As a member of the Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA), Digital Tsunami contributed to the Australian Web Awards 2013, with stills photography and video coverage of the event.
The national ceremony was held at King’s Street Wharf in Sydney, where awards were presented to web developers across the country for the excellence of their work in a range of business sectors.
Websites were submitted into the categories of: Commercial, Culture & Events, eCommerce, Education, Government, Innovation, Mobile, Personal, Political and Social Media.
The criteria for a two-stage judging process* were:
- Accessibility Compliance, Site Performance, Site Validation
- Accessibility, Content, Development, User Experience and Visual Design
Founder of the AWIA and the Australian Web Awards, Bret Treasure, delivered an enthusiastic introductory speech on the Awards’ objective to promote the industry, to champion web standards, to acknowledge excellence, and to provide marketing advantage to companies working at the highest level. He exhorted all professional web developers to submit their best work to the 2014 awards.
Digital Tsunami was approached to supply video and photographic services. A dual video camera and roaming stills photographer captured the excitement, award presentations and thank you speeches as well as the audience participation and celebrations.
Apart from documenting the evening, a short film is to be produced promoting the event for future years.
Since 1996, Digital Tsunami has shot, produced, compressed, encoded and hosted videos online. The company founder has a considerable heritage of producing film and video, as he has worked on feature film, major mini-series, broadcast television, commercials and corporate films since 1979.
Conferences, exhibitions and seminars have been filmed and photographed on locations as distant as Amsterdam, Cairns, Hong Kong and Kota Kinabalu.
Amongst the recognised clients to which film, photography and video have been delivered, are: Abbott, Absolut, Accor Hotels, AMP, AXA, Barclay Mowlem, Bilfinger Berger, Bloomberg, Caltex, CBS, Cathay Pacific, Citizen, Coca-Cola, Conrad Hotels, Daimler-Chrysler, Diner’s Club, Disney, Florens, Foodbank, Ford, Fujitsu, Gilbert+Tobin, Hills Holdings, Jardines, Kerry Logistics, Jusco, Kaba, Keppel Prince, KPN, Leighton, Mercedes-Benz, Merck, National Mutual, NBC, NEC, New World, OOCL, Planet Hollywood, PolyGram Far East, Shell, Solvay, Towngas, Toyota, Trend Micro, Twentieth Century Fox, WEA Records, Winchester and Yellow Pages.
*Read more about the Web Awards judging process
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