Annual professional award

WEVA ItAward 2018

Best Videographer

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

Participation

$25 for all categories.
Free for Pro account members.

Stages

Entry submission:
11 November — 11 December 2018 UTC 0
Judging:
12 December 2018 — 15 January 2019 UTC 0
Announcement of the winners:
20 January 2019

Judges

Lenny Pellico
Super-Judge
Lenny Pellico
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/lennypellico
Bologna, Italy
The Best Walk 2017. Wedding photographer, videomaker and sometimes a musician from Italy.
Riccardo Fasoli
Super-Judge
Riccardo Fasoli
snejinka.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".
Fabio Stanzione
Fabio Stanzione
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/fabiostanzione
Bari, Italy
I am a destination wedding professional, creative freelance with a narrative style linked to reportage. I like telling stories as they happen, without filters.
Alessandro Bordoni
Alessandro Bordoni
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/alessandrobordoni
Milan, Italy
The Best Videographer of Italy 2017. With my wife Sole, we live seasonally between Los Angeles and Milan. Together, we travel all over the world filming weddings.
Rustam Kurbanov
Rustam Kurbanov
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/kurbanov
Moscow, Russia
Videographer and head of a photo-video studio Prime Vision. Impressive wedding films. Infinitely lucky to connect life with the most important emotions between two people.
Dmitry Sedov
Dmitry Sedov
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/sedov
Moscow, Russia
Founder of the WEVA, videographer, designer, coach
Daniele Donati
Daniele Donati
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/danieledonatifilms
Ancona, Italy
I like to capture moments and details of people who are married, their environment, their families, friends.
Alexander Schneider
Alexander Schneider
snejinka.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.
Alessio Martinelli
Alessio Martinelli
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/login8204
Rome, Italy
BLACKANDLIGHT FILM Be a videomakers, video artisan, musician, sound designer. When I make a Wedding video there is a natural quality control that every video must have and that is to "excite" me first that I have made it.
Daniel Carvajal
Super-Judge
Daniel Carvajal
snejinka.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.
Sandra Skroblies
Sandra Skroblies
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/frauskroblies
Cologne, Germany
I'm the founder of a small team of wedding filmmakers based in Germany. Our heart beats for alternative weddings and free weddings, for candles and lanterns, barns, forests and the mountains.
Andrey Hromov
Andrey Hromov
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/andreshikitano
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Unique art style. Interesting wedding films, which very few people do, with the development of the plot and dynamics, full immersion into the atmosphere of the day. High quality product. I don't use whoosh-whoosh.
Artur Prihodkin
Artur Prihodkin
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/artdelux
Krasnodar, Russia
Founder of the largest video studio in Krasnodar. Sincere emotions in a touching or dynamic wedding film, whether it is a family evening or a luxurious wedding with superstars.
Alex Douglas
Alex Douglas
snejinka.weva.pro/en/videographer/sculptingwithtime
Houston, TX, United States
I’ve had a life-long love affair with film... In 2012, I partnered up with my wife and starting Sculpting With Time.

Main categories

WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Videographer - 4 Elements Of Love - Maria Carolina & Rodrigo
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Winner
Arezzo, Italy

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 ItAward 2018 - Best Videographer - MY DESTINY ☆☆☆ ALEXANDER E ELISA ☆☆☆ 30.4.2018 //
2 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Videographer - Ama Me Fideliter
3 place
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Videographer - Sayaka & Ryan | Como Lake, Italy
4 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Videographer - JUST A DREAM?
5 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Good Times for Dreamers
Videographer VDA Studio Wedding Artists
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best Video Editor

29 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - To Flow
2 place
Videographer Antonio Leotta
Reggio di Calabria, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Sarah & Sammy
3 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - MY DESTINY ☆☆☆ ALEXANDER E ELISA ☆☆☆ 30.4.2018 //
4 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Video Editor - Teaser Wedding \ Mauro & Selena // Monastero Fortezza Santo Spirito
5 place
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - Ama Me Fideliter
Videographer VDA Studio Wedding Artists
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best Cameraman

33 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - EMANUELE MURA - WEDDING REEL
2 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - MY DESTINY ☆☆☆ ALEXANDER E ELISA ☆☆☆ 30.4.2018 //
3 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - SAVE ME, MARRY ME
4 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Cameraman - Saebina & Aaron | Salzburg, Austria
5 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy

Wedding specializations

WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Unconventional Love
Videographer Adriana Russo
Winner
Turin, Italy

Best Sound Producer

11 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Teaser Wedding \ Mauro & Selena // Monastero Fortezza Santo Spirito
2 place
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Marianna & Alex | Como Lake, Italy
3 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - Giulia e Lorenzo // Wedding Highlights
4 place
Videographer Momento Films
Termoli, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Sound Producer - ***TEASER*** ISCHIA 30.4.2017 //ALEXANDER ♥︎ ELISA//
5 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Colorist - WEDDING IN RAVELLO ★★★ MARIO+ROBERTA ★★★
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Winner
Amalfi, Italy

Best Colorist

15 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Colorist - Teaser Wedding \ Scott And Helena // From England
2 place
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Colorist - Natalie & Jon | Umbria, Italy
3 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Colorist - IT ALWAYS WILL BE
4 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Colorist - Elopement in Santorini
5 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - HAPPINESS
Videographer Giuseppe Galatà
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best SDE-maker

12 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 ItAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - SDE // DONATO ♥︎ MELISSA // 21.09.2018
2 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Eremo della Maddalena, Monterosso Italy
3 place
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - When a Moment is Already a Film
4 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best SDE-maker - Cristina e Paolo // siamo le tessere che completano il puzzle della nostra vita
5 place
Videographer Daniele  Melara
Reggio di Calabria, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Pilot - Teaser Wedding \ Mauro & Selena // Monastero Fortezza Santo Spirito
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Winner
Naples, Italy

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 3 minutes.
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Pilot - A different point of view
2 place
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Pilot - ★★★ MARIO + ROBERTA ★★★ // ENGAGEMENT //
3 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Pilot - ★★★ ALBERTO & PAULINA ★★★
4 place
Deleted Romano Detto il Drone
Foggia, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Pilot - Ti Amo Follemente Tantissimo
5 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy

Wedding genres

WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - 4 Elements Of Love - Maria Carolina & Rodrigo
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Winner
Arezzo, Italy

Best Wedding Highlights

35 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Ama Me Fideliter
2 place
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Polina and Miles
3 place
Videographer Luno films
Milan, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - Krista & Jonathan | Tuscany, Italy
4 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Wedding Highlights - VENTU D’AMURI
5 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Walk - Together through Life
Videographer Marco Martucci
Winner
Lecce, Italy

Best Walk

13 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Walk - Sarah & Feliphe - Closer
2 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Walk - Venice Mistiness
3 place
Videographer Skyline Videographer
Brescia, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Walk - WALKING AWAY
4 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Walk - Annalisa & Luigi
5 place
Videographer Angelo la Torre
San Severo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Engagement - ★★Engagement in Florence★★
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Winner
Naples, Italy

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 3 minutes.
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Engagement - The Wedding Tale | Kiira & Arthur • True Love in Italy
2 place
Videographer Erika Montefinese
Genoa, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Engagement - WALKING AWAY
3 place
Videographer Adriana Russo
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Engagement - Le vibrazioni dell’Amore
4 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Engagement - Eternal Instant | Elisa + Valerio
5 place
Videographer Andrea Vallone
Turin, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Save The Date - Save the Date \ Daniele e Elvira
Videographer Daniele  Melara
Winner
Reggio di Calabria, Italy

Save The Date

8 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 4 minutes.
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Save The Date - WALK TO VENICE // SAVE THE DATE // 22 09 2018
2 place
Videographer Giancarlo De Vita
Amalfi, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Save The Date - "Breathing love"
3 place
Videographer Francesco Fortino
Rome, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Save The Date - Save the date
4 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Save The Date - I will be with you forever
5 place
Videographer Michele Telari
Senigallia, Italy

For new users

WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Good Times for Dreamers
Videographer VDA Studio Wedding Artists
Winner
Rome, Italy

Best Young Professional

15 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Sarah & Feliphe - Closer
2 place
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Arezzo, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Elopement in Santorini
3 place
Videographer Modestino  Iavarone
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Gheny & Federica // Wedding in Apulia
4 place
Videographer Momento Films
Termoli, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Young Professional - Dopoguerra
5 place
Videographer ONdigital  video
Cosenza, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Sarah & Feliphe - Closer
Videographer Emanuele Mura
Winner
Arezzo, Italy

Best Debut of the Year

17 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 ItAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - JORDAN // Rey and Mariangela // wedding story
2 place
Videographer Sergio Eblo
Lecce, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Olearia
3 place
Videographer Antonio Leotta
Reggio di Calabria, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - ★★ Stuart and Gemma ★★ Irish Wedding
4 place
Videographer Giuseppe Piserchia
Naples, Italy
WEVA ItAward 2018 - Best Debut of the Year - Giulia e Lorenzo // Wedding Highlights
5 place
Videographer Momento Films
Termoli, Italy

Rules

Who can participate?

Registered videographer on the web-site WEVA.PRO, who is over 18 years old.
$25 for all categories. Free for Pro account members.
Only for users from Italy.

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.

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.

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.

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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