and Waldorf win a Webby for Movies.com
& Waldforf: From the Balcony Selected Amongst Winners by the
Public after more than 400,000 Votes Cast
of The Webby Awards
Webby Awards, the leading international honor for web sites,
today named Statler
& Waldorf: From the Balcony for the Best Comedy: Long Form
or Series, Online Film & Video for 2007 in the annual People’s
Voice voting. People’s Voice Winners will be honored at The
11th Annual Webby Awards in New York City June 3-5, 2007.
as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times,
The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence
on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online
Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by
the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global
organization that includes Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington,
Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and
RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards
for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director
of The Webby Awards. “Statler & Waldorf: From the Balcony
is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."
The 11th Annual
Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries
and all 50 states.
Founded in 1996,
The Webby Awards is known worldwide for its famous five-word speeches.
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