lianne + vishal: same day film // washington dc

We recently had the opportunity to be a part of a unique and special event and are excited to share it with you! Lianne and Vishal come from different cultures that celebrate weddings and events in very different ways. Lianne's family is from Georgia, where they are accustomed to traditional Southern Christian weddings. While Vish's family, who is originally from Florida, is Indian and their wedding celebrations are often several days long, filled with vibrant colors and various rituals and ceremonies. Most family members of each side had never experienced the celebrations of the other, so this was more than a wedding: it was the merging of two cultures in celebration of one love.

This piece was a Same Day Edit in collaboration with our friends at Merge Social which means this film played at the reception at the end of the night. It was a real challenge to film two ceremonies in one day and put it all together by the end of the night, but this awesome couple made it all worth it. They put so much of themselves into their wedding and made sure to honor each other's cultures. Their reaction to the film was heartfelt and emotional (we even got more than a little choked up!) and we hope you'll love it, too!

Hindu Ceremony Venue - The Willard Christian Ceremony/Reception Venue - Meridian House Event Planning/Coordination - Engaging Affairs Photo - Connor Studios Music - Event EQ Mehndi/MakeUp - Make Up by Mala MakeUp - Beauty n the Bride