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We're passionate about what we do: from partnering with companies to make sure that your videos get the result you want from the people you’re trying to reach, to working with couples to make the wedding films of your dreams. Here you'll find our perspective on projects, video marketing, weddings, and updates from our studio in Durham, NC!

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Studio Updates

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Raw footage and copyright… two very sexy topics we’re gonna tackle  in today’s blog post. Sexy AND important. Important because they’re two things that clients really need to understand when signing a contract, but often don’t. No fault of their own, as many of them have never signed a video contract before. So our goal […]

Raw Footage & Copyright: Where We Stand

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I can’t remember what started the conversation, but a year or before my Mom died she asked me what one of my favorite memories was. I took her back to my college graduation in 2006, the night before the actual ceremony. My family had come to town (my twin sister, my Dad, both sets of […]

What We Celebrate

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Having worked in the wedding industry for the last 9 years, I’ve been to my share of weddings. And it probably comes as no surprise that I have some opinions on them (okay, a lot of opinions). What probably WILL surprise you is exactly how much I would revolutionize the wedding industry, and wedding traditions, […]

Revolutionizing Weddings

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We’ve been making brand films for businesses for over 8 years, and along the way we’ve continued to fine tune our product, process and pricing. You learn a lot the more clients you work with, and our goal is always to create the most beautiful, and most strategic, films we can for our clients. And […]

BDLB Instabrand Films!

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Two months before a wedding, we like to sit down with our couples (ideally over a local beer with at least one dog) and talk through the schedule of the day. For the most part, as videographers, we’re simply there to document what happens as it happens. We don’t do much (or any) directing aside […]

Why You Should Write Personal Letters

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With the 2019 Academy Awards approaching, I’ve been doing my best to catch up on the nominated movies of the year. I’ve now watched all eight films nominated for Best Picture. It’s a scattered field that provides a good litmus test for the industry at large. We have the first comic book nominee ever (Black […]

Under Pressure: How Bohemian Rhapsody Epitomizes Hollywood in 2019

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WARNING. If you’re an animal lover and haven’t heard of Roman McConn yet, get ready to cry. Don’t worry, I promise it won’t be a bad cry. It’ll be a good cry, the kind you needed today, the kind we need everyday, the type of tears the whole world needs more of. But still, you’re […]

Roman McConn: The Power of Video

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In my mind, personal vows are the most sacred and unique aspect of any wedding. It’s the part of the ceremony when the couple pronounce to each other, their guests, and the universe, why everyone is gathered here today. It’s their love story told in promises. It’s a duet that only they can sing to […]

4 Tips for Writing Your Personal Vows

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In your entire life there are only a handful of times when all the family and friends you love most come together in one location to celebrate you. Your wedding is one of those times, and considering that we don’t really have retirement parties anymore, and you won’t be at your funeral (depending on how […]

Delivering a Great Toast: Our Best Tips

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