Nikon India announces the commencement of its third edition of flagship contest – Wedding Film Awards Season 3

Aims to boost Nikon’s presence in North India

New Delhi, December 19, 2023: Nikon India Private Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, has announced the launch of its third edition of the flagship Wedding Film Awards, an annual digital contest to celebrate the outstanding talent of the wedding cinematographers/videographers. The contest provides a platform to showcase their participants’ talent and gain industry-wide recognition. The one-and-a-half-month-long contest having commenced from December 1st to continue till 15th January 2024 is aimed towards establishing Nikon as the go to brand for professional and amateur wedding videographers. 

Themed ‘Candidly Yours’, Wedding Film Awards 2023 is aimed at encouraging the professional cinematographers and videography enthusiasts to showcase their creativity and visual storytelling prowess. Participants stand a chance to win exciting prizes worth INR 6 lakhs. 

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director, Nikon India Private Ltd, said, “Nikon stands as a brand that resonates with India's exceptional photographers and videographers. With the resounding success of two prior editions, we're thrilled to announce the third edition of the Wedding Film Awards—a celebrated contest.. We look forward to recognizing and honouring the remarkable efforts of videographers who skilfully encapsulate the essence of weddings in their own perspective. This platform not only unites India's passionate videography community but also aims to foster a network among videographers nationwide, inspiring them to showcase their artistic brilliance using Nikon cameras as their storytelling medium. The Wedding Film Awards serve as a catalyst, empowering cinematographers, and videographers to explore new horizons and articulate their unique interpretations of love and eternal bond in the most artistic and aesthetically pleasing way.”

The jury for the contest comprises Nikon Creators who are some of the top professional wedding cinematographers and videographers in the industry including award-winning cinematographer Mr. Rig Biswas, Ms. Simran Kaur, Co-founder of I Don’t Say Cheese, and Mr. Akash Agarwal, co-founder of WeddingNama. 

Submission of entries:

The contest is already open for entries from 1st December and shall remain open for entries till January 15th 2024, for all Indian wedding cinematography professionals and amateur videographers who would love to showcase their talent  for visual storytelling. Participants regardless of age or gender, are welcome to enter the contest. 

Participants can participate in the contest through Nikon India Website ( *T&C) and submit their entries featuring up to 60 -seconds of video shot using Nikon cameras and lenses along with a max 100-word caption describing why the video uniquely captures the essence of the wedding. Alternatively, participants can follow the same process and upload their entries shot by Nikon cameras and lenses on their Instagram account with a #WFA3CandidlyYours tagging Nikon India (@NikonIndiaOfficial).

Exciting Prizes:

Not only do the winners stand a chance to win exciting prizes worth INR 6 lakhs but they also get a unique opportunity to receive nation-wide recognition and popularity within the imaging industry.

The winner of the WFA contest will be bestowed with Nikon’s most adaptable mirrorless camera, Nikon Z f along with Nikkor Z 28-75mm f/2.8 lens (worth up to INR 2,66,990.00/-). The first runner up will receive Nikon Z 6II along with Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S lens (worth up to INR 2,04,996.00/-). And the second runner up will receive Nikon Z 50 with NIKKOR Z DX 18—140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR (worth up to INR 1,28,490.00/-). These products are among Nikon’s best-selling models in the Indian market and will propel the winners to take their skills a notch higher.

This commitment to excellence extends beyond technology. The videography industry has transformed significantly in the recent decade with creative storytelling turning into a highly marketable art form. With the third edition of its renowned Wedding Film Awards, Nikon India takes a step further towards fostering a thriving community of videographers. This prestigious platform grants creators the unique opportunity to showcase their remarkable talent and enrich their portfolios for the world to witness. Through this initiative, Nikon India empowers videographers to not only elevate their careers but also contribute to the advancement of the art form itself.

The winners of Wedding Film Awards shall be announced by the mid of February 2024. 


Nikon India distributes, markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, Nikon Sport Optics and Nikon Biological range of Microscopes. The Nikon Imaging includes Nikon Mirrorless Z series, Nikon D-SLR, the Nikon COOLPIX and range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. Nikon India operations also includes the sales, services, and application support for Nikon Biological range of Microscopes and its accessories. Headquartered in Gurgaon, Nikon has branch offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi. Nikon India has total of five Nikon owned Service Centers (4 Branches and 1 Headquarter), 23 ASCs (authorized service centers), 14 Nikon Collection Centers and over 1500 dealer base for complete service & support for Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up 139 Experience zones pan India which showcases the entire range of Nikon Mirrorless series, D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras and an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses, Nikon Sport Optics and accessories.

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