(Burbank, CA) Createasphere announces that the submission deadline for its third annual DAMMY Awards, recognizing excellence in innovative digital asset solutions, is August 2nd. Entrants are urged to submit their materials before that date at http://www.createasphere.com/
Createasphere has assembled a blue-ribbon panel of industry experts to judge the third annual DAMMY Awards. This year's judges include:
Fran Alexander, BBC Information and Archives - As Taxonomy Manager, Ms. Alexander oversees the migration of the BBC Archive's legacy taxonomies to a new enterprise-scale system and has devised taxonomy mapping and ontology curation strategies.
Lisa McIntyre, GSD&M - Ms. McIntyre leads all the digital asset management approaches at this Austin, Texas-based advertising agency.
David Riecks, ControlledVocabulary.com - Mr. Riecks, founder of ControlledVocabulary, was named "Pioneer of Digital Preservation"
Categories for entries include:
DAMMY of the Year
Recognizes an outstanding individual that has positively impacted the success and growth of the digital asset industry and community.
Best Storage, Archive and/or Preservation Solution
Recognizes the most innovative solution for storage, archive, and/or preservation, which could include software, hardware, a specific project, or services.
Best Strategy or Solution for Digital and Media Asset Management during the Acquisition of Content
Recognizes streamlined and innovative workflow at the content acquisition or creation stage. Submissions can include content providers, software, hardware, or consultants.
Best Example of Asset and Media Repurposing
Recognizes a company, organization or technology that has demonstrated profitability with multi-use of assets and media to increase or create an additional revenue stream or product.
Best Strategy Ease of Use for End-User Interface
Recognizes a company, organization or technology that has created ease of use for end users in a DAM System interface reflecting an intuitive user experience.
The entry fee for each category is just $55 US and there is no charge for the DAMMY of the Year submission.
The DAMMY Awards will be presented on September 28, 2012, at a gala luncheon ceremony at Manhattan's New Yorker Hotel. Tickets to attend are available for purchase online at https://www.eiseverywhere.com/
The submissions process is an exceptional opportunity for companies and individuals working in asset management to articulate their approach, processes and execution, whether they are involved in media, entertainment, publishing, marketing and sales, IT, libraries, government or private enterprise.
Past winners across the categories have included ADAM Software; Hallmark Cards; UPS; 5th Kind; Showtime Networks; and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. DAMMY of the year winners have included Jason Bright of Media Beacon and Thomas Schleu of Canto Software.
Showtime's Paul Nicholson, VP of Print & Broadcast Production, says, "It was such an honor to be recognized by Createasphere. It was a real testament to the hard work and attention to detail that my team put into our digital asset management system at Showtime. We really make the end-user experience a priority, and so it was especially great to win an award in this category. My sincerest appreciation to the Createasphere organization for putting together a wonderful event that recognizes the leaders in our industry and acknowledges the efforts of the DAM community."
For more information about the DAMMYs and complete submission guidelines please visit http://createasphere.com/
Createasphere is the premier business development partner for technology enabled entertainment, marketing, and communications organizations. We advance careers and technologies by connecting world-class professionals globally online and in person.
Createasphere was founded in 2001, and over the past decade has grown into a global company that in 2011 produced seventeen events over three continents as well as five websites. Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in 2008, and now drives their entertainment, media, technology strategies and properties division. Currently, Createasphere produces the Entertainment Technology Expos in Los Angeles; the Digital Asset Management Conference in New York, Los Angeles, and Europe; The DAMMY Awards in New York; the Executive Marketplaces for Houses of Worship in Los Angeles and Chicago; Post Production Master Classes in New York and Los Angeles; and the online news and content portals ProVideoCoalition.com and DamCoalition.com.
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