Hairbrained is a platform where hairdressers contribute, share and are recognized. Video has proven to be an incredibly powerful medium for the community and we reward and encourage those creating videos that capture the essence of the craft

HVA winners will receive 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  January 1st through the end of 2016 and tagged to the HVA4 Submission category, are eligible for HVA4 nomination. A panel of judges will then 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 Sunday March 12th at Arena Night Club in collaboration with IBS New York.



Stories Video of The Year - The human side.

Even Further Video of the Year - Creative, Avant Garde, mind bending without limits.

Behind The Scenes Video of the Year - Captures the magic behind the scenes at hair, fashion shows, events and photo-shoots.

Steps Video of the Year - Technical education, step by step cut color or styling.

Humorous Video of the Year - Oh no you didn't.

Instagram Video of The Year - Made for Instagram and tagged #hva4.

HVA4 Video Of The Year  - The best of the best selected from the winners of all categories.


We want to simply celebrate and support the creation of unique works of  personal expression that capture the hearts and minds of fellow hairdressers and share it with the industry. 

Content Creators, start your engines!