Annual professional award

WEVA BalcanAward 2019

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$25 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
15 November — 15 December 2019 UTC 0
Judging:
16 December 2019 — 19 January 2020 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
2 February 2020

Judges

Anthony Venitis
Super-Judge
Anthony Venitis
weva.pro/en/videographer/bvweddingfilms
Athens, Greece
Multiple award-winning cinematographer with international awards. I strive to capture the grace and integrity of life’s most powerful and fleeting moments.
Dima Vutcariov
Super-Judge
Dima Vutcariov
weva.pro/en/videographer/vutkariov
Bucharest, Romania
The best videographer in Balcans and Romania, one of the best wedding videographers in Europe, the author of a unique cinematic shooting style.
Stavros Oikonomou
Super-Judge
Stavros Oikonomou
weva.pro/en/videographer/steveoikonomou
Alexandroupoli, Greece
Being part of and trusting you to create a timeless film at this time is more than anything else I would like!
Modestino Iavarone
Modestino Iavarone
weva.pro/en/videographer/login10053
Naples, Italy
We are videographers, creators of detailed and precious narratives. Our goals are to focus your inner self, your emotions...
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Rome, Italy
About me
Vasilis Tsirakidis
Vasilis Tsirakidis
weva.pro/en/videographer/login10900
Santorini, Greece
We can create a wedding video that will help you relive this breathtaking lifetime memory of your life
Dimitris  Haidis
Dimitris Haidis
weva.pro/en/videographer/dimh
Athens, Greece
With my camera, a drone, my dream “dim-H” team and a lot of passion, we make your wedding, christening or other event into an unforgettable story.
Branko Kozlina
Branko Kozlina
weva.pro/en/videographer/brankokozlina
Belgrade, Serbia
My style is to capture every moment, every emotion, and at the same time be unobtrusive.
Marian Croitoru
Marian Croitoru
weva.pro/en/videographer/mariancroitoru
Verona, Italy
Videographer, MK+workshop organizer, professional videoeditor. Available in the EU
Sead Okic
Sead Okic
weva.pro/en/videographer/logic
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
I’ve been enjoying managing and developing my videography business through daily “shit and glory” of entrepreneurial life. I love logic and freedom and that’s why my nickname is Logic FreeMind.
Atis Rotar
Atis Rotar
weva.pro/en/videographer/atisfilms
Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Young talented videographer, winner of the wedding video contest WEVA UaAward 2018.

Main categories

WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Videographer - Puglia/ La Dolce Vita
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Winner
Sofia, Bulgaria

Best Videographer

13 participants
Description: specialist whose video
most harmoniously combine story line,
musical arrangement, mounting solutions
and video design.
Evaluated: ready video of one real
wedding.
Duration: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Videographer - ID-Brothers
2 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Videographer - Alexandr + Vlada / Teaser
3 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Videographer - Deep in my heart …
4 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Videographer - Two bodies, one soul
5 place
Videographer Baidan Evghenii
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Video Editor - Puglia
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Winner
Sofia, Bulgaria

Best Video Editor

10 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.
Evaluated: best episode of ready video
from the one real wedding.
Duration: maximum 4 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Video Editor - I Feel You …
2 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Video Editor - ARtur + Lilea
3 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Video Editor - Love in santorini
4 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Video Editor - UNTIL THE END OF TIME
5 place
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Cameraman - Austria wedding Story
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Cameraman

12 participants
Description: specialist with the most creative
attitude to mordern wedding video shooting,
with the most interesting plans
and visual solutions.
Evaluated: cutting of video episodes, showing
cameraman skills, work with illumination
and edditional equipment.
Duration: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Cameraman - Tuskany
2 place
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Sofia, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Cameraman - Vadim + Cristina
3 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Cameraman - YOUR LIFE - YOUR STORY
4 place
Videographer JB Studio
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Cameraman - WHAT IS LOVE …
5 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia

Wedding specializations

WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Colorist - ID-Colorist
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Colorist

9 participants
Description: specialist in the field
of work with colors, whose videos
contain individual style, creative
solutions and exceptional
color solution.
Evaluated: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings.
Duration: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Colorist - Mihai + Laura / Teaser
2 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Colorist - YOUR LIFE - YOUR STORY
3 place
Videographer JB Studio
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Colorist - Award Video
4 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Colorist - A+M // Higher Love
5 place
Videographer Salton Wedding Films
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Pilot - Love in Tenerife
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Pilot

5 participants
Description: the author of exciting videos created with such camaraman equipment: drones, camera dollies, steadicams, camera sliders and electrostabilizers.
Evaluated: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings showing a mastership of work with aquipment.
Duration: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Pilot - WEDDING MADNESS …
2 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Pilot - I&S
3 place
Videographer Nikolai Nikolov
Varna, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Pilot - Award video
4 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Pilot - Pre Wedding: Elena&Marko
5 place
Videographer Concept Production
Bitola, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Sound Producer - SFX
Videographer Nikolai Nikolov
Winner
Varna, Bulgaria

Best Sound Producer

5 participants
Description: specialist in the field
of recording and sound-design,
which videos contains better
and more interesting soundtracks.
Evaluated: cutting of video episodes
from real weddings.
Duration: maximum 2 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Sound Producer - Quiet love
2 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Sound Producer - YOUR LIFE - YOUR STORY
3 place
Videographer JB Studio
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Sound Producer - Award video
4 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Sound Producer - Pre Wedding: Kristina&Mihajlo
5 place
Videographer Concept Production
Bitola, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best SDE-maker - Puglia / Teaser SDE
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Winner
Sofia, Bulgaria

Best SDE-maker

5 participants
Description: video created during
the wedding day with participation
of a videographer's team.
Evaluated: ready video created during
the real wedding day.
Duration: maximum 4 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best SDE-maker - sweet love
2 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best SDE-maker - Andrea + Nadejda
3 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best SDE-maker - SDE
4 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best SDE-maker - Andjela&Tomcho
5 place
Videographer Concept Production
Bitola, North Macedonia

Wedding genres

WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - Calin + Nina
Videographer Igor Vlas
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Wedding Highlights

13 participants
Description: video clip from
one wedding where there are all hightlights of the wedding day.
Evaluated: ready video of one real
wedding.
Duration: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - ID-Brothers Wedding in Venice
2 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - Dimana + Stefan / Short Film
3 place
Videographer SkyTrip Studio
Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - Monemvasia Greece
4 place
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Sofia, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - Fly Over Me …
5 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Walk - Emotion in tenerife
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Walk

6 participants
Description: video created during
the wedding walk which shows
feelings and emothions
of the couple.
Evaluated: video cuttings with highlights
of one walk without a wedding.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Walk - Unchained Melody
2 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Walk - Summer Runaway Story
3 place
Videographer Nikolai Nikolov
Varna, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Walk - Walking together …
4 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Walk - Eternal Love
5 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Engagement - Young and Beautiful
Videographer Igor Vlas
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Engagement

5 participants
Description: video with any episode contains the love story or wedding preparation except the wedding itself.
Evaluated: cutting of video episodes
from one love story.
Duration: maximum 5 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Engagement - Pure Love
2 place
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Engagement - Adelina / Petar - love story
3 place
Videographer SkyTrip Studio
Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Engagement - Diana + Misha (Real Engagement)
4 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Engagement - Monika & Tomche
5 place
Videographer Concept Production
Bitola, North Macedonia
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Save The Date - ID-Italy save the date
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Save The Date

6 participants
Description: wedding video-invitation
with participation of the couple including exact date and celebration place.
Evaluated: an idea, quality of video
and mounting, availability
of graphics and sound.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Save The Date - Gréti + Tomi // SAVE THE DATE
2 place
Videographer JB Studio
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Save The Date - The Wonder of You
3 place
Videographer Igor Vlas
Chisinau, Moldova
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Save The Date - Sarah Hirsch Studio
4 place
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Sofia, Bulgaria
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Save The Date - Elena&Dimitar
5 place
Videographer Concept Production
Bitola, North Macedonia

For new users

WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Young Professional - la Vida loca  / Puglia
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Winner
Sofia, Bulgaria

Best Young Professional

2 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluated: film and editing skills - camera techniques, color grading, audio, creative editing, etc.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Young Professional - LAst Man Standing
2 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Debut of the Year - Tuscany
Videographer The Alter  Edit
Winner
Sofia, Bulgaria

Best Debut of the Year

2 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluated: any video that contains a plot which illustrates the director’s approach to developing emotion within the video.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.
WEVA BalcanAward 2019 - Best Debut of the Year - Last Man Standing
2 place
Videographer Alexander Varga
Budapest, Hungary

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
$25 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.
Only for users from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Hungary, 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.

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 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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