Digital Magazine Awards Announce Showcase Event
Friday, November 16, 2012
Press release from the issuing company
App Studio and Media on the Move Join as Platinum Sponsors
LONDON - The international Digital Magazine Awards, in association with App Studio and Media on the Move, is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's competition. A showcase event announcing the winners will be held at the Proud Gallery in London on December 6th.
Digital Magazine Awards 2012 received entries from 24 countries with multiple nominations received by magazines including: T3; WIRED (UK); O, The Oprah Magazine; Empire and GQ.
Digital Magazine Awards are also showcasing 15 digital magazine covers which will be promoted by Huffington Post (UK), the award's Media Partner, with the winner decided by a public vote. To view the covers and to see the full list of finalists go to: www.digitalmagazineawards.com.
Digital Magazine Awards 2012 are judged by luminaries from the digital publishing industry including Quark's Director of Mobile Products Paul Danter; CNN International Digital's Vice President and General Manager, Peter Bale; Huffington Post Tech (UK) Managing Editor, Grattan McCoach and Getty Image's Vice President Christian Toksvig.
Category winners and the overall Magazine of the Year will be announced and displayed at a showcase exhibition at the Proud Gallery in London on December 6th.
Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Awards' Chairman commented, "This year's finalists show digital magazine publishing has come of age with absolutely brilliant, innovative content across multiple platforms. I honestly didn't believe the sector could move on as dramatically as last year but without question there has been a seismic move forward. I'm absolutely blown away by the magazines on show and can't wait to see who takes the honors on December 6th."
Quark's Vice President of Marketing Gavin Drake said, "The design and delivery of digital magazines is at the top of every publisher's mind, as is showcased by the massive interest in the Digital Magazine Awards. We are delighted to support the awards with the App Studio brand as our focus is to provide digital publishing options for all content creators across design tools, including QuarkXPress and InDesign. Congratulations to this year's nominees and we're looking forward to the winners' showcase."
Media on the Move's Managing Director Simon Prodger commented, "Supporting the Digital Magazine Awards is a fantastic way for Media on the Move to demonstrate our commitment to the sector and to help showcase the outstanding achievements within the industry. We've been a leading provider of quality reading material to airlines, rail companies and cruise operators across five continents since 2001. At the forefront of technology, digital is an essential extension to Media on the Move's service program; our digital media platform offers publishers and potential advertisers the opportunity to showcase their content in a high quality environment and give carriers the option to offer specialist programming to their passengers.
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