Watch Awards

Facetime: Adweek’s Annual Watch Awards and Some Summertime Celebrations

Agency luminaries gathered for Adweek’s second annual Watch Awards in New York, and Michael Kassan hosted the media world for a summer cocktail fete in East Hampton. Here's a look […]

This Short Film Is a Gripping Take on the NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy

Stop, a short film shot over two nights in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is a tense, minimalist statement on New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

How Tinder Told the Thoroughly Modern Tale of a Woman Swiping Right Around the World

Girl meets boy. Girl travels the world with boy. Happiness ensues.

Joel McHale Explains Why He Has ’30 Good Years Left’ on The Soup

Treetop Cat Rescue (yes, that's a real show), the sad demise of hitchBOT, Lenny Kravitz's penis—all topics covered in just a single episode of E!'s The Soup.

How the Ad Council and R/GA Created the Powerful ‘Love Has No Labels’ PSA

Chris Northam didn't know what to expect when he set up a giant, ersatz X-ray installation at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif., this past Valentine's Day.

These 16 Videos Are Each a Case Study in Nailing the Right Tone for the Right Audience

Only a fool (or a brand with billions to spend on media) tries to be all things to all people. That's why Adweek's Watch Awards honor the year's top online […]

Meet the Talented Performers Behind Some of the Year’s Best Videos

Production and strategy may be key to online video success, but without great talent, they wouldn't have anything to work with. That's why Adweek's Watch Awards honor talent ranging from […]

Check Out 9 of the Year’s Best Written, Directed and Produced Videos

Online videos are often gauged by little more than their view counts, but each year, Adweek's Watch Awards try to dig a bit deeper and honor videos based on the […]

Adweek’s Watch Awards Winners: the Year’s Best in Online Video, From the Hilarious to the Heartfelt

The winners of Adweek's second annual Watch Awards, honoring the best in online video, were culled from hundreds of entries.

Here’s the Full List of 2014 Watch Awards Winners

Our inaugural Watch Awards, designed to honor the best in online video, received hundreds of entries. Filmmakers, actors, activists and comedians are creating a veritable universe of content that encompasses everything between hilarious and heartfelt. Congratulations to all the winners.