FITC Flash Awards Deadline Extended to March 6, 2009

FITC Flash Awards
Call for Nominations
Deadline Extended to March 6, 2009
Toronto, Canada [March 3, 2009] — The deadline for this year’s FITC Flash Awards has been extended to Friday, March 6th at 12 midnight (EST). Now in its 8th year, the FITC Flash Awards honor the best and brightest in the world of Interactive and new media design. To nominate an individual, company — or even yourself — go to
Nominations are free for Canadian categories and cost $40 per entry for International categories.
Canadian categories include Best Studio, Developer, Designer and Student Website.
International categories include the best of: Flash Visual Design, Experimental Flash, Flash Game, Audio in Flash, Flash Narrative, Flash Motion Graphics, Flash Usability, Flash Animation, Flash Technical Excellence, Flash Advertisement, Flash 3D and Flash Self-Promotion.
Entries are judged over a three-week span by 50 industry experts and the awards presented at a gala event on Monday, April 27th during FITC Toronto. This year’s gala is hosted by satirist and former programmer, Phillip Kerman.
FITC Flash Awards Tickets:
Entrance to the 2009 FITC Flash Awards is free for FITC Toronto ticket holders or $20 at the door.
FITC Toronto Tickets:
Ticket prices to FITC Toronto range in price from $275 (CdN) for a Student Ticket to $750 (CdN) for a Festival Ticket. Go to for information or to register.
FITC Toronto – Dates, Times and Location:
Saturday, April 25 – Tuesday, April 28, 2008, 9 AM – 6 PM
The Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Canada

8th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards

Don’t miss your opportunity! Each year thousands of entrants from all over the world compete to gain recognition for their outstanding media solutions. Their mission is to provide an international stage to promote that great work and to give credit where credit is due! Enter now for your chance to win the highly coveted Horizon Interactive Award and get the recognition that you deserve!

Visit to enter online .
Entry Deadline is February 20, 2009

Whosegame contest

1st International Whosegame contest on Serious Games

Are you into video games and new technologies? Keen on game design? Whosegame launches its 1st international competition for Serious Games. A challenge for anyone who wants to try their hand at devising and creating Serious Games!

The Serious Games competition is open to students and individual participants from all countries, and runs from December 8th 2008 to March 31st 2009.

How to enter?
– Choose one of three topics:
– Improving one’s knowledge of telecommunications
– Being an eco-citizen with the help of telecommunication technologies
– Acting against isolation and exclusion thanks to telecommunications

– Register to the competition on the website

– Upload your thematic Serious Game in Flash format before midnight on March 31st 2009

All the Serious Games will be put online as from April 1st 2009 on Until April 15th 2009,
Internet users will get a chance to vote for their favourite Serious Game in each category.
At the same time, the Whosegame jury will be selecting the 3 best Serious Games.

What can you win?
– A prize (5 000, 2 500 or 1 000€ worth of gift checks in local currency for the jury prizes, and 500€ for those that attracted the most votes from Internet users)
– A visibility for your creation
– Becoming a member of Whosegame creators’ community

For more details, go to the website where you’ll find the competition rules and additional information.