GrAward
2019

Annual professional
wedding video contest

Stages

Entry submission
1 — 15 December 2019 UTC 0
Judging
16 December 2019 — 19 January 2020 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners
2 February 2020

Participation

Free
for Pro account
members
£19
for all
categories
Only for users from Greece.

Best Videographer

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

Judges

Kostas Petsas
Remi Schouten
Daniele Donati
Anthony Venitis
Dmitry Sedov
Thodoris Skiftulis
Nikos Oikonomou
Dimitris Haidis
Thanasis Zavos
Stavros Oikonomou
Alex Ktistakis
Super-Judge
Kostas Petsas
Athens, Greece
We are Kostas Petsas and Aris Nikolaidis. Humble visual storytellers, coming from different backgrounds, but sharing a common everlasting passion and knowledge for photography and motion pictures, vintage lenses, music and poetry.
Super-Judge
Remi Schouten
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Maru Films. Wedding films focussed on transferring emotions and telling your story in a very unique way.
Super-Judge
Daniele Donati
Ancona, Italy
Life & Emotion | Daniele Donati Films. With our films we want to enter into the heart and soul of our customers by offering a highly professional service, a real film that has you as leading actor on the wedding day.
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.
Judge
Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, producer, videographer with 22 years of experience.
Judge
Thodoris Skiftulis
Athens, Greece
Imagine Cinematography, specializes in event, corporate and of course wedding cinematography. With creativity and precision we look forward, to capture in a unique way, your very special day.
Judge
Nikos Oikonomou
Athens, Greece
I am trying my best to create a film,so that when you watch it after many many years it will give you the feeling…as if you were BeingThere.
Judge
Dimitris Haidis
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.
Judge
Thanasis Zavos
Greece, Greece
A wedding day by itself, is a source of emotions. Those emotions are what made us passionate in wedding cinematography.
Judge
Stavros Oikonomou
Alexandroupoli, Greece
Being part of and trusting you to create a timeless film at this time is more than anything else I would like!
Judge
Alex Ktistakis
Irakleion, Greece
We are Alex Ktistakis and Elena Mavraki (Heraklion Crete). We love to film all of your special moments and try to tell your story. From your moments we create reminiscence that will last forever!

Main categories

Best
Videographer

17 participants

Best
Video Editor

11 participants

Best
Cameraman

13 participants

Wedding specializations

Best
Colorist

11 participants

Best
Pilot

7 participants

Best
Sound Producer

5 participants

Best
SDE-maker

5 participants

Wedding genres

Best
Wedding Highlights

18 participants

Best
Engagement

7 participants

Best
Walk

6 participants

Save
The Date

4 participants

For new users

Best
Young Professional

14 participants

Best
Debut of the Year

11 participants

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
£19 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.
Only for users from Greece.

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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