4th November 2011

Digi Awards 2011 Nominees

digi awardsnextMEDIA has released the nominee list for the 2011 Digi Awards, which will be presented at a gala event on December 6th at the Carlu in Toronto. Hosted by Jeremy Hotz, the awards show, which runs in conjunction with nextMEDIA 2011, will highlight the always impressive work coming from Canada’s creative studios. The full list is laid out below, but you can also head over to the Digi Awards Nominee Showcase to have a look at the nominated works. Tickets are still available for both nextMEDIA 2011 and the Digi Awards. Good luck to all of the nominees!Canada’s Top Digital Companies (Presented by Deliotte):

Enflick Inc
Vision Critical

Best Use of Social Media:

TELUS Critter Vote – – TAXI
Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour – – Stitch Media Inc
Paint Chip Names for Men – – Reason Partners Inc

Best in Web-based Gaming:

Stick RPG 2 – – XGen Studios Inc.
Wild Kratts Interactive – – Kratts Brothers Company
The Skatoony Home Game – – marblemedia

Canada’s Most Promising New Digital Companies:

gShift Labs
Cue Digital Media Inc
Uken Games

Best in Location-Based Services:

Yellow Pages Application – – Yellow Pages Group
19-2 – – The IvI* studio
Eat St. iPhone App – – Invoke

Best in Mobile Gaming:

Garage Inc. – – Breakthrough Entertainment
Burn the Rope – – Big Blue Bubble
Kingdoms at War – – A Thinking Ape

Canada’s Top Digital Executives:

Neil Sweeney – – JUICE Mobile
Peyman Nilforoush – – NetShelter Technology Media
Sean O’Reilly – – Arcana Studio Inc

Best in Mobile Marketing:

Infiniti M Hybrid – Mobile Rich Media – – Olive Media
Dove Tonic JUICE Wipe Away – – Juice Mobile

Best in Tablet Gaming:

Super Stickman Golf – – Noodlecake Studios Inc
Banzai Blowfish – – Red Piston Inc
Medieval HD – – Brisk Mobile Inc

Canada’s Top Digital Producers:

Loc Dao – – National Film Board of Canada
Matt Hornburg – – marblemedia
Evan Jones – – Stitch Media Inc

Best in Mobile Applications:

Global Video App – – Shaw Media
Pizza Pizza Mobile App – – Plastic Mobile
Globe News for iPhone – – The Globe and Mail

Best in Digital News and Current Affairs Publishing:

The Mark – – www.themarknews.com
The Huffington Post Canada – – AOL Canada
CBCNews.ca – – CBC- CBCNews.ca

Canada’s Top Digital Design Teams:

Jet Cooper
Jostle Corporation

Best in Tablet Applications:

Globe News for iPad – – The Globe and Mail
Postmedia Digital iPad App – – Postmedia Digital
Global Video App – – Shaw Media

Best in Tablet-Based Publishing:

Globe News for iPad – – The Globe and Mail
Canada Votes: CBC News iPad app – – CBC

Canada’s Top Development Teams:

Turbulent Media Inc

Best in Cross-Platform: Kids

Wild Kratts Interactive – – Kratt Brothers Company
Mixmania 2 – – Turbulent Media
Babar and the Adventures of Badou – – Corus Entertainment Company

Best in Digital Lifestyle and Entertainment Publishing:

Chick Advisor v.3.0 – – ChickAdvisor Inc
AUX TV – – GlassBOX Media

Canada’s Top Social Media Mavens:

Erica Ehm – – YummyMummyClub.ca
Nadine Sykora – – HeyNadine
Alfred Hermida – – UBC Graduate School of Journalism

Best in Cross-Platform: Entertainment

The Dating Guy – – marblemedia
Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour Interactive Quest – – Stitch Media Inc
19-2 – – Radio-Canada and lvl* Studio

Best in Online Video Portals:

AUX.TV – – GlassBOX Media
TOU.TV – – Radio-Canada
Global TV Video Web Centre – – Shaw Media

Most Innovative Digital Media Technologies:

Memelabs – – Invoke Media
ScreenScape – – ScreenScape Networks Inc
YellowAPI – – Yellow Pages Group

Best in Cross-Platform: Factual

Truth & Lies: The Last Days of Osama bin Laden – – CBC
Storming Juno Interactive – – Secret Location
National Parks Project – – FilmCAN

Best in E-Learning:

Roxy et Max s’animent – – TFO
Algo-md/ Traitement de la douleur chronique – – Ellicom
Bitstrips for Schools – – Bitstrips Inc

Best in Branded Entertainment:

TripWow – – Trip Advisor
Un Monde a celebrer, les 75 ans de Radio-Canada – – Radio-Canada
Be Remarkable Stop Motion – – Noise Digital

Best Web Series: Entertainment

My Tribe is My Life – – National Film Board of Canada
N3XT TV – – Skills PEI
Papillon – – GlassBOX Media

Best in Canadian Culture:

Les enfants de la Bolduc – – Akufen
180 sur le Tapis rose de Catherine – – Les Productions Rose Nanan
Welcome to Pine Point – – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Best in Community Campaigns:

Earth Rangers Bring Back the Wild – – Earth Rangers
The Chicago Sun Shine Project – – Chaordix Inc
TravelSmart – – FCV Technologies ltd

Best Web Series: Drama

Out with Dad – – JLeaver Presentations
Fabrique moi un conte – – Jimmylee.tv
Zieuter.tv – – La Press Tele

Best in Online Advertising:

Google Streetview – – DDB Canada/Vancouver
Walk Without Fear Foundation – – Juniper Park
Beadonor.ca – – Mighty Digital

Best Web Series: Documentary

Welcome to Pine Point – – National Film Board of Canada
Soldier Brother – – National Film Board of Canada
10 musulmans, 10 ans après  – – Radio-Canada



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