The Canadian New Media Awards are a part of nextMEDIA Toronto, Canada’s leading forum for the convergence of all forms of digital media, taking place November 29 to 30, 2010 at the Design Exchange in Toronto. The CNMA gala ceremony will be held December 1, 2010 on the Trading Floor of the Design Exchange.
“Québec and our francophone neighbours have featured prominently in this year’s nominations,” says Jory Groberman, Executive Director of nextMEDIA. “The province is a hotbed for fresh talent and creative enterprise, and their achievements and innovation continue to grow each year.” The CNMAs are the country’s only nationwide competition that celebrates the accomplishments of Canada’s most successful digital media companies.
The Québecois-based companies, talent, and media with French-language content nominated for the 2010 Canadian New Media Awards are:
Benoit Beauséjour, Turbulent Media (Developer of the Year)
CTVOlympics.ca and RDSolympiques.ca: Canada’s Olympic Digital Olympic Destination, CTV (Best Online Portal)
En Audition Avec Simon, a_media (Best Online Program, Series or Film)
Frima Studio (Company of the Year)
Gilette Proglide, Proximity Canada (Best Online Advertising)
Guinevere Ovris, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Digital Media Woman of the Year)
Le Tapis Rose de Catherine, Le Productions Rose Nanan (Best in Canadian Culture - Interactive)
My Life Me / 3etMoi, CarpeDiem Film & TV Inc. (Best Kids Interactive)
Nadia G. (Nadi Giosia), www.BitchinLifestyle.tv (Digital Media Woman of the Year)
Phillippe Lemarre, TOXA (Producer of the Year)
Pocheville.ca, Motel Bigoudi, Inpix and Nicolas Dubé (Community Campaign of the Year)
RemYx, Vivavision (Best Online Program, Series or Film)
RoboMath / RoboMatique, Canadian Space Agency and Project Whitecard Inc. (Best Kids Interactive)
Tourism Montréal - Montréal Buzz, Sid Lee (Best Online Advertising)
Yann Paquet, Reader’s Digest (Executive of the Year)
New categories for 2010 include: Digital Media Technology of the Year; Best Online Program, Series or Film; Community Campaign of the Year; Interactive Designer of the Year; and Digital Media Woman of the Year.
The event is a four-part affair comprised of a pre-awards showcase, cocktail reception, awards ceremony and the much-anticipated after-party.
Visit http://www.nextmediaevents.com/cnma for more information, details on the Canadian New Media Award nominees and to purchase a ticket for the event. [November 4, 2010]
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