July 30, 2013


Sikh Wedding Videographer


Each coverage is customized – these are just average hours of coverage for each event

MEHNDI PARTY – approx 3 hrs
BARAAT – included in wedding day coverage
CEREMONY – included in wedding day coverage
RECEPTION – included in wedding day coverage
Brake between vidhai and cocktail hour usually not counted as time of coverage

Fusion of Cinematic and Documentary Style

Chicago’s Oak Street Films is one of the top creative wedding cinematography studios servicing greater Chicago area. Our over sixteen years of experience in South Asian wedding cinematography (Hindu, Sikh, Muslim), as well as video coverage of all pre-wedding events allowed us to develop intermixture form of filming. Our unique style could be called a F U S I O N – bridging documentary and cinematic forms. Over the years hundreds of our satisfied customers spoke very highly about outcome, hard to replicate by other reputable studios. Almost all of our customers come to us from referrals. Some of our cinematic wedding videos have been featured in Bridal magazines. See some samples of our cinematic wedding videos in “work” area.

Documentary Style

Most of the video footage of all wedding functions throughout the day is acquired in documentary style with some artistic, cinematic twist. There’s no cheesy poses, staged or pre-arranged shots. Final Blu-ray discs includes all major ceremonies and customs, speeches, performances, dances etc. All footage is delivered on high definition Blu-rays discs including chapters and menus for easy and fast navigation. Preparations at home, Ardas, Baraat, ceremony at Gurdwara, Kirtans, Reception all included in our beautiful video.

Cinematic Style

Our signature cinematic highlights (samples of which you can see on our main website – are artistic compilation of most important moments of the wedding day. Cinematic highlights are edited in time-shifting style and color graded in post production to achieve film look effect. We believe that cinematic highlight should be no longer than five minutes.
All is edited to the music selected by our clients.

What’s Included

The complete set include fully edited coverage of all events (approx 4 – 5 hrs long) on high def Bluray discs with chapters and menus as well as our signature cinematic highlights (approx 4-5 min long). We include 3 sets of high definition Bluray discs. The cinematic highlights are also uploaded to video streaming server (could be password protected) so it could be shared with family and friends around the world. There is also an option to create approximately 30 minute cinematic highlights (additional fee applies). This feature Here are links to some of cinematic highlights from our previous weddings (there is more than 100 video samples on our vimeo channel)
cinematic highlights video samples in categories:


If you decide to book our services we require to sign our video contract and mail it back to us along with your down payment check. We require 25% down payment at the time of booking and remaining balance is due no later than on wedding day. We will sign it as well and provide you the signed copy for your records.

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