Balcan Award2018

Annual professional wedding video award

Stages

Entry submission
5 November — 5 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging
6 December 2018 — 10 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
19 January 2019

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£0
for all
categories
Only for users from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia.

Best Videographer

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

Judges

Adrian Ungureanu
Alexander Shnaider
Goran Baba
Andrew Sinoversky
Claudiu Vlas
Sinisa Nenadic
Dmitry Sedov
Darius Cornean
Igor Catrinescu
Alessandro Bordoni
Sandra Skroblies
Anton Serebryakov
Super-Judge
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"
Super-Judge
Alexander Shnaider
Moscow, Russia
The Best Videographer of Russia 2017, modern videographer, founder of the FONVI Studio, shooting weddings around the world.
Judge
Goran Baba
Skopje, North Macedonia
Experienced videographer from Macedonia, founder of Baba 3D studio, shooting weddings around the world.
Judge
Andrew Sinoversky
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.
Judge
Claudiu Vlas
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.
Judge
Sinisa Nenadic
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Videographer from Bosnia and Herzegovina, a regular member of the top 3 in his country
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Rome, Italy
Founder of the WEVA, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Judge
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.
Judge
Igor Catrinescu
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.
Super-Judge
Alessandro Bordoni
Los Angeles, CA, United States
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.
Judge
Sandra Skroblies
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.
Judge
Anton Serebryakov
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

Best
Videographer

21 participants

Best
Video Editor

15 participants

Best
Cameraman

19 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Sound Producer

2 participants

Best
SDE-maker

4 participants

Best
Colorist

6 participants

Best
Pilot

2 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

17 participants

Best
Walk

3 participants

Best
Engagement

8 participants

Save
The Date

3 participants

For new users

Best
Young Professional

7 participants

Best
Debut of the Year

6 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£0 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.
Only for users from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia.

What kind of videos should be submited?

Only video fully complying with the description and specifications of the category is allowed to participate in the Contest.

Technical requirements

For participation in the Contest video preliminary is uploaded to video-hosting Youtube or Vimeo. In the uploading video form to the category the link indicated to a video at an appropriate video hosting. It is dersirable to upload video of HD-quality. Screenshot should be uploaded to each video which gives an idea about video content. Screenshots with logo are banned.

Which videos are forbidden?

Video is not allowed to participate in the Competition if it contains inappropriate or unethical content included in the list of restrictions adopted in internet or not corresponding to the traditional standards of the wedding video. Every video can be deleted from Contest with accordance of deсision of WEVA and this decision can not be discussed.

It is possible to add to one catagory several videos?

No.

What is the procedure of judjing?

There are 5 judges who responsible for each category and have access to rate video only in their category. After announcement of the begining of voting each member of jury can watch video and vote using 10-point scale. Rates compliance to the category, the video quality, the wow-factor, the overall impression. Rating can be changed during voting period.

When judges finish the voting, super-judges start to vote. Super-judges look through all the categories but rate only 5 videos in each category which reached maximum points after main judging process.

Which prizes will the winners receive?

Winners of three main categories will get special statuettes. All the winners will get diplomas of the Contest and distinctive marks in their profiles and Pro account for the year.

Does the winning influence on videographer's rating in the local Contest?

No.

Other important things you need to know

Participating in the Contest you agree with all mentioned rules. You also garantee that you are the author of all videos which you upload and and not any 3-rd person has nothing against it.

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