Entries sought for Digital Media Awards

2 Nov 2007

Entries are now being accepted online for the 6th Digital Media Awards. This year’s awards will recognise the best work in the areas of podcasting, blogging, web design, film animation, advertising, innovation and e-learning.

Overall there will be 17 categories, the winners of which will be announced at a gala ceremony in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, on 7 February, 2008. The closing date for entries is 19 November. The guest of honour at the awards ceremony will be the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Eamon Ryan TD.

Last year’s overall winner was Edgecast Media for the first Irish-language podcast in Ireland, An tImeall.

Four new categories were added to the awards last year to reflect the changes and advances in the Digital Media industry since the awards started in 2003: the Connect-World Student Digital Storytelling Award, the Blogging Award, the Independent Podcast Production Award and the Commercial Radio Podcasting Award.

To find out more information visit www.digitalmedia.ie or ring 01 4322200.

By Niall Byrne