awardsWe are excited to announce that Media Temple is presenting this year's FITC Awards! Back for the 13th year, the FITC Awards are a celebration of the best in the digital media industry.

In addition, we’ve also created a brand new (mt) award for this year’s show, one specifically to recognize Innovation, the (mt) Innovation Award!

The deadline to enter is March 7th, so get your submissions in soon!

Winners will be honoured at the awards show on April 28th where they’ll take home the coveted prize in one of these 13 categories:

  • (mt) Innovation Award (website) *New for 2014*

  • Technical Excellence (website)

  • Advertisement (web based)

  • Self promotion (web based)

  • Digital Installation (both a physical and digital component)

  • Web based game (Flash/Unity)

  • Web based game (HTML/JS)

  • Motion Graphics/Animation in a website (Motion must be web based via HTML/JS or Flash/Unity)

  • Experimental (website)

  • Usability (website)

  • Best Visual Design (website)

  • Generative (Programmatic based art or design. End result can be web based or physical) *New for 2014*

  • Narrative - Best use of storytelling in a website experience

Plus the four Canadian categories:

  • Best Canadian Studio Website

  • Best Canadian Designer Website

  • Best Canadian Developer Website

  • Best Canadian Student Website

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Past winners have included the Chrome Web Lab by Google Creative Lab for technical excellence,  Stanley, the first interactive player piano by Digital Kitchen for the best installation, The Ping-Pong Hangout by Goodby Silverstein & Partners in the best game category, and Leviathan for their animation brilliance with Wooden Toy.

Entries are being accepted until March 7th, and will be voted on by the esteemed list of 100 judges from the digital space. Finalists are announced March 27th and the awards show takes place on April 28, 2014 during the 3-day FITC Toronto conference. Be sure to get your entries in and good luck!