Award2016

Annual professional wedding video award

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

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£22
for all
categories

Best Videographer

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

Judges

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

Main categories

Best
Videographer

156 participants

Best
Video Editor

105 participants

Best
Cameraman

109 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Sound Producer

33 participants

Best
SDE-maker

53 participants

Best
Colorist

53 participants

Best
Pilot

50 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

153 participants

Best
Walk

39 participants

Best
Engagement

74 participants

Save
The Date

32 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£22 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.

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.

How to get the prize?

Prizes and special awards will be shipped by mail to the Winners. Diplomas for Winners will be send by e-mail for printing or for publishing on web-sites.

Does the winning influence on the rating of videographer?

Yes. The owner of a title - Best Videographer WEVA.PRO - occupies the 1-st place in catalogue of videographes for the next year till announcement of the results of the next year Contest. The finalists in other categories receive bonus rating.

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.

Have a question? Need our help?

Please, contact us by this form https://weva.pro/en/feedback/ or send us an e-mail info@weva.pro.