The Hairbrained Video Awards recognize outstanding and inspired work in digital video content creation by hairdressers, salons, and academies.

HVA category winners each receive $500 and the winner of Video of the Year receives $5,000.

Entering the HVA’s is free and easy - and every entry is considered for nomination into the final judging of our 6 categories.

How to Enter:

This year we have created a new and simple way to submit your videos, with an entry form and video uploader. Enter as many videos as you'd like, filling out an entry form for each.

Step 1: Complete the form (including your mailing address, so that if you win we can send you the check!) *

Step 2: Choose the Video of The Year category most suitable for your video:

  • Stories The human side of the craft; telling a story through video
  • Even Further Creative, Avant Garde, mind-bending art without limits
  • Behind The Scenes  Captures the magic behind the scenes at hair, fashion shows, events and photo-shoots
  • Steps  - Technical education: step by step cut, color or styling
  • Humorous  - "Oh no you didn't" - make us smile!
  • Instagram Made for Instagram: 30 seconds or longer

Step 3: Upload your video.

Step 4:  Hit the submit button at bottom of the page. 

Deadline to submit entries is January 1, 2018.

* To be eligible for cash prizes, winners must attend the HVA Awards ceremony in NYC on 3/4/18

To upload a video larger than 100mb please upload here.  IMPORTANT be sure to complete the Entry Form above. Any challenges please email us at the link below.