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Aussie digital companies make impact at International Webby Awards


Eight Australian digital companies have been named as finalists for the 14th Webby Awards. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards are known as the “Oscars for the Internet” honouring excellence on the internet from around the globe. The awards are presented by the The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

This year’s eight Australian finalists are all members of The Australian Interactive Media Industry association (AIMIA), the national industry body representing Interactive Media and Digital Content in Australia.

The Webby Awards also have a people’s voice category where the public can vote for their favourite nominees: an ideal chance for Australians to support our homegrown digerati.

The Australian finalist companies are:

Category Name Company Credits
Retail Crumpler Reactive Media
Employment Ocean Recon Visual Jazz
Rich Media: Non-profit/Educational Cyber Bullying Affects Real Lives Profero
Family/Parenting Drinkwise The White Agency
Integrated Campaigns 6 Beers of Separation BMF
Integrated Mobile Experience 42Below Because We Can The Hyperfactory
Travel Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics Shapeshifter Resn (NZ)