Nominations Deadline for the 8th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television Is April 11th

Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, now in their eighth year, will be presented at a ceremony at the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 in downtown San Francisco, California at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The deadline for submitting nominations is April 11, 2011.

The Awards recognize excellence in eight categories:

  • "Most Significant Impact": the company or organization that has had the most significant impact on the industry as a whole over the past year (i.e. February 3rd, 2010 through April 21st, 2011);
  • "Most Significant Newcomer": the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year;
  • "Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product": the company or organization that invented the most innovative and disruptive technology, platform or product of the past year;
  • "Most Significant Content Offering": the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive content offering of the past year;
  • "Most Innovative Design or User Interface": the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive design/user interface/content-navigation schema of the past year;
  • "Individual Leadership I": an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward;
  • "Individual Leadership II": an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward;
  • "ITV All-Star": an individual who has a long-term track record of leadership in the interactive television industry, and who is an appropriate candidate for membership in an ITV Hall of Fame.

An online nomination form for the Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television is available here: http://www.itvt.com/PDFs/TVOT2011-NominationsForm.pdf

If you wish, you may send supporting materials 1) as .pdf attachments per entry in an email to swedlow@itvt.com; 2) as hyperlinks to Web pages via an email to swedlow@itvt.com; or 3) on DVD via snail mail to InteractiveTV Today/2959 Mission Street Suite A/San Francisco/CA 94110.
 


Previous Award Winners

Recent and Previous winners of the Leadership Awards and their companies at the time:

2010

Most Significant Impact: CableLabs for EBIF
Most Significant Newcomer: Arts & Entertainment Networks
Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product: Cablevision for Optimum Select
Most Innovative Content Offering: Verizon FiOS TV Widgets
Most Innovative Design or User Interface: Rovi Corporation
Individual Leadership: Sean Bunner of HSN
Individual Leadership: Will Kreth of Time Warner Cable
Individual Leadership: Avner Ronen of Boxee
ITV All-Star: List Hsia of Bravo

2009

Most Significant Impact: NBC Universal & Ensequence for 2008 Beijing Olympics
Most Significant Newcomer: Yahoo! Widget Channel
Most Significant Technology, Apple's iPhone
Most Innovative Content Offering: Bravo's "Top Chef"
Most Innovative Design or User Interface: Netflix
Individual Leadership: Lori Schwartz
Individual Leadership: Rebecca Rusk Lim
Individual Leadership: Arthur Orduna
ITV All-Star: Dale Herigstad

2008

Most Significant Impact: BBC for the BBC iPlayer
Most Significant Newcomer: Blu-Ray Disc Association
Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product: Sling Media
Most Innovative Content: Bravo and Navic Networks
Most Innovative Design or User Interface: Verizon FiOS
Individual Leadership: Lisa Hsia of Bravo & David Preisman of Showtime
ITV All-Star: Dalen Harrison, CEO of Ensequence

2007

Most Significant Impact (Tie): NBC/Ensequence
Most Significant Content: Time Warner Cable
Most Significant Newcomer: Brightcove
Most Innovative Technology: Tandberg
Most Innovative Business Model: The Media Group
Most Public Spirited: American Film Institute

No Individual Leadership Awards that year

2006

John Callahan, Time Warner Cable
Channing Dawson, Scripps Networks
Joan Gillman, Time Warner Cable
Brian Seth Hurst, The Opportunity Management Company
Gary Lauder, Lauder Partners
Karen Lennon, BeyondZ
David Preisman, Showtime Networks
Frank Sandoval, CableLabs
Timothy Wahlers, Vidiom Systems

2005

Jonathan Boltax, Cablevision
Kevin Cohen, Turner
Don Dulchinos, CableLabs
Scott Higgins, EchoStar
Scott Newnam, GoldPocket Interactive
John P. Roberts, GSN
Ian Shepherd, Sky Interactive

2004

Dale Herigstad, Schematic
Rick Mandler, ABC
Tim Hanlon, Denuo Group
Vincent Dureau, OpenTV
Patrick Donoghue, Cablevision
Rupert Murdoch, News Corp.
Dr. H. Allen Ecker, Scientific-Atlanta

Region: 
North America