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Smiling Toad Productions
On WeddingWire since 2011
Smiling Toad Productions is a wedding videographer based in
Our goal is to tell the story of your wedding with the same attention to detail that you put into planning it.
We want to hear about the parts of your wedding day that are most meaningful to you. Our team will be ready to anticipate all the action and capture those special highlights. We’re in the background throughout your wedding day to capture all the spontaneous interactions that happen on this rare occasion that everyone you love is together.
We take our collective knowledge from every wedding we have filmed and bring it to you. After the whirlwind of your wedding day is over, your final video will have captured all the special moments. Share your video with the people who shared the day with you.
Contact us for a quote request today and mention you saw us on Wedding Wire!
Create your own wedding package, and we will take care of the rest.
- Choice of 3–5 min Trailer film, 10–15 min Short film, 45–90 min Feature film
- Multi-camera live-stream packages for real-time streaming
- Multiple cameras, drone shots, raw footage included
- Same day edit, digital delivery, Save-the-date video
- Instagram video, 4k video, live streaming
- Additional hours, liability insurance, your music selections
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5% off all packages booked for available dates for 2023 before June 30th!
Owner John Severson graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2004 with degrees in Anthropology and Film. His passion for film has taken him all over the world from Vietnam to Zanzibar, and finally back to Chicago.
John brings the eye of a documentarian to each wedding. He focuses on capturing your story, start to finish. His professionalism and preparedness makes the entire process simple and stress-free. His team of enthusiastic videographers and editors compliment John and bring their own vision to each event.
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One of our "go to" video/film partners for their excellent product, service and pricing!
Professional, unobtrusive videographers, and beautiful final products. You can't go wrong with Smiling Toad.
John and his crew at Smiling Toad are reliable, creative, and go the extra mile to please their customers. My clients have raved about their videos from Smiling Toad. They are truly able to capture the emotion of wedding day. I always look forward to working with them.
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