20th November 2008

Canadian New Media Awards Given Out

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New Media Toronto – The Canadian New Media Awards has recognized and celebrated the many accomplishments of individuals and companies in the Canadian new media industry in a gala ceremony Tuesday night. Held at The Carlu in Toronto, the CNM Awards promote both the new media sector and provide inspiration for those preparing to enter the industry by recognizing Canadian innovation, creativity and quality.

And the winners are:

COMPANY OF THE YEAR: marblemedia, Toronto

Also Nominated:

Big Blue Bubble
Moment Factory
vision Critical

MOST PROMISING COMPANY OF THE YEAR: Viigo, Toronto

Also Nominated:

b5 Media
Filemobile

EXCELLENCE IN GAMING: Mario Strikers Charged – Next Level Games Inc, Vancouver

Also Nominated:

The Urban Vermin Adventure by Decode Entertainment
MysteryAtMansfieldManor.com by SR Entertainment

EXCELLENCE IN CHILDREN’S: Flip Boom by Toon Boom Animation Inc., Montreal

Also Nominated:

TVOKids.com by TVO
Spiderman: Friend or Foe by Next Level Games Inc.

EXCELLENCE IN CROSS PLATFORM – www.OddJobJack.com by Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto

Also Nominated:

Postcards from Crystal by Lifecapture Interactive, Toronto
Mobile Stories by iThentic, Toronto

EXCELLENCE IN NEWS/INFORMATION: Diamond Road Online by Kensington Communications, Inc., Toronto

EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE, LIFESTYLE ARTS – 1973: Sorry Out of Gas by Bluesponge, Montreal

Also Nominated:

EMDialog by Dept of Computer Science, University of Calgary
Website – The National Ballet of Canada by Momentum, Toronto

EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING: LE TAPIS ROUGE by Ellicom Inc., Québec

Also Nominated:

www.arewethereyet.tv by Sinking Ship Entertainment
CBC/Radio-Canada Digital Archives Website by CBC / Radio-Canada

EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES: www.homelessnation.org by Homeless Street Archive, Montreal

Also Nominated:

protagonize by Taunt Media
Pixton by Pixton Comics, Inc.

EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL MEDIA APPLICATIONS: Traveler IQ Challenge by TravelPod, Ottawa

Also Nominated:

These Are My Kids by Kinzin
Real Champions by Cloudraker

EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR: Dan Zen, Sheridan Institute, Oakville

Also Nominated:

Gerri Sinclair, Great Northern Way Campus
Daniel Ouellette, Loyalist College

PROGRAMMER OF THE YEAR: Evert Pot, Toronto

Also Nominated: Corwin Derkatch and Ryan Andal

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Mark Bishop, Toronto

Also Nominated: Michael Fergusson and Diana Arruda

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR: Daniel Riley, Toronto

Also Nominated: Vincent Morisset, Myron Campbell

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD:

WINNER: Sheridan Scott, Commissioner of Competition, Competition Bureau Canada

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