Award2017

Annual professional wedding video award

Stages

Entry submission
4 — 30 December 2017 UTC 0
Judging
3 — 26 January 2018 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
27 January 2018

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£24
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

George Zorbas
Maru Films
Artem Korchagin
Diego Ortuso
Alexandr Zamuruew
Gione da Silva
Reticencias Production
Dmitry Sedov
Sharrone Calafiore
Dreamwood Cinematography
Moc Nguyen
SOUL VIDEO
Elton Sabatino
Welcome Films
Super-Judge
George Zorbas
Athens, Greece
I am a filmmaker that loves to travel all over the world and tell stories with unique perspective.
Super-Judge
Maru Films
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Best Videographer 2016 / Destination wedding videographers based in Amsterdam.
Super-Judge
Artem Korchagin
N. Novgorod, Russia
One of the most eminent Russian videographers, who repeatedly won in local and international competitions.
Judge
Diego Ortuso
Rome, Italy
Weddings and events cinematography production, in Rome, in Italy and worldwide.
Judge
Alexandr Zamuruew
Moscow, Russia
Wedding shooting all over the world. Spend winter time shooting in Bali.
Judge
Gione da Silva
Ipswich, United Kingdom
An artist at heart, always fascinated with people and their uniqueness. The Best Videographer of the UK
Judge
Reticencias Production
Porto, Portugal
One of the most active and modern studios in Portugal, known and positive Pedroel Pinto
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the biggest videographers association in Russia, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Judge
Sharrone Calafiore
New York, NY, United States
Masters at creating intensely romantic, edgy, cinematic-style wedding films. Wedding Films...with a touch of Edge
Judge
Dreamwood Cinematography
Minsk, Belarus
Creative tandem of a young couple, Mikhail Nilov and Ludmila Nilova. We travel a lot and do a lot of shooting.
Judge
Moc Nguyen
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Destination Wedding Filmmaker based in Vietnam. Canon Vietnam’s Ambassador
Judge
SOUL VIDEO
Yekaterinburg, Russia
We are happy that we have the opportunity to save the most important moments of people's lives on video.
Judge
Elton Sabatino
San Paolo, Brazil
Wedding videos with their essence. Top 15 Brasil Inspiration videographers.
Judge
Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
We sincerely love our cause, because this is our work, and our hobby is what we live in!

Main categories

Best
Videographer

165 participants

Best
Video Editor

126 participants

Best
Cameraman

124 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Colorist

70 participants

Best
Pilot

54 participants

Best
Sound Producer

58 participants

Best
SDE-maker

58 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

156 participants

Best
Engagement

95 participants

Best
Walk

84 participants

Save
The Date

34 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£24 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.

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