Nousheen + Aziz Wedding Film Trailer

I am very happy to present the last wedding film trailer of the year 2009, Nousheen and Aziz's wedding. 3 days of ceremonies and receptions were truly amazing and fun. Wish you both the best and happy new year!

AHCC Holiday Networking Event @ Big Shot!

Our most recent video for Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce. Holiday Networking Event was held at Big Shot for members to celebrate the holidays and network with each other!

Michelle and Jason Wedding Film Trailer

Good friends of mine, Michelle and Jason tied the knot on November 15th, and I was very happy to capture their wedding day. Many people came for the ceremony and even more guests showed up at Catallion for reception. They played fun games and lotta dancing, but I am not giving out too much! Coming all soon in Full Film. Congratulations and I am so happy for you guys! Photo was done by Fragola Productions

Staci and Dan's Wedding Film Trailer

All I could say was "fun, fun, fun" at Staci and Dan's wedding on Nov. 14th. The wedding was filled with fun characters along with the cutest flower girl, handsome ring bearer, fun bridal party and of course, beautiful couple. Photo was done by Jennifer Fawbush and she was great to work with!. Hope they enjoyed very 1st Thanksgiving as Mr. and Mrs. Bockman! Congratulations!

Kristen + Luke Wedding Film Trailer

November 13th, Friday. It may sound scary, but it was one beautiful wedding that we captured! Kristen and Luke tied the knot at Danada House with small numbers of families and friends, but rocked the night at the reception with a whole lot more people. Thank you again for such a great night and best of luck to both of you!

Kim & Chris Wedding Film Trailer

November 6th. Kim and Chris tied the knot at the Newbury Library and everything turned out just great. It was very intimate but gorgeous wedding! Thank you, Kim and Chris! And wish you two the best.

Save the Date for Nhikkie and Dee!

A couple weeks ago, I took Nhikkie and Dee to the Millennium Park. IT was their very 1st time being there and we had so much fun shooting this Save the Date Film. Every single shot was filled with laughter (I laughed so much, my cheeks were hurting by the end of the shooting!). Save the Date! June 19, 2010 for Nhikkie and Dee!

Melissa and Mike Wedding Film Trailer

Here is our most recent wedding film trailer from October 3rd, Melissa and Mike's wedding. Ceremony and the reception was held 67th floor at Sear Tower, Metropolitan Club. I am not going to give out too much details about their story yet (Love Story Film coming soon...), but it was one of the most emotional weddings that I have attended this year and everything worked out perfect that evening... A big thanks to Melissa and Mike for having us at their wedding to capture all the precious moments.

New Wedding Website Launched!

We are happy and excited to announce the launching of a new website for our wedding film department! Come visit and spread the word!
www.orangeweddingfilm.com

Save the Date for Melissa & Dan!

Past Sunday, I drove up to Grant Park in S. Milwaukee, WI. to film Melissa and Dan's save the date while their photographer, Heather Cook Elliott (http://www.heathercookelliott.com/)and we had a great session. For the 1st hour, I followed around the couple and Heather, and I grabbed some great footage them enjoying the moment. Then I took the couple to beach area to shoot a couple scenes and everything came out really well. Congratulations to Melissa and Dan, and I look forward to film their wedding next September!

Save the Date for Tiffany and Colin!

Tiffany and Colin is getting married in July 10th next year!
We had a wonderful shooting day a couple weeks ago in Oak St. Beach and Navy Pier.
Tiff and Colin was a fun couple to work with, and they even had a chance to ride flying swing and Carousel. We also stopped by courtyard at the church in front of John Hancock building and it was just beautiful place to shoot awesome images of them enjoying the moment.
Congratulations to Tiffany and Colin and we will see you next year!

MyChau & Yotin Wedding Trailer

MyChau and Yotin tied the knot on August 29. During reception, we met one of the first brides and grooms with Orange VP, Sarah+Ken AND met our future B&G, Crystal+Vu! Had so much fun during photo session in downtown and actually made back early in reception at O'Hare! More to come! Enjoy.

Beata & Josh Wedding Film Trailer

August 22, in Navy Pier, Beata and Josh tied the knot, signed the marriage license, guests shout "Mazel Tov", said "I do" and kissed! It was full of fun and joy throughout the day. Beata got ready at W Hotel and ceremony + reception took place in Crystal Garden. Right after the ceremony, they spent some time by themselves as a married couple in the Ferris Wheel. After that, dance, dance, dance!!!

Jennifer and Paul's Wedding Trailer

Jennifer and Paul tied the knot on August 22nd and the weather was just beautiful that day. Ceremony was at St. Michael's Church and had preparation and reception at Holiday Inn downtown. They drove around downtown to take photos and it was tons of fun! Good luck to both of you, Jennifer and Paul and congratulations!

Jessica and Ben Wedding Trailer

Ben and Jessica tied the knot on August 15th and Orange Video Production was invited to capture the biggest wedding yet with 900 guests. It was also Ben's birthday and he had a surprise Birthday song from groomsmen and 850 others! Congratulations, Ben and Jessica!

Varsha + Parag Wedding Trailer

On August 15th, we had 2 weddings and one of them was Varsha and Parag's Traditional Hindu wedding! Varsha was wearing a beautiful red+gold dress for the ceremony and silver dress for the reception while Parag rode a horse with a sword entering the ceremony site. Weather was awesome (again!) and they are leaving to honeymoon today, so hopefully they will be able to watch it before they go!

Nikki + Matthew Wedding Trailer

Our latest wedding trailer from August 8th Wedding of Nikki and Matthew. Forecast was chance of rain 60% with most cloudy throughout the day, and guess what? It cleared out by the time we arrived at Morton Arboretum to take photos, all I saw was blue sky with a few cloud. Nikki and Matthew is returning from their honeymoon next week, so I hope they have decent internet speed wherever they are right now!

Ying and Clark's Wedding Trailer

On August 1st, Ying and Clark said "I DO" for the 2nd time, this time in U.S.
Their firs time was back in Thailand and I am pretty sure it was as good as their 1st time because they were having lots of fun during their wedding day!
Wish the best to Ying and Clark, I would like to thank Clark personally for protecting the country. Here is what Carl emailed me after he watched the trailer:
"Thanks JJ. You have my wife and I wanting more. Can't wait to see the video."

Weekly Give Away: 8.10.2009

Our Weekly Give-Away has been moved to Monday. And this week's winner is ... Christine Mitchell (8.14.10 wedding date) and the prize is the Free Slide Show service. Congratulations to Christine!

Sarah and Michael 7.25.2009 Wedding Trailer

On July 25th, Sarah and Michael tied the knot and Orange VP was there to capture it all. It was very busy morning with make up and hair along with a very interesting poll(?). Sarah is a big fan of Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, etc. This was the first time I was shooting with DMB music blasting on the background. How blessed I was. We were scoping for photo shoot location, but ended up not doing any because of time shortage. Reception made up for it! there were a lot of dancing and a lot of love! Here are their wedding trailer and wish the best to Sarah and Michael!

Esther and David Wedding Trailer

Esther and David's wedding trailer was done today. It was so much fun, very emotional but happy wedding! Wish you two the best, Esther and David!
(read the post below for their wedding info!)

Michelle + Jason Save the Date

We shot Michelle and Jason's Save the Date video a couple weekends ago in downtown and now it's ready to be shared! We had so much fun shooting during the beautiful sunny day (with bluest blue sky). We will be shooting their wedding as well on November 15, 2009. Enjoy!

Jane + James wedding trailer

On July 11th, Jane and James traveled from Texas and tied the knot in Chicago!
We are very happy that we captured their wedding day. The weather was supposed to be cloudy (some rain!), but it was partly cloudy most of the day (as you can see on the trailer). The ceremony was held at Oak Community church in Hinsdale and the reception was held at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald Corp. Jane's brother sand a song with beautiful melody of the piano and during the song, many people shed some tears of joy and happiness (we got it all!). Best of luck to Jane and James in Plano, Texas!

David + Esther 7.18.09 Slieshow and stills

Last Saturday, we shot a wedding of David and Esther.
It was one of the most emotional yet fun wedding we ever shot.
David is one of the funnies groom that I have ever met (I knew it from Tek and Shai's wedding!) and Esther is very sweet and kind. They have a puppy named Rosy and SHE.WAS.JUST.SO.CUTE! I have so much footage of her, can't wait to edit!
Both David and Shin stayed at Westin Hotel in Wheeling, ceremony at Grace Church in Wheeling as well, reception at Meridian Banquet. Photo was done by Belen and Emily from Gerber and Scarpelli (http://www.gerberscarpelliweddings.com) I have worked with Belen twice now and she is just so easy and fun to work with yet takes some seriously awesome photos! Engagement photos at the end of the slide show were taken by her. Check it out.
Orange VP produced their slide show that was played during the reception and along with it, here are some stills (not from photographers) that I took throughout the day.
Stay tuned for the trailer!

I took a shot of them waving at me from their room (13th floor) while I was doing exterior shots from the parking lot. Crazy Canon cameras...

This is the puppy, Rosey. I asked Esther if I could take her home after the wedding.

Beautiful bouquet.

Weekly Give-Away Winner (7.10.09)

Orange Video Production would like to announce this week's Give-Away Winner!
The winner could win Free "Save the Date" Video produced to send out video invitation to families and friends!
And the winner is..................


Jessica Castro / wedding date-4.24.2010



Congratulations, Jessica! Please contact as soon as possible to get your free "save the date" video!
To keep you updated with our recent weddings, be a fan at facebook and/or follow us at twitter
Thank you very much and have a wonderful weekend!

Grace and Tony's Wedding Trailer

On June 27, Grace and Tony tied the knot and we were fortunate to capture their wedding day.
The ceremony and reception was taken place at European Crystal Banquet in Arlington Heights.
Gloria Hair in Niles did Grace's hair and make up.
We went to photo shoot session after the reception to the Higgins Park and it was nice and sunny. Some of the most beautiful footage were captured during the scene.
Thank you so much for the great day, you two, and best of luck!
(here is the link to Vimeo and Exporsure Room for higher quality videos)

Our Recent Demo played at Bridal Expo Chicago

Check out most recent demo made for Chicago Bridal Expo exhibition. Enjoy!

Creating Culinary Drama by Michael Grasso

Orange Video Production has produced a video for Michael Grasso, former executive chef on Neiman Marcus and director of Oliver's Kitchen. Michael asked us to create his profile video to be viewed by Food Network Channel and other TV producers. He is absoutely happy with the video and we wish him the best of luck!
"JJ Kim has made a lifetime dream of mine come true by producing a spectacular video of my career. His artistic ability in capturing the essence of every scene was brilliant. His attention to detail was masterful. He made a laborious project joyful and effortless for me. My business colleagues, friends and family have been blown away with my video Creating Culinary Drama. A THOUSAND THANKS for all you have done,
Michael Grasso"


Fast Signs of Arlington Heights

We have produced profile video for Fast Signs of Arlington Heights.
Fast Signs of Arlington Heights is a member of AH Chamber of Commerce and it also won "Emerging Business of the Year 2007". Check out their website at www.fastsigns.com/447To see the video in HD, visit www.vimeo.com/5006526


Kelli + Felix Wedding Trailer

Last Sunday, Orange Video Production had 2 weddings and here is one of them.
Kelli and Felix flew all the way from VA to get married in Chicago where Kellis's family members live. Wish you both best of luck!


Indian Grove Elementary 5.20.09 Show Trailer

It was another great show by Indian Grove on May 20.
DVD will be arriving before the summer break!
You can also visit www.exposureroom.com/IGE052009 to view the video in bigger window.


Min and Eric's wedding trailer

Here is the wedding trailer of Min-Soo and Eric.
Alex and Charlie did great job capturing all the details of the event.
It took place at Meridian Banquet in Rolling Meadows and Min-Soo's hair was done by Gloria Salon on Milwaukee ave, Niles.
Enjoy!


Alyan+Sajjad Wedding Trailer

From May 15 through May 17, Alyan and Sajjad had 3 day wedding event.
We have captured very unique moments each nights and it was full of surprises.
Congratulations, you two, and have fun at Hawaii!

Ann + Vel 3.22.09 Highlight

Here is the highlight video of Ann and Vel's March 22nd wedding!
Full DVD coming soon!

Clementi's upgraded version with Denis Savard!

Denis Sarard from Blackhawks is a regular at Clementi's and he was very kind to allow us filming for the profile video.
Enjoy!

Donna + Ignacio 5.1. 09 Wedding Trailer

Here is the wedding trailer of Donna and Ignacio's wedding from last Friday.
Alex was my 2nd camera operator and he did wonderful job capturing Ignacio's prep and wide shots of ceremony and reception. The day started out cloudy (and a little bit of rain) but blue sky came out to celebrate later after the ceremony. Photo was done by Denise from www.threesticksphotography.com
Donna and Ignacio is in Spain now and wish them best of luck with everything and their full featured DVD will be coming soon!


Forbici Salon and Spa

What a quick turnaround... We shot this last Thursday (3.27) and got the 1st draft ready for viewing on Monday, final approval on Tuesday!
It was absolutely fun shooting and editing all the way through.

Clementi's got thier video commercial now!

Great Italian restaurant in Arlington Heights, IL... Clementi's!
As part of Arlington Heights Downtown Business Project, we produced short video of the restaurant and it worked out great! Thanks to Mike and his staff for helping us out to make the shooting go easier. They want to make expanded version of the video to be played in Arlington Heights Race Park in May!

Ann + Vel 3.22.09 Trailer

Trailer for Ann and Vel's wedding on March 22, 09. It was mixed traditional wedding with Hindu ceremony at 9:00 am and western ceremony at 11:30 am. It was during the daytime so we were able to capture great moments with natural sunlight which gave us beautiful images! Congratulations, Ann and Vel, and Thank you!

Tuscan Market

Tuscan Market is located at Arlington Heights Downtown.
While attending one of the networking events for AHCC, the director of AHCC and I decided to make a promotional video for the market while I am there for the event.
It was the start of AHCC downtown business project.

Sneak Peak at Laura + Franics Wedding Final Edit

Here is a little sneak peak of thier wedding DVD!

Sarah + Ken Wedding Highlight ver.2

August 2, 2008. Sarah Lee and Ken Chung tied the knot and I was lucky to capture thier exiciting day and produce the wedding video for the couple!

Laura + Francis Wedding Trailer

Nov. 21. 08. Laura's original videographer vanished a week before the wedding day, so when she found me on craigslist, so she was relived. But when she saw the trailer that I put together 1 week after the wedding, she was happy that her original videographer did not take the job. There were lots of moments that were emotional, joyful and fun that day. Congratulations, Laura, Francis and thier son, Marco!

AHCC Installation Dinner Photo Slide Show

When Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce were hosting 2009 Installation Dinner in January, Orange Video Production produced a slide show that was played during cocktail hours. The slide show included photos fro 2008 AHCC Golf Outing and various events from previous year. Most of photos were taken by Steve Sampson Photography. Every single photos were custom animated on our editing suite accordingly. As a bonus to the Chamber, We also put animated logo of the Chamber in the beginning and every 5 minutes mark.