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Meg Simone Wedding Films is mentioned in The Knot’s Best of 2013 winners for Lorraine and Dan’s Great Gatsby style wedding at the Boston Public Library. The amazing New England wedding professionals involved include Trish and Mariah from Snap! Weddings. Their documentation of the day was timeless, classic, and elegant as seen in the pages below. We have enjoyed many vegan vendor meals with them and always have a great time working together. Megan Chapin Calligraphy did the Escort Cards, Eliza Rafferty at The Catered Affair executed a seamless day, Artistic Blossoms did the floral designs, Salon Mario Russo, Dress by Maggie Sottero, L’elite Boutique, Jimmy Choo, Monique Lhuillier, Jenn Lane (Invitiations), Lynn Graham Designs (Menu Cards), and The Fairmont Copley were all part of ingredients that made up this loving celebration. To see more stunning images from their day, visit Snap! Weddings blog post!

The Knot Boston Magazine Lorraine and Dan Boston Public Library TKRBO14SS_RW_LorraineDaniel-2 TKRBO14SS_RW_LorraineDaniel-3 TKRBO14SS_RW_LorraineDaniel-4

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Have you ever been shopping at a store that has a little enclave carved out for the men? Maybe a cushy leather chair and some business or ski magazines? A holding cell while your other half tries stuff on?

Think of this post as that haven for the guys & gals who find themselves on my website and need a little deviation from the wedding planning for a minute. This is a five year anniversary post from a legendary spring ski day in Tucks with my ski buddies in 2009. This was just for fun, filmed on a little point and shoot pocket camera…enjoy!

Tuckerman Ravine 04-02-09 from meg simone on Vimeo.

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Want to know a little more about the person behind the lens?  Follow along on Instagram to see where our cameras may be taking us in 2014… http://instagram.com/megsimone

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Where have we been outside New England in 2014? Just ask… we’ve already put 12,000 miles on “Blanca” the Sportsmobile with adventures mainly in Montana, Nelson, B.C, WA State, UT, CO, and meandering points in-between.

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The Barn at Flanagan Farm Wedding Film from meg simone on Vimeo.

This Maine Wedding video from The Barn at Flanagan Farm is a lighthearted, uplifting, and entertaining story that will give you a new appreciation for glitter, gold, and good quality family time. The property was the perfect place to bring people together. A quick drive from Portland affords a cozy and inviting setting that allowed the memory making to take place all weekend long. It was an honor to be chosen to film Brea and Scott’s wedding and was an adventure for us knowing Brea on a personal and professional level. This wedding had elements of familiarity, family, friendship, and love, and I think you will feel that inclusiveness as you watch the weekend unfold. Watch out – Brea’s laugh is contagious :) Thank you Brea and Scott xoxo

As a side note, Brea and I met back in 2009 at a Style Me Pretty Inspiration shoot. We became fast friends having grown up a few towns away from each other. You may recognize her name from many of my other blog posts – she is the talent behind Brea McDonald Photography. A quick look thru my blog you will see a few Nantucket weddings we have done together in addition to her center spreads with WellWed Magazine!

Venue: The Barn at Flanagan Farm with Blue Elephant Catering
Flowers & Lighting: Beautiful Days
Event Coordination: Maine Seasons Events
Hair:  Hair that Moves
Make-up: Joya Beauty
Music: My Bluegrass Romance (Ceremony and Cocktail Hour)  & DJ Jon (Reception)
Photography: Michelle Gardella
Cake: Wild Orchid Baking Co.
Bride/Bridesmaid Earrings: Dee Ruel
Dress: Blush by Hayley Paige from Spoil Me in Falmouth, ME
Linens: Be Our Guest
Rentals & Tent: One Stop Party Rentals
Transportation: VIP
Custom koozies from LiveME
Ladies custom woven wrap shawls from handarbete on etsy
favors are mini cider doughnuts from Pie Tree Orchard in Sweden, ME

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Mount Desert Island Wedding Film from meg simone on Vimeo.

Coastal Maine Wedding Film at the Causeway Club in Southwest Harbor with Wedding Photography by Andree Kehn and Wedding Coordination by Eliza Cowan of Wed Boston. The ceremony was at the Charlotte Rhoades Butterfly Garden. Lunch Catering by Milk and Honey and Reception Catering by Bar Harbor Catering Company. Tent and Lighting by Wallace Tent and Party Rental. Filmed on location in Northwest Harbor, The Seal Harbor Yacht Club, Southwest Harbor, Acadia National Park, The Harborside Hotel in Bar Harbor and around MDI.

Thank you to Andree Kehn for getting me involved in this event at the last minute. I received a call on Tuesday night and a few days later on Friday morning we were en route to Mount Desert Island to film this incredible event. Thank you Andree!

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Nantucket Wedding Film at The Nantucket Yacht Club from meg simone on Vimeo.

One incredible couple and an island full of memories that is is woven throughout the fabric of their relationship… for life. This Nantucket Wedding has “made the playoffs!” With ACKtivities  and Soiree Floral, and Placesetters at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Photography by Brea McDonald  - be sure to view a sneak peek of their photos here!

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Hingham MA Wedding at Worlds End from meg simone on Vimeo.

What a perfect way to start off the New Year! A heart warming wedding film on a brisk New England morning. It’s hard not to be envious of the bond these sisters have with each other. They are so close knit that they experience mild FOMO – Fear of Missing Out!  Gram may steal the show from time to time, but the parallel drawn between her daughters wedding (mother of the bride) and her granddaughters wedding punctuates an underlying theme of family and love.  Hingham, boat rides, flag football, and the New York Times… it’s all here!

A Coastal MA Wedding Film at Worlds End with Imagery by Eric Laurits seekthejoy.com (check out their photos vimeo.com/74497520)
Flowers by Hingham Greenery
Cake by Meredythe’s sister Maggie
Entertainment by Joey Scott and the Connection – A Wilson Stevens Band
Catering by Max Ultimate Food
New England Country Rentals
Sperry Tents
Social Graces – invitations and stationery

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Concord MA Wedding Film

December 2013

Concord, MA Wedding Film from meg simone on Vimeo.

An International Wedding in Concord, MA by Wendy Joblon Events with Sayles Livingston Flowers and Tent Decor from Kelli DuBeau of Exquisite Events. Tents by Sperry Tents with flooring by Newport Tents, Food by The Catered Affair and Cake by Confectionery Designs. Entertainment from Eye2Eye of Wilson Stevens Productions, and custom created Musical Toasts by “You The Musical.“ Photography by John Dolan.

Music Licensed Through Triple Scoop Music:
Colonizer (Instrumental) by Canopy Climbers and It’s Your Birthday (Instrumental) by Curious

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Willowdale Estate Wedding Film – Topsfield, MA from meg simone on Vimeo.

I must tell you Meg, when we were in the beginning phases of planning our wedding I wasn’t thinking of having a videographer. However, Marc convinced me that it would be a wonderful way to hear the music, watch everyone having a wonderful time, and truly feel the energy of the special day. When watching the film we realized you did much more than this! You captured so many beautiful moments, details, emotions, music, and love…you and Dave were able to delicately string together an incredible special event and take is back there instantly. We especially love the documentary style to brought to the film, which makes it exciting and intriguing to watch! You two even showed us aspects we had missed–such a gift in itself!

The care, time, dedication you put into this film is beyond obvious and we are moved with the end result. I know that we will be watching this for months and years to come! Thank you for giving us the ability to relive our dream wedding. – Nicole

There is such an incredible backstory to this couple which will be revealed throughout the film. On this wedding Safari you will hear hilarious and heartwarming stories and meet fascinating individuals. The humor, the love, the multi-dimensional nature of this group is magical!

Wedding Ceremony & Reception at Willowdale Estate with Belinda Norris Events, entertainment by the grooms band, 8 Y MÁS and flower design by Petalena. Wedding Photography and Photographs in film provided by Brian and Malia at Wedge Creative.
Dress by Mark Zunio sold at Kleinfeld’s 
Rehearsal Dinner La Casa de Pedro – Watertown, MA
Wedding Reception DJ – Henry Knowles 
Zoe Papas of Zoe Ink  did the invitation suite and paper goods.

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