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Nov. 10 12:00–2:00 p.m. | ThreeSixty | New York City

Cynopsis Digital will bring together this year’s finalists and industry peers on Friday, November 10th in New York City to honor their excellence in online video content, advertising, and talent. Previous attendees include: Adobe Systems, Bravo, CNN, ESPN, Fandango, FreeWheel, HBO, iHeartRadio, Hulu, IMG Productions, Maker Studios, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Mindshare, NBCU, NeuLion, OMD, Refinery29, Showtime, Sizmek, Sports Illustrated, Turner, Univision, Vevo, Viacom, Whistle Sports, Xerox.

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The Gregory Brothers
Randy Rainbow
Oliver Trevena
Cathy Kelley

Model D Finalists

Video Platforms & Tech

Best SVOD Service

  • FullscreenFullscreen
  • WWE NetworkWWE
  • Showtime NowShowtime

Best YouTube Original Channel

  • Epic Rap BattlesEpic Rap Battles
  • Driver Digital Studios - Cool SchoolDriver Digital

Best Video Discovery Service

  • Realgood's Mobile AppRealgood
  • NeuLion Digital Platform PersonalizationNeuLion
  • CobbleCord - Manage Your Entertainment. Wisely.CobbleCord

Best OTT Content Service or Web Channel

  • FailArmyJukin Media
  • WWE NetworkWWE
  • Crackle, Sony Pictures Television NetworksSony Pictures Television
  • Red Bull TVRed Bull Media House

Best New SVOD Service

  • FilmStruckTurner
  • INSIGHT TV, powered by NeuLionNeuLion
  • PokerGOPoker Central

Best Digital Video Technology Platform

  • AdobeAdobe Primetime
  • WWE NetworkWWE
  • Wochit: The Platform for Creating Timely Social Video at ScaleWochit

Best Digital Video Ad Platform

  • AdobeAdobe Primetime
  • Boingo Media Ad PlatformBoingo Wireless
  • IQ TechnologyChannel Factory

Best Category-Specific YouTube Channel

  • Lip Sync BattleSpike
  • Handmade by HGTVScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • NBA on TNT YouTube PageTurner Sports
  • WWE YouTubeWWE

Best Ad-Supported Video Service

  • Go90Go90
  • HuluHulu
  • Crackle, Sony Pictures Television NetworksSony Pictures Televsion
  • PeopleTVPeopleTV

Best Mobile Video App

  • Bleacher Report appBleacher Report
  • WE tv AppWE tv
  • Red Bull TVRed Bull Media House

Best Live-Streaming Platform

  • WWE NetworkWWE
  • Univision NOWUnivision
  • Resistance RadioSapientNitro
  • Red Bull TVRed Bull Media House
  • NeuLion Digital Platform v.7NeuLion
  • WWE YouTubeWWE

Best Ad Tech Tool

  • VideoAmp 2017Wise Public Relations
  • Watson AdsIBM Watson Advertising
  • The GlassView Advertising Exchange (GVX)GlassView


Best Use of Augmented Reality Technology

  • Holo Mobile AppViacom Velocity and 8i
  • VMA Moon Person Facebook Camera EffectMTV and Viacom
  • Toyota Front Row: JidennaOne Solution

Best Unscripted Series

  • Art of InkSpike
  • Married LifeA+E Networks
  • Complex's Sneaker ShoppingComplex Networks
  • Impact TheoryImpact Theory

Best Scripted Series

  • Thomas Creator CollectiveDriver Digital Studios and Mattel Creations
  • The RundownE! Entertainment
  • Game of ZonesBleacher Report

Best Web Video

  • Disney's As Told by Emoji: Beauty and the BeastThe Walt Disney Company
  • Ink Master: In Focus Oliver PeckSpike
  • The Pug House SeriesNickelodeon

Best Use of Virtual Reality Technology

  • Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel)Crown Media Family Networks
  • EatingWell's Shelburne Farms: The Making of Cheddar CheeseMeredith Corp
  • Toyota Front Row: JidennaOne Solution
  • The Expanse: Battle on MarsSYFY Digital

Best Use of Companion VR or 360-Degree Video for TV or Digital Content

  • Bar Rescue: Bar 360Spike
  • Lip Sync Battle: LSB 360Spike
  • CFP Weekend: All AccessMANDT VR
  • Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel)Crown Media Family Networks
  • Pittsburgh Steelers 360 ExperienceMANDT VR

Best Use of Companion Video for TV Show

  • Watch Party: The BachelorABC Digital Studio
  • E! Live From the Red CarpetE! Entertainment
  • Chopped After HoursFood Network
  • The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Orange Carpet LivestreamNickelodeon
  • Iron Chef ModeFood Network
  • Star SalvationFood Network
  • Queen of the South Season 2 Video SeriesUSA Network

Best Sports Web Video

  • Nate EbnerBleacher Report
  • NCAA.com Pepperdine Beach Volleyball: Heidi Dyer featureTurner Sports
  • Viralocity: LinsanityViacom Velocity
  • Atlanta Hawks Facebook Live Super Bowl SimulationAtlanta Hawks Basketball Club
  • New York Rangers - Steven McDonald TributeMadison Square Garden

Best New Web Series

  • Frank and LamarIFC
  • Comfort NationScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • The After PartyNickelodeon
  • WE tv's Cooking Up SoulWE tv
  • The Hardest Jobs In SportsThe Kicker
  • My Son/Daughter is a WWE SuperstarWWE
  • Southpaw Regional WrestlingWWE

Best Branded Web Series

  • WE tv's Goo Ru Style (Season 3)WE tv
  • We Are The Mighty Presents: Veterans First Mortgage "Beyond Barracks"We Are The Mighty (WATM) (also The Mighty Networks, Inc)
  • National Car Rental Local LegendsIntersport
  • Going Off the MenuBravo Digital Media
  • Isaac Takes OnBravo Digital Media
  • Too NTENZ: A Colossal Clusterfest PopumentaryViacom Velocity
  • Southpaw Regional WrestlingWWE
  • Game of ZonesBleacher Report

Best Live Show- Solo Event

  • 2017 Super High Roller BowlPoker Central
  • Top Chef - LIVE Quickfire ChallengeBravo Digital Media
  • KG Area 21 Dunk Contest presented by Verizon on FacebookTurner Sports
  • MST3K Twitch MarathonShout! Factory
  • 24 Hours of RealityShoulderHill Entertainment
  • Atlanta Hawks Facebook Live Three-Point Shootout between 2 Chainz and Dominique WilkinsAtlanta Hawks Basketball Club

Best Live Series

  • Closing BellTwitter/ Cheddar
  • Gen Z's Fave Live Show: Sweety High’s “After the Bell”Sweety High
  • Food Network FindsScripps Lifestyle Studios

Best Branded Web Video

  • Impractical Jokers: Do The Dew (Branded Content for Mountain Dew)truTV
  • The Loud House Dance RemixNickelodeon
  • First Media - Blossom “5 Surprising Grilling hacks to rock your BBQ this summer!”First Media (BabyFirst)

Best Branded Sports Web Series

  • Bleacher Report's Small BallBleacher Report
  • Kneading DoughUNINTERRUPTED
  • NBA.com Exxon Mobil Driven to Protect: "The Art of Protecting the Rim"Turner Sports
  • NBC Sports Group's Ever Wonder SeriesNBC Sports Group
  • Rolling with the Rookies - Hyundai 2017 NFL Draft Content SeriesAdvantage

Best Podcast/Audio Series

  • The DailyThe New York Times
  • The Kevin Durant InterviewsBill Simmons Podcast
  • Tara and Johnny podcastNBC Sports Group


Best Multiplatform Marketing Campaign: Web Series

  • The Magicians: Welcome To FillorySYFY Digital
  • NBC Sports Group's Rotoworld Fantasy Football Kickoff Presented by KiaNBC Sports Group
  • Rolling with the Rookies - Hyundai 2017 NFL Draft Content SeriesAdvantage

Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Web Video Campaign

  • Ole Henriksen: Glow With Me with Damsel in DiorAuthentic Entertainment
  • Moms Undercover, a partnership between The NBCU Content Studio, Yoplait, Mindshare, and Fast HorseNBCUniversal
  • SketchShe: LSB MashupViacom Velocity

Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Twitter

  • Geico Quirky Holidays: Friendship DayViacom Velocity
  • #marchmadness By ReesesReeses
  • Boingo & La Quinta #WinAtBusinessBoingo Wireless

Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Snapchat

  • EA: Victory BalladViacom Velocity
  • Lego Batman CribsViacom Velocity
  • Food Network Snapchat DiscoverScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • The VMA'sMTV

Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Instagram

  • Hunter Street Instagram CampaignNickelodeon
  • Food Network on InstagramScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Life in the Laugh Lane (The Big Sick)Viacom Velocity
  • State Plate Season 2 ‘Trip Ticket’INSP

Best Social Media Marketing Campaign: Use of Facebook

  • Viacom Velocity brings you BaywatchViacom Velocity
  • SpongeBob SquarePants “Goodbye, Krabby Patty?” Social Media CampaignNickelodeon
  • Food Network on FacebookScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Isle of MTVViacom Velocity International
  • First Media - Blossom “5 Surprising Grilling hacks to rock your BBQ this summer!”First Media (BabyFirst)

Best Social Media Campaign for Broadcast and/or Cable TV

  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2017Nickelodeon
  • Watch Party: The BachelorABC Digital Studio
  • Home Town, HGTVScripps Networks Interactive
  • Project InstantTurner Sports
  • VH1 America’s Next Top Model and Rimmel London: #ANTMLook ProgramViacom Velocity
  • Time: The Kalief Browder StorySpike
  • Watch What Happens Live - Social Media WeekBravo Social Media

Best Multiplatform Marketing Campaign: Broadcast and/or Cable

  • Countdown to Christmas 2016Crown Media Family Networks
  • Atlanta Hawks Unity Weekend Marketing CampaignAtlanta Hawks Basketball Club
  • Walmart Fresh Holiday HubOne Solution
  • America: Promised LandA+E Networks
  • ABC & ESPN's The Bachelor Fantasy LeagueDisney ABC Television Group
  • PAW MomentsSpin Master
  • Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the PresidentNickelodeon
  • Time: The Kalief Browder StorySpike

Best Branded Integration in a Web Video

  • Carnival Cruise Line/Lip Sync BattleViacom Velocity
  • Signal Labs and BEHR: Making it MineDotdash
  • First Media - Blossom “5 Surprising Grilling hacks to rock your BBQ this summer!”First Media (BabyFirst)
  • Craft Services: Old Spice Sweat-Blastin' Robot TankViacom Velocity

Best Branded Integration in a Web Series

  • ELEAGUE Locked and Loaded presented by Arby'sTurner Sports
  • OLIKA "Give'em the Bird"OLIKA
  • Man Crafted with James BriscioneScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Portlandia's Car NotesIFC
  • Ultimate StaycationA+E Networks


Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Social Campaign

  • #ArtoftheDunkTurner Sports
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Social CampaignNickelodeon
  • Snapped - Influencer "Evidence Unboxing" CampaignOxygen Media
  • MTV EMA - Influencer - Viacom International Media Networksviacom
  • 2017 Kids' Choice Awards - Social Squadviacom
  • #WatchPartyIBMMKTG

Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Web Series

  • The Sweet Side of Life with Raiza CostaScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Maria Antoinette with Handmade by HGTVScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Toyota: Music In MotionOne Solution
  • Ian Hecox / Crackle's "This Week On"Sony Pictures Television
  • Coca Cola: The Kitchen TableOne Solution

Best Host in a Web Series or Channel

  • First We Feast's Sean EvansComplex Networks
  • Erin LimE! Entertainment
  • The Work Around with Jason PickensScripps Lifestyle Studios
  • Goo Goo Atkins, Host of WE tv's Goo Ru StyleWE tv
  • Impact Theory with Tom BilyeuImpact Theory

Teams and Companies

Outstanding Team of the Year

  • NBC Sports DigitalNBC Sports Group
  • WE tv Digital GroupWE tv
  • Boingo MediaBoingo Wireless
  • Bravo Digital MediaBravo Digital Media
  • SYFY.comSYFY Digital

Best Digital Studio/Production Company

  • New FormNew Form
  • IntersportIntersport
  • Driver Digital StudiosDriver Digital

Best Digital Consumer Brand

  • Boingo WirelessBoingo Wireless
  • Crackle, Sony Pictures Television NetworksSony Pictures Televsion
  • New York Rangers - 2017 PlayoffsMadison Square Garden
  • Bleacher ReportBleacher Report
  • The SpruceDotdash

Best Branded Content Studio

  • Complex MediaComplex Media
  • T Bramd StudioT Bramd Studio
  • One X StudiosOne Solution

IT List Honorees

Important Dates

Registration Deadline

October 31, 2017

November 10, 2017



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