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Congratulations to all these incredible companies leading the industry forward, innovating in online video content, advertising, ad tech and more. They are also pioneering new standards of Diversity & Inclusion, Social Good and collaboration. 

 This November, Cynopsis will recognize their incredible achievements at an IN PERSON Model D and It List Awards Breakfast at Tribeca 360° in New York City. We will celebrate the individual It List honorees, the winners of the new and noteworthy categories, and also announce the winners in a number of remaining categories at the Awards Breakfast.

 You won’t want to miss this memorable celebration or your chance to network with the industry’s best and brightest. So gather your team and join us for the Model D and It List Awards Breakfast. We look forward to toasting to your success. 


  • Celina Myers

    TikTok Star and Podcaster
  • Jane Noury

    Prime Video’s docuseries Always Jane
  • Serena Wolf

    Best-selling author and Chef

Outstanding Teams of the Year

Model D Awards

New & Noteworthy Categories

Best Experiential Marketing Campaign, Best Live Series or Event

  • 2020 MTV Video Music AwardsMTV Entertainment Group

Best Short Form Culinary Video

  • Emoji Kitchen IGTVNickelodeon

Best Short Form Instructional Video

  • MTV's Teen Code 2 (Season 2)MTV Entertainment Group

Best Short Form Video from a TV Network or Digital Publisher

  • She's A HeroFOX - SeeHer - L'Oreal Paris

Best Web Video

  • Paramount Network's "Yellowstone - Inside the Real Dutton Ranch"MTV Entertainment Group

Most Fan Engaged Channel

  • House of Highlights InstagramBleacher Report

Best Use of a Digital Influencer in a Social Campaign

  • Tubi’s Super Nostalgia ReunionTubi

Model D Finalists

Best Branded Content/Content Marketing (Series)

  • Bottomless Brunch at Colman'sAMC Networks
  • Consumer Cellular & The HISTORY Channel - 25 Moments That Connected UsThe HISTORY Channel
  • LiveXLive Presents: Stay Driven With PorscheLiveXLive & Porsche
  • One Solution Nordstrom Boutique NoireOne Solution
  • #TheChiIsWhySHOWTIME Networks, Inc.
  • The Real Texas Rangers - Branded ContentFox News Media & The CW Walker
  • Tunnel to Towers Memorial Day SpecialFox News Media
  • WWE Grit & Glory presented by Chevy SilveradoWWE & Chevrolet

Best Branded Content/Content Marketing (Single Entry)

  • A Recipe For SeductionLifetime & KFC
  • Chase the PuckT&R Productions
  • ‘Comfort in the Extreme’ by The Weather Channel and LincolnThe Weather Channel television network
  • House of Highlights Showdown Dodgeball Tourney Presented By Pizza HutBleacher Report
  • Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway - MESS-CHEVIOUS Bunny Chow ChallengeVelocity, ViacomCBS
  • Rocket Mortgage & The HISTORY Channel - Built for ZeroThe HISTORY Channel

Best Branded Integration in a Web Series

  • Alpha Betas3BLACKDOT
  • Bottomless Brunch at Colman'sAMC Networks
  • Design Star: Next GenDiscovery, Inc.

Best Direct to Consumer Campaign

  • Love It Like The First TimebeIN SPORTS | VMLY&R
  • Premion & Living Spaces: Driving OTT Brand LiftPremion
  • VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13MTV Entertainment Group

Best Multiplatform Marketing Campaign: Broadcast and/or Cable TV or Web Series

  • Bottomless Brunch at Colman'sAMC Networks
  • Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas Media CampaignCrown Media Family Networks
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Portable.TVT&R Productions
  • VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 – Queen RuVealMTV Entertainment Group
  • The Henry Ford's Innovation NationThe Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
  • Top Gear AmericaMotorTrend

Best Overall Social Media Marketing Campaign

  • Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas Media CampaignCrown Media Family Networks
  • Hallmark Channel's Home & Family - At Home With Our FamilyCrown Media Family Networks
  • Hulu Mom and PopATTN:
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Nickelodeon’s Avatar Earth WeekNickelodeon

Diversity and Inclusion Campaign

  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Nickelodeon Anti-Racism & Inclusion EffortsNickelodeon
  • OWN and P&G - Widen The ScreenDiscovery, Inc.

Best Branded Web Series

  • Animation 101Nickelodeon
  • Bottomless Brunch at Colman'sAMC Networks
  • Godzilla TalesToho Co., Ltd.
  • PAW Patrol: Mission Mac & CheeseNickelodeon
  • Quest for the Perfect BracketTurner Sports
  • VH1's The Pit Stop (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 + All Stars 6)MTV Entertainment Group
  • The Real Texas Rangers - Branded ContentFox News Media & The CW Walker

Best Branded Web Video (Series or Single Entry)

  • A Recipe For SeductionLifetime & KFC
  • Final Four Flashback Powered by AT&T 5G HolovisionTurner Sports
  • Gaming While Black3BLACKDOT
  • House of Highlights Showdown Dodgeball Tourney Presented By Pizza HutBleacher Report
  • TeenVogue Side Hustle VideoNickelodeon

Best Category-Specific YouTube Channel

  • Basketball on House of Highlights YouTube ChannelBleacher Report
  • Brad Show LiveBrad Bernstein Productions
  • Comedy Central YouTube ChannelMTV Entertainment Group

Best Companion Video for TV Show

  • CFP National Championship Watch PartyFOX Sports
  • TV Land's Getting Younger - The Official Younger After ShowMTV Entertainment Group
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Super Bowl LV Watch PartyFOX Sports
  • MTV's The Challenge: Aftermath (Double Agents)MTV Entertainment Group
  • VH1's The Pit Stop (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 + All Stars 6)MTV Entertainment Group

Best Covid-19 Awareness Campaign/Content

  • Brandwatch: Covid-19 Insights CampaignBrandwatch
  • ESPN's #oneteamESPN
  • Roll Up Your Sleeves Presented by WalgreensATTN:
  • Verywell Healthy Conversations Coach VaccinesVerywell Health
  • WarnerMedia Covid-19 PSAsWarnerMedia

Best Documentary (Single or Series)

  • Becoming Cole AnthonyBleacher Report
  • Mastercard FIVER&CPMK
  • Logo's Meet the Logo Legends: Brooklyn Trans LiberationMTV Entertainment Group
  • NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure, a MotorTrend docuseriesMotorTrend
  • MTV News: The MethodMTV Entertainment Group
  • United States of LaLigaLaLiga North America
  • VH1's Growing Up BlackMTV Entertainment Group

Best LGBTQIA Programming

  • MTV’s Following: Bretman Rock - Episode 104 - It’s Bretman’s Party And He’ll Cry If He Wants ToMTV Entertainment Group
  • NBCUniversal, Content Distribution: Pride Playlist Curated ContentNBCUniversal
  • OUTLOUD: Raising Voices feat. Pride Live & Stonewall DayJJLA
  • The Blue’s Clues Pride ParadeNickelodeon
  • Comedy Central's The Gag Instagram ChannelMTV Entertainment Group
  • VH1's The Pit Stop (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 + All Stars 6)MTV Entertainment Group

Best New Web Series

  • Alpha Betas3BLACKDOT
  • Comedy Central's Boomer StoopMTV Entertainment Group
  • Gaming While Black3BLACKDOT
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • MTV's Following: Bretman RockMTV Entertainment Group
  • Noah Beck Tries ThingsAwesomenessTV
  • Rhymes Through TimesNoggin

Best Podcast/Audio Series

  • Blue’s Clues & You! Alexa SkillNickelodeon
  • Club Shay ShayFOX Sports
  • "Huuuge Fan" - SiriusXM Original PodcastSiriusXM
  • Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson PodcastABC Audio
  • Squawk PodCNBC
  • The Daily Show: Ears EditionComedy Central
  • The Investopedia ExpressInvestopedia
  • UnraveledDiscovery, Inc.

Best Short Form Animation Video

  • Sponge Bob 360Nickelodeon
  • Comedy Central's Tales from the TripMTV Entertainment Group
  • Word Play Holiday SpecialNoggin

Best Short Form Comedic Video

  • Comedy Central's Mini-Mocks: The Dump DoulaMTV Entertainment Group
  • MTV's Basic to Bougie (Season 5)MTV Entertainment
  • Pineapple PlayhouseNickelodeon
  • The SNUBBYsLiveXLive

Best Short Form Video with a Social Good Message

  • Blood is Thicker: Saving the Lives of Black Blood Cancer PatientsGift of Life Marrow Registry
  • Free EnterpriseLitton Entertainment
  • Nickelodeon’s Celebrate Juneteenth Music VideoNickelodeon
  • Rhymes Through TimesNoggin
  • VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race “Say Love” PSAMTV Entertainment Group
  • She's A HeroFOX - SeeHer - L'Oreal Paris
  • WarnerMedia Covid-19 PSAsWarnerMedia
  • We go to work so you can stay home informedT&R Productions

Best Sports Web Series

  • Cambio de JuegoTelemundo Deportes
  • Club Shay ShayFOX Sports
  • NCAA.com March Madness Features Program SeriesTurner Sports

Best Virtual Event

  • MTV's Friday LivestreamMTV Entertainment Group
  • Social GlovesLiveXLive
  • The Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE Social Distancing Riff-Along SpecialShout! Factory TV

Best Web Series

  • AwesomenessTV’s Next Influencer Season 2AwesomenessTV
  • Danger Goes DigitalNickelodeon
  • Lady PartsEllen Digital
  • MTV News: Need to KnowMTV Entertainment Group
  • Noggin KnowsNoggin
  • The Spruce Eats “Hack Chat”The Spruce Eats
  • Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black ManUncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
  • VH1's Out of the Closet (Season 4)MTV Entertainment Group

Best Digital Consumer Brand

  • ByrdieByrdie
  • CrunchyrollCrunchyroll
  • KHL: Made for LegendsT&R Productions
  • Vevo, the World's Leading Music Video NetworkVevo
  • Flippin’ Bats with Ben VerlanderFOX Sports
  • Andy Katz: Game Previews Presented by Great ClipsTurner Sports
  • Steve Christakos - World of SportsRT America

Best Host in a Web Series or Channel

  • Colman Domingo: Bottomless Brunch at Colman'sAMC Networks
  • Dometi Pongo (MTV News)MTV Entertainment Group
  • Emmanuel Acho: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black ManUncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
  • Emmanuel Carter - Noggin KnowsNoggin
  • Miranda Cosgrove: Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Tim “DeLaGhetto” Chantarangsu & Darren “Big Baby” Brand (on Basic to Bougie, S5)MTV Entertainment Group
  • Trixie Mattel (RuPaul’s Drag Race The Pit Stop Season 13 + All Stars 6)MTV Entertainment Group
  • Veronica and Vanessa Merrell from Twin My Heart Season 3 and Twin My Heart: The PodcastAwesomenessTV

Ad Tech Awards

Best Audience-Based Buying Platform

  • PremionPremion

Best Ad-supported Video Service

  • Vevo, the World's Leading Music Video NetworkVevo

Best Microsite

  • MTV's The Real World Opening Credits GeneratorMTV Entertainment Group

Best Mobile Video App

  • YES appYES Network

Best Over-the-Top (OTT) Content Service

  • rlaxx TVrlaxx TV

Best VOD Service

  • NBC Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 AppNBCUniversal

Most Innovative Implementation of Addressable

  • National Grocery Store Chain Increases Store Visits with Simpli.fi’s Location-Based TargetingSimpli.fi

Outstanding Advance in Transparency

  • Tubi's Certified Measurement ProgramTubi

Outstanding Brand Safety Strategy

  • PremionPremion

Outstanding Data Solution

  • Xandr CurateXandr

Outstanding Display and Programmatic Advertising Platform

  • Lexicon by 33Across33Across

Outstanding Local Advertising Solution

  • MadhiveMadhive

Outstanding New Audience-Based Ad Offering

  • Xandr InvestXandr

Outstanding Targeting Capabilities

  • MagicLinks Match Intelligence™MagicLinks

Outstanding Utilization of Data

  • The Joe Biden for President 2020 Media StrategyAmpersand

The IT List


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