California Academy of Sciences - San Francisco - Elaine and Rudy

This year I have been fortunate to work in some really amazing locations. Julia Morgan Ball Room, Mark Hopkins, Ritz Carlton HalfMoon Bay, Calistoga Ranch and Carneros Inn Just to name a few.
But when Elaine and Rudy contacted me and chose me as their wedding filmmaker, I was beyond ecstatic to be working at California Academy of Sciences, the world's largest platinum museum in the world, and the greenest one. This made for an amazing backdrop for their lavish event magistrally orchestrated by the talented Jess Flood. Chef Christophe and his team of La bonne Cuisine had prepared some magical food to compliment the event. On top of it I had the pleasure to Shoot with Jerry and Ingrid from Jerry Yoon Photography, who are class acts to work with.
For the film I didn't want t go the usual route and I definitely wanted to concentrate on using Angel's speech - Elaine's MOH - as the backbone of my edit. Angel had the particularity of being the "matchmaker" and her very eloquent toast was the best way to introduce our newlyweds.
Elaine and Rudy are really fun people and I wanted their personality to shine throughout the film, therefore I decided to use a much upbeat music for the second part of the edit.
So without any further ado, here it is: