Award Winning Videographer and Documentary Filmmaker

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Your Life Matters Video helps people celebrate and document their lives. With 16 year of experience in film and video, we produce exceptional biography video tributes that will be cherished for generations.

Capturing your life on video is what matters to us

When a client asked documentary filmmaker and director Allen Bronstein to create a memorial video for her husband who had passed away, he found the process so meaningful that he decided to launch Your Life Matters Video (YLMV).

From slide shows to mini documentary style biography videos

YLMV productions range from simple slide shows to more complex documentary style My Life, My Story™ biography video, and everything in between. We combine video, audio, film, still photos, graphics, newspaper articles, music and narration to create a powerful effect. Whether it’s a Memorial, Tribute, Legacy, Family History or My Life, My Story™ Biography Video, we make the process fun and exciting for everyone involved.

On time and on budget

Depending on your budget and time requirements, we can create a biography video using your photographs and music, or a more elaborate production. Our filmmakers will work with you to produce a personal, intimate documentary by incorporating any of the following elements to further illuminate the subject’s background, accomplishments and character.

Elements that enhance

  • Interviews with the subject, family members, friends, colleagues
  • Captions
  • Home movies or video
  • Sayings, poems, and quotations
  • Recorded audio or voice-over narration
  • Handwritten notes, cards, newspapers and magazine articles
  • Remote video interviews via the internet using the latest video conferencing technology

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Allen Bronstein Videographer | Director | Filmmaker Videographer/Producer/Director Allen Bronstein is the founder of Your Life Matters Video.  After producing all sorts of video projects, Allen discovered his true calling when the widow of a Superior Court Judge asked him to create a Memorial video for her husband. Since then he has specialized in helping others tell their life stories and says,   “I find this work so gratifying and meaningful!” Clients have described Allen’s work as an heirloom that is passed down from one generation to another. His videos bring families closer by illuminating an individual’s life and accomplishments.


Allen is an award winning video producer and director. He has worked for commercial clients such as Google, E-Bay and Foster Farms. He has also produced two award-winning nature videos under the Magic Journey Cinema label. Allen is author of “Make iPhone Movies Everyone Loves.” He is co-founder and Chief Content Officer of, an online magazine devoted to making movies with a smartphone or tablet. He earned an MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California. Allen lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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