Annual professional award

WEVA Award 2016

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$30 for all nominations.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
15 January — 14 February 2017 UTC 0
Judging:
15 February — 6 March 2017 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
7 March 2017

Judges

David Perry
Super-Judge
David Perry
weva.pro/en/videographer/davidperry
South Jordan, UT, United States
Multi year WEVA.COM winner in addition to over forty other creative awards.
Robert Balasko
Super-Judge
Robert Balasko
weva.pro/en/videographer/robertbalasko
Samobor, Croatia
Known videographer, one of the pioneers of digital video, the author of his unique style.
Julia Vopilova
Super-Judge
Julia Vopilova
weva.pro/en/videographer/juju
Moscow, Russia
Milti awarded destination wedding videographer. Several years in a European Top10.
Riccardo Fasoli
Riccardo Fasoli
weva.pro/en/videographer/riccardofasoli
Düsseldorf, Germany
The most of the time I capture and edit weddings, but I love also to create imagefilms.
Nino Leitner
Nino Leitner
weva.pro/en/videographer/ninoleitner
Vienna, Austria
Award winning filmmaker, Director of Photography and film producer, working globally.
Frankie Costa
Frankie Costa
weva.pro/en/judge/frankiecosta
Balneario Camboriu, Brazil
Elected by Canon among the 50 best wedding photographers in the world.
VisualMasterpiece
VisualMasterpiece
weva.pro/en/videographer/visualmasterpiece
Brea, CA, United States
A High End Destination Wedding Boutique Based in Southern California
Nik Pekridis
Nik Pekridis
weva.pro/en/judge/pekridis
Thessaloniki, Greece
One of the most awarded wedding photographers in Europe. Popular teacher and coach.
Patrick Moreau
Patrick Moreau
weva.pro/en/videographer/patrickmoreau
Montréal, Canada
Worked for some big brands, directed several documentaries, won some Emmy’s...
Jeneva Studio
Jeneva Studio
weva.pro/en/videographer/jeneva
Moscow, Russia
Winner of numerous awards studio which has its own unique wedding style.
Rafa Gonsalves
Rafa Gonsalves
weva.pro/en/videographer/ragcinematografia
San Paolo, Brazil
Active brazilian videographer, coach and practic.
Anton Yasirov
Anton Yasirov
weva.pro/en/videographer/anton_yasirov
Kiev, Ukraine
The Best colorist 2015, videographer, editor, cameraman.
Yarets Studio
Yarets Studio
weva.pro/en/videographer/yaretsstudio
Lviv, Ukraine
Yury and his wife, Uliana are multiple awarded Yarets Studio from Ukraine.
Ninoslav Stojanovic
Ninoslav Stojanovic
weva.pro/en/judge/login7293
Nis, Serbia
Active european teacher, organizer, photographer, expert.
Gaby Nehme
Gaby Nehme
weva.pro/en/judge/nehme
Jounieh, Lebanon
Photographer and most popular teacher from Lebanon.
Ricardo Mariga
Ricardo Mariga
weva.pro/en/videographer/diadfilms
Erechim, Brazil
Known in South America videographer, social activist and director.
Maria Bushaeva
Maria Bushaeva
weva.pro/en/videographer/mariabushaeva
N. Novgorod, Russia
The Best Videoeditor 2015, videographer and nice girl :)
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Owner the biggest russian videographers association, designer, videographer, coach

Main nominations

WEVA Award 2016 - Best Videographer - Lene + Russ // Stavanger, Norway
Videographer Maru Films
Winner
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best Videographer

156 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 Award 2016 - Best Videographer - Wedding Calcutta | India
2 place
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Videographer - The Wonder Of You
3 place
Videographer George Zorbas
Athens, Greece
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Videographer - Nethouse Wedstival I Laura & Jorge
4 place
Videographer Elton Sabatino
San Paolo, Brazil
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Videographer - Lawrence & Queenie · Wedding Day | HongKong Disney
5 place
Videographer Essie Chang
Guangzhou, China
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Video Editor - The Wonder Of You
Videographer George Zorbas
Winner
Athens, Greece

Best Video Editor

105 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 Award 2016 - Best Video Editor - Wedding Calcutta | India
2 place
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Video Editor - Sochi - Rosa Khutor / Alexandr & Yana / Teaser
3 place
Videographer Alexandr Zamuruew
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Video Editor - Marry Me Studio - Goetz Palace Wedding
4 place
Videographer Marry Me Studio
Warsaw, Poland
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Video Editor - Aleksandra & Marcin
5 place
Videographer Piękny dzień Studio
Pszczyna, Poland
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Cameraman - SHOWREEL
Videographer Artem Korchagin
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Cameraman

109 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 4 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Cameraman - Kiss me goodnight! | Wedding Film in Rome
2 place
Videographer Diego Ortuso
Rome, Italy
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Cameraman - Together we walk
3 place
Videographer Al Agua Cinema
Miami, FL, United States
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Cameraman - The Wonder Of You
4 place
Videographer George Zorbas
Athens, Greece
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Cameraman - PABLO Y MAR
5 place
Videographer La fabriqueta films
Castellón de la Plana, Spain

Wedding specializations

WEVA Award 2016 - Best Sound Producer - The Wonder Of You
Videographer George Zorbas
Winner
Athens, Greece

Best Sound Producer

33 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 3 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Sound Producer - Marina & Andrej
2 place
Videographer Happy Moments
Hamburg, Germany
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Sound Producer - Romanian Mystery Project
3 place
Videographer Avatarfilms Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Sound Producer - ESPACIO Y TIEMPO
4 place
Videographer MR Filmmakers
Badajoz, Spain
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Sound Producer - Wedding flash
5 place
Videographer Riccardo Ferranti
Brescia, Italy
WEVA Award 2016 - Best SDE-maker - PROSTUDIO :: POLAND :: Iza.Tim
Videographer Pro Studio
Winner
Warsaw, Poland

Best SDE-maker

53 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 6 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best SDE-maker - The Wedding Diana & Bruno
2 place
Videographer Film Art Team
Porto, Portugal
WEVA Award 2016 - Best SDE-maker - Фёдор и Екатерина
3 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best SDE-maker - SDE ANA Y PASCU
4 place
Videographer La fabriqueta films
Castellón de la Plana, Spain
WEVA Award 2016 - Best SDE-maker - WEVA Awards - Wedding SDE from Beijing
5 place
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Colorist - Kiss me goodnight! | Wedding Film in Rome
Videographer Diego Ortuso
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best Colorist

53 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 3 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Colorist - Wedding film in Portofino || Cecilia & Lars
2 place
Videographer Alessandro Bordoni
Milan, Italy
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Colorist - How fortunate we are...
3 place
Videographer Al Agua Cinema
Miami, FL, United States
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Colorist - Александр и Дарья
4 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Colorist - Marlena | Adam - Falling in Love
5 place
Videographer Low Light Productions
Gdansk, Poland
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Pilot - Pilot Reel
Videographer Artem Korchagin
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Pilot

50 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 4 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Pilot - Showreel
2 place
Videographer Sergey Andreev
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Pilot - Wedding Iwona and Machado (Polónia)
3 place
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Pilot - Juriy&Oksana / France, Mougins
4 place
Videographer Gennadij Kulik
Odessa, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Pilot - Philip + Echo
5 place
Videographer Essie Chang
Guangzhou, China

Wedding genres

WEVA Award 2016 - Best Wedding Highlights - Kiss me goodnight! | Wedding Film in Rome
Videographer Diego Ortuso
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best Wedding Highlights

153 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 Award 2016 - Best Wedding Highlights - The Wonder Of You
2 place
Videographer George Zorbas
Athens, Greece
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Wedding Highlights - Boda Documental
3 place
Videographer Santi Veiga
Sevilla, Spain
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Wedding Highlights - Vitor e Marisa Cuba
4 place
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Wedding Highlights - Dmitry & Evgenia || Muscari
5 place
Videographer Roman Khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Walk - Rose & Leonid
Videographer Dreamwood Cinematography
Winner
Minsk, Belarus

Best Walk

39 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 5 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Walk - Kristina & Konstantin
2 place
Videographer Happy Moments
Hamburg, Germany
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Walk - Stefan and Anetta
3 place
Videographer Alex Rud
Kiev, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Walk - Andrew&Mariya
4 place
Videographer Maxim Ivanov
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Walk - WALK IN LONDON
5 place
Videographer La fabriqueta films
Castellón de la Plana, Spain
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Engagement - Beauty lives in you
Videographer SOUL VIDEO
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Best Engagement

74 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 Award 2016 - Best Engagement - La Serenissima Vol I
2 place
Videographer BKT FILMS
Paris, France
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Engagement - LoveStory_Telephone
3 place
Videographer Shaxzod Pulatov
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Engagement - The Love Story
4 place
Videographer Michael Khodanovsky
Karaganda, Kazakhstan
WEVA Award 2016 - Best Engagement - Love Story (Mirobid & Nazima)
5 place
Videographer Izzatilla Tursunkhajaev
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WEVA Award 2016 - Save The Date - Екатерина и Фёдор
Videographer Welcome Films
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Save The Date

32 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 4 minutes.
WEVA Award 2016 - Save The Date - Diane + Elli Roy Save the Date
2 place
Videographer Alain Dax Victorino
Reno, NV, United States
WEVA Award 2016 - Save The Date - The small garden on the roof
3 place
Videographer Avatarfilms Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2016 - Save The Date - Raquel & Fernando = Adventure
4 place
Videographer Henrique Ogata No3 Filmes
San Paolo, Brazil
WEVA Award 2016 - Save The Date - Save The Date | Danielle & Antonis
5 place
Videographer Studio Phosart
Athens, Greece

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