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2013 Award Show Winners Announced

Digital Alberta is pleased to announce the winners for the annual Digital Alberta Awards.
The Digital Alberta Awards ceremony honours digital industry experts in Alberta, including philanthropy, film, software, community and education, television and gaming, mobile and start-ups, design and creative, and marketing and social media. 
Highlights of the evening included an amazing display of steampunk circus antics and visuals. We are thrilled about the impact of this year's event and are pleased to announce our winners.

Congratulations Winners!

B2C Innovation
Strong Coffee Marketing - Connecting You to Edmonton's Past ‐ Interactive Bus Bench Campaign  
Best in E-Commerce Solutions
Cornerstone Technologies - Blame Betty  
Best in Mobile Applications
Best in Digital Philanthropy Innovation
Charity App Challenge ‐ A Hack‐a‐thon for Good
Best in Social Media
Lift Interactive Inc. - Make Something Edmonton  
Best in Cross-Platform Content
GRAND NCE - Sketch 3D  
Best in Student Interactive Digital Media and Creative Design
Orest Nazarewycz - Jetpack Kitty  
Best in Digital Advertising and Marketing
ZGM Collaborative Marketing - The Big Burn  
Best in Digital Design
ZGM Collaborative Marketing - ARC Resources Corporate Responsibility Report  
Best Use of Film, Animation or Special FX
CH Video & Photography Inc. - Painted Black  
Best Digital Media Leader
GRAND NCE - Duane Szafron  

Best Digital Startup
Best in Gaming
Robots and Pencils Inc. - Spy vs Spy  
Best in E-Learning
MindFuel - Solar Energy Defenders  
Best in Mobile Entertainment
Uppercut - Pop Quiz Show  
Combined Hardware & Software Experience
GRAND NCE - Simulation Tools for Medical Training  
In addition to the judged categories, a People’s Choice award for the Most Inspirational Digital Leader was conducted through an online vote where the winner is selected by his or her peers in the digital sector. This year’s victor is Kevin Hayes from Pixel Blue College.
The 2013 Digital Alberta awards are sponsored by CMF, Robots and Pencils, Alberta Film, Yellow Pencil, Pixel Blue, Graphos, Norton Rose, Lift Interactive, BenefitDeck, Grant Macewan, Strong Coffee Marketing and Achilles/nextMEDIA. Additional sponsors include: AccleratorYYC, BucketDuck Inc, Calder Bateman, Chelsea Klukas Creative, Device Media, Guru Digital Arts College, Innovate Calgary, Marketwire and The Agency

View photos of the event from Lance Burns and Heiko Ryll at our flickr page.


Digital Alberta is an industry-led organization devoted to promoting and connecting our thriving digital media community across Alberta, Canada. Through professional development workshops, advocacy work, and business development activity, Digital Alberta is building the digital media industry provincially and promoting it abroad.

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