Award
2019

Annual professional
wedding video contest

Stages

Entry submission
1 — 29 December 2019 UTC 0
Judging
30 December 2019 — 1 February 2020 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
2 February 2020

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£23
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

Anthony Venitis
Josh Helton
Stanislav Barachevsky
Helder Lopes
Riccardo Ferranti
Marcin Zakrzewski
Arina Balerina
Dmitry Sedov
Artem Oneshchak
Dima Raduga
Fabio Stanzione
Dmitry Litvinov
Angel Mellizo
Judge
Anthony Venitis
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.
Super-Judge
Josh Helton
Nashville, TN, United States
Josh of A Little Long Distance. Creative storytelling with an emphasis on nostalgia. LoveStoriesTV “Wedding Filmmaker of the Year”, “Most Creative Cinematography” & “Most Emotional Moment”.
Judge
Stanislav Barachevsky
Odessa, Ukraine
We love to travel and are always ready to shoot your wedding anywhere in the world to create new and unforgettable videos.
Judge
Helder Lopes
Porto, Portugal
We believe each detail counts and we enhance the beauty that needs to be seen. Every story is worth while sharing and that´s the main reason of FILM ART TEAM’s existence.
Judge
Riccardo Ferranti
Brescia, Italy
Italian wedding videographer. Member of ANV (Associazione nazionale videografi). Winner of the WEVA Award 2018 and WEVA ItAward 2018.
Judge
Marcin Zakrzewski
Warsaw, Poland
We create high quality wedding videos, commercials, company promotions, video clips and video modeling.
Judge
Arina Balerina
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Founder of team wedding videographers since 2012 based In LA, US, winner of WEVA awards 2018. We are Russian but we smile.
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Founder, videographer, koach, traveller
Judge
Artem Oneshchak
Kiev, Ukraine
One of the most successful studios, a powerful leader in Ukrainian videography, working already around the world.
Judge
Dima Raduga
Moscow, Russia
The best Videoeditor of WEVA 2019. Russian underground. One of the most shocking and discussed videographers in Russia.
Judge
Fabio Stanzione
Ostuni, Italy
Videographer, destination wedding professionals, creative freelancers with a narrative style related to reportage.
Judge
Dmitry Litvinov
Moscow, Russia
Work in big projects, color grading for such successful brands as Sprite, Toyota, H&M, etc.
Judge
Angel Mellizo
London, United Kingdom
We love being behind the camera, incorporating cinematic techniques into our work to find the best way to capture the essence of every couple through each and every moment of their big day.

Main categories

Best
Videographer

235 participants

Best
Video Editor

186 participants

Best
Cameraman

197 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Colorist

133 participants

Best
Sound Producer

114 participants

Best
Pilot

75 participants

Best
SDE-maker

85 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

217 participants

Best
Walk

125 participants

Best
Engagement

128 participants

Save
The Date

56 participants

For new users

Best
Young Professional

83 participants

Best
Debut of the Year

83 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£23 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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