The Independent track honors the best videos from independent filmmakers who self-funded their projects.
The TVAs recognizes distinguished cinematic and cutting-edge digital video content across a variety of categories. Winners of the Nomad Award and two Audience Awards receive cash prizes, and category winners receive distinction awards.
The Industry track honors the best videos from travel industry brands, lifestyle brands, and media companies. The Audience Award prize for Industry is donated to a charity touched in some way by travel. The 2018 Audience Award – Industry was donated to The Ocean Foundation.