Tag Archives: wedding cinematography

Is a “First Look” right for you?

The First Look. It’s one of the most common “should we or shouldn’t we” questions when it comes to your wedding day. I frequently get asked whether or not it’s a good idea by my couples. First, let me say this: if you’re asking me if a first look is the right call, I would […]

What it means to work with me

Whether we’re meeting up to talk about your wedding, or it’s showtime, my goal as a wedding filmmaker is to deliver not only a great finished product but also a one of a kind experience. My favorite way to achieve this is by making it a point to know each couple personally. Then, I set […]

Malibu Rocky Oaks Wedding

Malibu Rocky Oaks Wedding

The thing about filming weddings is that, though the routine is often similar, each couple has a unique history, relationship, and vision for their big day. I’m constantly amazed at the depth to each love I get to help share with the world, and Christina and Tyrone’s wedding at Malibu Rocky Oaks Winery was certainly […]

Westlake Village Wedding

Westlake Village Wedding

This Westlake Village wedding took place at the other worldly Sherwood County Club. Sherwood is like something straight out of a wedding movie. The entrance alone is worth the price of admission. Jennifer and Phil were married in outside in the courtyard during an emotional ceremony. Jenny took the award for having the longest dress […]

Lets talk wedding cinematography gear and the importance of backups

Let’s talk wedding cinematography gear for a minute. Each year my equipment evolves but one thing that I feel very strongly about is having backups. I’m sure a lot of startup or less experienced videographers are not thinking about this but there is no excuse for having your equipment fail you at a wedding and […]

Welcome to the Robert Michael Films Blog!

Thanks for visiting my new website and checking out my blog. I filmed my first wedding in 2002 and have been busy filming as many as 70 weddings a year since then. In 2013 I found myself wanting to go in a different direction. I was getting busier with commercial work which can be very lucrative […]