Award2018

Annual professional wedding video award

Stages

Entry submission
26 November — 26 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging
27 December 2018 — 18 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
19 January 2019

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£0
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

Riccardo Fasoli
Lenny Pellico
Dmitry Sedov
Alex Colom
Daniel Carvajal
Alex Rud
Sergei Checha
Luz Casal
Evgeniy Romanov
Lukasz Kujawski
Priscilla Torres & Diego Alcalde
Super-Judge
Riccardo Fasoli
Düsseldorf, Germany
The Best Videographer 2018. "I love storytelling... The most of the time I capture and edit weddings, but I love also to create imagefilm that has a message, I like to tell stories, I like to describe emotions with motions".
Super-Judge
Lenny Pellico
Bologna, Italy
The Best Walk 2017, 2nd place Best Videoeditor, wedding photographer and sometimes a musician from Italy.
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Rome, Italy
Founder of the WEVA, videographer, designer, coach
Judge
Alex Colom
Barcelona, Spain
An experienced professional, videographer, owner of a well-known video studio, master of storytelling and emotional films creator.
Judge
Daniel Carvajal
Cuernavaca, Mexico
Based in Mexico, Danny Carvajal provides creative wedding videography services around the world. I would be honored to be a part of your wedding day.
Judge
Alex Rud
Kiev, Ukraine
The Best Videographer of Ukraine 2017. AlexRud Films – husband and wife, a family studio. We have been creating videos for over six years and have filmed over a hundred weddings.
Judge
Sergei Checha
Minsk, Belarus
I love my job. I'm sure that authentic wedding video shouldn't follow any stereotypes. Freedom of creativity and interesting result. Happy couples and self-expression. All this can exist simultaneously.
Judge
Luz Casal
Malaga, Spain
The organizer of the annual event for videographers VideoSummit, an experienced professional, videographer, producer.
Judge
Evgeniy Romanov
Saint Petersburg, Russia
I like to make videos where people are most happy.
Judge
Lukasz Kujawski
Warsaw, Poland
We are ready for your requirements, inquiries, individual ideas to create a beautiful picture that will in the future provide many lucky returns on That Day. Respectfully and sincerely devoted, the Wedding Studios team
Judge
Priscilla Torres & Diego Alcalde
Miami, FL, United States
Al Agua Cinema is a team of documentary filmmakers dedicated to make a complex and meaningful piece out of the wedding video, with careful attention to details and the story behind every couple.

Main categories

Best
Videographer

209 participants

Best
Video Editor

161 participants

Best
Cameraman

178 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Sound Producer

77 participants

Best
SDE-maker

80 participants

Best
Colorist

108 participants

Best
Pilot

79 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

196 participants

Best
Walk

85 participants

Best
Engagement

99 participants

Save
The Date

33 participants

For new users

Best
Young Professional

91 participants

Best
Debut of the Year

95 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.

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 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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