Annual professional award

WEVA RuAward 2017

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$23 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
7 — 30 November 2017 UTC 0
Judging:
1 — 25 December 2017 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
26 December 2017

Judges

NOIR Films
Super-Judge
NOIR Films
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/noir_films
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Odious and ambiguous in the market of Russian videography, a project that stands out brightly on a general rosy and joyful background.
Sharrone Calafiore
Super-Judge
Sharrone Calafiore
denismartunyk.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
Maru Films
Super-Judge
Maru Films
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/marufilms
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Best Videographer 2016 / Destination wedding videographers based in Amsterdam.
Artem Korchagin
Artem Korchagin
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/artemkorchagin
N. Novgorod, Russia
One of the most eminent Russian videographers, who repeatedly won in local and international competitions.
Rustam Kurbanov
Rustam Kurbanov
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
We are not conservative, and in spite of the fact that each of us has experience in television, focus on cutting-edge film trends.
Dreamwood Cinematography
Dreamwood Cinematography
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/dreamwood
Minsk, Belarus
Dream Wood is the creative tandem of a young married couple, Mikhail and Lyudmila Nilov, who are in love with their work.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the biggest videographers association in Russia, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Elton Sabatino
Elton Sabatino
denismartunyk.weva.pro/en/videographer/elton_sabatino
San Paolo, Brazil
I believe that the capture of a wedding can not be so awesome if you are not close to the people.

Main categories

WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Trip of two hearts
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Videographer

50 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Lisa & Artem
2 place
Videographer Leonid Smith
Voronezh, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Videographer - khlyustov
3 place
Videographer Roman Khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Videographer - The Night Before
4 place
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Kazan, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Volodya + Raya
5 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - The Night Before
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Winner
Kazan, Russia

Best Video Editor

38 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - misha & dasha
2 place
Videographer Roman Khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - Twelve beats.Teaser.
3 place
Videographer Андрей Неверовский
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - Свадьба Александр и Марина / Wedding Aleksandr & Marina (WELCOME FILMS)
4 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - Wedding day A+A | Seneshale
5 place
Videographer Sem-V STUDIO
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Lisa & Artem
Videographer Leonid Smith
Winner
Voronezh, Russia

Best Cameraman

36 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Trip of Two Hearts
2 place
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Ivan & Nataly / Wedding
3 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - The Night Before
4 place
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Kazan, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Wedding day: Jenya + Katya // Les I More
5 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia

Wedding specializations

WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Color showreel WEVA
Videographer Leonid Smith
Winner
Voronezh, Russia

Best Colorist

18 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Michael & Julia / Love Story
2 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Color Correction Reel
3 place
Videographer Fonvi Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Colorist - color reel
4 place
Videographer Artem Ditkovsky
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Аэросъёмка от WELCOME FILMS
Videographer Welcome Films
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Pilot

11 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Pilot - aero reel
2 place
Videographer Artem Ditkovsky
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Аэросъемка свадебного дня
4 place
Videographer Anton Spiridonov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Showreel 2017 | STUDIO PREMIUM
5 place
Videographer PREMIUM STUDIO
Moscow, Russia

Wedding genres

WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Wedding preview // RS // Saint-P
Videographer Viktoriya Paramonova
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Wedding Highlights

45 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 RuAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Anton & Olga
2 place
Videographer Shotgun Pictures
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Wedding day A+A | Seneshale
3 place
Videographer Sem-V STUDIO
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Wedding day: Sergey & Ksenia
4 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - chebwed
5 place
Videographer Roman Khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Engagement - The Night Before
Videographer EMOTiONS PRO
Winner
Kazan, Russia

Best Engagement

34 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 6 minutes.
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Iceland //
2 place
Videographer Viktoriya Paramonova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Michael & Julia / Love Story
3 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Ameli cover || Sasha & Dina
4 place
Videographer Roman Khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2017 - Best Engagement - fresh feeling
5 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia

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.
Only for users from Russia.

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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