Philipe at Mirar Productions is AMAZING! He was very friendly, easy to be around (important since he's there all day!), and produced an incredible wedding video for us! The video brings us to tears every time we watch it - he did an excellent job of capturing the important moments of our day. My requests were a little out of the ordinary because we did a video guestbook in addition to the standard video coverage - Philipe listened to what we wanted and delivered! If you have special requests or ideas - talk to him! He is very flexible and will deliver you exactly what you want! Book him NOW!! :-)
I had the pleasure of working with Philipe for a wedding I planned on April 20th. Throughout the whole process, Philipe was quick with responses from the beginning and was such a delight to talk to! Philipe and his assistant were on time and followed the timeline provided. They made sure to capture every moment and created a wonderful product at the end. The Bride and Groom were very happy with their wedding video! I would definitely work with Philipe and his team again. He is such a delight!
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My wedding was perfect and Philipe captured every moment of it!
I particularly like his still and artistic/journalistic approach.
My recap video was FABULOUS! I received so many compliments.
On both recap and video he captured both of cultures in a very artistic, amusing way.
People who were unable to attend the wedding (family in Mexico and Argentina) felt like they were there.
I would totally recommend Philipe!
I have nothing but praise for the Mirar Productions team. I struggled for weeks to find a creative and professional videographer within my budget but after my first meeting with Philipe and Eduardo, I knew I'd found a great fit. They captured all the elements of my Pakistani wedding and added creative touches that were artistic, not trendy or over the top. In the weeks leading up to the wedding, Philipe and I were in frequent email contact, finalizing our timelines and other details. Going into the wedding events, I felt confident that my video would be taken care of. I am happy to say that my initials feelings about Mirar Productions were confirmed when I saw my beautiful, professional and creative wedding video. Thank you, Philipe and team!
Mirar productions was an excellent Videographer to work with. Very Professional, very polite, very understanding on the needs that we wanted on our wedding day and how we wanted to capture certain moments. I was very thrilled to meet Philipe and his staff, they were wonderful people. Always on time and respectful to our guests. During the editing process, Philipe went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied with all the footages. We went back and forth with ideas and he was so understanding and accomodating. Our final product was AMAZING!!! The blue ray DVDs were great, and we were beyond satisfied with his work and his staffs work. I would definently recommend Mirar Productions!!!
Philipe and his assistant from Mirar Productions were amazing to work with. We met with Philipe a couple of times leading up to our wedding and after seeing his portfolio, we hired him.
He was very responsive, and professional and was a great value for the price! He sent us a teaser video of our photo shoot while we were on our honeymoon and it is nothing short of perfect. He even chose a song that we love to set the video to - and I sent it to my friends and family... many said it made them cry! Aww ;)
One thing that was important to us is that he be there to capture the moments but not too in people's faces and honestly, I didn't even notices that two videographers were there! People tend to freeze up when videographers are around and they were so respectful of everyone's space.
Perfect - loved working with Mirar and would definitely recommend them to anyone needing a videographer for their wedding or other...
Our experience with Philipe was outstanding! He shot a "love story" for us that we showed at the dinner rehearsal before our wedding. Everyone came up to us afterward and said it was such a cool thing to share with everyone. It really made a big impression on our guests!
He was also there on our wedding day and shot such beautiful footage of the ceremony and reception. It is so much fun to re-live the moment and with Philipe there, he is sure to capture the very best moments you can cherish forever.
We highly recommend Philipe to be apart of your special day. He makes things comfortable, fun and his creativity is one of a kind. You will not be dissapointed with him!
Philipe and team did an amazing job at our wedding. We had a moderate sized Mexican wedding in the west loop on one of the hottest days in July. They did such a beautiful job capturing a perfect highlight video of our day - I replay it quite often and my husband reminds me to "click the video" (the opening to our highlight is his thank you speech to everyone where he talks about how thrilled and grateful he is to have me in his life) - beautiful flow throughout the video. All my family and friends adored it as well!
AMAZING is all I can say. Truly, they are artists and extremely responsive throughout the entire process. When I first booked Mirar, I felt a bit nervous as I knew much of Philipe's work had been based in San Francisco however I'm thrilled I moved forward because the end result was a beautiful keepsake set to our favorite songs and done impeccably well.
Thank you again for being a part of our very special day!
We were so pleased with our choice of Mirar Productions for videography services on our wedding day. Philipe was very professional and did an exceptional job of capturing our special day. We love the dvd and the "preview" he put together. I encourage anyone looking for a professional, responsive and competitively priced videographer to consider Mirar Productions! ~ Lindsay & Brent
My sister gifted us an amazing photographer, so when I suggested hiring a videographer, my now-husband thought it was redundant, a bit silly, and definitely an added expense. I explained that while amazing photos can capture the essence of the day, the video would give you an opportunity to relive it and "taste" it. After many days of discussion, my fiance gave me the green light, and a budget.
I looked at many companies...some out of my budget, some not-so-good... some pretty great at a decent price. But I chose to work with Philipe because he was polite, quick to respond, and listened to all of my needs. Of all the vendors I've worked with, I have to say that Philipe's service was the best. I don't think I waited more than 12 hours to ever hear back from him. At one point, I believe we exchanged 10 emails within minutes.
On the day of the wedding, he arrived super early, and stayed later than i expected him to. He was professional, nice to everyone, and didn't tell me what to do/what not to do because he wanted to capture the day as it was unfolding. Philipe told me he would get a short clip out to me in weeks, and a few weeks later, I received a link to my short clip. I forwarded it to my husband, sister, and friends. They were all amazed how lovely it turned out! A few weeks later, I got the long video and I have to say, there were a couple of things I wanted to address, and Philipe completely understood and modified the clip accordingly. I love him for that! He was so easy to work with!
Best part of it all: My husband thanks me every single time he sees the video. He said it was worth every penny. Your wedding day goes by so quickly. I tried taking it all in, but days after, you forget the little stuff. It was the best decision to hire Mirar production for our wedding so that we can remember this day 10, 25, 50 years...
My wife and I HIGHLY recommend Philipe! He goes above and beyond to ensure each couples happiness with the final product. From the planning stages to the final product, Philipe continuously asks for feedback and includes the couple in decisions. This shows that he genuinely cares about the couple and and the uniqueness of his videos. More importantly, he is very professional and is a NATURAL at capturing all those special moments!
I highly recommend Mirar Productions. Philipe was awesome to work with! He was quick to respond to my emails and questions and very flexible and open to suggestions. At the wedding I barely even knew he was there, he was super stealth and never in the way of anyone's view. We ran a little late and he offered to stay a little longer than planned to get our first dance on video. He had a sneak peak video clip sent to us 3 days after the wedding, which was great since we weren't getting our pictures for 4-6 weeks! The final video was ready quickly as well. I would totally work with him again!
I cannot say enough great things about Mirar Productions and Philipe! My husband and I got married two years ago in Mexico and we used local vendors there that gave us 4 mini tapes of raw footage after the wedding. I was looking for someone to convert the footage and turn it into a great video! I met with Philipe just once and he was able to see my vision right away! He first converted the tapes for us to watch all 4 hours then he worked with me step by step to create a spectacular 7 minute recap of our day! He really went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with the end result, while having to work with footage that he did not even shoot himself! Everything about the recap was perfect, down to the songs he chose! I recommend Philipe to anyone getting married who needs a great videographer and a fantastic editor!
Mirar was founded in 2008 by Philipe Carvalho in San Francisco, California.
We understand that love, like hope, is a good thing. Maybe the best of things. And no good thing deserves to die. That’s why we want your story. If you have one you would like to share, let us know. (quote adapted from Shawshank Redemption)
We excel in capturing yourmemories into a beautiful storyline you will want to re-live over and over again.
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