New Media BC has issued a call for entries for the first annual PopVox Awards, a celebration honoring excellence in digital media. Awards will be presented in seven categories on Sept. 22. during the opening gala celebration for the Vancouver Int’l Digital Festival. Entries can be submitted via the awards website at www.popvoxawards.com through Sept. 7.
Awards categories will include Best Web 2.0 Application, Best Mobile Game, Best Digital Animation Short, Best Digital VFX, Best Game, Best Digital Music Score and Homegrown: The Best of British Columbia. Winners will be determined via online voting to commence on Sept. 8 and continuing through Sept. 17.
‘The PopVox Awards will be the people’s choice awards for the digital media sector,’ says New Media BC president Lynda Brown. ‘Who better than industry peers to determine and celebrate the very best achievements by independent digital content producers?’
Produced and hosted by New Media BC., the audience-driven kudo fest will be a key annual component of the Vancouver Int’l Digital Festival, which will be attended by visionaries from the areas of digital entertainment, games, Web 2.0, interactive design, animation and mobile applications.
New Media BC works to strategically promote and grow British Columbia’s digital media companies, supporting a community of more than 1,100 digital content businesses through networking, mentoring, training, business matchmaking and marketing. More information on the company can be found at www.newmediabc.com.