Annual professional award

WEVA Award 2018

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:
26 November — 26 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging:
27 December 2018 — 18 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
19 January 2019

Judges

Riccardo Fasoli
Super-Judge
Riccardo Fasoli
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/riccardofasoli
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".
Lenny Pellico
Super-Judge
Lenny Pellico
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/lennypellico
Bologna, Italy
The Best Walk 2017, 2nd place Best Videoeditor, wedding photographer and sometimes a musician from Italy.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, videographer, designer, coach
Alex Colom
Alex Colom
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/weddings-art
Barcelona, Spain
An experienced professional, videographer, owner of a well-known video studio, master of storytelling and emotional films creator.
Daniel Carvajal
Daniel Carvajal
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/bqtmx
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.
Alex Rud
Alex Rud
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/alexrud
Kiev, Ukraine
The Best Videographer of Ukraine 2017. AlexRud Films – husband and wife, a family studio. We have been creating videos for over six years and have filmed over a hundred weddings.
Sergei Checha
Sergei Checha
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/chechenuss
Minsk, Belarus
I love my job. I'm sure that authentic wedding video shouldn't follow any stereotypes. Freedom of creativity and interesting result. Happy couples and self-expression. All this can exist simultaneously.
Luz Casal
Luz Casal
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/goncharoff
Malaga, Spain
The organizer of the annual event for videographers VideoSummit, an experienced professional, videographer, producer.
Evgeniy Romanov
Evgeniy Romanov
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/login7634
Saint Petersburg, Russia
I like to make videos where people are most happy.
Lukasz Kujawski
Lukasz Kujawski
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/weddstudios
Warsaw, Poland
We are ready for your requirements, inquiries, individual ideas to create a beautiful picture that will in the future provide many lucky returns on That Day. Respectfully and sincerely devoted, the Wedding Studios team
Priscilla Torres & Diego Alcalde
Priscilla Torres & Diego Alcalde
ferreiraemaciel.weva.pro/en/videographer/alagua
Miami, FL, United States
Al Agua Cinema is a team of documentary filmmakers dedicated to make a complex and meaningful piece out of the wedding video, with careful attention to details and the story behind every couple.

Main categories

WEVA Award 2018 - Best Videographer - Dolce Vita Vibes
Videographer Sculpting With  Time
Winner
Houston, TX, United States

Best Videographer

209 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 2018 - Best Videographer - Et si tu n’existais pas //
2 place
Videographer Viktoriya Paramonova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Videographer - 4 Elements of Love - Maria Carolina & Rodrigo
3 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Videographer - The Wait is Done // Costa Navarino
4 place
Videographer Anthony Venitis
Athens, Greece
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Videographer - USA Desert Adventure
5 place
Videographer Gione da Silva
Ipswich, United Kingdom
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Video Editor - - I N F I N I T Y - | Wedding based on the CoCo
Videographer Dima Raduga
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Video Editor

161 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 2018 - Best Video Editor - Emma / Jag - Love in Sorrento
2 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Video Editor - Eleanor+Tom
3 place
Videographer Each & Every Moment
Madrid, Spain
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Video Editor - FOR A LIFETIME OF HAPPINESS
4 place
Videographer Meryll de Gordon
Paris, France
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Video Editor - ValyaAnya // ElectricLove // Mallorca, Spain
5 place
Videographer Rustam Kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - Ideology
Videographer Алексей Гербов
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Cameraman

178 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.
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - fuckyou2018
2 place
Videographer Rustam Kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - showreel_2018
3 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - Showreel’2018
4 place
Videographer Film Art Team
Porto, Portugal
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Cameraman - Wedding Cameraman Showreel
5 place
Videographer Alexey Kovalenko
Gomel, Belarus

Wedding specializations

WEVA Award 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Sound
Videographer Сергей Андреев
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Sound Producer

77 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 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Chiara e Alessandro
2 place
Videographer BLACKANDLIGHT FILM
Rome, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Sound Producer - VladaMisha
3 place
Videographer Rustam Kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Portrait Video Studio - showreel
4 place
Videographer Portrait Video Studio
Kiev, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Daniel & Jassie / Wedding Caruso Ravello
5 place
Videographer Valerio Magliano
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Morocco Desert Party SDE
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best SDE-maker

80 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 5 minutes.
WEVA Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - ★★Kim Plus Greg★★ that’s amore
2 place
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Naples, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - M&D
3 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Destination Wedding | Harriet & Rob
4 place
Videographer Andrea Vallone
Turin, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Priyanka and Puneet | Indian wedding
5 place
Videographer Arina balerina
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Colorist - The Poem of Earth
Videographer Arte Cinematica
Winner
Athens, Greece

Best Colorist

108 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 2018 - Best Colorist - White Dress!
2 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Colorist - Teaser for Vlad and Nastya
3 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Colorist - Teaser/Warsaw
4 place
Videographer Alex Cupid
Odessa, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Colorist - Valentina e Paolo
5 place
Videographer BLACKANDLIGHT FILM
Rome, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Pilot - The rustle
Videographer Fabio Stanzione
Winner
Bari, Italy

Best Pilot

79 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 3 minutes.
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Pilot - WEVA - Best Pilot
2 place
Videographer Dreamwood Cinematography
Minsk, Belarus
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Pilot - Shake It
3 place
Videographer Nelson Coelho
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Pilot - Unsteady
4 place
Videographer PREMIUM STUDIO
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Pilot - ★★★ MARIO + ROBERTA ★★★ // ENGAGEMENT //
5 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy

Wedding genres

WEVA Award 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Jess+Seb
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Wedding Highlights

196 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 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Elope in Tuscany
2 place
Videographer Daniele Donati Films
Ancona, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - ValyaAnya // ElectricLove // Mallorca, Spain
3 place
Videographer Rustam Kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - My Cleopatra
4 place
Videographer Nelson Coelho
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - A New York Fashion Photographer's Wedding
5 place
Videographer Gione da Silva
Ipswich, United Kingdom
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Walk - Venice Mistiness
Videographer Skyline Videographer
Winner
Brescia, Italy

Best Walk

85 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 2018 - Best Walk - Anica & Amil
2 place
Videographer Leonid Smith
Voronezh, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Walk - Walk at the salt sea
3 place
Videographer Golden Legend
Kherson, Ukraine
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Walk - walking on the moon
4 place
Videographer EMOTION & MOTION
Madrid, Spain
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Walk - Life is only where there is love. (أينما يتواجد الحب تتواجد الحياة)
5 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Engagement - Languor souls
Videographer Rustam Kurbanov
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Engagement

99 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 2018 - Best Engagement - Alina & Vladimir | Love Story
2 place
Videographer Артём Корчагин
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Engagement - The Request
3 place
Videographer Nelson Coelho
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Engagement - Your art of love
4 place
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Engagement - Edward & Anna
5 place
Videographer Artur Prihodkin
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Save The Date - Alex & Kate
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Save The Date

33 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.
WEVA Award 2018 - Save The Date - Astrid & Fran
2 place
Videographer IVAN MONAGAS STUDIO
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
WEVA Award 2018 - Save The Date - Приглашение на свадьбу
3 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Save The Date - Elopement in Santorini
4 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy
WEVA Award 2018 - Save The Date - the great wedding
5 place
Videographer Daniele Donati Films
Ancona, Italy

For new users

WEVA Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - REEL WEDDINGS 2018
Videographer IVAN MONAGAS STUDIO
Winner
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Best Young Professional

91 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.
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - INTO YOUR EYES
2 place
Videographer Meryll de Gordon
Paris, France
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - ДАНЯ ЮЛЯ СВАДЬБА ЧЕРНОГОРИЯ
3 place
Videographer Roman Filimonenko
Belgorod, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - In a Search of Sunset
4 place
Videographer Alexander Cherednikov
Murmansk, Russia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Young Professional - We Walk in Beauty
5 place
Videographer Hugo Sousa Films
Lisboa, Portugal
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - rEVOLution
Videographer Олег Леднев
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Debut of the Year

95 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.
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - I CARRY YOUR HEART WITH ME
2 place
Videographer Mathias Callenes
Paris, France
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Shanta + Tim - From Australia to India
3 place
Videographer Motion Reel Films
Canberra, Australia
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Elena & Castor - The power of love
4 place
Videographer IVAN MONAGAS STUDIO
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
WEVA Award 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Make your dreams come alive
5 place

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.

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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