The Cynopsis Best of the Best Awards salutes excellence in national TV programming, marketing campaigns, people, tech, and more. We recognize outstanding achievement across platforms and overall merit in social good, social justice, kids programming, and work-from-home initiatives.
The Rising Star Awards honors stand-out performers, innovators, and emerging leaders in the media industry – 35 years old or younger – who have the passion, talent and creativity to take the industry to new heights.
35 years or younger, these young performers are building their careers in research, sports, digital, content and marketing. Their exemplary work over the past year will be judged by a panel of industry experts. Join Cynopsis as we honor these stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders.
Early Bird Deadline
November 4, 2022
Entries received by 11:59pm EST on November 4, are $399
November 23, 2022
Entries received by 11:59pm EST on November 23 are $499
December 21, 2022
Entries received by 11:59pm EST on December 21 are $499
Enjoy a $50 discount for each additional entry into a different category. Discount is automatically added to the cart.
The Best of the Best Awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide, including: production companies/studios, producers, networks, composers, lyricists, animators, video game developers/producers, website developers, e-book creators/producers, licensing companies, marketing companies, PR firms, ad agencies, creative services teams, developers, interactive advertising/media, online film/video, and social content. *Vendors are also eligible to submit on behalf of a client, and the award program is open to national and international entrants.
All Best of the Best Award entries must have taken place, either in part or in full, between November 2021 and October 2022.
Rising Star nominations must be 35 years of age or younger
Multiple entries and nominations are accepted, and a single Best of the Best entry can be submitted in more than one category.
Prepare your Entries
Entering the Best of the Best Awards and nominating for Rising Stars is even easier when you prepare your submission items in advance. See below for what you’ll need to have for each entry. *You’ll be able to review all entry questions and save your progress within the system as you go.
Submitter contact information – point person for all entry details. This is the person we should contact with any questions related to the entry and announcements about the Best of the Best Awards
400-word synopsis – Synopsis describes your entry using the following sub headings, which are encouraged, but not mandatory; Objectives, Strategy, Tactics, Execution and Evaluation of Success/Results/ROI
Supporting Materials – optional, but encouraged. Supporting materials should include the evidence of the success of your work. Examples include; Websites, Videos, Photos, Testimonials, Press materials, etc.
Supporting materials should include the evidence of the success of your work.