Annual professional award

WEVAAward2017

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$33 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
4 — 30 December 2017 UTC 0
Judging:
3 — 26 January 2018 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
27 January 2018

Judges

George Zorbas
Super-Judge
George Zorbas
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/georgezorbas
Athens, Greece
I am a filmmaker that loves to travel all over the world and tell stories with unique perspective.
Maru Films
Super-Judge
Maru Films
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/marufilms
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Best Videographer 2016 / Destination wedding videographers based in Amsterdam.
Artem Korchagin
Super-Judge
Artem Korchagin
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/artemkorchagin
N. Novgorod, Russia
One of the most eminent Russian videographers, who repeatedly won in local and international competitions.
Diego Ortuso
Diego Ortuso
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/diegortuso
Rome, Italy
Weddings and events cinematography production, in Rome, in Italy and worldwide.
Alexandr Zamuruew
Alexandr Zamuruew
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/zamuruew
Moscow, Russia
Wedding shooting all over the world. Spend winter time shooting in Bali.
Gione da Silva
Gione da Silva
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/login7509
Ipswich, United Kingdom
An artist at heart, always fascinated with people and their uniqueness. The Best Videographer of the UK
Reticencias Production
Reticencias Production
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/pedrojoel_pinto
Porto, Portugal
One of the most active and modern studios in Portugal, known and positive Pedroel Pinto
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the biggest videographers association in Russia, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Sharrone Calafiore
Sharrone Calafiore
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/fiorefilms
New York, NY, United States
Masters at creating intensely romantic, edgy, cinematic-style wedding films. Wedding Films...with a touch of Edge
Dreamwood Cinematography
Dreamwood Cinematography
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/dreamwood
Minsk, Belarus
Creative tandem of a young couple, Mikhail Nilov and Ludmila Nilova. We travel a lot and do a lot of shooting.
Moc Nguyen
Moc Nguyen
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/mocnguyen
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Destination Wedding Filmmaker based in Vietnam. Canon Vietnam’s Ambassador
SOUL VIDEO
SOUL VIDEO
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/soulvideo
Yekaterinburg, Russia
We are happy that we have the opportunity to save the most important moments of people's lives on video.
Elton Sabatino
Elton Sabatino
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/elton_sabatino
San Paolo, Brazil
Wedding videos with their essence. Top 15 Brasil Inspiration videographers.
Welcome Films
Welcome Films
shoxona.weva.pro/en/videographer/welcome-films
Moscow, Russia
We sincerely love our cause, because this is our work, and our hobby is what we live in!

Main categories

WEVA Award 2017 - Best Videographer - Merve & Nils Elopement in Scotland
Videographer Riccardo Fasoli
Winner
Düsseldorf, Germany

Best Videographer

165 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 Award 2017 - Best Videographer - The lovers | Singapore + Lovers
2 place
Videographer Sculpting With Time
Houston, TX, United States
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Videographer - Alessandra + Diego
3 place
Videographer SuperWeddings Studio
Warsaw, Poland
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Videographer - Trip of Two Hearts
4 place
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Videographer - CRAZY HEARTS // NORWAY // WEDDING FILM
5 place
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Video Editor - Merve & Nils Elopement in Scotland
Videographer Riccardo Fasoli
Winner
Düsseldorf, Germany

Best Video Editor

126 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 Award 2017 - Best Video Editor - Stop-motion wedding in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
2 place
Videographer Lenny Pellico
Bologna, Italy
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Video Editor - CRAZY HEARTS // NORWAY // WEDDING FILM
3 place
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Video Editor - Volodya + Raya
4 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Video Editor - Masara+Harry
5 place
Videographer Each & Every Moment
Madrid, Spain
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Cameraman - Singapore + Indonesia | Teaser
Videographer Sculpting With Time
Winner
Houston, TX, United States

Best Cameraman

124 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 4 minutes.
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Cameraman - Merve & Nils Elopement in Scotland
2 place
Videographer Riccardo Fasoli
Düsseldorf, Germany
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Cameraman - The Night Before
3 place
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Kazan, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Cameraman - Inside my dream
4 place
Videographer Lenny Pellico
Bologna, Italy
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Cameraman - Al Agua Cinema
5 place
Videographer Al Agua Cinema
Miami, FL, United States

Wedding specializations

WEVA Award 2017 - Best Sound Producer - Alessandra & Diego
Videographer SuperWeddings Studio
Winner
Warsaw, Poland

Best Sound Producer

58 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 3 minutes.
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Sound Producer - Sound demo
2 place
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Sound Producer - Singapore + Indonesia teaser
3 place
Videographer Sculpting With Time
Houston, TX, United States
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Sound Producer - Venice Mistiness
4 place
Videographer Skyline Videographer
Brescia, Italy
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Sound Producer - No matter what happens
5 place
Videographer Sergei Checha
Minsk, Belarus
WEVA Award 2017 - Best SDE-maker - Yenni & Isaac (Teaser SDE)
Videographer Daniel Carvajal
Winner
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Best SDE-maker

58 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 6 minutes.
WEVA Award 2017 - Best SDE-maker - Александр и Елена.SDE
2 place
Videographer Artur Prihodkin
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best SDE-maker - RUN RUN
3 place
Videographer Sergei Checha
Minsk, Belarus
WEVA Award 2017 - Best SDE-maker - Mikhail & Darya || SDE
4 place
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Kazan, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best SDE-maker - Sergey and Yulia the SDE
5 place
Videographer Maxim Ivanov
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Colorist - Michael & Julia / Love Story
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Best Colorist

70 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 Award 2017 - Best Colorist - Andrew and Alona | The Teaser
2 place
Videographer Alex Rud
Kiev, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Colorist - Iiris & Henri / Elopement in Santorini Teaser
3 place
Videographer Riccardo Fasoli
Düsseldorf, Germany
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Colorist - Aurelien & Gaёlle
4 place
Videographer Evgeniy Romanov
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Colorist - Tiser| Arina and Evgenij
5 place
Videographer Mari Bushaeva
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Pilot - ShowReel 2017
Videographer Сергей Андреев
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Pilot

54 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 Award 2017 - Best Pilot - Promo for WEVA
2 place
Videographer Shaxzod Pulatov
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Pilot - Andrew and Alona | The Teaser
3 place
Videographer Alex Rud
Kiev, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Pilot - Dji phantom 4 pro , Glidecam, Proaim crane.
4 place
Videographer GOLD VISION GROUP
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Pilot - attraction
4 place
Videographer Golden Legend
Kherson, Ukraine

Wedding genres

WEVA Award 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Miranda & Lina
Videographer Riccardo Fasoli
Winner
Düsseldorf, Germany

Best Wedding Highlights

156 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 Award 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Alessandra & Diego
2 place
Videographer SuperWeddings Studio
Warsaw, Poland
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Trip of two hearts
3 place
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - In a heartbeat
4 place
Videographer Feel and Film
Barcelona, Spain
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Wedding film in Ravello, Italy
5 place
Videographer Lenny Pellico
Bologna, Italy
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Walk - Inside my dream
Videographer Lenny Pellico
Winner
Bologna, Italy

Best Walk

84 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 5 minutes.
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Walk - Agata & Damian in Iceland
2 place
Videographer Obiektywni Grupa
Gdansk, Poland
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Walk - "Do you Remember!" | Venice | Italy
3 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Walk - Alina & Oleh
4 place
Videographer Golden Legend
Kherson, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Walk - Alejandro + Kristina // Provence,France || Wedding Preview
5 place
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Engagement - The Night Before
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Winner
Kazan, Russia

Best Engagement

95 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 Award 2017 - Best Engagement - 「 Now or Never 」 · London Prewedding
2 place
Videographer Essie Chang
Guangzhou, China
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Engagement - Lucka + David INTRO
3 place
Videographer Leoš Brabec
Prague, Czech Republic
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Engagement - Michael & Julia / Love Story
4 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Best Engagement - Love Story
5 place
Videographer Mikhail Konoplev
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2017 - Save The Date - Żaneta & Michał - Cats! ( shorter ver. )
Videographer Wedding Studios
Winner
Warsaw, Poland

Save The Date

34 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 4 minutes.
WEVA Award 2017 - Save The Date - Juliana e Thiago - Save the Date
2 place
Videographer Dvm Films
Fortaleza, Brazil
WEVA Award 2017 - Save The Date - W|W Vero&Juanmi. Save the date
3 place
Videographer Wed in White
Zaragoza, Spain
WEVA Award 2017 - Save The Date - Their Story | Save the Date
4 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA Award 2017 - Save The Date - Save the date | Sandy & Bruno
5 place
Videographer Metade da Laranja Filmes
Blumenau, Brazil

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
$33 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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