The second annual Webvisionary Awards were held Thursday, May 21st at Portland’s Bagdad Theatre. Host Ian Karmel, of The Groundlings, handed out awards to the winners and entertained the audience with digital shorts while DJ Dave Allen kept the energy high by spinning vinyl throughout the show. Also, several brave volunteers battled it out in this year’s PowerPoint Karaoke competition. The presenters had to improv a PowerPoint presentation on stage in front of the audience while being critiqued by an American Idol-like panel of judges. After the awards, the party continued as the Winners hopped on the “Magic Bus”, parked outside the Theatre, to enjoy the mobile green room and toast their victory. And now…the Robot goes to…..
Video/Motion – This category recognizes outstanding websites or online content featuring video, animation, or motion graphics.
Art/Experimental – These sites explore the beauty and push the limits of what is possible on the web.
Mashups – Sites of online web applications that leverage the power of API’s to create something unique out of two or more sources.
Entertainment – From laughs to chuckles to ROTFLOL, these sites are created for amusement only.
Hungry Man TV – SightWorks, INC
Applications (Web and Mobile) – These applications leverage the power of the cloud to make all of us more productive.
Community – Social media is just getting started. These sites connect all of us together through the power of the web.
Personal and/or Blog – Sites that reflect your personality through biographic content or persistent ramblings about one of your favorite subjects.
Viral – Sites, videos, or online published material whose popularity is growing so fast that it cannot be stopped.
MercyCorps.org – Mercy Corps
Business/Advertising – Sites dedicated to inform, promote, or provide transactions for a for-profit organization.
People’s Choice – Votes were submitted via the Twitter ID @wv09 using the unique hashtag assigned to each finalist.
Twendz! – Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
Best of Show – The best of the best.
Days With My Father- Fashionbuddha Studio
Best PowerPoint Karaoke
Amber Case @caseorganic
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