Red carpet for the digital-content ecosystem as talentrack hosts ‘talentrack awards 2017’
Mumbai, 10th January, 2017: In a pioneering initiative to honour and celebrate India’s digital content achievers, talentrack, theleading online talent-hiring platform for media & entertainment, has announced ‘talentrack awards 2017’. The award night will be held on February 24, 2017 at the Sahara International Hotel, Santacruz, Mumbai. The talentrack awards will be a celebration of the Indian digital-content ecosystem, the companies and individuals who have stood out for their stellar work in the digital-content domain.This is for the first time that people, franchises and organisations in the digital-content fraternity will be recognized and felicitated for their work and contribution. The awards aim to position digital-content at par with traditional forms of content consumption like TV and cinema.
talentrack has called for entries from agencies, brands, filmmakers, artists, content producers, distributors, publishers, broadcasters & more for its first edition of the awards. The last date for submission of entries is January 25, 2017. This year 20 award categories have been enlisted, including ‘Best Digital Film (long and short format), ‘Best Digital Ad-Film’, ‘Best Use of Digital Content by a Brand’, ‘Best Digital Content Platform’ (music), ‘Digital Content Entrepreneur of the Year’ and ‘Digital Advertising Agency of the Year’ (Content).
Commenting about the initiative, Vineet Bajpai, Founder & CEO of talentrack said, “Our vision is to establish and celebrate digital content as an exciting new domain in the media, entertainment & creative sector. Consumption of content via digital media is growing spectacularly, and we will witness millennials and young viewers drive growth in this space like never before. Creativity has found a new expression here, and talentrack awards will offer a sparkling platform to individuals and companies that have made a difference in this ecosystem. We will endeavour to identify and felicitate the best and most creative digital work in the country.”
“talentrackawards will be the most sought-after annual trophy for every stakeholder in thedigital-content fraternity," he continued.
Some of thedigital, media & entertainment industry’s leading luminaries, mentors andcelebrities will converge at this prestigious gathering as keynote speakers andjury members. They include names like Sudarshan Ramakrishnan, ManagingDirector, Goldman Sachs; Uday Sodhi, Head of Business (Digital), Sony Pictures;Sunil Bohra, Filmmaker & Producer of Gangs of Wasseypur; VarunBajpai, Managing Director, JM Financial; Leena Jaisani, Head of EntertainmentDivision, FICCI; Guneet Singh, Head of Google Marketing Solutions, Google;Rahul Chandra, Managing Director, Helion Advisors to name a few.
Daikin AirConditioners is one of the Gold Sponsors of the event, and Pocket Films is aBrand Partner.
talentrackis a pioneering online platform for hiring and networking in the media,entertainment & creative industry. An award-winning web + mobile model,talentrack has over 1,25,000 registered artists from more than 800 cities andtowns of India. The company works with hundreds of recruiters in the media& entertainment space, and was the official talent-partner for leadingreality shows like The Voice (&tv) and Dil HaiHindustani (Star Plus).