Annual professional award

WEVA RuAward 2016

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.
Best Videographer will receive
Sony Alpha 6000 Body Black from our general
partner company WEVA.PRO.

Stages

Entry submission:
21 November — 11 December 2016 UTC 0
Judging:
12 December 2016 — 9 January 2017 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
10 January 2017

Judges

Pedroel Pinto
Super-Judge
Pedroel Pinto
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/pedrojoel_pinto
Porto, Portugal
Рositive Portuguese, one of the first and active participants EEVA. Owner Reticências Produções studio.
Happy Moments
Happy Moments
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/happymoments
Hamburg, Germany
Winner of competitions, active and mobile videographers from Germany.
Bojan Mitkovski
Bojan Mitkovski
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/zaga
Bitola, North Macedonia
Activity videographer, founder Zaga Production and their video school, organizer of the Balkan videographers union.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of SSV (videograph.ru), WEVA Administrator, videographer with 20 years of experience, the teacher.
Riccardo Fasoli
Super-Judge
Riccardo Fasoli
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/riccardofasoli
Düsseldorf, Germany
Italian videographer living in Germany and working around the world. Author of unique style.
Leoš Brabec
Leoš Brabec
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/leon
Prague, Czech Republic
Wedding movie, images videos, commercials and corporate, music videos, reports and documents, shorts films.
Ricardo Mariga
Super-Judge
Ricardo Mariga
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/diadfilms
Erechim, Brazil
A DIA D FILMS nasceu desse amor, da paixão pela fotografia, agregando o movimento a esta natureza de sentimentos.
Antonio F. Morenilla
Antonio F. Morenilla
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/morehh
Cadiz, Spain
Antonio F. Morenilla, es una persona creativa, inquieta y exigente que aúna en este proyecto su pasión por el mundo audiovisual con su trabajo.
Valerio Magliano
Valerio Magliano
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/valeriomagliano
Amalfi, Italy
One of the most interesting videographers who use advertising technology in wedding video shooting.
Mirea Stefan
Mirea Stefan
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/unikt
Bucharest, Romania
Один из родоначальников цифрового свадебного видео в Румынии, самый известный румынский видеограф, основатель студии UNIKT.
Al Agua Cinema
Al Agua Cinema
maxcrow.weva.pro/en/videographer/alagua
Miami, FL, United States
We're a team of filmmakers dedicated to making a complex and meaningful piece out of the wedding video.

Main categories

WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Videographer - Sister, we are family
Videographer NOIR Films
Winner
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Best Videographer

40 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 2016 - Best Videographer - Rock wedding A&D
2 place
Videographer Alexander Morozov
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Videographer - Александр и Дарья - свадьба в Греции, о.Санторини
3 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Video Editor - AK Wedding
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Video Editor

28 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 2016 - Best Video Editor - Sochi - Rosa Khutor / Alexandr & Yana / Teaser
2 place
Videographer Alexandr Zamuruew
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Video Editor - Sister, we are family
3 place
Videographer NOIR Films
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Cameraman - Anya & Roma // Love Story
Videographer Рустам Курбанов
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Cameraman

27 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 2016 - Best Cameraman - Showreel 2016
2 place
Videographer Андрей Неверовский
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Cameraman - NOIR Films Showreel - all about us
3 place
Videographer NOIR Films
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Wedding specializations

WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Colorist - #BolshoiWedding Artem&Anna.
Videographer Сергей Андреев
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Colorist

24 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 4 minutes.
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Colorist - Sister, we are family
2 place
Videographer NOIR Films
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Colorist - Anya & Roma // Love Story
3 place
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Pilot - Pilot Reel
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Pilot

8 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 RuAward 2016 - Best Pilot - Showreel 2016
2 place
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Pilot - Максим и Екатерина - Love Story (France,Nice)
3 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia

Wedding genres

WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Walk - You live
Videographer Mari Bushaeva
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Walk

14 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 RuAward 2016 - Best Walk - Свадьба Павел и Елена
2 place
Videographer Welcome Films
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Walk - INSPIRED BLACK
3 place
Videographer Boris Komarov
Cheboksary, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Engagement - Фёдор и Екатерина
Videographer Welcome Films
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Engagement

22 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 4 minutes.
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Engagement - D&D
2 place
Videographer Артём Корчагин
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2016 - Best Engagement - Burn a flame
3 place
Videographer Origami Group
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?

Best Videographer will receive Sony Alpha 6000 Body Black from our general partner company WEVA.PRO.

Winner of the category Best Video Editor will receive a prize Canvio Alu, 2,5 дюйма, 2 ТБ, золотистый from our partner Toshiba. Winner of the category Best Cameraman will receive a prize Карта памяти Sandisk microSDXC 128Gb Ultra UHS-1+SD адаптер from our partner SanDisk.

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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