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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Nikon Wedding Film Awards?

Nikon Wedding Film Awards (WFA) is an extension of our vision to inspire and honor the best in wedding videography. It is a 6 months long contest wherein couples & videographers can share wedding videos and stand a chance to win prizes up to INR 1 crore! Terms and conditions apply.

2. Who can participate in the contest?

The contest is valid for married/to-be-married couples and videographers who shoot/will shoot wedding films.

3. What is the contest deadline?

The contest is live from September 2019 till February 2020. Winners will be announced towards the end of every month starting from October.

4. What is the theme of the contest?

Participants can submit from a pre-wedding, wedding or special moment’s film.

5. What is special moments?

A special moment’s film can include any out-of-the-box or special part from your wedding functions.

6. How many winners will be announced every month?

7 winners will be announced every month.
3 from the pre-wedding category, 3 winners from the wedding category and 1 winner from the special moment’s category.

7. Can we submit videos filmed on other cameras?

The must be shot on a Nikon camera and NIKKOR lens only.

8. Are drone/aerial shots allowed?

While drone and aerial shots are allowed, the majority of the video should be filmed on ground.

9. Who will be judging the entries?

We have on board WeddingNama, Ramit Batra and WedMeGood as the judges. They will review each and every entry to the contest.

10. What is the judging criteria?

Videos will be judged based on adherence to the selected theme, quality and creativity.

11. Can we share previously filmed video?

Yes, you can share videos filmed in the 90’s or 19’s. There is no restriction as to when the content has to be created as long as it adheres by the respective theme.

12. Can I use Hindi/English songs in the video as background music?

The music used must be copyright free.

13. Where can I find copyright free music?

You can find copyright free music from any copyright free music site like YouTube Audio Library or head over to the free music section on our website for a specially curated collection of copyright free music.

14. What is a RAW file?

RAW footage is the crude output of a video. RAW file must be submitted as 2-3 video files in .MOV format. If you are a couple submitting your entry, get in touch with your videographer for the RAW file.

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