The seventh annual, international competition saw just over 1000 entries from 20 countries around world including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand Turkey, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and nearly all 50 of the United States of America. An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, as well as an end user panel evaluated 18 different categories ranging from online advertising to video games. The 2008 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including web sites, CDs and DVDs, online ads, video and more.
“The 2008 competition was the most competitive to date. The work in this year’s competition is at such a high level that the judges really had their work cut out for them,” said Mike Sauce, founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “All of the winning entries displayed a high level of sophistication, aesthetic creativity, technical excellence and clear purpose.“
The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the annual competition in early spring of each year with the winners being announced in May. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards at www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.
About the Horizon Interactive Awards
In its 7th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received thousands of entries from countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the best of the best to be recognized and promoted on and international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry. For more information, visit www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.