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Cinematic storytelling to capture the beauty and emotions of your wedding day.


Film production company in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts

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      hilaFilms is a father-daughter team. Tom, the dad, is a documentary filmmaker and former journalist. His daughter, Ihila, a graduate of the film school at the University of Southern California, works at a commercial editing house in Los Angeles. Tom oversees shooting on the wedding day, and Ihila overseas post-production.

We avoid wedding clichés, excessive use of slow motion and editing gimmicks; rather, we rely on our professional filmmaking skills to capture genuine moments of love and celebration. Our approach is unobtrusive and intuitive. 

We interview the bride, groom, family members and friends. The result is not just a recording of the day, but a film with unexpected emotions, images, and voices. 



Let us tailor our skills to your needs. We produce three films: a trailer, a highlight film and documentary film that capture the entire ceremony and reception, from intimate to festive. We are honored to help preserve the love that comes from celebrating life's most joyous moments.  

Standard Package: $3,600

We provide two digital films, a cinematic highlight film with drone footage set to your favorite music and a full-length

version that includes footage and audio from the entire wedding ceremony and all the key events at the reception. Three camera operators shoot throughout the entire wedding day.