Annual professional award

WEVA Award 2019

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$30 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
1 — 29 December 2019 UTC 0
Judging:
30 December 2019 — 24 January 2020 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
2 February 2020

Judges

Angel Mellizo
Angel Mellizo
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/eachandeverymoment
Madrid, Spain
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.
Garrette Baird
Super-Judge
Garrette Baird
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/garrettebaird
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Garrette & Amber Baird. With more than 14 years of experience and over 600 cinematic weddings, they launched Eyenamics to the consumer and Gear Glasses and Gadgets to the professional.
Josh Helton
Super-Judge
Josh Helton
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/alittlelongdistance
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”.
Alexey Gerbov
Super-Judge
Alexey Gerbov
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/gerbov
Moscow, Russia
GERBOV PRODUCTION is my reputation and my career, I do not just work, I do my favorite thing responsibly and competently developing with each project and leaving nothing behind.
Stanislav Barachevsky
Stanislav Barachevsky
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/barachevsky
Kiev, Ukraine
We love to travel and are always ready to shoot your wedding anywhere in the world to create new and unforgettable videos.
Helder Lopes
Helder Lopes
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/helderlopes
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.
Riccardo Ferranti
Riccardo Ferranti
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/riccardoferranti
Brescia, Italy
Italian wedding videographer. Member of ANV (Associazione nazionale videografi). Winner of the WEVA Award 2018 and WEVA ItAward 2018.
Marcin Zakrzewski
Marcin Zakrzewski
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/prostudio
Warsaw, Poland
We create high quality wedding videos, commercials, company promotions, video clips and video modeling.
Arina Balerina
Arina Balerina
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/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.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Founder, videographer, koach, traveller
Artem Oneshchak
Artem Oneshchak
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/oneshchak_production
Kiev, Ukraine
One of the most successful studios, a powerful leader in Ukrainian videography, working already around the world.
Dima Raduga
Dima Raduga
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/raduga
Moscow, Russia
The best Videoeditor of WEVA 2019. Russian underground. One of the most shocking and discussed videographers in Russia.
Fabio Stanzione
Fabio Stanzione
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/fabiostanzione
Bari, Italy
Videographer, destination wedding professionals, creative freelancers with a narrative style related to reportage.
Nelson Coelho
Nelson Coelho
andreidede.weva.pro/en/videographer/nelsoncoelho
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Winner of the competitions, a famous European videographer, a talented creator of wedding stories.

Main categories

WEVA Award 2019 - Best Videographer - Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Best Videographer

72 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 2019 - Best Video Editor - Olya + Nikita

Best Video Editor

51 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 2019 - Best Cameraman - HEARTBEAT #truelovestory

Best Cameraman

54 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 5 minutes.

Wedding specializations

WEVA Award 2019 - Best Colorist - Highlight Irina/Daniel

Best Colorist

31 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 2019 - Best Sound Producer - KREMENA & JEREMY TRAILER BODA

Best Sound Producer

25 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 2 minutes.
WEVA Award 2019 - Best Pilot - The Robellis

Best Pilot

21 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 2019 - Best SDE-maker - Иоанн и Дания SDE

Best SDE-maker

26 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 4 minutes.

Wedding genres

WEVA Award 2019 - Best Wedding Highlights - Alberto and Leyre wedding highlights

Best Wedding Highlights

59 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 2019 - Best Walk - K + A | we are asleep until we fall in love

Best Walk

33 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 3 minutes.
WEVA Award 2019 - Best Engagement - I Will Find You

Best Engagement

36 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 2019 - Save The Date - Save the date // Eve & George

Save The Date

16 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 3 minutes.

For new users

Best Young Professional

40 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluated: film and editing skills - camera techniques, color grading, audio, creative editing, etc.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.

Best Debut of the Year

44 participants
Description: for those registered on WEVA.PRO for no longer than one year.
Evaluated: any video that contains a plot which illustrates the director’s approach to developing emotion within the video.
Duration: maximum 3 minutes.

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
$30 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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