Vancouver’s Most Influential Videographer
Shawn Lam, MPV is the owner of Shawn Lam Video Inc., and provides professional videography services.
Professionally Accredited Video Producer
Shawn Lam is a professionally accredited video producer. His professional affiliations include:
- 5 term Past-President of the BCPVA (BC Professional Videographer’s Association)
- Member of WEVA (Wedding and Event Videographer’s Association)
- In August 2010, Shawn was awarded the Bronze Creative Excellence Award for Theatrical Productions at WEVA Expo 2010, in Orlando, Florida.
- In November 2009, Shawn was awarded the BCPVA Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the event video industry.
- In August 2008, Shawn was awarded the Silver Creative Excellence Award for Theatrical Productions at WEVA Expo 2008, in Orlando, Florida.
- In January 2008, Shawn was awarded the Emerald Artistic Achievement Award for Stage Productions at the Video ’08 Conference in Orlando, Florida.
- In March 2005, Shawn received the prestigious Merited Professional Videographer designation (MPV) from WEVA International. The MPV accreditation is awarded to video professionals who demonstrate their abilities by passing written examinations and video image evaluations; and regularly update their professional skills, both in conceptual and practical performance.
More than a videographer
A successful entrepreneur and business coach, Shawn started his first full time business in 1995 and entered the video industry in 2001. He is a wealth of information and inspiration for young entrepreneurs and video professionals alike.
He has played an active mentorship role in dozens of small businesses and is often asked to speak to business groups on the subject of entrepreneurship, business strategy, and video production. In September 2008 Shawn joined the staff at the British Columbia Institute of Technology as an instructor for the FilmFLEX program’s Business Plan course
Shawn is a columnist, product reviewer, and write for Streaming Media Producer,He has also written, blogged, and created videos for EventDV Magazine, videouniversity.com, EMedia Live, and EventDV Live.