Webbies Name Best Sites
Created 05/12/2000 - 00:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgOn May 11, 2000 in San Francisco, California, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences handed out their Web honors. AtomFilms walked away from the night with two awards winning the peoples voice award in the broadband category and winning the film category. Each category ranging from arts to personal to news to weird where awarded two awards one winner and one peoples voice award. Web surfers placed over 130,000 votes for their favorite Web site in the 27 different divisions. In the game division, Gamespy.com, a portal for on-line gaming, won the Webby and Shockwave.com took home the peoples voice award. Macromedia was a big winner with many of the prize holders using one or more Macromedia products including Flash. Another site to take notice of is Video Farm, which won the award in the broadband category. The technology site features on-line editing devices for consumers who want to broadcast their content on the Web. The event can be downloaded on the Webby Awards site.