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:
|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)|