BalkanAward2017

Annual professional wedding video award

Stages

Entry submission
7 — 30 November 2017 UTC 0
Judging
1 — 25 December 2017 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
26 December 2017

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£17
for all
categories
Only for users from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia.

Best Videographer

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

Judges

Sharrone Calafiore
Maru Films
Artem Korchagin
Bojan Mitkovski
Carlos van Oostrum
Dmitry Sedov
Studio Boutique
Ninoslav Stojanovic
Super-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
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
Bojan Mitkovski
Bitola, North Macedonia
Activity videographer, founder Zaga Production and their video school, organizer of the Balkan videographers union.
Judge
Carlos van Oostrum
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Besides filmmaker at BruidBeeld, the founder of the worldwide weddingfilmmakers event For Love's Sake.
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the biggest videographers association in Russia, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Judge
Studio Boutique
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Studio Boutique. Film, video and photographic activity in Europe.
Judge
Ninoslav Stojanovic
Nis, Serbia
Active european teacher, organizer, photographer, expert.

Main categories

Best
Videographer

24 participants

Best
Video Editor

17 participants

Best
Cameraman

17 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Colorist

9 participants

Best
Pilot

8 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

25 participants

Best
Engagement

15 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£17 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.
Only for users from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia.

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.

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.