At Hairbrained we strive to create a platform where hairdressers can contribute, share and be recognized. Video has proven to be an incredibly powerful medium for the community and we believe it's time to reward and encourage those creating videos that capture the essence of the craftThis makes us very proud to announce The Hairbrained Video Awards [HVA's].

HVA winners will receive much needed funding to aid in the production of future projects... thats right, cash prizes including a grand prize of $5,000 for the HVA Video of The Year!

All videos posted this year, January 1st and through the end of 2013, are considered eligible for the 1st Annual HVA nomination. A panel of judges will choose from the nominees, a winner in each category, and an overall Grand Prize Winner.

HVA Trophy Winners will be honored and prizes awarded in New York at an evening event March 9th at The Arena Night Club in collaboration with IBS New York.

And The Nominees are...

LoFi [NoFi] Video of the Year

Low to No budget. Creative use of low technology.


Ira Pope Sage

Douglas McCoy

Aaron Johnson

Head Area

Even Further Video of the Year

Creative, Avant Garde, mind bending without limits.

Hair Fucker

Dario Chicco

Douglas McCoy


Maksim Nikitochkin

Behind The Scenes Video of the Year

Captures the magic behind the scenes at hair, fashion shows, events and photo-shoots.


Douglas McCoy

Rodney Cutler

Sergey Shapochka

Blue Tit London

Steps Video of the Year

Technical education, step by step cut color or styling.

Chad Clark

DJ Muldoon - theFactory

Rodney Cutler

Russell Mayes


Coaching Video of the Year

Business advice, motivation

Andrew Does Hair

Nina Kovner - Passion Squared

Gratitude Education - Matt Beck

Benjamin Jay

Joy LaMay

Humorous Video of the Year

Oh no you didn't.


Dennis Rogers

Stephen Marinaro

Hair Fucker

Russell Mayes

HVA 2013 Video Of The Year

The best of the best selected from the winners of all categories.