Pinoy wins in 'Oscars' of wedding film, photography


Posted at Mar 01 2018 05:05 PM | Updated as of Mar 01 2018 08:50 PM

MANILA – Filipino videographer Bob Nicolas has been recognized in what is dubbed as the “Oscars” of wedding film and photography. 

Bob Nicolas won first place in the wedding/engagement short film category of the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Awards for Filmmaking.

The awarding ceremony was held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon (Manila time).


Nicolas’ entry is the wedding video of Cristalle Belo and Justin Pitt which was released last year.

Belo took to Instagram to congratulate Nicolas, saying she is happy to be part of his success. 

“Amazing news! Bob Nicolas just won first place against other videographers in the world in the ‘Oscars’ of wedding film and videography! It’s a big win for the Philippines! WPPI is a huge photography convention in Las Vegas happening now where the best of the best of the world compete!” she said.

“I’m so thrilled to somehow be a part of this milestone. Congratulations to you and your team.”