Annual professional award

WEVA BalkanAward 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

Sharrone Calafiore
Super-Judge
Sharrone Calafiore
vedeneev.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
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/marufilms
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Best Videographer 2016 / Destination wedding videographers based in Amsterdam.
Artem Korchagin
Super-Judge
Artem Korchagin
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/artemkorchagin
N. Novgorod, Russia
One of the most eminent Russian videographers, who repeatedly won in local and international competitions.
Bojan Mitkovski
Bojan Mitkovski
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/zaga
Bitola, North Macedonia
Activity videographer, founder Zaga Production and their video school, organizer of the Balkan videographers union.
Carlos van Oostrum
Carlos van Oostrum
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/bruidbeeld
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Besides filmmaker at BruidBeeld, the founder of the worldwide weddingfilmmakers event For Love's Sake.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the biggest videographers association in Russia, producer, videographer with 20 years of experience.
Studio Boutique
Studio Boutique
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/videographer/studio_boutique
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Studio Boutique. Film, video and photographic activity in Europe.
Ninoslav Stojanovic
Ninoslav Stojanovic
vedeneev.weva.pro/en/judge/login7293
Nis, Serbia
Active european teacher, organizer, photographer, expert.

Main categories

WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Cristiana + Filip | Wedding Film
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Winner
Ploiesti, Romania

Best Videographer

24 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Ela & Adi
2 place
Videographer Roșu Florin
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Videographer - Georg and Julia
3 place
Videographer Dima Vutcariov
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Videographer - LOVE IN STORM
4 place
Videographer Sinisa Nenadic
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Videographer - How Deep Is Your Love …
5 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - Love in italy
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Video Editor

17 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - Teodora & Mihai {Wedding day}
2 place
Videographer Darius Cornean
Oradea, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - "Do you Remember!" | Venice | Italy
3 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - LOVE IN STORM
4 place
Videographer Sinisa Nenadic
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Video Editor - A love of a lifetime
5 place
Videographer Stefan Mirea
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Vitalie and Julia
Videographer Dima Vutcariov
Winner
Bucharest, Romania

Best Cameraman

17 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - creative approach
2 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - wedding | l+c | primefilms
3 place
Videographer Vlas Claudiu
Arad, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - U.S - California | Wedding Film | O + G
4 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Cameraman - Zina & Liviu - wedding day
5 place
Videographer Cristi Coman
Pitesti, Romania

Wedding specializations

WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Vincentiu&Antonina
Videographer Igor Catrinescu
Winner
Chisinau, Moldova

Best Colorist

9 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Ramona & Giorgio
2 place
Videographer Cristi Coman
Pitesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Vitalie & Rodika
3 place
Videographer Dima Vutcariov
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Colorist - A Moment of Gratitude!
4 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Colorist - Beyond the Art ...
5 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Sacramento , California | Wedding Trailer | O&G
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Winner
Ploiesti, Romania

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 2 minutes.
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Flying love ...
2 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Love From Above
3 place
Videographer SkyTrip Studio
Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Pilot - Ramona & Giorgio
4 place
Videographer Cristi Coman
Pitesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Pilot - M&A / Wedding Teaser
5 place
Videographer Logic FreeMind
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wedding genres

WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - U.S - California | Wedding Film | O + G
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Winner
Ploiesti, Romania

Best Wedding Highlights

25 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - THIS IS OUR DESTINY
2 place
Videographer Sinisa Nenadic
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - Luigi and Nadya
3 place
Videographer Dima Vutcariov
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - From India With love
4 place
Videographer Stefan Mirea
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Wedding Highlights - A black and white storry
5 place
Videographer Sabau Ciprian Dan | RECORDMEDIA
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Engagement - London-Love
Videographer Dima Vutcariov
Winner
Bucharest, Romania

Best Engagement

15 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 BalkanAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Their Story | Save the Date
2 place
Videographer Adrian Ungureanu
Ploiesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Engagement - A letter to time
3 place
Videographer Roșu Florin
Bucharest, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Cristina & Daniel - prewedding
4 place
Videographer Cristi Coman
Pitesti, Romania
WEVA BalkanAward 2017 - Best Engagement - Challenge ...
5 place
Videographer baba 3D studio
Skopje, North Macedonia

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 Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia.

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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