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Grow your wedding film business! Deep, honest, and actionable conversations with the best wedding filmmakers in the world. Finally, get the tools you need to create a profitable and life-giving business. ⚡️Hosted by: David Reynosa of Forestry Films 👉🏻 Grab free wedding filmmaking resources: www.theactof.co 🔥 Get inspired by the best wedding filmmakers in the world on IG: @theactof
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Perfect Womanhood

Emily Magers & Krisi Harris

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There have been many books over the years labeled as a manual for women. Everything is covered from medical advice to how to be the perfect wife and how to raise the kiddos. We’re going back in time to cover these ridiculous books, manuals, and magazines. Come laugh with us about how fucking crazy our ancestors were. Weekly episodes begin Friday, October 14th. EXPLICIT WARNING: Some episodes cover subjects such as sex, drugs, and suicide. Listen at your own discretion.
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In this episode, Wesley and I dive deep into how to 10x your business, get unstuck, and overcome overwhelm. We also cover: How to ACTUALLY overcome discouragement, The #1 goal you should chase in business, Networking secrets for shy people, Balancing intentional fatherhood and filmmaking, Persevering when exhausted and reigniting your passion, Exac…
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In this episode, Lindsey dives deep into how to be an introverted and intentional filmmaker. We also cover: How to become an Artisan Filmmaker, Sales fueled by an empathetic and quiet spirit, Fine Art Painter to Filmmaker, The importance of presence, The art of humility, The unconscious war on rest, Mastering Social Media as an Introvert, Nostalgic…
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In this episode, Paola & Jesse dive deep into: How to break the mold, command higher prices, and unlock a soul-fulfilling artistic vision. We also cover: The Secrets of Story Sessions, Getting fully booked in hard economies, Slowing down to speed up, How to carve out a unique niche, Classic portrait artists and wedding filmmaking, How to truly inno…
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In this episode, Kaleb & Elaine dive deep into the The Art of Quiet Luxury. We also cover: Practicing grace in creativity, How Luxury can be deep and purpose-filled, Why Client Advocacy is the key to growth and profit, Anti-hustle business growth, Biggest fears as wedding filmmakers, Why outsourcing may not be the answer, Overcoming challenging boo…
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In this episode, Boomer dives deep into the hidden psychology of art and beauty. We also cover: Art as Worship, How to inspire a spirit of playfulness?, Creating during struggle and despair, Exploring your imaginary life, Boomers' secrets to audio editing, Leaving a lasting Legacy, Moving your business to another state/country, & more! Connect with…
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In this episode, Alesia shares how to master Fine Art Filmmaking, Super 8, and SEO. We also cover: Mastering IG feed aesthetics for bookings, What actually makes a film Fine Art?, Best Super 8 Cameras, Labs, and Sales Strategies, How to rank #1 on Google, SFX, Color, and Plugin secrets for instant nostalgia vibes, Essential styled shoot framework t…
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In this episode, Stanton shares how to uncover the mystery of fulfillment. If your heart needs some motivation and encouragement today this is the episode you want to listen to. We also cover: How to reignite your passion for filmmaking, How to not let the present slip away, The idolization of nostalgia, Leaning into courage and boldness... even as…
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In this episode, Richard and Mabel share how to triple your prices, work with high-end couples, and unlock the secrets of Luxury Color Grading. We also cover: How to finally break out of the Average Market, What sets High-End Brands apart?, How to elevate your client experience, Foolproof workflows to get more leads, Inside the mind of a Luxury Bri…
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In this episode, Kate shares how to have constant joy during suffering and loss. We also cover: How to truly separate your identity from your work, Having constant hope in the midst of pain, How to network as a shy introvert, What to do when you are not happy, Why weakness is your greatest advantage, Getting edits done during dark and hard seasons,…
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In this episode, Emma shares: How to actually break into the luxury market step-by-step We also cover: How to go from $400 to $27K wedding films, Pushing past negativity from your friends and family, Mindset secrets as a Female in the Luxury Industry, How to get your first gig in the Luxury Market, Make High-End planners instantly want to work with…
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In this episode, Ben and Meghan share how to unlock your revenue, diversify your income streams, and expand beyond weddings We also cover: How to Hire Employees When Finances are Tight, Breaking into Real Estate Filmmaking (How does it work and is it worth your time?), Can you be a world-class wedding filmmaker and run other businesses?, Strategies…
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In this episode, Jonah and Rebekah share their hearts about: Minimalism, Art, and The Secrets of Photo + Video Teams We also cover: Saying No and Navigating Non-Ideal Couples with Grace, Reigniting Your Business When Leads Run Dry, The Viral Equation: Crafting IG and TikTok Magic, Creating irresistible photo and video packages, Art vs. Algorithm: S…
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The outcome of a child falls solely on to the mother of course. Don't be a stupid mother and rely on intuition, instinct or affection alone! Here's some simple directions from this chapter- Don't feed them for at least 3 hours after birth, their dress must be 12"-14" long BEYOND their feet, 3 baths a day is a must, and use a sugar and rain water mi…
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We dive in to what it took to be a doctor in 1900. And before that. It's blatantly obvious why they were seen as quacks for so long. We also talk about the first woman physician and what a badass she was for paving the way. Trigger Warnings- Just our usual colorful language. Give it a listen and tell us what you think! Be sure to check out our soci…
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In this episode, Jay and Mack share: How to book $25K+ Wedding Films without sacrificing human connection We also cover: Generating leads no matter the economy, Is candid the new luxury?, Secrets behind Multi-Day Weddings, Standing out in a saturated market, Creating a one-of-a-kind product, Eliminating pre-wedding anxiety, Breaking free from perfe…
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This week Emily covers Ch. 16, the dreaded "Change of Life"....or Menopause as we know it. Did you know DEATH can be a result of Menopause if you're not prepared? Yeah, neither did we. And that's just the beginning. This chapter definitely falls on the cons list of living in the late 1800's. Trigger Warnings - Just our usual colorful language. Give…
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In this episode, Andrew shares: The secret sauce to an exploding and fulfilling wedding business We also cover: How to triple your business in one year, How to escape selfishness, The Dark side of film school, Secret hacks to becoming more creative, Why doing more could be the key to less burnout, Integrating your faith and work in unexpected ways,…
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Inflammation of the womb. What is it, you ask? You could read the chapter for yourself, but let us tell you, Mary doesn't even seem to know. This week, Krisi covers Chapter 15: Diseases Peculiar to Women and Their Cure. This chapter has been the roughest chapter to read by FAR, so stumble through with us. From wrapping your body in 9 feet of wet, f…
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Chapter 14 covers Miscarriage and Abortion. Or rather what an abortion was in 1900. You'd think this would be a heavy episode, but Ms. Mary's ideas on causes, cures and prevention are quite comical. Don't sleep in the same room as your husband, take a country side vacay for 3 months or more, and stay away from train rides. But also, chloroform is p…
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In this episode, Andy shares : How to scale to $5K+ per wedding while working a full-time job We also cover: Is it possible to connect your Faith and Work?, How to become irresistible to potential couples, Introvert hacks on stress-filled wedding days, The secret weapon that your website needs, Why joy should be a core value of your brand, Charging…
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Ch. 13 is Childbirth and how Made Painless. Sounds pretty unbelievable. But just follow her simple rules such as a diet of 14 apples, 8 oranges, 6 lemons and a pound of grapes EVERY DAY and you will be well on your way to a painless birth. Sounds delicious. Explicit Warning: As per usual, we are sailors. TW: Pregnancy and pregnancy loss. Thanks for…
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In this episode, Ariana shares : How to release your inner child in your films. We also cover: Hippie van life to Top Wedding Filmmaker, Cultivating a quiet soul of compassion, Dealing with depression as a creative, What marketing school won't teach you, How to build a business that lets you express yourself, Why travel will give you an edge in fil…
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In this episode, Sydney shares her top secrets for working with Wedding Planners. We also cover: Myths about high-end planners, Should you send pricing to planners?, Secrets to working with the best Wedding Planners, What do planners look for in a filmmaker?, Mistakes you are making that are turning planners away, Working with destination planners,…
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Men have never had a clue about women's bodies. Ladies didn't need sex. We just suffered from something called Hysteria. And horseback riding helps with that. Insert eyeroll here. We promise you'll learn a thing or two. Obviously this comes with a serious EXPLICIT WARNING. Sexual topic and language. We get a little personal here. Thanks for listeni…
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The long awaited bonus episode of Aqua Tofana, the poison that made history. Was Giulia Tofana a heroine or villain? Explicit Warning! We love our cuss words. Trigger Warning- Murder, Domestic Violence, Torture ect. You get the point. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instagram: https://www.inst…
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Ch. 12 teaches us about Prenatal Influence and Culture. This is where we learn that our sins are passed down to our children in utero, and if we want our baby to be a doctor, all you have to do is become one yourself while you're pregnant! Just teach yourself some doctor stuff and BOOM. Baby doctor. 1901 was amazing. Explicit Warning as usual. And …
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Chapter 11 brings us to The Discomforts of Pregnancy. Dr. Mary lays out what we can expect, and is so kind to offer things to avoid, and some remedies for things we can't...which include Chloroform, and a nice Boric Acid and Tree Bark jayjay rinse. Sounds wonderful. Explicit Warning! We like to cuss. Trigger Warnings: We get to the nitty gritty of …
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Did you know that if you add too much info to your brain, your other organs will suffer? Including your reproductive organs. HM. WHO KNEW?! Join us for Ch. 10, Pregnancy...... where we learn all kinds of fun "facts" about all the symptoms to look out for. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instag…
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Meet The Filmmaker With 750,000+ TikTok Followers - BSR Wedding Films We also cover: What type of content does best for TikTok?, Is Instagram irrelevant?, Filming for TikTok, How to get ahead of the competition, Types of clients on TikTok, Collaborating with planners as an introvert, Are Youtube shorts the next big thing? Client gift site Brian men…
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Menstruation isn't fun. But it's even worse when you add poisoning yourself once an hour, cold baths, and hot feet...or was it hot baths, a hard bed, and cold air? Fresh air, elevated hips, and no bath? Maybe you can decipher our Dear Ol' Doc's instructions better than we can. What we know for sure is she was crazy and her remedies likely for sure …
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It's the longest chapter yet, and the first one we thought we'd skip. Turns out, we're glad we didn't! Let's walk through our first chapter of Part III, "The Organs of Generation" starting with Chapter 8, "The Human Pelvis". Why the fuck it's titled that beats us, because while spend a second on the actual pelvis, we dive into the 1901's version of…
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There's no such thing as heredity! Well, there might be. But even if there is, it can be overcome! How may you ask? Well, you can beat your genetics with simple cheerful talk and healthy food, which doesn't include hot bread. Or pork flesh apparently. Come on this wild ride of ridiculous ideas of how science supposedly worked in 1901. EXPLICIT WARN…
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Get married, or die. Alright, maybe not to that extreme, but it feels damn close. In chapter 6 we dive a bit more into the "how-to" of marriage, without much of the "how-to". No real trigger points here either, unless we're still offended by sexism. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instagram: h…
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Marry money. But don't marry a pleasure seeker. There is no greater burden on earth like a foolish woman tied to a competent man. Make the home a place of rest for HIM and follow the breeding patterns of animals. Oh, and don't rob your children of their birthright. Yep, you read all of that right. Find these and other great one-liner advice in this…
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We need to sit down and shut up. Well at least according to this chapter we do. We also need to dust when we have feelings of jealousy. Also, marriage can be a rollercoaster. Just like this book. The only trigger warning is for sexism, you know if that sort of thing bothers you. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com…
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Boy do we have a treat for you! It's our Halloween BONUS episode! Why are bats associated with Halloween? Why do we bob for apples?? And why the hell are the costumes from the late 19th century and early 20th century so fucking creepy?? This is a great example of what our bonus episodes will be like, only available on our Patreon! Intro Music by Ol…
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Does puberty in boys really only revolve around "self harm"? Apparently. In this chapter, "Our Boys - The Fathers of the Next Generation", we cover the 1900's version of masterbation, or rather, self harm. It's shocking, disgusting, and a little bit graphic. TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, graphic content, sexual natured conversations. Thanks for listeni…
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In Chapter two, we divulge straight into "The Unfolding of Womanhood" - exciting right? Covering everything from graphic photos of anatomy to the UNREAL expectations of puberty, this shit is only getting more wild, and we're only scratching the surface. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instagra…
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Starting with the book's introduction, we're set with high expectations and promises to all of the answers. Answers to what? We still don't know! But in our first chapter, "The Body the Temple of the Soul", we're left with still even more questions... Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instagram:…
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It's just the beginning, but we are excited to share our Introductory Episode! Learn a little about us, about our stories, and why the fuck we're doing a podcast in the first place. Thanks for listening! - Emily & Krisi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/perfectwomanhood Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perfectwomanhoodpodcast/ Facebook: https://…
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How to be the top 1% of wedding filmmakers making money right now - Capture Colour We also cover: How to chase excellence without losing your sanity, The dark side of elopements, Why sucking can actually mean progress, Effortless secrets to find your dream client, Why It's okay not to be the best, How to be grateful in the midst of failure, What ri…
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How to find music 50% faster and build a bulletproof business with your spouse/partner. We also cover: How to charge more without increasing quality, Music discovery secrets, Optimizing your team on the wedding day, How to build your week for maximum productivity, Doing the work no one wants to do, Best workflow for blending multiple songs, Missing…
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How to be an empathetic filmmaker in a non-stop noisy world - Kathryn Majic Blnk Films We also cover: Slowing down, Embracing your inner child, Competitive gymnast to wedding filmmaker, Missed deadlines and late films, What Kathryn charges and includes in her packages, Purchasing an office/studio, Redefining what it means to be a full-time wedding …
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How to master storytelling (The honest truth) - Hello Tomorrow We also cover: Making films that aren't boring, Using the secret tool of conflict, Making strangers love your films, Why gear does matter, Using story to charge more, Wedding horror stories & more. 🔥 Grab: Hello Tomorrow Storytelling Masterclass 👉🏻 (Use code THEACTOF for 20% off) Connec…
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How to always capture authentic and emotional moments, even with shy and quiet couples - Lother co. We also cover: Building the perfect wedding day timeline, Editing while color blind, Mastering the art of connection before the wedding day, How to make your first looks 100x better and more authentic, Why anticipation is the key to good storytelling…
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How to make your brand high-end, people focused, and meaningful - Mckenzie Michael Mckenzie and I also cover: How to discover your why and weave it into your storytelling, How to rebrand without breaking the bank, The importance of marriage and why it matters, Wardrobe advice for women filmmakers, Storytelling secrets to create more impactful weddi…
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How to shoot luxury weddings without sacrificing your soul or style. Luxury weddings have almost become synonymous with a bright, airy, and perfect style. Is this all high-end brides and planners want? Or is there room for a more imperfect indie documentary style in this space? Austin and I dive deep into these questions in this incredible thought-…
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How to break into destination weddings the easy way. Chris takes us step-by-step on how to book destination weddings even if you've never shot one before! We also cover: Our top traveling secrets, How to be yourself on Social Media, Why posing your couples might be hurting you, Zooms vs Primes, and much more! Check out: Chris's Incredible Work Conn…
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How to scale from $15k to $94K in one year from weddings alone. Ricky takes us step-by-step on how he achieved this incredible goal and how you can too! We also cover: How to use Giveaways for more bookings, How to transition from part-time to full-time effectively, Why serving and putting others first is the key to success, and much more! Check ou…
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It's incredibly hard being a sensitive soul in an industry that often rewards high energy artists. Madeleine Burgett breaks down how having a quiet heart is actually the key to her brands success. We also cover: Building a strong foundation, Working with couples that give you life, Being a woman filmmaker, Is TikTok worth it?, Keys to social media …
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