2008 Webby Awards
The 12th annual 2008 Webby Awards were held on June 10, 2008 and emceed by SNL head writer Seth Meyers and help at Cipriani, 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. The awards were judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and winners were selected from over 10,000 entries. Lorne Michaels was honored with a lifetime achievement award.
Nominees and winners
|Category||Webby Award winner||People's Voice winner||Other nominees|
|Activism||Loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
||Invisible Children - Displace Me
||Eyes on Darfur|
|H&M - Fashion Against AIDS|
|Make It Right|
|Online Film & Video - Experimental||Crimeface
|Close to paradise - prologue|
|The Encyclopedia of Life|
|World Without Oil|
|GameLife Blog on Wired.com|
|Mobile & Apps - Gaming||Nike 10R - Tone Mastering
||Dr. Pepper iPhone Game - Matchcaps
|DHL Stack 'Em|
|Interactive Advertising - Game or Application||Coca-Cola Happiness Factory
||AXE Dirty Rolling Game|
|NBC's Bionic Woman - Bionic Assessment Test|
|Nike Plus Miles|
|Orange 'Spot The Bull'|
|This table is not complete, please help to complete it from material on this page.|
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.
- Staff. "'The Simpsons Movie' Website Wins 2 Webby Awards for Interactive Agency '65 Media' and 20th Century Fox." Wireless News. 26 May 2008.
- Malone, Michael. "Calendar: Where To Be & What To Watch." Broadcasting & Cable. 9 June 2008.
- Thielman, Sam. "Colbert, Gondry among Webby Winners." Daily Variety. 6 May 2008.
- Staff. "ON Networks Shows Garner Webby Recognition." Wireless News. 26 April 2008.
- Staff. "People & Places." The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. 25 August 2008.