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Depending on the length of the day, mine may be one DVD or 2. Usually the Greek Weddings are pretty long, whose ceremony lasts around 1 hour & 20min, and Reception lasts 5 or 6 hours. This is usually 2 DVD’s.
A normal wedding will be on one DVD.
HOW IS IT LAID OUT?
The first DVD is always the Ceremony and all related events and videos.
I always include a (documentary style) Full Ceremony video Edited with 3 camera angles.
I always include a musical synopsis of the ceremony, which includes pickup shots of the venue, flowers, alter, people, etc.
If the Bride and Groom do comments to each other, I include this.
Video of the pictures
I usually make this DVD (or section of the single DVD) as a full video (I used to do individual clips but people said they liked to click play and let it go with options to pick a starting place). I create a menu to choose a starting place. I put the Reception in order of occurance.
I add a musical synopsis of the reception.
For each traditional moment, I’ll usually artsy it up and make it look nice, but it is usually chronologically correct.
I add a synopsis of all the good dancing.
Everyone really seems to like that format.
Normally my Single DVD videos run about 2 hours.
Depending on what extra stuff I film, such as the rehearsal dinner, rehearsal, etc, it can be a bit longer.
If it is a Double DVD where the Ceremony and Reception are on different DVD’s then it can be upwards of 3 hours.