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Conference and Awards

It’s time we stop calling ‘The world of OTT/Web’, an after-effect of the pandemic era or merely a memory of lockdown days!
OTT platforms have emerged as the most potent and permanent form of digital entertainment today, holding the fort strong, with the likes of cinema halls and other mainstream broadcast channels.

E4m Play has been a visionary in identifying the paradigm shift in the minds of the consumers 3 years ago itself, and launched E4m play Awards. These awards are carefully curated to honor and recognize the talent, content, brands and platforms for their excellence, innovation and creativity.

This year, we are back with our 4th edition !

The countdown is on for a power-packed day, comprising the conference that brings together top minds in the business to discuss and explore the trends, challenges and future of the audio-video streaming space, followed by the most-awaited glittering awards night, where the best of the best is felicitated by an accomplished and revered Jury.

Who Should Attend


OTT
Platforms

Video
Platforms

Content
Creators

Production
Houses

Brands &
Advertisers

Media & Marketing Agencies

Tech
Companies

Digital
Agencies

Content
Distributors

Award Categories

A01. Best Spiritual / Motivational Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Spiritual / Motivational Show / Content

A02. Best Educational / Tutorial Show on Web / OTT Platoform

Awarded to best Educational / Tutorial Show / Content

A03. Best Science Fiction Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Science Fiction Show / Content

A04. Best Travel Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Travel Show / Content

A05. Best Food / Lifestyle Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Food / Lifestyle Show / Content

A06. Best Health & Fitness Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Health & Fitness Show / Content

A07. Best Kids Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Kids / Animated Kids Show / Content

A08. Best Talk Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Talk Show

A09. Best Comedy Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Comic Show / Content

A10. Best Thriller / Horror Show on Web / OTT Platform

Awarded to best Thriller Show / Content

A11. Best Devotional / Mythological Show on Web/ OTT Platform

Awarded to best Devotional Show / Content

A12. Best Drama Show / Short Film on Web/ OTT Platform

Awarded to best Drama Show / Content

A13. Best International series on OTT/Web

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in English or any other International Language basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A14. Best Web Series-Hindi

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Hindi basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A15. Best Web Series- Malayalam

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Malayalam basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A16. Best Web Series-Tamil

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Tamil basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A17. Best Web Series-Marathi

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Marathi basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A18. Best Web Series-Gujrati

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Gujrati basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A19. Best Web Series-Telugu

This category recognizes the best series on Web / OTT platform in Telugu basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the series

A20. Best Podcast

This category recognizes branded content on all audio platforms including streaming platforms, podcasts, or program sponsorship.

A21. Best Viral Video

This category recognizes an online video that has organically gone viral.

A22. Best OST (Original Soundtrack, background score) of a series on Web / OTT

This category recognizes the best original theme music of a show on a Web / OTT platform basis its virality and popularity.

A23. Best Documentary on Web / OTT Platform

This category recognizes the best real-life fact-based documentary on a Web / OTT platform in English/Hindi/Regional Language basis its originality, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the documentary/ series

A24. Best Reality Show on Web / OTT Platform

This category recognizes the best reality show on a Web / OTT platform in English/Hindi/regional language basis its originality, authenticity, creativity, innovation, story and popularity of the show.

B01. Best Integration of Brand in a Web Original-Hindi

This category recognizes seamless yet memorable integration of a brand in a web series or a single video (Hindi ). Focus will be on creativity & innovation in communication while achieving the objective.

B02. Best Integration of Brand in a Web Original-English

This category recognizes seamless yet memorable integration of a brand in a web series or a single video (English ). Focus will be on creativity & innovation in communication while achieving the objective.

B03. Best Marketing Campaign for a Web Original – Integrated

This category recognizes the most effective and innovative integrated marketing campaign done for the promotion of a web original. ( Use of two or more media)

B04. Best Marketing Campaign for a Web Original – Digital

This category recognizes the most effective and innovative digital marketing campaign done for the promotion of a web original.

B05. Best Marketing Campaign for Launch of a Web Original

This category recognizes the most effective and innovative marketing campaign done to promote the launch of a web original

B06: Best Marketing Campaign for the Release of a Film / Movie on OTT

This category recognizes the most effective and innovative marketing campaign done for the release & promotion of a film/movie on OTT

B07. Best Marketing Campaign by an OTT Platform ( Self )

This category seeks to recognize the most effective and innovative marketing campaign done by an OTT platform to promote itself ( Content & Customer Acquisition )

B08. Best Performance Marketing Campaign

This category recognises a marketing campaign promoting a brand, product or service which led to desired measurable sales or engagement results

B09. Best Influencer Marketing Campaign

This category recognises the best use of an influencer by a brand to create maximum buzz to drive sales or engagement results

B10. Best Audio Led Marketing Campaign

This category recognises the best use of audio across channels that led to an increase in sales & engagement

B11.Best Use of Video Marketing on Social Platforms

This category recognizes any video content (single/series) created to promote a brand/product or service on a social media / digital platform

A- Facebook

B- Instagram

C- Twitter

D- Youtube

E- Linkedin

B12.Best Use of Technology for Video Content

This category recognizes the best use of technology for creating and promoting video content (single/series) for brand/product or service on any digital platform/s

B13.Best Use of Memes & Emoji's by a Brand / Platform

This category recognizes the most innovative use of Memes & Emojis to promote a brand/product or service.

B14.Best Use of Gamification by a Brand / Platform

This category recognizes the best use of gamification to promote a brand/product or service.

B15.Best Use of Video by / on a Brand Owned Channel

This category recognizes any video content (single/series) created to promote a brand/product or service on the Brand Owned Channel

B16.Best Integration by an OTT Platform with TV

This category recognizes the best integration of OTT with TV

B17.Best Video Trailer / Promo for a Web Show

This category recognizes the promo / trailer / teaser used for the promotion of a web show.

B18.Best Use of Video Marketing on Digital / OTT Platform by a Brand

This category recognizes any video content (single/series) created to promote a brand/product/service on digital platform/s

A- Automobile

B- BFSI

C- FMCG

D- Consumer Durables

E- Ecommerce & Technology

F- Education

G- News, Entertainment & Media

H- Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals

I- Retail & Real Estate

J- Services (Telecom, Transport, Travel; Tourism, Hospitality, Fitness, Health & Wellness)

B19. Best Integration of Brand in a Web Original- Regional

This category recognizes seamless yet memorable integration of a brand in a web series or a single video (Regional). Focus will be on creativity & innovation in communication while achieving the objective.

C01. Best OTT Platform of the Year

This category recognizes an OTT platform which is most popular for its content among the viewers.

C02. Best OTT Platform of the Year- Regional

This category recognizes an OTT platform that is most popular for its regional content among the viewers.

C03. Best New Entrant - Streaming Platform

This award recognizes non-traditional entertainment platforms that have entered into the content streaming space

C04. Best Design/ User Interface Technology

This category recognizes a Video OTT/ web platform for best UI/UX, ease of usage, and technology.

C05.Best Platform for Live Streaming / Broadcasting:

This category recognizes the best platform for live streaming. This could include sports, news, or any other live streaming/broadcasting.

C06.Best Music Streaming Platform

This award recognizes the best music streaming platform

C07. Best UGC Platform(User Generated Content)

This category recognises a video / audio OTT platform which is used by consumers for storytelling.

C08. Best Production Company / Content Studio

This category recognizes the work of a production company / Content Studio that has produced the most significant web content with creative storytelling, technical and cinematography skills to narrate a story

C09. Best Use of Technology for/by an OTT platform

This award recognizes innovation in technology. This could be a new product launch, a marketing innovation leveraging technology, or a new subscription model or technology for improved viewing quality

C10. Best In-house Content Studio by a Brand

This category recognizes the best content studio owned by a brand for creating its own brand films and digital video / audio content

C11. Best Branded Content Studio

This category recognizes the best content studio for creating brand films and digital video / audio content

C12. Best Video Distribution Platform

This category recognizes a channel partner ( Telecom Service Provider / Handset Player ) which has been able to provide the best video distribution platform

C13. Best Video Distribution Strategy

This category recognises a video OTT Platform's efforts in increasing the reach and consumption of its content across various channels.

C14. Best Music Video

The category recognizes an Artist / Channel with the best music video on digital platforms

C15. Best Short Video Apps

This category recognizes the best short video app platform in English or any other International Language basis its subscription module/ numbers, user interface experience, originality, creativity, innovation and popularity.

C16. Best OTT / Production House

This category recognizes the best Web / OTT platform in English or any other International Language basis its subscription module/ numbers, user interface experience, originality, creativity, innovation and popularity.

C17. Best Music Video Marketing Campaign

This category recognizes the best video marketing campaign (including gigs/ bloopers) on a Web / OTT platform in English/Hindi or any other Language basis its result, idea, execution, originality, creativity and innovation.

D01. Best Actor ( Male )

This category recognizes the best performance in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male)

D02. Best Actor ( Female )

This category recognizes the best performance in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Female)

D03. Best Actor in a Negative Role ( Male / Female )

This category recognizes the best performance by an Actor in a Negative role in a Hindi / English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male / Female)

D04. Best Actor in a Comic Role ( Male / Female )

This category recognizes the best performance by an Actor in a Comic role in a Hindi / English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male / Female)

D05. Best Actor in a Supporting Role ( Male / Female)

This category recognizes the best performance by an Actor in a Supporting role in a Hindi / English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male / Female)

D06. Best Couple / Jodi

This category recognizes the best Couple / Jodi in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male & Female)

D07. Best Performance by a Child Actor

This category recognizes the performance by a child actor in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series, Short Film

D08: Best Actor - Debut ( Male / Female )

This category recognizes the best debut performance in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series, Short Film (Male / Female)

D09. Best Video Influencer of the Year / Web Person

D10. Best Host OTT

This category recognizes the best Host for a show on an OTT platform

D11. Best Host - Podcasts HIndi

D12. Best Host - Podcasts Vernacular

D13. Best Director

This category recognizes the performance by a director in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series/Short Film basis creativity, originality, audio-visual techniques used and popularity of the show.

D14. Best Cinematographer

This category recognizes the performance by a cinematographer in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series/Short Film basis creativity, originality and popularity of the show.

D15. Best Editor

This category recognizes the performance by an editor in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series/Short Film basis creativity, originality, valuable content used and popularity of the show.

D16. Best Writer

This category recognizes the performance by an writer in a Hindi/English/Regional Web Series/Short Film basis creativity, originality, valuable content used and popularity of the show