The Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival & Conference is recognizing outstanding work in this emerging space, showcasing fresh and surprising storytelling across platforms. In addition, we will present panels on the state of short form video as well as opportunities to network with creators and buyers of this format.
FEATURED SPOTLIGHT ON OUR FINALISTS >
Over the next few weeks, we’ll rotate a random sampling of our finalists.
Not only will the winning videos will be screened at this one-of-a-kind festival, but we will also present thought-provoking and idea-rich panel discussions with producers, directors, actors, marketers, and more. Panels will address topics including:
Short-form video provides an excellent platform for brand messaging. This case study-centric panel teams a brand executive with an exec from the creative side in a series of brief one-on-one conversations that spotlight learnings from their short-form collaborations. You won¹t want to miss this immersion into the process from a brand perspective, from analyzing market challenges and opportunities to maximizing ROI.
The short-form video market is skyrocketing, but a well-informed strategy is necessary for success. This panel will dive deep into the latest intel so you can exceed your goals and maximize your return on investment. Selecting optimum content and assessing your target audience's viewing behaviors are essential elements, but so is choosing the best distribution avenues, whether it be via social outlets such as Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram, video-sharing via YouTube, or in the OTT realm. You won’t want to make a short-form (or long-term) move without hearing what our experts have to say.
Available for groups of 3 or more.
“Why is short-form content so hot now?”
"We’ve finally reached a point where many people have a beautiful movie-viewing machine in their pocket and high-speed bandwidth to match it."
Head of YouTube MCN
"Once technology got good enough that we could walk around with screens (on our phones), it created a demand for a different kind of video content."
Head of Editorial
"Users are continuing to spend more time in social feeds on mobile devices, where they can quickly swipe to a new post if they aren't interested."
Director of Strategy
"With distribution as democratized as it is now, creators no longer have to wait for permission to create. They just create."
Founder and CEO
"Short form is hot because it is instant and concise, thus catering to the mentality of the digital-age consumer."
SVP, Original Programming
"It's the perfect format for modern attention spans and multitasking habits, allowing audiences to watch, read, and listen - simultaneously."
Director of Customer Success
For questions related to award entries or event tickets:
Director of Marketing
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VP, Sales & Marketing