February 24, 2012

John & Ashley, The Harvard Club; NYC

A beautiful fall day was the backdrop for John and Ashley's wedding at historic St. Thomas Church on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. After the ceremony the couple headed over to the Harvard Club for an evening of revelry. The Harvard Club is an amazing space for a NYC Wedding! Click here to watch the TAS signature recap of their amazing day!

Cycle for Survival, A cancer charity event for Memorial Sloan Kettering

For the past two years Tim Alan Smith's NYC corporate video company- Avenue 5 Films- has filmed the charity event "Cycle for Survival" at various Equinox Gyms in Manhattan and Long Island. The event is a fantastic fundraiser to help cure rare cancers in which people create teams of spinners to raise money to fight cancer through Memorial Sloan-Kettering. Here is an excerpt from the website about what it's all about and why you should consider signing up for the 2013 event!

2011 Cycle for Survival, the fastest growing national, indoor relay-style team cycling event in support of rare cancer research. "Co-founded in 2007 by Jennifer Goodman Linn and her husband, Dave, Cycle for Survival is the national, indoor relay-style team cycling event that has raised more than $9 million in support of lifesaving research on rare cancers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and in the past five years has funded twenty-five clinical trials and research studies.

Cycle creates an opportunity for each of us to truly make a difference — every dollar raised by Cycle goes directly to Memorial Sloan-Kettering for research on rare cancers, paving the way for new, more effective treatment options.

Cycle is one of the world's fastest-growing athletic fundraising events. Cycle 2012 will be the biggest ride to date with over 10,000 cyclers from across the country teaming up with friends, family and coworkers in New York City, Chicago, Long Island, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and at satellite events worldwide!

Join the movement that brings hope to lives touched by rare cancers. Register or join a team today or make a gift to Cycle. No one beats cancer until we all beat cancer. Together, we can make a difference!"

E-Harmony Parody- funny stuff!

Our slogan is about fun weddings, so naturally we attract fun couples! One such couple who met on E-Harmony decided to do a parody of the E-Harmony commercials to show their own person story. Since we were filming their wedding, they asked if this was something we could do so of course we said yes. Check it out!

February 23, 2012

David and Yaffa's Wedding

Click here to view David and wedding video signature recap filmed by Tim Alan Smith!

Customers write in.... They like what they see!

It's always nice to hear from her clients after watching their video or signature recaps. Here are a few recent e-mails:

"Tim. We just watched the video. It is incredible!! You did a great job. Thank you so much."
Rachael and Mike

"Fantastic- we can't stop watching it!"
David and Yaffa

"Video was so great. Thank you tons!"
Sabrina & Jon

"I just wanted to write and thank you for the wonderful work you guys did on the videos. Andrea
and can't watch it without crying (and smiling). The black and white recap and the slideshow
were great additions. I'm really so glad that we decided to get video!"
Chris and Andrea

"This is fantastic, Tim!!! I love, love, love it. I happen to like your little comment too: "your most talkative bride ever" hahaha...amazing!! ahhh...I'm so happppy!!"
Kerri-Lynn and Patrick

"We LOVE the recap video! You did an outstanding job! We keep hitting replay...we just can't get enough! We are so thrilled that you were able to personally shoot our wedding day. It was a true pleasure working with you. Please let us know if there are any websites or wedding resource sites that we can post our rave review!"
Kevin and Gina

Michelle and Manish; Church of the Blessed Sacrament and The Surf Club

Michelle and Manish were all about two things: fun and rock and roll! They knew that they wanted to have a fun wedding and they planned accordingly with a reception theme of rock and roll. They started off getting ready in separate places before the ceremony at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament on west 71st street, which was very sweet and emotional. The couple then took photos around Manhattan before heading north to New Rochelle and the Surf Club, where they partied the night away! Click on this link to see their video! NYC Wedding videographer Tim Alan Smith had a great night documenting the fun day and can't wait to get more FUN weddings like this in 2012!

Tim Alan Smith goes to Charleston, SC for InFocus Video Conference

In theory, I went to Charleston, SC recently for an amazing video conference called Infocus, where wedding filmmakers from around the world gather to share ideas, techniques and learn about the newest technology. After being there for an hour or so, though, I realized the trip would be about the food! If you have never been to Charleston, run, don't walk to book a trip! We sampled some amazing restaurants including Halls Chophouse on my birthday which I can say without lying was the best meal of my life! We also tried Gourmet Magazine's best new American restaurant of 2011 called Husk, also an amazing spot.

In addition to the food, we stepped back and enjoyed the history of the town including it's importance during the Civil war, it's amazing mansions downtown and a horse and buggy tour of the main area. I was having so much fun doing touristy things that the conference became an afterthought until it actually started! I've been re-energized for 2012 with fresh ideas and new friends that will help my business grow and continue to give my client's the best product we can possibly produce! Look forward to sharing some of our new ideas learned from the conference with you on this blog!

Aly and Joe; The Metropolitan Building, NYC

Aly and Joe had a very touching ceremony and day, as love was truly in the air. The couple got married at the Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, a popular location as of late. They were our last wedding of 2011 and our first wedding of 2012 will also be at the Metropolitan Building! It's a great space if you like your wedding to be a little bit unique and different and also have amazing views of Manhattan! Click here to view their recap!

Tim Alan Smith named "Bride's Choice" for NYC Video via Wedding Wire!

Weddings, Wedding Venues
2012 Bride's Choice Awards | Best Wedding Photographers, Wedding Dresses, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Florists, Wedding Planners

We are pleased to announce we were recently selected by Wedding Wire Bride's in their annual review of NYC wedding vendors as "Bride's Choice". Bride's Choice Award winners are the top 5% of wedding vendors as chosen directly by brides so Tim Alan Smith Videography could not be happier for the recognition! Thanks to all our great clients who have given us great weddings to film and who have written beautiful things about us on wedding wire!

Jennifer & Adam; Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Jennifer and Adam had a beautiful November day for their NYC wedding! Jennifer got ready at the Thompson Hotel in SoHo while Adam and his friends got ready in their apartment before making a quick stop in Times Square for some video and a quick hot dog! The couple saw each other for the first time at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and the rest of the night were lost in each other. One of the most interesting parts of the wedding was when the Rabbi didn't show up! Well, he actually came a bit later as he thought the wedding was at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx! A family friend did the service with the Rabbi pinch-hitting during cocktail hour to lead a beautiful yet impromptu ceremony for the bride and groom! The couple enjoyed every moment- even the unscripted- and had a wedding night they won't soon forget! Tim Alan Smith Videography was there to capture every moment! Click here to check out their recap!