Vancouver’s Most Influential Videographer

In addition to his award winning work at Shawn Lam Video Inc., Shawn Lam is one of the most sought-after and influential video production experts in North America.
His contributions to video industry publications, including feature articles and product reviews, have made Shawn Lam a recognized name in the video production community. Shawn has also spoken on numerous occasions at video industry conferences and acted as a video journalist and video delegate at international video trade shows.

Shawn Lam’s professional accreditation as a Merited Professional Videographer

Professionally Accredited Video Producer

Shawn Lam is a professionally accredited video producer. His professional affiliations include:

  • 7 term President of the BCPVA (BC Professional Videographer’s Association)
  • In 2016 Shawn was a finalist for the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award
  • In 2015 Shawn was a nominee for the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award
  • In 2015 Shawn was a finalist for the Port Coquitlam PoCo best in Biz Award for small business and received a honourable mention
  • In November 2013 Shawn was awarded the Port Coquitlam PoCo Best in Biz Award for home based business.
  • 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.

Business and Video Production Industry Success and Contributions

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. He taught there for two years.

Shawn is a columnist, product reviewer, and contributing editor for Streaming Media Producer. He has also written, blogged, and created videos for Streaming Media Producer and EventDV Magazine.