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Poetic Cinema

Maineville , OH
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3407 Meadow Ct.
Maineville, OH 45039 US (map)

PHONE

513-258-9250

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ABOUT US

Simple. Creative. Fun.
Offering clients simple, creative and fun wedding films, we believe your story is best told by being discreet and letting it unfold in front of us, capturing... Read more
Simple. Creative. Fun.
Offering clients simple, creative and fun wedding films, we believe your story is best told by being discreet and letting it unfold in front of us, capturing candid moments as they pass. Contact us today to find out what we can do for you.

Every wedding has a story. Let Poetic Cinema tell yours. Read less
Videography

INFO FOR VIDEOGRAPHY

What primary style do you identify with?
Cinematic, Documentary, Short Form, Storytelling
Which wedding events do you service?
Ceremony, Pre-Ceremony, Reception
What videography services do you offer?
High-Def Video, Highlight Video, Liability Insurance, Multi. Cameras, Slideshow/Montage
What final video formats do you offer?
Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital Download, SD Card, USB Flash Drive, USB Hard Drive

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Amanda
Wedding:
11/26/2016
5.0/5.0
From the beginning of our wedding vendor search, I knew I wanted to have a videographer. I had many friends tell me that was one thing that had the most regret about from their weddings, not hiring a videographer and others saying it was their best decision. After meeting with Dan, I knew our search was over. He was not only professional, but very down to earth and easy to talk to. He stayed very much behind the scenes on the day of the wedding and most family and friends said they didn't even know we had a videographer there. Once we received our Highlight video back, we were even more impressed. Words can't even describe how moving a short video can be, but Dan was able to capture our day in such a way that was so special and brought tears to my eyes. He pieced together our day so beautifully and this is one of the best decisions we could have made for our wedding. This is something we will have to cherish forever and can't thank Dan enough for this wonderful gift.
From the beginning of our wedding vendor search, I knew I wanted to have a videographer. I had many friends tell me that Read more...
From the beginning of our wedding vendor search, I knew I wanted to have a videographer. I had many friends tell me that was one thing that had the most regret about from their weddings, not hiring a videographer and others saying it was their best decision. After meeting with Dan, I knew our search was over. He was not only professional, but very down to earth and easy to talk to. He stayed very much behind the scenes on the day of the wedding and most family and friends said they didn't even know we had a videographer there. Once we received our Highlight video back, we were even more impressed. Words can't even describe how moving a short video can be, but Dan was able to capture our day in such a way that was so special and brought tears to my eyes. He pieced together our day so beautifully and this is one of the best decisions we could have made for our wedding. This is something we will have to cherish forever and can't thank Dan enough for this wonderful gift. Read less
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Ellen
Wedding:
6/25/2016
5.0/5.0
We went back and forth on whether a wedding was "worth it" in our wedding budget, and I am so glad we decided to have one, and that we chose Dan as our videographer! He was so warm and easy to work with, and quickly delivered our stunning video suite: a one-minute instagram video, an 8-minute highlight video, and a movie-length whole wedding video. I cry happy tears every time I watch our video!
We went back and forth on whether a wedding was "worth it" in our wedding budget, and I am so glad we decided to have one, Read more...
We went back and forth on whether a wedding was "worth it" in our wedding budget, and I am so glad we decided to have one, and that we chose Dan as our videographer! He was so warm and easy to work with, and quickly delivered our stunning video suite: a one-minute instagram video, an 8-minute highlight video, and a movie-length whole wedding video. I cry happy tears every time I watch our video! Read less
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Amanda & Cory
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
Dan was fantastic!! I had so many people come up and say "I didn't even know you had a videographer there"... which was exactly what you want! As a result, the video was beautiful, inclusive, and full of moments no one would have notices. Dan was responsive, inclusive, a calming presence the day of, and delivered a beautiful product.
Dan was fantastic!! I had so many people come up and say "I didn't even know you had a videographer there"... which was Read more...
Dan was fantastic!! I had so many people come up and say "I didn't even know you had a videographer there"... which was exactly what you want! As a result, the video was beautiful, inclusive, and full of moments no one would have notices. Dan was responsive, inclusive, a calming presence the day of, and delivered a beautiful product. Read less
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Kara
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough about how great Dan is! He absolutely saved us in a last minute pinch and I'm so grateful for his services! My husband was not initially convinced that we needed a videographer, so we first hired a cheaper, less polished and less professional videographer - big mistake. Two days before our wedding the other videographer called and said he couldn't make it to our wedding for various reasons. We were so upset and didn't know what to do, but Dan was available and he seriously saved us. He was worth every penny and when it was all over my husband and I both agreed that it was truly a blessing in disguise that our first videographer cancelled. Working with Dan was a breeze. He's experienced, professional, funny, easy going and above all else he's so talented. We love his work and would hire him again in a heartbeat! Thank you Dan!!!!
I can't say enough about how great Dan is! He absolutely saved us in a last minute pinch and I'm so grateful for his Read more...
I can't say enough about how great Dan is! He absolutely saved us in a last minute pinch and I'm so grateful for his services! My husband was not initially convinced that we needed a videographer, so we first hired a cheaper, less polished and less professional videographer - big mistake. Two days before our wedding the other videographer called and said he couldn't make it to our wedding for various reasons. We were so upset and didn't know what to do, but Dan was available and he seriously saved us. He was worth every penny and when it was all over my husband and I both agreed that it was truly a blessing in disguise that our first videographer cancelled. Working with Dan was a breeze. He's experienced, professional, funny, easy going and above all else he's so talented. We love his work and would hire him again in a heartbeat! Thank you Dan!!!! Read less
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Erika
Wedding:
5/23/2015
5.0/5.0
When we made the decision to hire a videographer, I believed it was important to find a vendor that we could connect with in order to produce a video that would adequately capture the emotions of the day in a genuine way. Dan from Poetic Cinema absolutely delivered on this wish in every possible way. From our very first meeting with him, I felt a connection. Dan takes the time to understand the couple and what they want from the day. He is honest, humorous, and sincerely happy for the bride and groom. He will do whatever it takes to best capture the moment – even if it means lying in the tall grass with the bugs during our portrait photo shoot, as was the case on our big day. Another expert touch that made a difference for us was that he discreetly clipped a microphone to my husband’s tuxedo, which allowed him to clearly capture all of the dialogue from the ceremony without any distracting background noise. When we received our package from Dan, we could not have been more thrilled with the final product! His pride in his work shows through with how much effort he puts into making your special day unique to you. His editing choices made for an emotional, stunning, and (at times) humorous collection of videos that allows us to share and relive the best moments of the day with all of the accompanying emotion. Dan is a master at what he does, and I am so glad that we trusted him with capturing that incredible day for us.
When we made the decision to hire a videographer, I believed it was important to find a vendor that we could connect with Read more...
When we made the decision to hire a videographer, I believed it was important to find a vendor that we could connect with in order to produce a video that would adequately capture the emotions of the day in a genuine way. Dan from Poetic Cinema absolutely delivered on this wish in every possible way. From our very first meeting with him, I felt a connection. Dan takes the time to understand the couple and what they want from the day. He is honest, humorous, and sincerely happy for the bride and groom. He will do whatever it takes to best capture the moment – even if it means lying in the tall grass with the bugs during our portrait photo shoot, as was the case on our big day. Another expert touch that made a difference for us was that he discreetly clipped a microphone to my husband’s tuxedo, which allowed him to clearly capture all of the dialogue from the ceremony without any distracting background noise. When we received our package from Dan, we could not have been more thrilled with the final product! His pride in his work shows through with how much effort he puts into making your special day unique to you. His editing choices made for an emotional, stunning, and (at times) humorous collection of videos that allows us to share and relive the best moments of the day with all of the accompanying emotion. Dan is a master at what he does, and I am so glad that we trusted him with capturing that incredible day for us. Read less
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H
Wedding:
12/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Dan is fantastic to work with and his videos are absolutely beautiful! From the moment I hired him I knew I had made the right choice. He is friendly, professional, extremely helpful and accommodating...and I felt all of these things before I even saw his final product! When we got the video back my husband and I felt like we relived our wedding! I watch the videos all of the time, and the trailer is a great way to share the wedding with people who could not make it. His videos are professional, beautiful, and truly capture the spirit of the wedding! If you are considering a wedding videographer you should do it - and choose Poetic Cinema! It's my best piece of wedding advice that I give to all of my engaged friends.
Dan is fantastic to work with and his videos are absolutely beautiful! From the moment I hired him I knew I had made the Read more...
Dan is fantastic to work with and his videos are absolutely beautiful! From the moment I hired him I knew I had made the right choice. He is friendly, professional, extremely helpful and accommodating...and I felt all of these things before I even saw his final product! When we got the video back my husband and I felt like we relived our wedding! I watch the videos all of the time, and the trailer is a great way to share the wedding with people who could not make it. His videos are professional, beautiful, and truly capture the spirit of the wedding! If you are considering a wedding videographer you should do it - and choose Poetic Cinema! It's my best piece of wedding advice that I give to all of my engaged friends. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Dan Shallenberger's work is excellent. He was easy to work with and answered questions promptly. The video package we received was unbelievable! He captured moments in a creative and interesting way. And best of all, except for when he arrived at my home I barely even noticed he was there. He brought a 2nd videographer with him and I honestly never even noticed him/her. Of all the money spent in preparing for and hosting a wedding, this was well worth it. A great value!
Dan Shallenberger's work is excellent. He was easy to work with and answered questions promptly. The video package we Read more...
Dan Shallenberger's work is excellent. He was easy to work with and answered questions promptly. The video package we received was unbelievable! He captured moments in a creative and interesting way. And best of all, except for when he arrived at my home I barely even noticed he was there. He brought a 2nd videographer with him and I honestly never even noticed him/her. Of all the money spent in preparing for and hosting a wedding, this was well worth it. A great value! Read less
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Karie
Wedding:
12/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Dan is great to work with and I have no doubt that our wedding video will be fantastic!! He did a great job capturing all the big moments and small moments of the day without being in the way. I didn't even know he was there half the time. He is a class act and I would highly recommend him to capture the moments of anyone's special day!
Dan is great to work with and I have no doubt that our wedding video will be fantastic!! He did a great job capturing all Read more...
Dan is great to work with and I have no doubt that our wedding video will be fantastic!! He did a great job capturing all the big moments and small moments of the day without being in the way. I didn't even know he was there half the time. He is a class act and I would highly recommend him to capture the moments of anyone's special day! Read less
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Lynn
Wedding:
10/29/2011
5.0/5.0
If you are ever waffling on whether or not to get a videographer for your wedding - STOP!! Do it. And make sure you hire Dan at Poetic Cinema. From the beginning, Dan was extremely involved and dedicated to capturing us, our day, and the emotions surrounding that. He was such an absolute pleasure to work with and his response time was unparalleled. The days leading up to the wedding we took about an hour to review everything and he really got what we were looking for out of a wedding video. The day of, he was amazing! Not a moment was missed and he recommended this AMAZING location for wedding pictures at an old train yard. Sounds weird, but it gave us this unique vibe that made for beautiful photographs that I never saw from anyone else.

Dan delivers a 2 1/2 minute preview once he starts editing the video...and wow. My friend summed it up better than I could have "It's like watching a movie - one that I know has a VERY happy ending!" I must have watched this teaser preview 50 times and it paled in comparison to the full feature film. First off, the package was delivered in a manner that made it look like a DVD you would buy of a regular movie. Our names were listed as the "stars" of the movie, "The Wedding" and he got our bridal party, parents, officiants, and ring bearer/flower girl included as well. The cover of the DVD was decked out with pictures from our photographers and it made for such a nice touch. To say I was blown away would be an understatement and disservice to Dan and his so apparent talent. We were immediately transported back to all of the feelings of the day - love and all consuming joy / happiness. My face just radiated joy reliving all of the moments that were such a blur to us. That is something that I will always be grateful to Dan for. We couldn't be more pleased with the way Dan captured our day - this is truly a work of art that we will enjoy (along with all the friends and family willing to watch!!) for the rest of our lives.

Make your videographer search an easy one...hire Dan and know that you will have your wedding day preserved with the utmost care, quality, and artistic flair.
If you are ever waffling on whether or not to get a videographer for your wedding - STOP!! Do it. And make sure you hire Read more...
If you are ever waffling on whether or not to get a videographer for your wedding - STOP!! Do it. And make sure you hire Dan at Poetic Cinema. From the beginning, Dan was extremely involved and dedicated to capturing us, our day, and the emotions surrounding that. He was such an absolute pleasure to work with and his response time was unparalleled. The days leading up to the wedding we took about an hour to review everything and he really got what we were looking for out of a wedding video. The day of, he was amazing! Not a moment was missed and he recommended this AMAZING location for wedding pictures at an old train yard. Sounds weird, but it gave us this unique vibe that made for beautiful photographs that I never saw from anyone else.

Dan delivers a 2 1/2 minute preview once he starts editing the video...and wow. My friend summed it up better than I could have "It's like watching a movie - one that I know has a VERY happy ending!" I must have watched this teaser preview 50 times and it paled in comparison to the full feature film. First off, the package was delivered in a manner that made it look like a DVD you would buy of a regular movie. Our names were listed as the "stars" of the movie, "The Wedding" and he got our bridal party, parents, officiants, and ring bearer/flower girl included as well. The cover of the DVD was decked out with pictures from our photographers and it made for such a nice touch. To say I was blown away would be an understatement and disservice to Dan and his so apparent talent. We were immediately transported back to all of the feelings of the day - love and all consuming joy / happiness. My face just radiated joy reliving all of the moments that were such a blur to us. That is something that I will always be grateful to Dan for. We couldn't be more pleased with the way Dan captured our day - this is truly a work of art that we will enjoy (along with all the friends and family willing to watch!!) for the rest of our lives.

Make your videographer search an easy one...hire Dan and know that you will have your wedding day preserved with the utmost care, quality, and artistic flair. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
12/4/2010
5.0/5.0
Dan of Poetic Cinema is not only a terrific guy and wonderful to work with but he did an absolutely fantastic job on every level! We love the trailer, the feature film, and the overall documentary. Everything is beautifully shot. We truly feel Dan captured that special moment in our lives. One thing we were particularly struck by is how in the middle of the action Dan got and how we never noticed it. He was completely inconspicuous and it's remarkable. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need a referral. Two big thumbs up!
Dan of Poetic Cinema is not only a terrific guy and wonderful to work with but he did an absolutely fantastic job on every Read more...
Dan of Poetic Cinema is not only a terrific guy and wonderful to work with but he did an absolutely fantastic job on every level! We love the trailer, the feature film, and the overall documentary. Everything is beautifully shot. We truly feel Dan captured that special moment in our lives. One thing we were particularly struck by is how in the middle of the action Dan got and how we never noticed it. He was completely inconspicuous and it's remarkable. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need a referral. Two big thumbs up! Read less
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