First Day Films

P.O. Box 405, Northport, NY 11768 Map · Phone number
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About First Day Films

"I'm not sure that I want a videographer at my wedding."


Prospective clients tell us this quite often. Over time, people have come to expect the videgrapher to be a major distraction during the most important day of their lives. But when we shoot a wedding, our first priority is to remain as unobtrusive as possible. In fact, many of our clients have told us that they didn't even realize that we were there.

We bring a background in documentary filmmaking to every project. Simply put, we focus on capturing your event precisely as it happens. Our finished films are simple and elegant. They contain no special effects, no glitter, no "cheesy" animations. We want to capture you and your guests naturally. We do not interrupt anyone with spotlights or requests for interviews. In the end, we want you to be able to revisit your wedding day for years to come.

Take a moment to read a bit about us and our acclaimed style of wedding videography. And please feel free to contact us anytime with any questions or concerns you might have.

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34 Reviews for First Day Films

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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  • Victoria

    Victoria · Married on 12/07/2018

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    Amazing!!!

    My husband and I used John and his team for our 12/07/18 wedding and could not be happier!!!

    For the 2+ years leading up to my wedding, I was certain I did not want a videographer after seeing so many weddings with obstructive, awkward, and super posed videos… but after realizing that the most common wedding regret is not having a video, my husband and I had a change of heart. When our photographer recommended First Day Films, I immediately called up and booked John, and I am so glad we did!

    Leading up to the wedding, John met with my husband and I in person and had us answer some questions to get to know us better, which I loved because it completely translates in his work - everything feels truly personalized. The day of the wedding, John and his assistant showed up on time and immediately began filming without us even noticing. Whether we were at the church, taking pictures outside, or celebrating at our reception, John was there every step of the way capturing every moment without disruption. The tagline for First Day Films is “Relax. Enjoy yourself. You won’t know we’re there.” and I cannot express how true this is!! Looking back at my wedding reception, I don’t even remember seeing John except for when I said goodbye at the end – HE’S THAT GOOD.

    Within days of our wedding John had already posted an amazing one-minute highlight video to social media, which all our family and friends could not stop raving about! The quality of John’s work is unbelievably natural, clean, simple, and elegant, without any of the obviously cheesy and staged videos you so often see! He has the amazing ability to so clearly capture genuine, special moments without anything seeming fake or rehearsed.

    I am so thankful that we hired First Day Films, and that we will always have our video to look back on to relive the best day of our lives!

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    Jessica · Married on 11/03/2018

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    Amamzing!

    My husband Brian and i could not have been happier with First Day Films. Working with John and first day films was amazing!! John created the best trailer for us and really helped us relive the best day! We are beyond excited to see how amazing our finished product will be!

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    Laura · Married on 06/16/2018

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    First Day Films is the best!

    Hiring First Day Films was the one of the top decisions we made when planning our wedding! John was extremely responsive and thoughtful from the start, and worked with us throughout our year and half engagement to make sure we would walk away with a video we would love from our wedding day. John and his team were easy to work with throughout the process and were so much fun to have around on our wedding day. You hardly noticed they were filming during the day, and when we did notice them, they were a refreshing and calm presence in what otherwise can be a hectic day. Aside from the fact that they are wonderful people to work with, the videos we got were perfect. They beautifully captured our day and everyone we have showed agrees. We cannot say enough positive things about First Day Films. It would be a mistake not to use them because you are guaranteed to be pleased with the final product!

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner

First Day Films FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding videography services? $ 3,950.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price? Full Feature Video, High-Def Video, Highlight Video, Multi. Cameras, Multi. Locations
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package? $ 4,450.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package? Full Feature Video, High-Def Video, Highlight Video, Multi. Cameras, Multi. Locations
  • What primary style do you identify with? Cinematic, Documentary, Short Form, Storytelling
  • Which wedding events to you service? Ceremony, Pre-Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What videography services do you offer? Add'l Hours, Drone Footage, Full Feature Video, High-Def Video, Highlight Video, Liability Insurance, Multi. Cameras, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Raw Footage, Slideshow / Montage
  • What final video formats do you offer? Digital Download, DVD, USB Flash Drive, USB Hard Drive

Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements

  • Sarma & Co. Photography
    Sarma & Co. Photography Wedding Photographers

    John is always a pleasure to work with. I never hesitate to recommend First Day Films to my clients. He is very friendly and works in a very unobtrusive manner all the while capturing all the special moments without you knowing he's there. If you are unsure about having a videographer at your wedding, you'll change your mind once you meet John and see his work. Sarma Ozols Sarma & Co. Photography

  • RFB Photo
    RFB Photo Wedding Photographers

    Consistently great to work with, and clients love him.

  • Jennifer Davis Photography LLC
    Jennifer Davis Photography LLC Wedding Photographers

    I can't say enough good things about John Miller Videography. He is the first on my list of recommended Videographers. He approaches the day unobtrusively and is able to catch every moment while it unfolds which allows me as a photographer to do the same. His final product is clean, natural, and absolutely stunning!

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  • Northport, NY 11768 See on map
    9175684266 (Phone number)

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