Switzerfilm, an international award winning photo-cinema business made up of four young creative minds striving to take the world of wedding cinema and photography to the next level. Traveling the world for inspiration, our team of friends will go anywhere and everywhere to top our latest work.

We find joy in teaching all over the world and help up and coming "ographers" lay the ground work for a solid future, we have limitless amounts of information to share. Over the past 10 years, the majority of our clients have become lifelong friends. Our love is our life, our life is our work.

Joe Switzer / Ashley Switzer / Katie Long / Kristin Rolla


You can’t talk about Switzerfilm without mentioning our beloved mascot, Kreature. What is Kreature, you ask? Well, we’d like to say a little slice of Heaven, but he is so much more than that. He started as a $2 flea market purchase in the wild of ­­­­­­­rural Missouri, but quickly became so much more. Mentor, travel companion, entrepreneur, philanthropist and most of all, a friend.

When he’s not supervising shoots and scouting locations, he’s eating spaghetti and making sure to capture all of Joe’s most embarrassing moments (his two favorite pastimes). Once you spend a moment with him, before you know it you will love him just as much as we have all grown to do.

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More than the midwest

Here's just a few of the places we've been:

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Kansas City


San Francisco

Playa Del Carmen




Find Joe when he's teaching about cinema & photo.

WPPI Las Vegas: Four Day Intensive Filmmaking — March 6–9, 2016

Hands on training with assignments. Our mission is to film + edit + present the 2016 WPPI promo video! Don’t be afraid if you don’t have filmmaking experience. Last year over 60% of the class consisted of photographers just starting to do video for the first time. Joe, Kristin, and their surprise helpers will give you unlimited encouragement and

WPPI Las Vegas: Average Joe Filmmaker — March 6, 2016

Reality check. How many celebrity weddings and fortune 500 companies have you worked with? Ninety-nine percent of you will never film that star or work with Apple, Disney, or Tesla. It does not mean you can’t be a success. Switzerfilm was built on small companies and “normal people,” and every year over 90% of our business comes from filming the everyday average Joe. In this class, Joe Switzer teaches how to ignite your business with rocket fuel in your own

Shutterfest — March 29-30, 2016

Come hear Joe speak about ‘Average Joe’ filmmaking, mastering motion, and shooting with a GoPro. 2015 was a sellout, so reserve your spot today!

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