Awards & Experience

HI FOCUSED Cinematography

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Awarded Best Wedding Cinematographer in Hawaii
HI FOCUSED is dedicated to making exceptional wedding films that are both visually captivating and emotionally moving. We take pride in our unobtrusive filming, creative editing and attention to detail. This dedication to excellence is reflected in our highest awards and rave reviews. Further, we get to know each of you, your story and vision for your day so we can craft you a personalized & beautiful wedding film.

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded Best Wedding Cinematographer in Hawaii
  • Ten years of 5-Star Service with over 450 5-star reviews
  • Winner of The Knot Hall of Fame Award
  • Six-time winner of the Knot Best of Weddings Award
  • Ten-time winner of the Couples’ Choice Award for industry excellence from WeddingWire
  • The most reviewed all 5-star cinematographer on all of WeddingWire Worldwide with 200 reviews
  • The most reviewed all 5-star cinematographer in Hawaii on The Knot
  • Winner Best Story International Wedding Cinema Awards
  • Pro Panel Speaker at The Knot Hawaii Workshop 2017
  • Preferred cinematographer with Maui’s top vendors: The Four Seasons, Haiku Mill, The Ritz & many more
  • Video production mentor for Kihei Charter School, Kamehameha School and Maui High School
  • International exposure – films seen in over 141 countries
  • Print features in Bridal Fantasy magazine and in Hawaii Bride & Groom magazine
  • Web features include: LaBride WeddingWire, Hawaii Bride & Groom, Style Me Pretty & many more
  • Licensed commercial drone pilot by the FAA
  • Drone film featured in the Downtown LA Film Festival

Experience

  • Sixteen years full time cinematography experience, specializing in weddings of all sizes from small beach weddings to multi-day multi-location weddings.
  • Five years experience on the East Coast working with some of the world’s best wedding professionals.
  • A hand-picked team of passionate cinematographers personally trained by me to HI FOCUSED’s signature style.
  • Corporate clients include: HMSA, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Pacific Whale Foundation, Maui Luxury Living, Thrive Causemetics , Hawaii Life, Jack Johnson Rock the Vote, Hawaiian Extreme Sports, CSI, Hawaii Farm Bureau, Darude, Last Emperor, Eeshii the Free, KITV, KGMB, Fox, Out Door Life Network, OC16, Love Story TV, Hawaii News Now & the Downtown LA Film Festival.

My Promises to You

  • Professional: I get to know each of my clients and their personal wedding day vision.
  • Reliable: we consistently deliver high quality wedding films and our hundreds of 5-star reviews reflect this.
  • Unobtrusive: we take care to have a small footprint so you can focus on experiencing your special day.
  • Responsive: I reply to emails and calls promptly, making sure all your questions are answered.
  • Meticulous: I do detailed pre-production planning so that we know exactly what is important to you on your wedding day.
  • Prompt: I deliver our films in less than 120 days.

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