Call for Entries Open for 6th Annual Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards & Digital “It List”

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Honoring Best in Online Video Content, Advertising and People

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Cynopsis announced the call for entries for the annual Digital Awards, celebrating the best in online video content & advertising, as well as the digital movers and shakers on the “It List.” Entries for both award programs are being accepted from now through August 1. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony hosted in early November in NYC.

“In the ever-evolving digital media industry, there are those who rise to its challenges with innovation and imagination,” said Robbie Caploe, Publisher, Cynopsis. “This is our sixth year honoring the stand-out people, content and tech that are driving the business in exciting new directions.” New categories include Best use of Artificial Intelligence, Best Web News Series and Best Web Series Personality (click here to view all categories).

Past winning companies include: A&E, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Bravo, Crackle, Fandango, Food Network, Funny or Die, Hulu, HBO, Martha Stuart Living Omnimedia, Meredith Video Studios, MLB Advanced Media, MTV, NBCUniversal, OMD, PBS Digital Studios, SONY, Turner Sports, VEVO and more.
Cynopsis is the daily must-read e-newsletter for professionals in TV and online video content creation, distribution, media buying and planning, ad sales, technology, research and marketing. The Digital Awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide including: digital media publishers, TV and online video networks, MSOs, studios, production companies, producers, brands, ad agencies, interactive media agencies, ad platforms, technology providers, developers and marketing and PR firms. Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of a client.  The program is open to national and international entrants.
To enter online, visit

Winners and honorable mentions for the Digital Model D Awards will be awarded in the following categories:


  • Best Branded Integration in a Web Video
  • Best Branded Sports Web Series
  • Best Branded Web Series
  • Best Branded Web Video
  • Best Experiential Marketing Campaign
  • Best Multiplatform Marketing Campaign: Broadcast and/or Cable TV
  • Best Multiplatform Marketing Campaign: Web Series
  • Best Social Media Campaign For Broadcast and/or Cable TV
  • Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Facebook
  • Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Instagram
  • Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Snapchat
  • Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Twitter
  • Best Branded Integration in a Web Series


  • Best Category-Specific YouTube Channel
  • Best Daily Scripted or Unscripted Web Series
  • Best Live Show - Solo Event
  • Best New Web Series
  • Best Podcast/Audio Series
  • Best Sports Web Video
  • Best Use of Companion Video for TV Show
  • Best Use of Companion VR or 360-degree video for TV or digital content
  • Best Web Video
  • Best Weekly Scripted Series
  • Best Weekly Unscripted Series
  • Best YouTube Original Channel
  • Most Fan Engaged Channel
  • Best Web News Series


  • Best Branded Content Studio
  • Best Celebrity Integration in a Web Series or Channel
  • Best Digital Studio/Production Company
  • Best Digital Television Group
  • Best Host in a Channel
  • Best Host in a Web Series
  • Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Social Campaign
  • Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Web Series
  • Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Web Video Campaign
  • Outstanding Team of the Year
  • Best Web Series Personality

Tech and Tools

  • Best Ad Tech Tool
  • Best ad-supported Video Service
  • Best Connected TV Platform
  • Best Digital Consumer Brand
  • Best Digital Video Ad Platform
  • Best Digital Video Technology Platform
  • Best Live-streaming Platform
  • Best Mobile Video App
  • Best New SVOD service
  • Best Over-the-top (OTT) Content Service
  • Best Social TV Service
  • Best SVOD Service
  • Best use of Artificial Intelligence
  • Best use of Augmented Reality Technology
  • Best use of Virtual Reality Technology
  • Best Video Discovery Service

For questions regarding the Awards, contact Cynopsis Media Marketing Coordinator Cathy Pearson at For sponsorship information, contact Vice President of Sales & Marketing Mike Farina at
About Cynopsis:
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