SXSW Interactive Web Awards Announces Winners

12th Annual SXSW Interactive Web Awards Ceremony honors forward thinking technology

AUSTIN, Texas, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 15, the SXSW Web Awards, sponsored by Adobe, honored 20 of the top Web developers and designers chosen from hundreds of entries submitted across the world. Baratunde Thurston, editor of the The Onion and clever political commentator for popular destinations such as Jack & Jill Politics, The Huffington Post, DailyKos and his own site baratunde.com, emceed the 2009 Web Awards Ceremony, which named winners in 20 content categories, including "People's Choice" and "Best of Show."

"As the Interactive festival sees exciting growth year after year, we are continually amazed by the highly innovative companies that submit entries for the Web Awards," explained SXSW Web Awards Producer, Shawn O'Keefe. "We would like to applaud all the 2009 Web Awards winners and are thrilled to see what the future holds for each of these companies." For a complete list of Web Awards winner, see the below list or visit the SXSW site here: http://sxsw.com/interactive/web_awards/winners.

    Activism
    Tweet Congress
    tweetcongress.org

    Amusement
    Addictionary
    addictionary.org

    Art
    Things I Have Learned in my Life, So Far
    thingsihavelearnedinmylife.com

    Blog
    The Bygone Bureau
    bygonebureau.com

    Business
    Jasmax
    jasmax.com

    Classic
    Flickr
    flickr.com

    Community
    Lost Zombies
    lostzombies.com

    CSS
    ProjectMiso
    projectmiso.net

    Educational Resource
    The Cycle
    explorethecycle.com

    Experimental
    We Tell Stories
    wetellstories.co.uk

    Film/TV
    Hulu
    hulu.com

    Games
    Why So Serious? The Dark Knight Alternate Reality Game
    www.alternaterealitybranding.com/tdk_sxsw

    Mobile
    Gigotron
    www.gigotron.com

    Motion Graphics
    NVIDIA Speak Visual
    www.speakvisual.com

    Music
    James Zabiela
    jameszabiela.com

    Personal Portfolio
    Ali Felski
    alifelski.com

    Student
    Modernity Spirit of Experimentation
    www.pedrovillegas.net/modernity

    Technical Achievement
    Aviary
    a.viary.com

    People's Choice Award
    Lost Zombies
    lostzombies.com

    Best of Show
    We Tell Stories
    wetellstories.co.uk

About SXSW Interactive Festival

Scheduled March 13-17 in Austin, Texas, the 2009 SXSW Interactive Festival provides practical how-to information as well as unparalleled career inspiration, bringing together some of emerging technology's most creative thinkers. The event features five days of keynote sessions, more than 200 panels, the SXSW Web Awards, the Interactive and Film Trade Show & Exhibition, the ScreenBurn Arcade, the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator at SXSW, and dozens of exciting evening events. Attracting digital creatives as well as visionary technology entrepreneurs, the event celebrates the best minds and the brightest personalities of emerging technology. For more information on SXSW Interactive, visit sxsw.com/interactive.

    CONTACT:
    Tammy Lynn Gilmore
    Press + Publicity, SXSW Interactive
    Office Phone: 512-467-7979 x.217
    E-mail: tammy@sxsw.com

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