OTT.X, the industry trade association supporting the OTT streaming ecosystem, opened submissions the inaugural OTT.X Impact Awards. The OTT.X Impact Awards is a program created by and for the over-the-top streaming industry to recognize creators, producers, platforms and channels who are using the power of streaming video to make a positive impact. Submissions are being accepted from October 12 through November 9, 2020 for audio visual works that premiere and are distributed thru OTT channels and platforms. Nominations will be announced on November 16 and awards will be made at the annual OTT.X @Digital Media Pipeline on December 10, 2020. “OTT.X stands proudly in support of the Black community and in solidarity with all who oppose and seek to negate racism, prejudice, hatred, and exclusion. Said Mark Fisher, OTT.X President and CEO.” “Our industry has the attention of millions of people globally. The stories we tell, messages we send and truths we reveal have the power to change the world. Using this power to promote understanding, acceptance, equality, and to inspire positive action is a responsibility that OTT.X and our membership is committed to.”
To qualify for nomination, content must premier on an OTT channel or platform, maintain exclusive availability via OTT distribution and be available in the US for at least 3 weeks. Qualifying period is the twelve-months ended September 30, 2020.
For more information as well as content submissions visit the OTT.X Impact Awards site; https://ottximpactawards.org/