ItAward2018

Annual professional wedding video award

Stages

Entry submission
11 November — 11 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging
12 December 2018 — 15 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
20 January 2019

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£18
for all
categories
Only for users from Italy.

Best Videographer

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

Judges

Lenny Pellico
Riccardo Fasoli
Fabio Stanzione
Alessandro Bordoni
Rustam Kurbanov
Dmitry Sedov
Daniele Donati
Alexander Schneider
Alessio Martinelli
Daniel Carvajal
Sandra Skroblies
Andrey Hromov
Artur Prihodkin
Alex Douglas
Super-Judge
Lenny Pellico
Bologna, Italy
The Best Walk 2017. Wedding photographer, videomaker and sometimes a musician from Italy.
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".
Judge
Fabio Stanzione
Ostuni, Italy
I am a destination wedding professional, creative freelance with a narrative style linked to reportage. I like telling stories as they happen, without filters.
Judge
Alessandro Bordoni
Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Best Videographer of Italy 2017. With my wife Sole, we live seasonally between Los Angeles and Milan. Together, we travel all over the world filming weddings.
Judge
Rustam Kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
Videographer and head of a photo-video studio Prime Vision. Impressive wedding films. Infinitely lucky to connect life with the most important emotions between two people.
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, videographer, designer, coach
Judge
Daniele Donati
Ancona, Italy
I like to capture moments and details of people who are married, their environment, their families, friends.
Judge
Alexander Schneider
Moscow, Russia
The Best Videographer of Russia 2017, modern videographer, founder of the FONVI Studio, shooting weddings around the world.
Judge
Alessio Martinelli
Rome, Italy
BLACKANDLIGHT FILM Be a videomakers, video artisan, musician, sound designer. When I make a Wedding video there is a natural quality control that every video must have and that is to "excite" me first that I have made it.
Super-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
Sandra Skroblies
Cologne, Germany
I'm the founder of a small team of wedding filmmakers based in Germany. Our heart beats for alternative weddings and free weddings, for candles and lanterns, barns, forests and the mountains.
Judge
Andrey Hromov
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Unique art style. Interesting wedding films, which very few people do, with the development of the plot and dynamics, full immersion into the atmosphere of the day. High quality product. I don't use whoosh-whoosh.
Judge
Artur Prihodkin
Krasnodar, Russia
Founder of the largest video studio in Krasnodar. Sincere emotions in a touching or dynamic wedding film, whether it is a family evening or a luxurious wedding with superstars.
Judge
Alex Douglas
Houston, TX, United States
I’ve had a life-long love affair with film... In 2012, I partnered up with my wife and starting Sculpting With Time.

Main categories

Best
Videographer

40 participants

Best
Video Editor

29 participants

Best
Cameraman

33 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Sound Producer

11 participants

Best
Colorist

15 participants

Best
SDE-maker

12 participants

Best
Pilot

11 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

35 participants

Best
Walk

13 participants

Best
Engagement

15 participants

Save
The Date

8 participants

For new users

Best
Young Professional

15 participants

Best
Debut of the Year

17 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

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

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.

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.

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.

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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