Short videos that are essentially a glimpse into the overall wedding celebrations, beginning to end, or as a teaser to a larger film, meant to be shared easily and quickly, primarily over social media. This category is open to creative interpretation.
The best films are beautifully scripted and narrated, with a storyline, protagonists, a beginning and a conclusion. The story and how it is told, how events unfold, is the key focus of this category. This category is open to creative interpretation.
The pace and overall quality, storyline and style, all make an impact when you have up to 20 minutes to show a wedding. While creative interpretations are welcome, the fundamental idea of a long form video is also as a record for future generations.
Be it short messages from family and friends, traditional rituals, or wedding vows, the quality of audio and its editing is critical to a video's impact. This is also the most ignored aspect of wedding videos. This category primarily considers audio, both scripted and separately recorded, or ambient sounds from microphones, and its editing.
Great cinematography, the use of technique, composition, exposure and managing lighting are the hallmarks of a good wedding video. This category is in recognition of the contributions of those physically behind the cameras. This category is open to creative interpretation.
A lot of movie magic occurs at the editing desks and workstations of video editors. Timing, transitions, and line-ups… It takes a special talent and a whole different set of skills and knowledge to edit videos. Video editors are an inseparable part of its creation. This category is open to creative interpretation.