Moshcam Nominated for Best Music Website in 18th Annual Webby Awards

SYDNEY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Moshcam announced today that it has been nominated for Best Music Website in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.

Moshcam is the creator and distributor of the world's largest online catalogue of originally-produced live concert videos, and streams more than 20 years of live music content every single month through its network.

"The Webby Awards are the Internet's highest honor and we are thrilled that Moshcam has been nominated," said Stephen Peach, CEO, Moshcam. "Moshcam's mission is to capture the power and immediacy of the live music experience and make it available on-demand for the benefit of artists and their fans worldwide. We continue to spend a great deal of time and effort working on improving the experience for fans, and it's great to see our efforts appreciated by fans and peers alike."

The Moshcam website was designed and built by Chook, the award-winning digital agency led by James Hartcher who said "We're so excited to have the Moshcam website nominated for a Webby! It's a great achievement for our team and we're honoured to have our work recognised by industry peers."

As a nominee, Moshcam is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by the global Web community. From now until April 24th, Moshcam fans can cast their votes in The Webby People's Voice Awards at http://pv.webbyawards.com

Winners will be announced on April 29th, 2014 and honored at a star-studded ceremony in New York City on May 19th. Winners will be able to share one of the Webby's famous five-word speeches with the world. Past Webby Award winners - and their speeches - include Al Gore ("Please don't recount this vote."), Beastie Boys ("Can anyone fix my computer?"), and Stephen Colbert ("Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.").

The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, an academy whose members include media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom and more.

About Moshcam:

Moshcam is the world's leading producer and distributor of originally-produced live music concert videos and has filmed over 1300 artists including stunning shows from artists such as Slash, A$AP Rocky, Sia, Bullet For My Valentine, Rudimental and Major Lazer. Moshcam distributes the videos on-demand via the Internet and through mobile networks.

Moshcam's broadcast quality-content recordings are available at its brand new website www.moshcam.com, the Moshcam YouTube channel at youtube.com/Moshcam, via the iOS app available from iTunes (voted in the Sunday Times (UK) Top 50 Music Apps 2013), and the Android app available from Google Play and Samsung. In addition, Moshcam has a number of distribution partners including Amazon (US/UK), Sony Bravia, Hulu (US), Vidzone and is pre-installed on mobile handsets via US carriers such as T-Mobile and Sprint.

About Chook

Chook are a group of award-winning designers and developers helping brands tell stories, build audiences and deliver content via the web, mobile, social media and connected devices. Founded in 1997, Chook have partnered with TV channels, cinemas, music brands and publishers. Chook's clients include FOXTEL, BBC Worldwide, National Geographic Channel, ESPN, Random House, IMAX, and Moshcam.

About the Webby Awards:

Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft, Dell, Vitamin T, MailChimp, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, AdAge, Percolate, Mashable, Business Insider, Internet Week New York and Guardian News and Media.

Media Contact: Nicola Hannigan, Moshcam, +61407075307, nicola@moshcam.com

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