My name is Brendan and I’m the owner, videographer, accountant, secretary, cleaner and everything else that is behind Make My Day Productions 🙂
I started filming weddings professionally in 2008 and, even though I’ve received no formal training in this specific field, for as long as I can remember making films (of any sort) has been something I’ve wanted to pursue.
Simplicity – Wedding planning can be stressful to organise for couples (being honest mainly for the bride!). So my aim from when a bride gets in touch until I have delivered the final wedding video is to make everything as easy as possible through the entire process. I ask very little of them other than the important logisitcal information but also always make sure to get back to them promptly with any queries they may have.
Discretion – With all the effort that has gone into planning the wedding day it wouldnt feel right to me that I would then interfer in the day and start telling the couple where to stand and pose and take them away from their guests. So for this reason I am very hands-off on the wedding day and capture events as they unfold as opposed to creating false memories (no #fakenews here!!).
Fun – Wedding days are fun! All too often on the wedding videos I see online this is something thats completely overlooked. With my wedding videos the more fun and laughter I can add the happier I will be.
Story – The most important part of my wedding video trailers is that we learn about the couple, their wedding day and their story. If I can show a trailer to a complete stranger and they feel they know the couple by the end then I’ll know I’ve done my job.
Cinematic – With the previous four points as our foundations we then build on that by creating a beautifully crafted wedding film with great visuals and (just as important) great audio to give you the best cinematic experience possible when viewing your wedding video.
We got married on the 27th of November in Boyne Hill House Estate, we hired Brendan, Make My Day Productions to capture our day on video and he did an incredible job. From the minute we booked Brendan he was so helpful and quick to respond to any queries we had.
He arrived early on the day to scout out the venue and take some beautiful drone footage and shots of the external of the venue and the grounds. He spent time with both the grooms party and the bridal party in the morning and captured some brilliant natural moments of everyone getting ready in the morning. He was very unobtrusive and put everyone at ease, we often forgot he was in the room.
He captured the ceremony and the speeches brilliantly the sound quality is excellent, he also managed to get footage of every single one of our guests during the ceremony, drinks reception and the dancing that evening, this means the world to is as we will be able to look back at this footage for years to come and remember our day. The quality of the video is amazing we are over the moon with the footage and would highly recommend Make My Day Productions .
We had Brendan for our wedding in March this year and it was the best decision we made. Brendan is such a professional and worked so effortlessly, along with our photographer, to capture the most amazing moments of our day. I watched a video Brendan had on his Instagram of a wedding in Rathsallagh he did and straight away I knew we had to have him for our wedding.
Myself and my husband had great fun with Brendan. He was so calm and relaxed, and he so naturally captured the special moments. He worked away and to be honest we barely knew he was there.
I have already received a 1 min and 7 mins wedding video teaser and they brought me to tears. A very special person missed our wedding day for health reasons, and as a surprise Brendan managed to incorporate them into our wedding video. The nicest and most thoughtful gesture. Can’t thank him enough for that.
If you are on the lookout for a wedding videographer firstly DO IT and secondly check out Brendan’s (Make My Day Productions) incredible work. You will not be disappointed!!