Worth More Than Gold Music Video


Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events wanted to do a little something special to assist in raising awareness and funds for the Children’s Hospital Foundation associated with The Children’s Hospital at the OU Medical Center, so they approached us about making a video to do so. We suggested the music video concept similar to the Dartmouth Children’s Hospital music video. Brent Patterson from Marianne’s came up with Britt Nicole’s Gold for the song. I must say, I watched her music video of the song once and thought how are we going to turn a song about bullying into something about a children’s hospital.

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I listened and listened and a storyline began to evolve. I decided to take on the story of a child receiving a bad diagnosis, showing her and other kids in the hospital, she then gets a clean bill of health to leave the hospital, we throw a party celebrating her leaving the hospital. Event pros love to throw parties you know. Mark came up with the idea of her passing off her crown to another little girl just entering the hospital. That idea brought some tears to our eyes.

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Oh, did I mention I had to use Miss Oklahoma local title holders in the video too. Luckily the lyrics helped me out on that one and the title holders were GREAT with the kids. The kids loved the pageant girls and the pageant girls added a lot to the video.

Mark and I love kids and this project was such a labor of love of us. Thank you goes out to the Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Children’s Hospital and staff for allowing us the opportunity to create this video. A BIG THANK YOU to all the parents, Miracle Kids, patients, pageant girls and their parents for taking the day to film the video. And special thanks to Brent Patterson of Marianne’s Rentals for dreaming up this wonderful project and for all the organization of this huge project. Keep dreaming Brent!

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When all is said and done, I think we accomplished what we set out to do. To bring an awareness to what a great job The Children’s Hospital does caring for children battling illness and celebrating kids getting to leave the hospital. And no matter what they are battling, kids are worth way more than GOLD! They are our future. Whether you can give financially or give of your time to volunteer at Children’s Hospital, make a difference in the life of a child. In doing so, I can assure you it will be a life changing experience. It was for us! Mark + Trisha

Project Producer & Party Rentals :: Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events
Sponsor :: Riverwind Cassino
Choreography :: Taylor Treat Miss Oklahoma 2009
Cake :: Mishelle Handy Cakes
Party Styling :: Oklahoma City Perfect Wedding Guide
Party Games :: EZ Fun Company
Party Lighting :: Innovative Event Solutions
Party Florals :: The Fleuriste
Coordinated Pageant Girls :: About Last Night Event Planning
Video Production :: Von Wedding Films

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Intimate Outdoor Wedding | Mike + Darci

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As the Oklahoma winds were blowing this weekend, we were capturing Mike & Darci’s outdoor wedding, beautifully styled and planned by Emerson Events and Design. Mike and Darci wanted an intimate wedding for their nuptials. They truly did it with style and sparkle. A lot of special details from their names in lights to the outdoor courtyard setting, everything just shined. Not to mention the flip of the courtyard from the ceremony to the reception, went like a breeze, in more ways than one with the Oklahoma winds that blew in for this outdoor wedding.


We shared this Wedding Day Film at their reception filled with special moments and people from their love spun wedding day. Click play to take a peek.

Wedding Planning & Design :: Emerson Events and Design
Gown :: Meg Guess Couture
Cake :: Madison’s on Main
Catering :: Cheevors Catering
Floral :: Emerson Events and Design
Rentals :: Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events
Specialty Lighting :: Innovative Event Solutions
Entertainment :: Box Talent
Photography :: Amanda Watson Photography
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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Celebrate with Miracle Kids and Miss Oklahoma


OKC event rental specialists, Marianne’s Rentals for Special Event’s teams up with Miss Oklahoma & the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital to showcase the latest trends in specialty linens for events while benefiting these two Oklahoma charities at the Gaillardia Country Club on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00pm. Kelsey Griswold, the reigning Miss Oklahoma, along with several former Miss Oklahomas and girls currently competing for the Miss Oklahoma title will walk the runway in gowns made from table linens. Yes, table lines. Linens so fabulous, you’ll want to wear them!

You won’t want to miss the moment when the runway truly lights up as each pageant queen escorts an Oklahoma Miracle Child down the runway. Miracle Kids from all over Oklahoma who have walked through medical challenges and overcome. It is their time to shine and they have a great time walking the runway. We will also be showcasing a special video produced for the OKC Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at the event. Reserve your tickets today to attend this great event. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here. Can’t attend, sponsor a Miracle Child with a donation.

Innovative Event Solutions will be sponsoring a fun after party as well.

Special thanks goes out to all the event pros sponsoring this charitable event.

Marianne’s Rentals for Special Event
Gaillardia Country Club
Gigi’s Cupcakes
Ford Audio Video
Blo.
The Fleuriste
Paper8
Innovative Event Solutions
EZ Fun Company
Traina Photography
Oklahoma City Perfect Wedding Guide
Brides of Oklahoma
Von Wedding Films

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OKC Wedding Day Film | Carly + Shawn

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Click play to view Carly & Shawn’s Wedding Day Film we produced for their First National Center reception designed and orchestrated by The Wedding Belle. Carly & Shawn had lots of special moments from Dad’s first look, Shawn’s enthusiasm during the ceremony, and Carly dancing a special dance with her grandfathers. Carly and Shawn had an amazing, fun filled wedding day! Stay tuned for their full highlight in the coming months.


Wedding Planning & Design :: The Wedding Belle
Venue :: Great Banking Hall at First National
Gown :: Warren Barron Bridal
Hair & Make Up :: Blo.
Florals :: The Fleuriste
Catering :: Cheevor’s Catering
Cakes :: Mishelle Handy Cakes
Rentals :: Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events
Lighting :: Innovative Event Solutions
Entertainment :: BTP Productions
Photography :: Traina Photography
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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Sparkling Wedding at the Skirvin | Kristen + Aaron

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The Skirvin Hilton was sparkling for Kristen & Aaron’s OKC Wedding. The ballroom was elegantly dressed in black, red along with some glamorous sparkle from Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events and sweet florals from Cole Dewey Designs. Mishelle Handy Cakes added to the elegance and bling with this exquisite wedding cake. Guests also enjoyed taking home a some sweet treats from 42nd Street Candy Co’s Candy Buffet.

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Kristen has an infectious smile and she was so happy to be marrying the love of her life. Aaron’s fraternity brothers made sure he got to do some crowd surfing at the reception. Dad’s toast was a highlight for all and we share a portion in this highlight. The entrance of the Bridal Party into the reception is a MUST SEE and was a crowd cheering moment during the Wedding Day Edit shown at the reception. All in all it was a great wedding we enjoyed capturing.

Click play to share in all the fun!


This adorable couple met in college and share a love for theater and dance. May they share many special memories as they dance through life as husband and wife! ~ Mark + Trisha

Ceremony Venue :: Prichard Chapel
Reception Venue & Catering :: Skirvin Hilton Hotel
Gown :: Kleinfleld Bridal
Hair & Make Up :: Artistic Glam
Paper :: That Absolutely Fabulous Paper Emporium
Cake :: Mishelle Handy Cakes
Florist :: Cole Dewey Designs
Candy Buffet :: 42nd Street Candy Co.
Entertainment :: Xcell Productions
Photography :: Sherry Lynch Photography
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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Mayo Hotel Wedding Day Film | Stephanie + Ben

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The Mayo Hotel was dressed in a rich red with beautiful florals from the French Bouquet for Stephanie & Ben’s old Hollywood themed Tulsa wedding. Stephanie had the sweetest smile as she was escorted down the aisle to marry the man of her dreams awaiting her at the top of the Mayo staircase. We loved their personal vows and couldn’t resist sharing them in their wedding day edit shown at their reception.

Click play to be inspired by their amazing wedding day!


Venue :: The Mayo Hotel
Gown :: Bridal Elegance
Make Up :: Stunning by Starla
Hair :: La Ritz Salon & Spa
Floral :: French Bouquet
Cake :: Icing On the Top
Specialty Lighting :: Omni Lighting
Entertainment :: The Groove Merchants
Photography :: Amanda Watson Photography
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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Rap a Wedding Toast




Carly wanted to surprise her big sister, Abbey by rapping her wedding speech, toasting her sister and new husband. It was a show stopper performance by this Matron of Honor and the Bride was loving it! Hats off to Chasen Shaw Entertainment for helping Carly pull off this fun wedding day surprise.

It is a must see wedding toast! Click play to get down with Carly!

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Surprise First Dance with a Little Choreography


Once plans began for Eddie & Abbey’s wedding, Abbey’s sister said, “you have to do a cool first dance, and I will choreograph it for you.” And did she ever!
Eddie & Abbey had a great time pulling off this fun surprise first dance for their guests. The guests loved it too.

Check back tomorrow for the one of the most unique & creative Matron of Honor’s toast we have experienced in 17 years of filming weddings.

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OKC Wedding Day Film | Eddie + Abbey

What a FUN OKC Wedding!

Eddie & Abbey love life and live it to the fullest. You might say their whole family loves to have a good time and party! There was lots of excitement in the air on their wedding day. From their first look to their reception, the tears and laughter were contagious.

Abbey is an event coordinator at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel so she was quite the planner for her wedding. She had anticipated this day for a long time and made sure every detail was covered.

There were so many special moments from this OKC Wedding. We loved their choreographed first dance and the Matron of Honor’s surprise Rap for her toast. We can’t wait to edit out their complete film, but for now…Click play to have a peek of their wedding day film we shared at their reception.


Stay tuned their amazing choreographed first dance and her sister rapping her toast to the Bride & Groom…it was oh so cool and a BIG surprise to Abbey is Coming Soon! Celebrating the joining of two great families into one BIG happy family made for a great OKC Wedding! Hugs to you all! ~Mark + Trisha

Ceremony Venue :: Skirvin Hilton
Reception Venue :: Petroleum Club
Day of Coordinator :: Kindt Events
Officiant :: We Do I Dos
Gown :: RL Bridal & Prom
Hair & Make Up :: Elegantly Finished Faces
DJ / Emcee :: Chasen Shaw Entertainment
Florals :: Tony Foss Flowers
Linens, Chairs & Draping :: Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events
Cakes :: Mishelle Handy Cakes
Reception Specialty Lighting :: Innovative Event Solutions
Photography :: Sherry Lynch Photography
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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Disney Fairy Tale Wedding | Jason + Jennifer

Dreams really do come true…

Jennifer, a south Floridian, had dreamed of a Disney Wedding since she was a little girl. When she got engaged, there was no question in her mind, where she would marry Jason, but Walt Disney World.

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We met Jennifer at a national video conference in 2009 when she was modeling for Panasonic. At that time Panasonic was using some of our wedding highlights to promote a new camera. So Jennifer had a front row seat to view our films in the Panasonic booth. She asked for our card and quickly replied, “Someday, when I find the one, I am going to have you come and film my wedding.” She even went home and told her friends and family, she was going to bring this couple from Oklahoma to film her wedding someday.(They said she had been talking about us filming her wedding for years, even before she had a boyfriend.)

Well some three years later, within a few days of her proposal, we received an email, saying she had “got the ring”, was getting married and wanted to know of our availability to travel to Orlando to film her dream Disney Wedding. Honestly, I had to think, who is this girl, who “got the ring?” After a phone call, I recalled the conversation and we were booking flights to Orlando.

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It was a true fairy tale wedding.There are so many things I could share, but this story was pretty special. Jason & Jennifer exchanged letters before their ceremony at the Grand Floridian. There was a short, older cast member dressed as a butler who had worked there since Jennifer was a little girl. She had always told him, “one day you are going to help me on my wedding day.” He stayed late that day to assist her in to see her Groom.

Click play to view Jason & Jennifer’s fairy tale wedding film!



Capturing this Fairy Tale Disney Wedding was a great experience, one we will never forget. While working at Disney was uber cool, more importantly were the memories we shared as two families united to make a new one. Jason & Jennifer, may your love continue to grow with each passing year and may all of your dreams come true! Thank You for letting us capture your wedding day! ~Mark + Trisha

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Ceremony Venue :: Walt Disney World Wedding Pavilion
Reception Venue :: Grand Floridian Resort Walt Disney World
Officiant :: Rev. Tim Herring
Hair & Make Up :: Heidi Bruce
Florals & Tabletops :: Fiora
Lounge Furniture :: Chic Event Furniture
Specialty Lighting :: Get Lit Lighting Productions
Entertainment :: Logan Mania
Videography :: Von Wedding Films

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