A new awards program - The Legal Industry Video Awards 2014 - has been announced by Charles Christian and is open for entries to anyone in the legal space. The Legal Industry Video Awards, founded and organized by the Legal IT Insider, "are designed to recognise and reward the creative use of video in the legal industry to inform, educate, promote or record events." You can view the current entries and here are the details...
Judging Criteria: All entrants, whatever size and budget, have an equal chance of winning an Award. Videos are judged (via a jury comprising independent legal media and marketing experts, chaired by Charles Christian) purely on creativity, technical quality and the video broadly matching the stated objective.
Categories: We have divided the market into two broad groups. Please check you are entering the correct category for your group:
Legal – which includes law firms, individual lawyers, in-house legal teams and corporate counsel, barristers and chambers, ABS organisations (in the UK) and other legal service providers, including online services; and
Vendor – which includes legal software suppliers, IT and management consultancies, marketing and PR agencies, legal publishers and information providers and suppliers of ancillary services.
Category 1: Legal Marketing and Promotional Video of the Year Award – promoting the organisation and its services to clients and prospects.
Category 2 : Legal Training and Educational Video of the Year Award – designed for internal legal or business training purposes.
Category 3 : Vendor Marketing and Promotional Video of the Year Award – promoting the organisation, its products and its services to customers and prospects.
Category 4 : Vendor Training and Educational Video of the Year Award – designed to help customers use the organisation’s products and services.
Category 5 : Legal or Vendor Informational Video of the Year Award – designed to educate & inform external audiences, such as clients, customers & prospects, on current trends, developments and issues. This can include interviews and talks.
Category 6 : Legal or Vendor Event Video of the Year Award – conferences, seminars, user group meetings, speeches and keynotes – this category recognises the difficulties associated with capturing these events.
Category 7 : Legal Media Video of the Year Award – for professional news, publishing & information services – the category includes news reports and programmes.
Category 8 : eDiscovery Video of the Year Award – this category recognises the synergy that exists in the eDiscovery/eDisclosure world between lawyers, vendors and the courts.
Submissions are Open: They are currently open for submissions and will be until June 30, 2014.
Winners Announced: Judging will take place during July and August, which will coincide with a virtual film festival of all the finalists (4 in each category), with the winners being announced in September 2014.
Entry Fees: To help fund the event there is an entry fee per video of £90.00 UK (includes VAT)|US$ 130.00|AUS$ 150.00|€ 110.00 includes VAT). All entrants can make multiple submissions in multiple categories. Videos may be entered in more than one category but each video requires completion of a separate form with a separate entry fee.
Full Details, Rules, Terms and Conditions: here
Entry Form: here