The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2011-10-07T03:55:23Z Melbourne’s Top Designs revealed in the Melbourne Design Awards 2011-10-07T03:55:23Z melbourne-s-top-designs-revealed-in-the-melbourne-design-awards Friday, 7th of October: The best of local Melbourne design was revealed last night at the presentation of the Melbourne Design Awards. Some of the bigger profile projects to walk away with category wins were the Gotye Somebody I Used to Know film clip and professional services firm Deloitte’s Bamboo in the animation and digital design categories respectively. Local Melbourne songstress, Paris Wells, also picked up an award for the film clip to her song Let’s Get it Started. “We were thrilled to see the Melbourne design market is thriving and that we’re seeing the best of the city’s creative works being recognized in this year’s Melbourne Design Awards.” Said Mark Bergin, Melbourne Design Awards Creative Director. Last years winners McBride Charles Ryan returned this year taking home the commercial architecture category with the PEGS Junior Boys School. John Wardle Architects walked away the architecture residential category for their Queenscliff Residence. While another John, John Douglas of JDA Design Group, picked up the interior design Public or Institutional category for Imaging @ Olympic Park. Highlights in the interior design categories were Crumpler Doncaster by Russell & George winning interior design retail and the Yarra Lane Precinct design by Hassell scooping up the interior design hospitality. The Awards presentation took place at Circa the Prince Deck, St Kilda, where over 20 categories were awarded across Melbourne’s diverse design landscape. The Melbourne Design Awards are open to Melbourne based designers or designs that available on the Melbourne marketplace and recognize the best in Melbourne design over the previous year. For a full list of finalists and winners head to http://melbournedesignawards.com.au/mda2011/finalist_list.asp http://melbournedesignawards.com.au/mda2011/winners_list.asp You can follow the Melbourne Design Awards on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/citydesignaward and like the awards on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/melbournedesignawards Temporary Gallery receives top award at the 2011 Australian Mobile Awards 2011-09-12T01:25:52Z temporary-gallery-receives-top-award-at-the-2011-australian-mobile-awards Monday, 12th of September: The biggest and best mobile brands and apps were revealed on Thursday night at the 2011 Australian Mobile Awards. Awards were received by some of the most innovative companies in mobile and including Sensis, Fairfax and the ABC. Leading digital creative agencies such as Creative License Digital, Webling and Lifelounge were also presented awards. The chairman’s selection, the Gold Mobie, was awarded to Temporary Gallery, a crowd sourced online creative community, for the Temporary Gallery App. The award includes a 12-month industry mentoring scholarship to the value of $10,000 from leading members of the mobile industry. “Winning the Gold Mobie gives us a fantastic opportunity to bring collective corporate intelligence into our community based creative platform”. Said Temporary Gallery co-founder Erik Rathmayr. “We’ve seen a fantastic response to the Mobile Awards and it’s terrific that some of Australia’s largest brands are not just active in mobile, but creating engaging and entertaining experiences for people, the best of which we’re seeing in the Mobies,” said Mark Bergin the Australian Mobile Awards Director. The Mobile Awards were decided by a combination of a public vote and a detailed judging panel review comprising of a variety of leading figures from across the mobile landscape. For a full list of finalists and winners http://mobileawards.com.au/MA2011/entry_list_slim.asp Australia’s Top Mobile Brands Announced 2011-08-23T03:32:42Z australia-s-top-mobile-brands-announced Tuesday, 23rd of August: Over 70 finalists across 20 categories have been announced as finalists in the 2011 Australian Mobile Awards. Finalists include leading apps from Fairfax, the ABC and yahoo7 as well as Yellow Pages, Telstra and Coca-Cola Amatil. Alongside such household names, emerging development agencies, government departments and mobile entrepreneurs are all recognised in the awards. The announcement came after two days of thorough judging in both Melbourne and Sydney and highlights brands and companies from across a diverse range of sectors that are creating excellent applications, engaging content and clever campaigns across mobile. “We’ve seen a fantastic response to the Mobile Awards and it’s terrific that some of Australia’s largest brands are not just active in mobile, but creating engaging and entertaining experiences for people, the best of which we’re seeing in the Mobies,” said Mark Bergin the Australian Mobile Awards Director. To select the finalists a diverse selection of some of Australia’s leading mobile professionals judged the entries. This combined with a public vote determined the finalists with the winner to be announced in early September. Emphasis was placed on project innovation, user experience and fulfillment of the brief during the judging with the top projects in each category making it through to the finals. Each category winner and the overall best app will be announced at the 2011 Mobile Awards ceremony held at the Beresford Hotel on Thursday the 8th of September in Surry Hills, Sydney. To view the entire list of finalists or for more information about the 2011 Australian Mobile Awards visit htttp://www.mobileawards.com.au About the 2011 Australian Mobile Awards The 2011 Australian Mobile Awards are Australia’s leading awards program recognising the best of the Australian Mobile Industry. The Awards celebrate outstanding achievement across all aspects of the Australian mobile landscape and reward the creativity and insight of both businesses and brands at the cutting edge of the industry. The Awards night is held in Sydney on the 8th of September. Visit www.mobileawards.com.au for more information and to book tickets to the event. Melbourne, 1 June: The 2011 Mobile Awards launched today 2011-06-01T04:32:16Z melbourne-1-june-the-2011-mobile-awards-launched-today The 2011 Mobile Awards are Australia’s national award programme dedicated to the mobile industry. The awards cover a range of categories including: Devices, Best Content, Best Content/Application, Best Developer and Innovation in the Mobile Industry.The awards were launched in Melbourne on the 1st of June and the following day in Sydney.Nominations for the Mobile Awards can be made from today until the 30 of July through the website www.mobileawards.com.au. Nominations are expected from mobile content creators, application developers, as well as brands and businesses that have commissioned mobile content or applications.“The Mobile Awards will showcase the maturity of the Australian mobile industry.Apps, smartphones and tablets have become mainstream, even my 80 year old mother has asked me about apps. Prior awards have focused on the marketing or development, the Mobile Awards focus on the breadth of the mobile market. A nomination in the Mobile Awards is a good way for a business to gain recognition for a new app in a crowded market.”Mark Bergin, Awards DirectorThe Best Mobile Application as selected by the chairman of the judging committeewill win a cash prize of $5,000 in the 2011 Mobile Awards.Full details on how to nominate are available at www.mobileawards.com.au.The Awards will be presented in Sydney on the 8th of September. 2011 Mobile Awards www.mobileawards.com.au www.facebook.com/MobAwards Twitter: @mobawards hashtag: #mobiesKey dates: 1 June – 30 July 2011: Nominations Open 1 June – 18 August: Voting Period 19 August 2011: Finalists Announced 8 September: Awards Night – SydneyMark Bergin, the Awards Director is available for interview. The 2011 Mobile Awards partners include: AIMIA, SmartCompany, Viocorp, LaVolta, The Domain, MEGA and Mobile Monday Adelaide.2011 Mobile Award Judges Include:Joe Di Stefano, Digital Manager, Origin Energy Homaxi Irani, User Experience Manager, Sensis Sally Davis, Product Capability Manager, Mobiles – Sensis Kirsten Mann, Director of User Experience (UX), AconexNick Bolton, General Manager Melbourne, ViocorpRoger Kermode, Director Business Development, ANZA Technology NetworkDr. Linda Leung, Institute for Media and Learning, UTSChris Winter, Manager New Services, ABC Innovation at ABCDavid McGowan, Business Director, NomadAndy Paterson, Director of Product Development, KinologicaSally Mills, CEO, LaVolta DigitalRob Marston, Regional Director Pacific, InMobiPan Demosthenous, Director of Technology, Kinologica Cameron Wall, Founder, ZapMe MobileOliver Weidlich, Director of Design & Innovation, Mobile ExperienceShane Williamson, Co-Founder, Mobile Monday SydneyJennifer Wilson, Director, The Project FactoryZac Jacobs, General Manager, Tigerspike MelbourneTim O'Neil, Joint Managing Director, ReactiveJames Giang, Convenor, Android Australia User Group Wayne Schmidt, Country Manager Australia, Xero John Sitzler, Senior Mobile Manager, Bigpond Sport Ben Bickford, CEO, Bionic Claudia Sagripanti, CEO, Publishers Australia Sally-Ann Balharrie, Strategic and Company Director, BlueboatChris Fiteni, Cheif Strategy Officer, Nucleus Digital StrategyAlex Young, Director, MOBJacinta Bayard, Principal Solicitor & Director, Bayard LawyersAdam Beaupeurt, Digital Strategist, OgilvyCharles Crouch, Lecturer in eBusiness, Boston University Graduate ProgramMike Kofi Okyere, Head of Performance Advertising AdMob, GoogleLiz Sannen, Brand & Advertising Manager, Worksafe VictoriaMarc Laurin, Digital Marketing Manager, VicUrban 2011 Mobile Awards - To launch in Melbourne 1 June and Sydney 2 June, 2011 2011-05-26T04:03:49Z the-2011-mobile-awards-australia-s-national-award-programme The 2011 Mobile Awards are Australia’s national award programme dedicated to the mobile industry. The awards cover a wide range of categories including: Devices, Best Content, Best Content/Application, Best Developer and Innovation in the Mobile Industry. The Awards are open to mobile content creators, application developers, as well as brands and businesses who have commissioned mobile content or applications.The awards are an exciting opportunity for the breadth of the mobile industry to be presented under the one umbrella including specialists from: marketing (AMI, ADMA), interactive (AIMIA, Mobile Monday), IT service (AIIA) and telecommunications (ATUG) industries.“The Mobies recognise not only developers and creators of the content, mobile hardware and mobile service providers, but also the commissioner. The Awards have received a warm response from the industry, with significant judges and partners already supporting the awards.” Mark Bergin, Awards DirectorThe judges include: Joe Di Stefano, Digital Manager, Origin Energy; Homaxi Irani, User Experience Manager, Sensis; Sally Davis, Product Capability Manager, Mobiles – Sensis; Kirsten Mann, Director of User Experience (UX), Aconex; Nick Bolton, General Manager Melbourne, Viocorp; Roger Kermode, Director Business Development, ANZA Technology Network; Dr. Linda Leung, Institute for Media and Learning, UTS; Chris Winter, Manager New Services, ABC Innovation at ABC; David McGowan, Business Director, Nomad; Andy Paterson , Director of Product Development, Kinologica; Sally Mills, CEO, LaVolta Digital; Rob Marston, Regional Director Pacific, InMobi; Pan Demosthenous , Director of Technology, Kinologica; Cameron Wall, Founder, ZapMe Mobile; Oliver Weidlich, Director of Design & Innovation, Mobile Experience; Shane Williamson, Co-Founder, Mobile Monday Sydney; Jennifer Wilson, Director, The Project Factory; Zac Jacobs, General Manager, Tigerspike Melbourne; Tim O'Neil, Joint Managing Director, Reactive; James Giang, Convenor, Android Australia User Group; Wayne Schmidt, Country Manager Australia, Xero; John Sitzler, Senior Mobile Manager, Bigpond Sport; Ben Bickford, CEO, Bionic; Claudia Sagripanti, CEO, Publishers Australia. The 2011 Mobile Awards partners include: AIMIA, SmartCompany, Viocorp, LaVolta, The Domain, MEGA and Mobile Monday Adelaide. 2011 Mobile Awardswww.mobileawards.com.auwww.facebook.com/MobAwardsTwitter: @mobawards hashtag #mobies Key dates: 1 June – 30 June 2011: Nominations Open1 June – 18 August: Voting Period19 August 2011: Finalists Announced8 September: Awards Night - SydneyMark Bergin the Awards Director is available for interviews. contact: tel: 03 9525 1255 e: editor@design100.com