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The Digiday Video and TV Awards recognize the companies, campaigns and technology modernizing video and TV. 

On March 25, we announced the 2021 Digiday Video and TV Awards winners. You can revisit the full video here, and learn more about each winning submission via our guide here. Congratulations to this year's winners. 

Planning to submit next year? Sign up below for reminders about deadlines. To access everything you'll need to join the ranks of our past winners including our entry kit, expert tips for crafting a winning entry and past coverage of this program, click here.

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KEY DATES 

Early Deadline: October 22

$449 per entry

Regular Deadline: November 19

$549 per entry

Last Chance Deadline: January 2, 2022 

$699 per entry

 All deadlines end at 11:59 p.m. PST

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CATEGORIES

 

  

Best video ad tech innovation

Awarding the technological innovation that is most successful in delivering, measuring or supporting video content.

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Best TV Ad Tech Innovation

Awarding the technological innovation that is most successful in delivering, measuring or supporting TV content.

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Best Streaming Service

Awarding the streaming service that has been most successful in terms of programming, revenue generation and viewership.

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Best Streaming TV Platform

Awarding the best streaming pay-TV platform for advertisers and consumers.

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Best Digital Video Platform

Awarding the best video syndication platform for advertisers and consumers.

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Best Connected TV Platform

Awarding the connected TV platform that has best provided an offering beyond linear TV.

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Best Snapchat Discover Publisher

Awarding the publisher who has been most successful in programming for Snapchat Discover, as demonstrated through viewership and engagement.

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Best New TV/Streaming Ad Sales Program or Product

Awarding the new ad sales product that has been most successful in aiding the connection between the viewer and the advertiser.

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Best Digital Video Monetization Program

Awarding the most successful monetization program for digital video content.

Best video publisher partner for brands

Awarding the publisher that has best displayed excellence through native advertising campaign production and execution for brands.

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Best Video Distribution & Programming Strategy

Awarding the video distribution and programming strategy that has most successfully reached its target audience.

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Best TV Distribution and Programming Strategy

Awarding the TV distribution and programming strategy that has most successfully reached its target audience.

Best Production Pivot

Awarding the team who most seamlessly pivoted from physical production to remote production.

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Digital Studio of the Year

Awarding the digital studio or production company that has best demonstrated excellence in production, monetization and distribution.

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TV Executive of the Year

Awarding the TV executive that has best displayed excellence through outstanding and inspired work in video initiatives at their company.

 

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JUDGES

 
 

Lydia Baillergeau

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

FACEBOOK

 

Niko Brown

HEAD OF VIDEO PRODUCTION

VIMEO

 

Wendy Brundige

VP, GLOBAL VIDEO

CNN DIGITAL

 

Annie Carroll

HEAD OF STUDIOS

APARTMENT THERAPY

 

Mariel Clark

VP, DIGITAL VIDEO

DISCOVERY

 

J.D. Crowley

CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER

ENTERCOM

 

Cristina Garratt

HEAD OF DIGITAL VIDEO AND SOCIAL

CNBC International

 

Michael Hession

HEAD OF PHOTO & VIDEO

WIRECUTTER

 

Nigel Hilditch

DIRECTOR OF VIDEO

SOTHEBY'S

 

Becca Litt

HEAD OF VIDEO

theSKIMM

 

Bill McCandless

HEAD OF VIDEO PROGRAMMING

IBM ORIGINALS

 

Heather Menicucci

VP OF VIDEO

DOTDASH

 

Andrew Meyer

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

CRAMER-KRASSELT

 

Anna Muccio

VP, HEAD OF VIDEO

JP MORGAN

 

Carl Mueller

DIRECTOR OF VIDEO

CHEDDAR

 

Kate O'Malley Randall

VP, CREATIVE STRATEGY AND PRODUCTION OPERATIONS

The Players' Tribune

 

Klaudia Podsiadlo

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

HIGHSNOBIETY

 

Tessa Rex

HEAD OF VIDEO

ARE MEDIA

 

Vineet Sawant

DIRECTOR OF MOTION GRAPHICS

HEARST MAGAZINES

 

Brad Stockton

VP, VIDEO INNOVATION

DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK

 

Franz Strasser-Galvis

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

BBC NEWS

 

David Tochterman

CEO

CANVAS MEDIA STUDIOS

 

JR Tungol

DIRECTOR, PROGRAM MARKETING

HBO

 

Ginny Van De Wall

DIRECTOR, VIDEO STRATEGY

A360 MEDIA

 

Gunnar Waldman

GM, DIGITAL VIDEO

THIS OLD HOUSE

 

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PAST WINNERS

 

 

 

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HOW TO ENTER

 

 

1

SELECT CATEGORY

 

Choose category or categories you'd like to enter.

 

 

2

ADD DESCRIPTION

 

Enter platform details and answer a few short questions.

 

 

3

UPLOAD WORK

 

Upload a case study showcasing your campaign.

 

 

4

SUBMIT

 

Submit your entry fee payment online.

 

 

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

The judges will be looking for companies or campaigns that can clearly demonstrate transparent success over the past 12 months. Our judges are seeking companies or campaigns that have seized challenges and created opportunities.

Judges will require evidence to substantiate all entries and this could include details of financial performance, results in terms of KPI, creative evidence in terms of a sizzle reel, still images, or links to the final project. The judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry. Interested in being a judge? Submit your nomination here.

THE JUDGING PROCESS

Judges will read and pre-score all entry forms, considering any supporting materials submitted. Judges will be asked to give a score for each question within the entry form relating to Digiday's four criteria: innovation, creativity, consumer value, and results. These will be combined to give an overall score for each entry. All judges pre-scores will then be combined and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlists.

CONFIDENTIALITY

All material will remain confidential to the judges, who are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Only the "Credits" section of an entry is subject to be made public.

 

FAQ

 

 

What is the eligibility period?

The eligibility period for all Digiday Media awards programs begins 12 months prior to the Early Deadline and ends on the Early Deadline. 

Can I submit the same campaign or entry in multiple categories?

Yes. Entry fees are per category.

What parts of my entry are made public?

The only information that is ever publicized is the 'Credits' section of your entry, should you be named a finalist or winner. 

Who's contact information should we include on the entry form?

We use the included contact information for all updates regarding your entry. You should also include a secondary contact & email address in case we aren't able to connect with you.

What if my company or a competitor has a judge on the jury panel?

We recuse judges from scoring any categories their company or a direct competitor submits to. 

When and how are finalists announced?

The shortlist will be announced on Digiday.com. All entrants will be notified, whether you are named a finalist or not, via the email address you included on your entry. 

When are the winners announced?

All winners are announced virtually. The exact date will be announced with the shortlist. 

Can I license the use of the Digiday Video and TV Awards logo?

Yes. Our licensing program provides you with the opportunity to further the reach of your win through the use of our seal on your website, via social media, email signatures and more. For more information on the options available, please reach out to our team at awards@digiday.com.

 

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