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Save the Date for the 4th Annual Cynopsis Rising Star Awards - September 13th in NYC

Join Cynopsis as we honor stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the TV Media industry. These young professionals’ experience spans research, sports, digital, content and marketing and their work over the past year will be judged by a panel of industry experts. Honorees will be notified in October and honored in early February 2019 at the Cynopsis TV Awards Gala in New York City.

For the fourth consecutive year, Rising Star Awards will honor stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the TV Media industry. These young professionals’ experience spans research, sports, digital, content and marketing and their work over the past year will be judged by a panel of industry experts. These awards are designed to encourage and reward exceptional accomplishment. So enter yourself or the most promising young professionals on your team for Cynopsis Media’s Rising Stars competition. Winners will be recognized at the 4th annual Rising Star Awards in NYC this February.

Deadlines

  • Soft Deadline: 9/5/2018
  • Late Deadline: 9/12/2018

All entries must be submitted by September 12th, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. Entries submitted between September 5th and September 12th, will automatically incur a $199 late fee, per entry. Honorees will be notified in October and honored in early February 2019 at the Cynopsis TV Awards Gala in New York City.

Take a peak at the fun we had last year!

Testimonials

Overview

Who Should Enter?

The Rising Star Awards are open to industry professionals aged 30 and under, spanning across all aspects of the business including:

  • Production Companies/Studios
  • Public Relations
  • Distribution
  • Advertising
  • Sales
  • Lyricists
  • Marketing
  • e-Book Creator/Producers
  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Production

Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of a client. The program is open to national and international entrants.

Please follow the “How to Enter” instructions below for each additional category you will be entering.

Eligibility Period

To be eligible, the nominee must have been employed (either in part or in full) between June 1, 2017 and September 1, 2018.

All entries are held in strict confidence and we will not share information unless we receive permission from the entrant.

How To Enter

The entry process is completed soley online:

First, you will be guided through the registration process, and then the entry (synopsis + supporting materials) and payment process.

You can nominate yourself or your colleagues. While not all of the sections are mandatory, we do recommend providing as much information as possible. The more content provided, the better!

Synopsis

Please include a 400-word synopsis describing the individual, using the following sub headings:

  • The nominee’s name
  • The nominee’s position (title and organization)
  • The nominee’s age
  • Your professional relationship to the nominee (*you can self-nominate)
  • A brief synopsis on why this young pro should be honored with a Rising Star award

Supporting Material*

  • At least 3 concrete examples of his or her stellar achievements over the past year (specific campaigns, events, programs – proof that this person shines!)
  • A sample of his or her work and/or supporting materials (media clips, press materials, campaign results and any other relevant items)**
  • Nominee’s contact information (full name, title, organization, email and phone) – we will not contact the nominee directly until after the results have been announced
  • Your name and contact information so that we may follow up with questions during the judging process

Respondents are not required to answer all questions to be considered (except where indicated), but we do encourage you to provide as much information as possible so that we can evaluate each submission fairly and accurately. Both domestic and international organizations are eligible to enter and will be judged on the content submitted.

*Supporting materials should show evidence of the success of their/your work, examples include:
Web sites/URLs • ROI Stats • Media Coverage • Photos * Research Documents • Screenshots • Testimonials • Videos** • Web Stats

**For videos, please upload the raw file (mov, wma or mp4) or provide a link to the content to be viewed (youtube, vimeo, company’s website or another video sharing platform).

Entry Fees

  • The price of each entry is $399. Payment in full must accompany the entry and is not refundable.
  • There is a late entry surcharge of $199 per entry beginning September 5th, 2018.

Receipts:
Once your entry is submitted and paid for, you will be emailed a receipt confirming the payment. The receipt includes payment date, amount and card number. You can also download a full Invoice that has all the entries paid for listed on it.

Contact

Questions

For questions related to awards registration or trophies,
contact:

Cathy Pearson

Cathy Pearson
Marketing Coordinator
Cynopsis Media
cathyp@cynopsis.com
203.899.8470

Sponsorship

If you would like to purchase a sponsorship for the awards,
contact:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing
Cynopsis Media
mike@cynopsis.com
203.218.6480

Programming

For information on programming at the awards event,
contact:

Robbie Caploe
Publisher
Cynopsis
RCaploe@accessintel.com
212.223.1117