Alyssa and Akeem



Smiling Toad Productions was so much fun to work with. They captured the day perfectly, and paid close attention to all the details we had. They were great at getting us to warm up in front of the camera, and were very creative with how they captured different moments. We have received so many compliments on our video, and all our friends and family say it’s hands down the best they have ever seen. It’s hard to pick a videographer since there are so many styles out there. But we are glad we found Smiling Toad Productions. They will not disappoint.





Amy and Blake



My husband and I used Smiling Toad Productions to film our wedding and I truly am beyond happy with the results!! They captured our day so beautifully and being able to go back and watch the videos was such a blast to relive the day. The staff was extremely professional, easy to get along with, and timely. I can’t say enough good things! They were a delight to work with and if you are on the fence on whether you should get a videographer for your wedding, DO IT, and use Smiling Toad!





Ashley and Mikey



Smiling Toad did a great job on our wedding videos! They were easy to work with throughout the planning process, and on the wedding day their videographers were punctual and professional. They turned the videos around quickly after the wedding and everything looked great! We would definitely recommend working with them.





Sarah and Sean



We really enjoyed working with Smiling Toad to document our wedding day. They made the process really simple and the results were amazing! The planning process was straightforward, they are very communicative and responsive, and take the time to understand what you’re looking for. On our wedding day, the two videographers who worked with us were super professional and blended right in. My photographer commented on how nice they were to work with as well. Really nice people who are clearly talented and captured moments that really spoke to the joy of our day. What they captured was beautifully edited into something we will treasure for many years to come. I highly recommend Smiling Toad Productions.





Emily and Brian



We can’t thank Smiling Toad enough for capturing all of the special moments of our wedding day. From getting ready to the ceremony through the reception, they got some of my favorite moments on camera. We’ve been watching our films repeatedly since we’ve received them and truly cannot thank the team enough!





Beth and Todd



My husband and I can’t thank Smiling Toad Productions enough for putting together an absolutely stunning video of our special day! We’ve watched it so many times since we got it back. They were really easy to work with and did a great job blending in on the wedding day so you barely noticed them but then captured everything so perfectly! We love how they weaved our pastor’s message into the film and loved the song choices. Our friends and family are also blown away with the videography. This will be something we will cherish for the rest of our lives and share with our children. We are so glad we chose to work with Smiling Toad Productions!!





Emily and Mike



Smiling Toad Productions was amazing to work with. They did a phenomenal job capturing pivotal moments throughout, and created a beautiful story of our wedding day. They also managed to film moments that I would’ve never seen or thought of capturing if I didn’t get a videographer! We’ve rewatched the video and footage many times since, and have received SO many compliments from friends and family. There’s so many videographers in Chicago, but we’re so glad we chose the Smiling Toad Productions team. Highly recommend booking them for your wedding!





Ashlee and Kirk



We used smiling toad for our September 2020 wedding. Initially we were on the fence about hiring a videographer but am so glad we did! The video captured so many tears, laughs and funny moments that pictures alone can not. John was so supportive throughout the whole process (especially a pandemic wedding!! ) We loved working with his team day of and our end product exceeded all of our expectations. Recommending to all of my friends! Thanks again, John and Smiling Toad team!





Iba and Rodney



John and his team at Smiling Toad were exceptional for our wedding. We needed a videographer who provided both Zoom/Facebook/Youtube streaming options for our guests who could not make it due to COVID. John made sure everything we wanted was included especially for the streaming. I had to have my brothers send in videos due to not being able to make the wedding and literally 30 min before our reception started, his team was able to incorporate a video one of my brothers completed at the very last minute. Everyone loved being able to watch the videos online and any request made after the wedding has been pursued immediately. Definitely recommend working with John and Smiling Toad if you’re going to have a COVID style wedding.





Loren and Jeff



Smiling Toad was the first vendor we booked for our wedding. It was a no-brainer since my sister-in-law used them for her wedding & recommended them to us- Her video was spectacular! From the very beginning, John stood out with his professionalism, guidance, experience, and friendliness. The Smiling Toad team is incredibly talented and did an exceptional job capturing our memories on the best day of our lives. It was the BEST decision for hiring Smiling Toad as our videographer. They exceeded our expectations in every possible way, and we highly recommend them.