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Wedding Filmmaking Workshop in Tucson, Arizona
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Wedding Film Retreat is an all-inclusive wedding filmmaking workshop designed to inspire and rejuvenate with presentations by our speakers, networking with fellow filmmakers, and some adventure thrown in. We want you to leave feeling refreshed, full of knowledge, and ready to tackle your next wedding season.

As the coronavirus pandemic has rocked the wedding world, this retreat’s topics will focus on ways to make sure your business not only survives but also thrives during these uncertain times. Masks will be provided, and as always our retreats are limited to 30 spots.

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Meet the Speakers

Sarah & Rick Pendergraft
PenWeddings

https://penweddings.com
PenWeddings creates timeless wedding films by capturing the experience of marriage in an authentic way. Sarah & Rick Pendergraft have made a name for themselves in the wedding community with their focus on storytelling and raw emotion. Their work has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, People Magazine, and numerous other networks and publications. Since 2010 their films have been recognized with awards from the InFocus Video Event, WEVA, and WPPI, with one judge saying, “This is the film I will remember. These are the people I will remember.” Inspired by real moments, emotions, and people, their films are genuine, artistic, and personal. From the U.S. to Australia, they’ve traveled the world working with couples who are excited to tell their story, and people who are deliriously happy and full of love and life.

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Sarah & Rick Pendergraft
PenWeddings

https://penweddings.com
PenWeddings creates timeless wedding films by capturing the experience of marriage in an authentic way. Sarah & Rick Pendergraft have made a name for themselves in the wedding community with their focus on storytelling and raw emotion. Their work has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, People Magazine, and numerous other networks and publications. Since 2010 their films have been recognized with awards from the InFocus Video Event, WEVA, and WPPI, with one judge saying, “This is the film I will remember. These are the people I will remember.” Inspired by real moments, emotions, and people, their films are genuine, artistic, and personal. From the U.S. to Australia, they’ve traveled the world working with couples who are excited to tell their story, and people who are deliriously happy and full of love and life.

David Aguilar

David Aguilar,
Archaius Creative

http://archaiuscreative.com
Dave Aguilar is the founder and CEO of Archaius Creative, the leading wedding post-production house in the U.S. Dave started as a freelance editor after graduating from USC in 2010. His excellent attention to detail, strong work ethic, and fun personality made him a popular choice for individual and small team videographers. The word got out and the work piled up, so Dave started recruiting. Now we’re a team of creatives catering to some of the top brands in the country. After collaborating on thousands of wedding projects with hundreds of filmmakers around the country, the Archaius team has developed insights into what works and what pitfalls to avoid in everything from pricing, marketing & brand, business planning & management, as well as simply creating engaging, emotional films that couples love.

David Aguilar

David Aguilar,
Archaius Creative

http://archaiuscreative.com
Dave Aguilar is the founder and CEO of Archaius Creative, the leading wedding post-production house in the U.S. Dave started as a freelance editor after graduating from USC in 2010. His excellent attention to detail, strong work ethic, and fun personality made him a popular choice for individual and small team videographers. The word got out and the work piled up, so Dave started recruiting. Now we’re a team of creatives catering to some of the top brands in the country. After collaborating on thousands of wedding projects with hundreds of filmmakers around the country, the Archaius team has developed insights into what works and what pitfalls to avoid in everything from pricing, marketing & brand, business planning & management, as well as simply creating engaging, emotional films that couples love.

Evan Pollock,
Pollock Pictures

https://www.pollockpictures.com
Evan Pollock is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker based in the Pacific Northwest. He has studied filmmaking for over 10 years, starting his production company, Pollock Pictures, in 2012. Having a foundation in wedding filmmaking, he made the switch towards commercial work in 2017 and now travels across the world, producing narrative-style commercials, documentaries, short films, and music videos for a wide variety of clients. His cinematic approach to every project has been his signature, while also employing intimacy, authenticity, with a touch of surrealism. By educating his clients on narrative storytelling for their brands, he gives them the proper tools to incorporate story-based marketing to engage with their audiences more effectively. He is currently directing/producing his first feature length documentary, “Brewingham,” which will premiere in April 2021.

Evan Pollock
Evan Pollock

Evan Pollock,
Pollock Pictures

https://www.pollockpictures.com
Evan Pollock is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker based in the Pacific Northwest. He has studied filmmaking for over 10 years, starting his production company, Pollock Pictures, in 2012. Having a foundation in wedding filmmaking, he made the switch towards commercial work in 2017 and now travels across the world, producing narrative-style commercials, documentaries, short films, and music videos for a wide variety of clients. His cinematic approach to every project has been his signature, while also employing intimacy, authenticity, with a touch of surrealism. By educating his clients on narrative storytelling for their brands, he gives them the proper tools to incorporate story-based marketing to engage with their audiences more effectively. He is currently directing/producing his first feature length documentary, “Brewingham,” which will premiere in April 2021.

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Jordan Bunch

https://www.filmmavericks.com/
Jordan Bunch is a wedding and commercial filmmaker/photographer, Lumix Global Ambassador and Host of the Film Mavericks podcast/YouTube channel. He owns both a wedding studio as well as a commercial studio where he employees 12 other artists. They have worked for globally recognized names such as: CitiBank, Under Armour, SXSW, Harvard, Panasonic and more. He has made a name for himself teaching all over North America and interviewing guests for his audience of 25,000+ wedding/commercial film-makers around the world on his Film Mavericks show. His recent feature documentary film is being shown at film festivals all over the country.

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Jordan Bunch

https://www.filmmavericks.com/
Jordan Bunch is a wedding and commercial filmmaker/photographer, Lumix Global Ambassador and Host of the Film Mavericks podcast/YouTube channel. He owns both a wedding studio as well as a commercial studio where he employees 12 other artists. They have worked for globally recognized names such as: CitiBank, Under Armour, SXSW, Harvard, Panasonic and more. He has made a name for himself teaching all over North America and interviewing guests for his audience of 25,000+ wedding/commercial film-makers around the world on his Film Mavericks show. His recent feature documentary film is being shown at film festivals all over the country.

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What to Expect

Monday

Arrive in Tucson! You’ll be transferred from the airport to White Stallion Ranch, where we’ll relax and share our first dinner together to get to know one another and prepare for the knowledge-packed days ahead.

Tuesday

Tuesday will feature relaxed presentations and guided discussions focused on building income when weddings are slow. You’ll have time to enjoy ranch activities & amenities between classes and meals.

Wednesday

Wednesday will feature relaxed presentations and guided discussions focused on how to manage your shooting and editing schedule when things get crazy in the coming months. Soak in more time to swim, mingle, and explore between sessions and meals.

Thursday

Time to have fun and relax! We’ll start the day with a group activity, and the rest of the day will be yours to explore, adventure, or just unwind. White Stallion Ranch offers many activities, some included with your stay and some that are an extra charge… massage anyone?

Friday

We’ll enjoy our final breakfast together and depart the ranch by 11am.

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Past Retreats

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Sponsors

Penn Weddings - Wedding Film Retreat
LensProToGo - Wedding Film Retreat
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Think Tank - Wedding Film Retreat
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