Awards Gala | April 6, 2017 | London, England

The Digiday Video Awards Europe recognize the most outstanding and inspired work in branded digital video, video marketing and video advertising in Europe.

Have what it takes this year? Don't miss the following deadlines to submit your work.

Early deadline: 27 January 2017 - $295 per entry
Regular deadline: 17 February 2017 - $395 per entry
Last chance deadline: 24 February 2017 - $495 per entry

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Categories

  • Best Brand Video - Single

    Best branded content video designed with the purpose of promotion, to build a brand's image and/or establish a connection for a product or service among consumers.

  • Best Brand Video - Series

    Best branded video web series designed with a purpose to provide content, build a brand’s image, connection, entertainment, or to drive direct response for a product or service among consumers.

  • Best Multi-Platform Video Campaign

    Best advertising campaign integrated through two or more video channels such as online, social, mobile, email, out-of-home, TV or other video platforms with a purpose of advertising, promotion, entertainment, engagement, or driving sales among its consumers. *Must include two or more of the mentioned video channels.

  • Best Live Moment

    Best live video broadcast on one of the following mediums: Facebook Live, Periscope, Youtube, etc. *Must support why it was important & back it up with statistics.

  • Best Brand Video Destination or Channel

    Best branded video content destination with a purpose to entertain or inform customers. The destination or channel may include the brand's website, YouTube channel, Vine or Snapchat account, or other video channels.

  • Best Video Ad

    An in-stream or in-banner video ad for branding or direct response with a purpose of branding, advertising, promotion, education, entertainment, engagement or driving sales among its consumers.

  • Best Video Distribution Platform

    The best existing, new, or improved video syndication platform to deliver branded video across the web and other platforms.

  • Best Video Ad Tech Innovation

    The best new or improved video technology innovation to deliver video content, measure or support video content, branded content or video advertising campaigns. The video technology itself can support any of the following media: online, social, mobile, email, out-of-home, TV or other video platforms.

  • Best Advertiser in Video

    The best brand and advertiser using digital video for branding, advertising, marketing, direct response and/or PR.

  • Best Video Publisher Partner for Brands

    The best publisher for brands to partner with to develop and produce native advertising campaigns and/or support video ads. This includes integration across multiple platforms to promote a brand, product or service to consumers or an audience.

  • Best Video Advertising Agency or Partner

    The best advertising, media, and creative agency that develops and executes video content marketing and advertising campaigns in paid, owned and earned media.

  • Best Social Video Campaign

    Best branded social video campaign created to build a relationship with a brand, product or service. Must have been integrated across Facebook, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, or other social platforms.

Judges

  • Dan Chapman
    head of digital
    MediaCom
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  • Will Cheyney
    design director
    DF London
  • Jerry Daykin
    digital partner
    Carat Global
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  • James Grigg
    director, international operations
    Bleacher Report
  • Dolly Jones
    director of digital strategy
    Conde Nast
  • Emma Moorhead
    head of AV planning
    MEC
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  • Louise Ridley
    news editor, longform & special projects
    BuzzFeed
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  • Gavin Rowe
    founder & chief creative officer
    Bigballs Media
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  • Ben Sinden
    director, video content
    Telegraph Media Group
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How to Enter

  • 1
    Select Category

    Choose category or categories you'd like to enter.

  • 2
    Add Description

    Enter platform details and answer a few short questions.

  • 3
    Upload Work

    Upload a case study showcasing your campaign.

  • 4
    Submit

    Submit your entry fee payment online.

Judging Criteria

The judges will be looking for companies or campaigns that can clearly demonstrate success over the past 12 months. We suggest providing evidence to substantiate your entries including, but not limited to, metrics around KPIs, creative assets, links to your work or other items you feel speak to the quality of your submission. Judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry.

Each section of the entry will be scored based on the following criteria:

- Creativity

- Innovative thinking

- Consumer value

- Results related to KPIs

Entries should relate to business conducted from January 2016-January 2017. Interested in being a judge? Submit your nomination here

The Judging Process

1. Judges score each question within the entry form based on the outlined criteria.

2. These are then combined to create an overall score for each entry.

3.  All judges' scores are totaled and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlist.

4. Judges meet to discuss the highest scoring entries and then agree on the category winner.

The shortlist will be announced in March, 2017. The winners will be announced at the awards gala held in April, 2017.

Confidentiality

All material will remain confidential to the judges, who are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Winning case studies may be used in post-event materials to promote best practices. Permission will be sought from entrants before publishing.

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