Eastman Kodak Company Presents the 2009 Streamy Awards
The world’s foremost imaging innovator presents the first-ever awards program dedicated to web television
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced its presentation of the 2009 Streamy Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in Web television. This first-of-its-kind award show will honor those active participants in developing and producing original Web television content for broadband distribution.
“At Kodak, we’re all about relationships. We bring people together through images and are ecstatic to honor those who have come together to create this cutting-edge event,” said Kodak Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President Jeffrey Hayzlett.
Kodak will present the award for Best Ensemble Cast during the show and Kodak’s hugely popular Zi6 consumer HD Pocket Video Camera has been named the “Official Pocket Video Camera of the Streamy Awards.”
Kodak has engaged all of its web properties and will be bringing news, updates, information and even prizes to the masses through Facebook, Twitter and several of Kodak’s blogs. Follow the action:
Kodak Streamy Awards Twitter Trivia Contest: http://twitter.com/kodakcb
Kodak CMO Jeff Hayzlett Live at the Streamy Award: http://twitter.com/jeffreyhayzlett
Kodak Coverage of the Streamy Awards: http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/Kodak/20385151754 and http://1000words.kodak.com/
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About The Streamy Awards
The Streamy Awards honor excellence in Web Television across 24 creative categories, from acting and directing, to editing and special effects. Members of the International Academy of Web Television review shows that are submitted by the public and vote on the final nominees for each category. The Audience Choice Award for Best Web Television Series is selected by the public. Winners will be announced at the annual Streamy Awards Ceremony & Gala on March 28, 2009. Founded in 2009, the Streamy Awards are co-hosted by a consortium of new media companies that includes Tilzy.TV, Tubefilter, and NewTeeVee. The 2009 Streamy Awards Ceremony & Gala is presented by Kodak, the world’s foremost imaging innovator, and long-time supporter of film and television, and Episodic, the best online video platform for the greatest shows on the Web. Additional sponsors include Microsoft® Zune®, Sony® Creative Software, Inc., Dailymotion and blip.tv. Please visit www.streamys.org for more news and information.
About The International Academy of Web Television
The International Academy of Web Television, an independent organization of digital entertainment leaders, was founded in 2009 to to promote and recognize artistic excellence and technological innovation in the Web television and digital entertainment industries. Members of the Academy are invited to join based on achievement in their respective fields, and include actors, agents, composers, content developers, directors, journalists, producers, technology innovators, and writers who actively participate in and support the Web television and digital entertainment industries. The Academy oversees the annual Streamy Awards, which honor and recognize excellence in original episodic Web television programming. Founding members of the Academy include representatives from a consortium of new media companies led by Tubefilter, Tilzy.TV, and NewTeeVee. For more information, please visit www.iawtv.org
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