2009 Canadian New Media Awards Winners

Canada’s only nationwide digital media awards show honoured the best of the best in the industry last night in 19 prestigious categories. The gala celebration was hosted by award-winning comedian Seán Cullen and more than 200 industry leaders were on hand to celebrate with the winners.

The 2009 CNMA Winners are:

Best Company of the Year: Cyberplex Inc., Toronto

Best Brand of the Year: Doritos White Bag - BBDO/Proximity Canada, Toronto

Promising New Company of the Year: Syncapse, Toronto

Hottest New Digital Kid on the Block:, ChickAdvisor Inc., Toronto

Best in Mobile Marketing: Brisk ARTwist - Addictive Mobility, Markham

Best Mobile Application: Air Canada iPhone App - IBM Canada, Markham

Best Location Based Service: Poynt - Multiplied Media, Calgary

Best Use of Social Media: Invoke Media - creator of HootSuite Twitter application, Vancouver

Best in Interactive Marketing: Doritos White Bag - BBDO/Proximity Canada

Best Branded Entertainment: Worldwide Short Film Festival: Short Attention Span - doug agency

Best Cross-Platform Project: Waterlife Interactive - National Film Board of Canada, Toronto

Best Online Video Portal: National Film Board of Canada: Online Screening Room - National Film Board of Canada

Best Innovative Web-based Game: Junk Battles - Antic Entertainment, London

Best Kids Interactive: Titanium Chef - mod7, Vancouver

Best in Canadian Culture: Interactive: In Touch: Connecting Cloth, Culture & Art - ecentricarts inc., Toronto

Leader in Social Change:
Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation
Tonya Surman, Executive Director, Centre for Social Innovation

Best Online Comedy Performance: Têtes à claques, Montreal

Best Online Artist of the Year: K-os

Lifetime Achievement Award: Red Burns, "Grandmother" of new media and Founder of the ITP Program at the Tisch School for the Arts at NYU.

 [December 3, 2009]

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