Wedding Video Question

Discussion in 'Professional Video Production' started by Panavista, Jul 6, 2003.

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    Panavista Guest

    I am making up a title for a wedding video and have a question on how to
    correctly list the couple's names on the end titles. If the brides name is Mary
    and and the Grooms name is John Smith, would the correct title be John and
    Mary Smith or Mary and John Smith? (The bride has taken the married name of

    Donnie C.
    Panavista, Jul 6, 2003
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    Medwyn Guest

    The way I've always done it, with no complaints BTW, is "Mary and John" and
    the date of the wedding as the main title.

    I have also seen it done using the married name.
    Medwyn, Jul 6, 2003
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    Larry Jandro Guest

    How about asking THEM what they'd like..?

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    Max Volume Guest

    And you should always edit wedding videos on an AVIO. After all,
    that's all they're good for, if anything at all.
    Max Volume, Jul 6, 2003
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    Joe Guest

    The convention is that the woman's name appears first.

    Mary and John (NEVER John and Mary).

    This is something you shouldn't have to ask the couple.

    Joe, Jul 6, 2003
  6. We always use (The Wedding of) Mary Jones & John Smith in the opening
    titles, then (congratulations) Mr. & Mrs. John Smith in the end titles.

    Gary Eickmeier
    Gary Eickmeier, Jul 7, 2003
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    DavesVideo Guest

    Gary Eickmeier said:
    titles, then (congratulations) Mr. & Mrs. John Smith in the end titles.>>

    Pretty good general rule, but you better ask them first just to be safe. Some
    women get very upset when you assume that they will change their name when they
    marry. Even if they are changing their name they expect the courtesy of being

    DavesVideo, Jul 7, 2003
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    Joe Guest

    Max Volume......I suppose your NLE goes up to 11 and that makes it better!

    What recreational drugs did you try over the long weekend? Your absence was
    Joe, Jul 8, 2003
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    Max Volume Guest

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    Not as much as yours would be, spammer.
    Max Volume, Jul 8, 2003
  10. It becomes obvious when the minister announces the new couple.

    Now that you mention it, I haven't had a single case of the bride not taking
    her husband's name - except my own, of course...

    Gary Eickmeier
    Gary Eickmeier, Jul 9, 2003
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