedding Panoramas and incredible 4K SkyCams.

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Courtney & Mitchell's Epic Santa Barbara destination Wedding

We love traveling out of Sacramento several times a year to film destination weddings. Courtney & Mitchell’s wedding at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort was no exception. Not only was the ocean venue eye candy for our wedding film, but we were honored to capture the wedding of the daughter of a fellow filmmaker- Dennis Kulik. Courtney & Mitchell were so gracious in giving us the time to get some spectacular shots of them walking n the beach.

Some of my favorite shots came as Courtney danced with her guests near the end of the reception. We were ‘off the clock’ for those high energy shots, but often some the best wedding footage we capture happens when we go beyond our contracted time for our couples. Truly, filming wedding day love and laughter has always been so much more than just another ‘gig’ for us.

GoPro Camera on a Mast

We recently filmed Merlou and Ryan's Catholic wedding at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in midtown Sacramento.  I've filmed her over 30 weddings at the Cathedral and each time I try and get a unique angle I've never shot before.  This time, I brought our 20 foot-high mast and set it up discretely near one of the huge pillars with my tiny GoPro 3 Camera on top.  The second video was captured later using the same technique at the reception at the Grand Ballroom a few blocks away.  I think the results were spectacular.  Below are still frames from the HD video captured by the GoPro:

The cost of selling yourself short:

Whether you are hiring a DJ, a photographer, florist, event planner, or videographer for your wedding or event- a true professional will save you headaches and heartache in the end.  I don't know how many events I've attended where the client saved several hundred dollars by hiring a family friend or 'budget' company to DJ- for example- only to have his gear fail, or play the wrong song during the first dance, or offend the guests.

Hiring a creative professional videographer or photographer is also critical, since those precious moving and still images will hold the memory of your day for you and for your loved ones for generations to come.  A wedding couple recently hired me to film her wedding a few weeks before her event after the cinematographer she booked for substantially less stopped returning her emails and phone calls.  Unfortunately, the bride may lose her entire deposit from that unscrupulous company.    (Thanks to Brett Culp for this image link)

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Brittny + Nick's Serrano Country Club Wedding Highlights

One of my most gratifying experiences as a professional wedding cinematographer is the reaction of our wedding couples (and in this case Brittny's mom) after viewing our work:

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"OK - I've had a hard time breaking myself away from watching the highlight video of Nick & Brittny's wedding to email you a big THANK YOU!!!  I was trying to see if I could actually watch it without shedding a tear, but just gave up.  I don't know what to say... It really is a work of art. I truly mean that."

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Thanks to all the great wedding professionals who made this such a fun and memorable event:

Event Planning  & Design: Tres Fabu Events | Photography: Gino Creglia
DJ/MC: Music & More Entertainment | Photo Booth: Jensen Photo Booth 
Venue: Serrano Country Club