2008 Webby Awards

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The 12th annual 2008 Webby Awards were held on June 10, 2008 and emceed by SNL head writer Seth Meyers[1] and help at Cipriani,[2] a massive banquet hall in Manhattan's financial district. The Webby Film and Video Awards were held on June 9 at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and were hosted by Judah Friedlander.[3] The awards were judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and winners were selected from over 10,000 entries.[4] Lorne Michaels was honored with a lifetime achievement award.[5]

Nominees and winners[edit]

(from http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=12)
Category Webby Award winner People's Voice winner Other nominees

Activism

Loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))

Invisible Children - Displace Me - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))

Eyes on Darfur - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))

Experimental

Crimeface - www.crimeface.net

Crimeface - www.crimeface.net

Games

Kongregate - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))

Kongregate

ElectroCity - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 6, 2008))
Launchball - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))
Sharkrunners - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 8, 2008))
World Without Oil - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived May 31, 2008))

Games-Related

The Escapist - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 9, 2008))

The Escapist

Gamasutra.com - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 10, 2008))
GameLife Blog on Wired.com - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived May 9, 2008))
Gamezebo - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 7, 2008))
ROCK BAND.com - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived May 9, 2008))

Mobile & Apps - Gaming

Nike 10R - Tone Mastering - www.mantra.ws/concurso/images/nike10Ringles_espanol.html (now defunct)

Dr. Pepper iPhone Game - Matchcaps - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived March 3, 2009))

Cellufun - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived November 8, 2008))
DHL Stack 'Em - www.wwpl.net/webbys2008/dhl/stackit.html (now defunct)
Nickelodeon Mobile - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 5, 2008))

Interactive Advertising - Game or Application

Coca-Cola Happiness Factory - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 12, 2008))

Coca-Cola Happiness Factory

AXE Dirty Rolling Game - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 1, 2008))
NBC's Bionic Woman - Bionic Assessment Test - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 15, 2008))
Nike Plus Miles - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 7, 2008))
Orange 'Spot The Bull' - awards.spotthebull.com (now defunct)

This table is not complete, please help to complete it from material on this page.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

Winners and nominees are generally named according to the organization or website winning the award, although the recipient is, technically, the web design firm or internal department that created the winning site and in the case of corporate websites, the designer's client. Web links are provided for informational purposes, both in the most recently available archive.org version before the awards ceremony and, where available, the current website. Many older websites no longer exist, are redirected, or have been substantially redesigned.

  1. ^ Staff. "'The Simpsons Movie' Website Wins 2 Webby Awards for Interactive Agency '65 Media' and 20th Century Fox." Wireless News. 26 May 2008.
  2. ^ Malone, Michael. "Calendar: Where To Be & What To Watch." Broadcasting & Cable. 9 June 2008.
  3. ^ Thielman, Sam. "Colbert, Gondry among Webby Winners." Daily Variety. 6 May 2008.
  4. ^ Staff. "ON Networks Shows Garner Webby Recognition." Wireless News. 26 April 2008.
  5. ^ Staff. "People & Places." The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. 25 August 2008.