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Jamie Bowden · Married on 06/29/2019
The vendor you never thought you needed.
I honestly wasn't planning on booking a videographer. I was trying really hard to stick with my budget. I invested in an amazing photographer and that was the part I was always told NOT to skimp on. Then I came across videographers. I told myself I didn't NEED one, but that was a lie. Hi Light Films is amazing. Absolutely amazing. I laughed so hard with Amber and Mike. We felt so comfortable. My husband...ahh, still sounds weird, haha. We were able to be ourselves. They created an environment that allowed us to be organic. Nothing was forced, nothing was fake or over the top. It meant the world to us. Seeing the actual final product, omggg. I did my research and once again my research did NOT let me down. I've literally watched the video 10 times already. Everyone I share the video with is amazed. Everything from the quality of the video to the music. It's a dream come true. This day was so important to us and Hi Light Films created something to last us forever. You don't NEED fancy flowers or expensive shoes. Cut back on other parts, but don't cut back here. Consider it an investment that will give back for years. Thank you Hi Light Films!! Thank you so much!!Sent on 07/16/2019
Tomas Alday-Morales · Married on 07/07/2019
Such an amazing vendor with an amazing team
I have known Thumper (Jordan) for a long time. It was no question on who I wanted to get for our photographery for our wedding. He appointed his team member, Amber, who was a pleasure to work with. She took her time on the shots and had a vision for everything. We got out pictures back within a few weeks and were blown away with all the pictures. My wife and I were soooooo pleased with the quality and professionalism with Hi Light Wedding Films.Sent on 08/22/2019
Katelynn Fields · Married on 06/14/2019
Exceeded all expectations
I couldn’t say enough about this company. Coming from Ohio and not knowing much about any Hawaiian wedding companies I was worried about making the wrong choice, but I couldn’t be more happy about choosing HiLight films. They captured our wedding day perfectly and so many people said it looked like a hollywood film. It has such a romantic and artistic feel that only a true professional could do. They were also super kind and made us feel comfortable about everything. I come from a family of photographers and videographers and you could say i’m pretty picky so trust me when I say they are worth every penny! I would choose a video over so many other wedding expenses and my husband agrees. Thank you guys for everything!!Sent on 06/26/2019
Leslie Kuo · Married on 06/10/2019
A Lifetime of Memories
When we first started wedding planning, we did not include videography into our budget. However, our wedding planner sent us a list of videographers to look through their work. Hi Light Films stood out above the others. Watching other people’s wedding videos brought tears to my eyes and I didn’t even know these people. I asked my fiancé if we could add videography to our budget, but he didn’t think it was necessary since we already had a photographer. Photos and video are completely different. While photos are beautiful, a video brings you back to your wedding day and all the emotions you felt. We picked Hi Light because there are a variety of packages that fit every budget. Jordan sent us a questionnaire as soon as we booked that asked for our wedding details. It included any special customs that we wanted captured and details we wanted to include so nothing would be missed. About a week prior to our wedding, Jordan called me to confirm what I wanted to see in the video and he gave me a breakdown of our timeline. After the call, he sent me an email summarizing what we talked about and included the names and phone numbers of the videographers shooting our wedding. On the day of the wedding, Amber and Michael arrived on time and they were really friendly. We are both camera shy and they made us feel very comfortable and gave us directions on what to do. I didn’t notice them during the ceremony so they’re really good at capturing the memories without blocking guests’ view. We received our edited video a lot faster than we thought we would and the finished product is amazing. They captured moments that we didn’t see and the music that was used was so perfect. I felt like they really knew us and listened to our vows and picked a song that fit us well. My husband, the one who said we didn’t need a videographer, has watched our video many times and admitted that it was a great idea. At the end of the wedding, when the food has been eaten and the drinks are gone, the flowers have died, all you have left are photos and videos. Don’t skip the video and definitely hire Hi Light Films. I can’t say enough about this amazing team.Sent on 07/11/2019
Manta Agtunong · Married on 05/17/2019
No Ka 'Oi (IYKYK, if not google it) :)
They definitely made it a lot of fun and the overall video presentation of our wedding was beautiful! It was a jam packed night and we're so glad how they creatively included everything in the video! Jordan and his team is the best, hands down. Very thoughtful through everything and they are seriously theeee best! Mahalo Hi Light Films Ohana!Sent on 08/14/2019
Elaine Dora · Married on 03/28/2019
Flexible team with great results
We initially had no idea whether we even wanted or could afford a videography team -- in fact, a lot of people said it was an unnecessary expense...but after getting married and receiving our wedding video, we know we made the right decision in working with Jordan's team. The day of the wedding went by so fast that there's so many details that we missed and we able to rediscover on the film. Not only can we see our own smiles but the smiles of all our guests. And as much as we love our photos, video just offers a way to really go back to the moment that is incomparable.Sent on 06/07/2019
Jordan handled all the pre-wedding communication and details for us so professionally and patiently. We had budget and time concerns, along with not really knowing what to expect from a video team, but he explained everything and recommended a plan that would be a good fit. He was always quick to reply and we never felt any anxiety or uncertainty during any part of the process.
After the wedding, the completed video was also delivered sooner than we even expected! Since we had chosen the raw data option as well, Jordan was also very quick to send all the footage from our whole day over to us in Japan -- very professionally confirming our address to make sure it went through internationally postage okay (and I was reassured that they kept a backup of the data until you receive it!). It arrived right away and we were happy to find that not only was the full footage we had wanted of all the speeches and important parts of the day, there was also a lot of multiple angle footage thanks to the second shooter!
We are very, very happy that we entrusted Hi Light to record our wedding day and we now have something to treasure and watch back every anniversary (and sometimes just randomly in between). Thank you!
Judy T · Married on 03/23/2019
Jordan and his team were great to work with for our wedding video! He took all the feedback we had for our video and executed perfectly. We wanted a happy and playful video (not sappy) with upbeat music that focused on the celebration and guests and we got exactly what we wanted!Sent on 07/22/2019
Amber and Michael were there to shoot the day of, and they were really easy and fun to work with. They were very experienced and executed on everything we asked for.
Nina · Married on 12/18/2018
professional and fun team
The team is fun to work with and the final video is absolutely beautiful. Months before the wedding day, we received a questionnaire from Jordan to fill out details/requirements. Jordan also arranged a phone call to go through details and answer all our questions. We worked with Amber and Michael on the wedding day. They are very professional, detail oriented and fun as well. The final video is amazing, and it was delivered pretty fast. We really appreciate their work and we highly recommend their service.Sent on 02/24/2019
Kris · Married on 12/07/2018
Exceptional service and teamwork
Our experience with Jordan, Amber, Mike and Keanu was exceptional! Their teamwork and attention to details helped our wedding day go smoothly. The drone was a nice added touch and worth the extra $$. We anticipated receiving the film a couple months after our wedding, and it arrived early...great Christmas gift for us. Thank you, HiLight Film! The quality of our film is amazing. Their song choices fit us just right. We also got the raw footage which was great, because we could watch the entire ceremony again. We highly recommend HiLight Film for wedding cinematography.Sent on 03/01/2019
Michelle C · Married on 10/13/2018
Great experience all around
We had a great time working with Hi Light Films. Despite the time zone difference, Jordan always responded to our questions promptly, which put us at ease during the planning process leading up to the wedding. Jordan had us fill out a questionnaire early on, which covered every detail you could think of on the wedding day, and some of the details ended up being helpful with other vendors as well. We had Amber and 2 other videographers on the day of the wedding and the filming experience was very smooth. We received the edited film 2 weeks after the wedding and it was beautiful. Overall it's been a highly professional and pleasant experience, highly recommend!Sent on 11/17/2018
Lesly Corum · Married on 10/07/2018
Most memorable thing ever :)
My husband and I couldn't have selected a better team to capture and video our special day. We were both very nervous about how the whole thing would come together and if we would feel awkward in any way during the filming, when you watch other videos you think to yourself how do they capture all of that and it not feel so "put on" but the team was fantastic we did not even really know they were there. The team made our day run so much smoother than we could have ever imagined. We knew we wanted to have a video to bring back home since we did choose a destination site for our special day and there were many that could not attend. I am so fortunate we have this keepsake to cherish forever and ever. I will say this is the best money you will spend, if you have to cut corners in other areas do so, however, do not let it be on videography and photography. The day goes by so so fast and this things you will have to last you till the end of time. Jordan was always very timely in answering my emails and addressing my concerns, despite the significant time change, he really put my mind at ease and couldn't be more appreciative of all the love and hard work you gave us. We love all of you and thank you to all our new Ohana in Maui.... Much love from the CorumsSent on 06/10/2019
Kirsten Kjeldsen · Married on 10/05/2018
Hands down one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Hi Light films shot our destination wedding this past October in Maui and they were so fantastic to work with. We did a lot of research before selecting a videographer and had a particular style that we had in mind. The final video surpassed every expectation we had. We have watched it countless times already and look forward to watching it for years to come. If you are on the fence on whether or not to have a videographer - I can tell you first hand that it is absolutely worth it. The day goes by so quickly and we are beyond grateful to have had Hi Light Films capture our special day. They managed to capture all of the details and moments in such a beautiful and artistic way and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results and working with them through the whole process. Jordan was very responsive to our emails/calls and answered all questions leading up to the wedding and the day of, the team made us feel so comfortable and really made the whole process fun and natural. We are so happy we decided to go with Hi Light Films and highly recommend them to anyone looking for a top notch videographer in Hawaii. Thanks again, Hi Light Films!Sent on 12/13/2018
Nga Khuu · Married on 09/20/2018
Love Hi Light Films!!
We had such an amazing experience with the Hi Light Films team for our outdoor Maui wedding!! They were very professional and capture every moment so well. We were debating in the beginning if we wanted to hire a videographer for our wedding but now looking back we wouldn’t have it any other way. For anyone out there who is thinking about having a videographer for their wedding, just do it!! You can put a price on capturing such a memorable time in your life and you can always relive it many many years down the road. The Hi Light team did a phenomenal job put everything together and even sent us a package with the uncut footages. Mahalo!!!Sent on 10/29/2018
Richelle Anne Hancock · Married on 08/10/2018
Dream come true
We had such a wonderful time working with Jordan and his team! Michael and I felt so much at ease from start to finish. It felt like we've been friends for years. It was very easy to communicate with Jordan during the planning process and they captured every beautiful moment. My husband and I knew we wanted to invest a little more money into our videographer and we could not have asked for a better team. I did a lot of research and cried watching all of their videos. That's how we knew they were the one. :) We loved the finished product. As did our family and friends-not a dry eye! Definitely recommending this wonderful, talented group of people!Sent on 10/30/2018
Mika · Married on 06/27/2018
We have always wanted a wedding film, but weren't sure if it could fit in our budget. The money spent on this was well worth it and I highly recommend Jordan and his team to anyone having a destination wedding. It's been such a blast sharing the video with people who were not able to attend in person and I look forward to sharing the video with our children someday!Sent on 07/15/2018
I can honestly say that Jordan at Hi Light Films was the easiest to work with and most responsive of all of our vendors. I could always count on him for professionalism and prompt responses which was a great relief during the stressful wedding planning process.
Hi Light was also a lot more affordable than the other videographers I looked into. We feel that their work is of the highest quality and it was such a pleasure having three videographers there on our wedding day to document all of the details. We highly recommend Hi Light to anyone considering getting video footage.
Yitong · Married on 05/30/2018
Hi Light Films is absolutely amazing! Jordan and his team are absolutely amazing! They are easy to communicate with, professional and very reliable. They have a quick turn around. We got our films (both online and hard drive) within a month after our wedding. And the final wedding film is exactly what we expected, elegant and beautiful. They captured all the wonderful moments we want. A little bit background about us, we are Chinese who work and live in New York City area and our parents are all from China who speak very little English. So it makes it very hard for Jordan and his team to edit the speeches since it's all in Mandarin. We appreciate that the team took extra steps and worked with us successfully to edit the speeches! Most importantly, these are all within our budget! Thank you Hi Light Films!Sent on 07/28/2018
Judy · Married on 05/06/2018
We totally recommend Hi-Light Films - worth every penny! Jordan and his team are great; professional and friendly! They were on top of things and were accommodating to our changes, including location and post edits. They were also quick to deliver an amazing video (online and hard drive) which captured our wedding and added a creative flare. We appreciate their work and were extremely happy with the end product.Sent on 09/05/2018
Mary Beth · Married on 04/26/2018
It is honestly hard to put into words how incredibly happy we were with our choice to have the team at HiLight share and capture our special day. If you are anything like we were and are on the fence about whether or not to hire a videographer to capture your wedding....DO IT!!!! Seriously.... and make sure you hire HiLight!!Sent on 06/07/2018
I can truthfully say out of all of the decisions that we made with respect to our wedding this was one of the BEST decisions we could have made. No matter how relaxed the day is and how present you are in the moment, it goes by WAY too fast! Pictures tell a beautiful story but there truly isn't anything like film to help you remember ever little detail.
It was so great that HiLight had a variety of options available that were also affordable - which is important to many and something we found hard to find while still being top notch quality. Jordan was SO responsive and friendly and although we didn't meet in advance, after emailing back and forth and briefly speaking on the phone I felt completely at ease and comfortable. His team that joined us the day of the wedding were so friendly, kind and talented - not to mention dedicated to ensuring they captured it all.
Where many videographer's can take months to provide you with a finished product we had ours in WEEKS!!! This was such a wonderful and welcomed surprise. The video was incredible. We absolutely loved being able to share our special day through video with friends and family who were unable to join us in Maui and have received SO many compliments, including comments from many that it was the BEST wedding video they had ever seen.
Our wedding was only a short month a go and I can tell you watching the video reminded me of things I had already forgotten of the day. Trust me, you won't regret the decision to have HiLight capture your special day, I have watched our video every single day since we received it :)
Ian · Married on 04/17/2018
HI Light Films was absolutely amazing!! Little history about us. We both are newly graduated, full-time dentists living on the East coast and simply did not have time (nor energy) to put together a wedding, so we decided to elope to Hawaii. Without any guests and really without any help from us, HI Light Films put together a masterpiece that we can enjoy forever. If you are on the edge about drone footage, we highly recommend it, the footage was amazing. Thank you so much for making our special day forever memorable!!Sent on 05/20/2018
Kristen · Married on 03/25/2018
Like many people, we were debating on whether or not to have a videographer at our wedding, but after reading many "Must Do" lists, we didn't want to regret not having one later. There is only so much photos can capture. After much research and watching various wedding videos from different companies, I knew HiLight Films was the company we had to go with! Jordan was professional throughout the whole process, and Michael (aka Matthew McConaughey) & Amber honestly were awesome & hilarious throughout our entire wedding day! I can honestly say that HiLight Films was the best vendor we booked! Our wedding video was AMAZING!!!! I can not get enough of it! It was perfect in every way - it captured every aspect of our day and the editing was unreal! Watching it takes me back to our wedding day and melts my heart every single time!Sent on 06/10/2018
Book HiLight Films - You will not regret it! Spend the little extra money for the extended length video & add on drone footage - they are both well worth it! Thank you Jordan, Matthew McConaughey, & Amber! You guys are the best!
Sascha · Married on 12/03/2017
We organized our elopement from Germany and decided last minute with our wedding coordinator to include a wedding cinema. After looking at a few companies we instantly decided to pick HI Light Wedding Films. What a good choice - Jordan and his team was so amazing, flexible and excited. As we did a real first look moment the team was really into it and shared with us a fun and happy time as you would hope for, when you decide to elope in Hawai'i. As it was already our third time to Maui we really recognized the connection that Jordan and his time have for the island, just inspirational.Sent on 04/02/2018
Definitely a great pick with a lot of value and flexibility for money. Therefore we highly recommend to get in touch with Jordan and team!
Valerie · Married on 12/02/2017
This team is amazing! Jordan did a great job of communicating with me and getting information on exactly what we wanted for our big day! I would highly recommend this company for any one who wants the best quality and professionalism. Thanks HI Light Wedding Films for making our wedding day even more special!Sent on 12/12/2017
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Brittney · Married on 11/28/2017
We did a short notice elopement style wedding and they were quick to respond and work us in to their schedule! They were great! Super professional and fun :) not to mention the amazing video they gave us, we love it!! Such a great way to remember all the details of our day!Sent on 12/12/2017
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Alexandra · Married on 11/01/2017
I had an overall great experience with HiLight Films! We decided to have a destination wedding which made a wedding video even more necessary for the family and friends who were unable to attend our ceremony to enjoy. We asked them to stay a bit longer on the day of our wedding to capture a few more special moments, to which they were flexible and happy to accommodate. The turn-around for our video was also quick considering we requested it for just one month after the ceremony to play at our at-home reception. The video they composed of our day was incredible and wonderfully put together. My mom was quick to compliment! Great work, and thanks again!Sent on 12/30/2017
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Jamie · Married on 10/21/2017
HI Light films equals AWESOME!Sent on 12/12/2017
Jordan was awesome to talk stories with, or even keep in contact. His forms to get your special day set were in full detail! You couldn't go wrong. And to have not 1, not 2, but 3!! videographers was amazing. Amber and Martin worked with my husband and I on our big day. We also asked to push for another 30 minutes more before they left the reception, and with ease they stayed (with extra charge of course).
To capture and cry again by watching our film at home made us realize we made the right choice!
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