Annual professional award

WEVA Balcan Award 2018

Best Videographer

Annual highest title for a videographer
who also is a cameraman, a video editor
and a designer all in one.

Participation

$23 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
5 November — 5 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging:
6 — 30 December 2018 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
19 January 2019

Judges

Adrian Ungureanu
Super-Judge
Adrian Ungureanu
weva.pro/en/videographer/adrian_ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
The Best Videographer of Romania 2017. "The family is the most important part of our lives, and the wedding is the foundation of the family"
Alexander Shnaider
Super-Judge
Alexander Shnaider
weva.pro/en/videographer/fonvi
Moscow, Russia
The Best Videographer of Russia 2017, modern videographer, founder of the FONVI Studio, shooting weddings around the world.
Goran Baba
Goran Baba
weva.pro/en/videographer/baba3dstudio
Skopje, Macedonia
Experienced videographer from Macedonia, founder of Baba 3D studio, shooting weddings around the world.
Andrew Sinoversky
Andrew Sinoversky
weva.pro/en/videographer/synoversky
Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ukraine
We are a team of filmmakers, creative people who look for inspiration in people and engaged a favorite business. We enjoy it! Like to travel and open new horizons.
Claudiu Vlas
Claudiu Vlas
weva.pro/en/videographer/primefilms
Arad, Romania
Going on a vacation with a borrowed dslr device, I would never have believed that things would go like this, that my passion would reach this level.
Sinisa Nenadic
Sinisa Nenadic
weva.pro/en/videographer/nenadic111
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Videographer from Bosnia and Herzegovina, a regular member of the top 3 in his country
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Darius Cornean
Darius Cornean
weva.pro/en/videographer/darius_cornean
Oradea, Romania
My work is inspired by people's emotions. Because emotions bring life to their stories. I am a spiritual person, attentive to details, persevering, enthusiastic.
Igor Catrinescu
Igor Catrinescu
weva.pro/en/videographer/12345
Chisinau, Moldova
I like to create not only wedding clip, but i like to create a short film story, of different interesting couples. I ready to editing hours at a time for a perfect wedding films.
Alessandro Bordoni
Super-Judge
Alessandro Bordoni
weva.pro/en/videographer/alessandrobordoni
Milan, Italy
The Best Videographer of Italy 2017. With my wife Sole, we live seasonally between Los Angeles and Milan. Together, we travel all over the world filming weddings.
Sandra Skroblies
Sandra Skroblies
weva.pro/en/videographer/frauskroblies
Cologne, Germany
I'm the founder of a small team of wedding filmmakers based in Germany. Our heart beats for alternative weddings and free weddings, for candles and lanterns, barns, forests and the mountains.
Anton Serebryakov
Anton Serebryakov
weva.pro/en/videographer/fiksvideo
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Anton and Nastya we are Fiks video production, the team of filmmakers from St. Petersburg. We like documentaries and share our couples unique stories through our films.

Main categories

WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Videographer - We Never Left // Elopement in Santorini

Best Videographer

22 participants
Description: specialist whose video
most harmoniously combine story line,
musical arrangement, mounting solutions
and video design.
Evaluate: ready video of one real
wedding.
Timing: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Video Editor - Love

Best Video Editor

15 participants
Description: specialist with the most creative
attitude and the most interesting solutions
in the wedding editing, the best compocisional
finds; who prepares video using computer
graphics and effects.
Evaluate: best episode of ready video
from the one real wedding.
Timing: maximum 4 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - Dunja&Igor

Best Cameraman

19 participants
Description: specialist with the most creative
attitude to mordern wedding video shooting,
with the most interesting plans
and visual solutions.
Evaluate: cutting of video episodes, showing
cameraman skills, work with illumination
and edditional equipment.
Timing: maximum 5 minutes.

Wedding specializations

WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Sound Producer - YOU SEE THE BEST ON ME - B+S

Best Sound Producer

4 participants
Description: specialist in the field
of recording and sound-design,
which videos contains better
and more interesting soundtracks.
Evaluate: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings.
Timing: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - VADIM & GABRIELA // sde

Best SDE-maker

4 participants
Description: video created during
the wedding day with participation
of a videographer's team.
Evaluate: ready video created during
the real wedding day.
Timing: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Colorist - coming soon

Best Colorist

6 participants
Description: specialist in the field
of work with colors, whose videos
contain individual style, creative
solutions and exceptional
color solution.
Evaluate: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings.
Timing: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Pilot - MILENA & IGOR

Best Pilot

2 participants
Description: the author of exciting videos created with such camaraman equipment: drones, camera dollies, steadicams, camera sliders and electrostabilizers.
Evaluate: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings showing a mastership of work with aquipment.
Timing: maximum 2 minutes.

Wedding genres

WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Giorgos-Anastasia Wedding

Best Wedding Highlights

17 participants
Description: video clip from
one wedding where there are all hightlights of the wedding day.
Evaluate: ready video of one real
wedding.
Timing: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Walk - WEDDING WALK-A&S

Best Walk

3 participants
Description: video created during
the wedding walk which shows
feelings and emothions
of the couple.
Evaluate: video cuttings with highlights
of one walk without a wedding.
Timing: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Engagement - Pre-Wedding: MILENA & IGOR

Best Engagement

8 participants
Description: video with any episode contains the love story or wedding preparation except the wedding itself.
Evaluate: cutting of video episodes
from one love story.
Timing: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Save The Date - SAVE THE DATE

Save The Date

3 participants
Description: wedding video-invitation
with participation of the couple including exact date and celebration place.
Evaluate: an idea, quality of video
and mounting, availability
of graphics and sound.
Timing: maximum 2 minutes.

For new users

WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - Нас связала музыка

Best Young Professional

7 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluate: film and editing skills - camera techniques, color grading, audio, creative editing, etc.
Timing: maximum 3 minutes.
WEVA Balcan Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - - Ice Story of Veronica and Oleg -

Best Debut of the Year

9 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluate: any video that contains a plot which illustrates the director’s approach to developing emotion within the video.
Timing: maximum 3 minutes.

Rules