Vancouver’s Most Influential Videographer

Shawn Lam, a trailblazer in the world of video production, boasts an impressive track record of award-winning contributions at SLV Live. His standing as one of North America’s most sought-after and influential video production experts is a testament to his passion for the craft.

Shawn’s influence extends far beyond his remarkable videography. His thought leadership in the video industry has been showcased in prominent publications, where he has authored feature articles and conducted incisive product reviews. This prolific body of work has firmly established Shawn Lam as a recognized authority within the video production community.

Moreover, Shawn’s knowledge and expertise have found expression in various speaking engagements at esteemed video industry conferences. As a video journalist and video delegate at international video trade shows, he has brought firsthand insights to audiences eager to tap into the latest trends and innovations.

Shawn Lam’s professional credentials shine brightly, prominently featuring his accreditation as a Merited Professional Videographer (MPV).

Shawn Lam’s professional accreditation as a Merited Professional Videographer

A Commended Video Producer

Shawn Lam is a consummate professional, underscored by his impressive affiliations and accolades:

  • Eight-term President of the BCPVA (BC Professional Videographer’s Association): Shawn’s dedication to his industry peers has made a significant impact on the field.
  • 2017 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award 1-10 Employees: Recognized for outstanding contributions to the business community.
  • 2016 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award Finalist: A testament to his consistent excellence.
  • 2015 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award Nominee: Acknowledged for his commitment to excellence.
  • 2015 Port Coquitlam PoCo Best in Biz Award Finalist and Honorable Mention for Small Business: Highlighting his outstanding achievements in business.
  • 2013 Port Coquitlam PoCo Best in Biz Award for Home-Based Business: Shawn’s entrepreneurial spirit continues to shine.
  • 2010 Bronze Creative Excellence Award for Theatrical Productions at WEVA Expo 2010, Orlando, Florida: Recognition of his outstanding work in stage productions.
  • 2009 BCPVA Distinguished Service Award: Celebrating his invaluable contributions to the event video industry.
  • 2008 Silver Creative Excellence Award for Theatrical Productions at WEVA Expo 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada: A testament to his excellence on the global stage.
  • 2008 Emerald Artistic Achievement Award for Stage Productions at the Video ’08 Conference, Orlando, Florida: His creative achievements are celebrated.
  • 2005 Shawn Merited Professional Videographer (MPV) Designation from WEVA International: Shawn’s unwavering dedication to honing his skills and expertise.

In addition to his formidable achievements, Shawn Lam’s entrepreneurial spirit has shone since 1995. His journey into the video industry in 2001 marked a new chapter in his success story. As a dynamic entrepreneur and business coach, Shawn serves as an inspirational resource for aspiring entrepreneurs and video professionals.

Shawn’s mentorship has played a pivotal role in nurturing numerous small businesses, and he is frequently called upon to address business groups, sharing his insights on entrepreneurship, business strategy, and video production. Notably, in September 2008, Shawn joined the esteemed faculty of the British Columbia Institute of Technology, where he served as an instructor for the FilmFLEX program’s Business Plan course for two years.

Furthermore, Shawn is a prolific writer, contributing to publications like Streaming Media Producer, where he serves as a columnist, product reviewer, and contributing editor. His written works, blogs, and video creations have graced the pages of Streaming Media Producer and EventDV Magazine, further cementing his status as an esteemed thought leader in the field of video production.