How much does Encompass Weddings pay their associate shooters?
Answer: Each wedding is different depending on the location. Generally the pay is $75-$100 an hour with additional travel compensation provided.
How long are each wedding typically?
Answer: Each wedding is different but our typical packages are 5-8 hours long. We do want you to be flexible if the couple needs you to stay a little longer. If this happens, we will compensate you for the extra time.
Do you have to edit the footage?
Answer: No, Encompass Weddings has their own editing team that will edit your footage for the client. All that is required is that you send us the footage after the event.
How do you upload our footage for the editors?
Answer: Our wedding manager who will be your contact will send you a google drive upload shared link. You will just need to upload the footage through the link she provides. Its very easy!
When do you receive payment?
Answer: We want our team to upload their footage within 3 days after the wedding. Once we receive those files, we are able to put you on payroll. You will be paid within 10 business days after we verify your footage has been uploaded. We pay through Melio Payments.
Do you get to keep the footage for your own portfolio?
Answer: Yes! We do allow you to keep, edit, and post your work that you have done for our weddings. We want you to continue to build your own business and portfolio.
Do you have to talk to the couple before the wedding?
Answer: Yes, we expect our associate shooters to contact the couple after being assigned. We need you to talk through details, the timeline, and their vision for the wedding to ensure both of you will be on the same page.
How do you sign up for more weddings?
Answer: We would love you to continue working with us! When their is a wedding in your area, our wedding manager will send you the opportunity and see if you are interested.
What media formats do you need to provide Encompass?
Answer: Please Click Here (Media Requirements) for a list of all of the acceptable (and unacceptable) formats
Any other questions? Check out our contractor agreement.
Link: Click Here (Encompass Weddings Contractor Agreement)