Annual professional award

WEVA RuAward 2018

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:
10 November — 10 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging:
11 December 2018 — 14 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
19 January 2019

Judges

Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Alexander Shnaider
Alexander Shnaider
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/fonvi
Moscow, Russia
The Best Videographer of Russia 2017, modern videographer, founder of the FONVI Studio, shooting weddings around the world.
EMOTiONS PRO
EMOTiONS PRO
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/emotionspro
Kazan, Russia
Our team: Gleb Subbota and Maxim Krylov. Bright, catchy, emotional, harmonious video stories - this is what we do. By investing all skill, soul and intellect in our videos, we guarantee a high result! Shoot around the world!
Leonid Smith
Leonid Smith
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/leonid_smith
Voronezh, Russia
Now the photo and video has become publicly available, but only a professional can make it relevant after many years. I show a couple the way it is, without artificiality and hypocrisy.
Vika Paramonova
Vika Paramonova
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/paramonovamovies
Moscow, Russia
The best Wedding highlights 2018. A unique videographer, shooting thin spiritual films that you want to watch many times.
Welcome Films
Welcome Films
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/welcome-films
Moscow, Russia
Maxim and Ksenia Shtange are a unique creative duo, musicians and singers, effectively working in the field of video production in Welcome Films Studio.
Roman Khlyustov
Roman Khlyustov
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/khlyustov
Moscow, Russia
Roman and Vera / Khlyustov films. Stylish videographers, shooting amazing wedding films, in own "live reporting" style.
Mayeul Kawai-Thevenin
Super-Judge
Mayeul Kawai-Thevenin
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/bktfilms
Paris, France
Creating timeless and precious souvenirs for our clients, that is what we do. I co-founded BKT Films in 2012 with my wife Anais. We telling our clients' story in France and across the globe.
Ilya Novikov
Ilya Novikov
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/newdaycinema
Moscow, Russia
We, the studio "NewDayCinema", shoot video in Europe and Russia. We will come to any city in the world to change your idea of what can be a wedding video.
Slava Aramov
Slava Aramov
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/aramov
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Creative videographer from Siberia, shooting in a modern style.
Dima Raduga
Dima Raduga
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/raduga
Moscow, Russia
Well-known among young people, a talented creative videographer, author of his own style, teacher.
Dmitry Pavlov
Dmitry Pavlov
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/pablofilms
Moscow, Russia
Well-known among colleagues, a talented creative videographer, author of his own style
Lenny Pellico
Super-Judge
Lenny Pellico
pavellasuta.weva.pro/en/videographer/lennypellico
Bologna, Italy
The Best Walk 2017, The Best Videoeditor (2nd place). Wedding photographer, videomaker and sometimes a musician from Italy.
Riccardo Fasoli
Super-Judge
Riccardo Fasoli
pavellasuta.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".

Main categories

WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Videographer - Morocco Wedding Highlights
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Videographer

48 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 2018 - Best Videographer - Jess+Seb
2 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Videographer - MatteoMila
3 place
Videographer MiraFilms Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Videographer - Wedding I&V Santorini
4 place
Videographer Alexander Morozov
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Videographer - ValyaAnya // ElectricLove // Mallorca, Spain
5 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Sergey & Victoria
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Best Video Editor

40 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 2018 - Best Video Editor - Morocco Wedding Highlights
2 place
Videographer Артём Корчагин
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Влад и Мария / Казбеги, ყაზბეგი
3 place
Videographer svadbography .ru
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Vlad and Nastya
4 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - 至爱
5 place
Videographer Vital Sidarenka
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - DimaDasha
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best Cameraman

41 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 2018 - Best Cameraman - fuckyou2018
2 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - showreel_2018
3 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - Life is only where there is love. (أينما يتواجد الحب تتواجد الحياة)
4 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - Into Ferns & Waves
5 place
Videographer Artem Ditkovsky
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Wedding specializations

WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Wedding dreams
Videographer Михаил Колосков
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Sound Producer

21 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 RuAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Sergey & Alina
2 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Life is only where there is love
3 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Teaser Victor + Asmik
4 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - #wedday_cosmos
5 place
Videographer Артём Корчагин
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Morocco Desert Party
Videographer Артём Корчагин
Winner
N. Novgorod, Russia

Best SDE-maker

21 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 RuAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Wedding day M+I | SDE | Neptun
2 place
Videographer Sem-V STUDIO
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Play God | SDE
3 place
Videographer Artem Ditkovsky
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Саша и Рената SDE
4 place
Videographer Dmitry Melkadze
Rostov-na-Donu, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - SDE J&Y
5 place
Videographer Navsegda Films
Khabarovsk, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Colorist - COLORREEL2018_WEVA
Videographer Рустам Курбанов
Winner
Moscow, Russia

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 RuAward 2018 - Best Colorist - Vlad and Nastya
2 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Colorist - Vlad & Anastasia
3 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Colorist - ВЛАД и МАРИЯ / Казбеги, ყაზბეგი
4 place
Videographer svadbography .ru
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Colorist - colorreel
5 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Pilot - LOVE IS… Steady reel 2018
Videographer Vladimirov Vova
Winner
Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Best Pilot

12 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 2018 - Best Pilot - Life is only where there is love
2 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Pilot - Unsteady
3 place
Videographer PREMIUM STUDIO
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Pilot - Into Ferns & Waves
4 place
Videographer Artem Ditkovsky
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Pilot - Fly
5 place
Videographer SY Films
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia

Wedding genres

WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - MatteoMila
Videographer MiraFilms Studio
Winner
Moscow, Russia

Best Wedding Highlights

49 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 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Morocco Wedding Highlights
2 place
Videographer Артём Корчагин
N. Novgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - TheBigDay
3 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Vlad + Alena
4 place
Videographer Yulia Vopilova
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Ulli // Kristi
5 place
Videographer Bulat Galiullin
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Walk - ТЫ МОЙ И ТЫ МОЯ
Videographer svadbography .ru
Winner
Krasnodar, Russia

Best Walk

19 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 2018 - Best Walk - R&A // Norway // Wedding Teaser
2 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Walk - Roman & Liza
3 place
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Yekaterinburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Walk - Crimea
4 place
Videographer Jeneva Studio
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Walk - Why do you look at me?
5 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Engagement - ALEXSVETA | история знакомства
Videographer Михаил Куликов
Winner
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Best Engagement

27 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 RuAward 2018 - Best Engagement - TIME
2 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Engagement - one city - one love
3 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Engagement - R & D
4 place
Videographer Vital Sidarenka
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Engagement - Lovestory | Igor & Lena
5 place
Videographer Navsegda Films
Khabarovsk, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Save The Date - Alex & Kate
Videographer Evgeny Hollywood
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Save The Date

6 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 RuAward 2018 - Save The Date - Андрей и Даша / Приглашение
2 place
Videographer svadbography .ru
Krasnodar, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Save The Date - Bright, Beautiful, Energetic
3 place
Videographer Евгений Романов
Saint Petersburg, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Save The Date - A&L
4 place
Videographer Origami Group
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Save The Date - Приглашение на свадьбу
5 place
Videographer Vadim Galyant
N. Novgorod, Russia

For new users

WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - ЮЛЯ ДАНЯ СВАДЬБА ЧЕРНОГОРИЯ
Videographer Roman Filimonenko
Winner
Belgorod, Russia

Best Young Professional

29 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 RuAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - In a Search of Sunset
2 place
Videographer Alexander Cherednikov
Murmansk, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Wedding moments
3 place
Videographer NERO FILMS
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - PAVEL & NELLIE
4 place
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - | Showreel 2018 | Gorn Films
5 place
Videographer Mikhail Podgornov
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - MAX PLUS LENA \ SHORT MOVIE
Videographer Dima White
Winner
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Best Debut of the Year

36 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 RuAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - rEVOLution
2 place
Videographer Олег Леднев
Moscow, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - FOR ONLY YOU
3 place
Videographer Roman Filimonenko
Belgorod, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Crimea seclusion
4 place
Videographer Emil Malkovsky
Voronezh, Russia
WEVA RuAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Beauty
5 place

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.

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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