The BIMA Awards – a short film.

The best and brightest of the UK’s digital scene, presented by yours truly. Did you make the 60 seconds of fame? Play the video to find out. Thanks to C21 Media for the edit, and to BIMA and Koko Camden for a superb evening’s entertainment.

Watch BIMA Awards 2009 from AlastairDuncan on Vimeo.

BIMA Awards best blog shortlist is now out

One of the most interesting things I’ve been up to recently is whittling down the best blog nominations from the hundreds submitted to the British Interactive Media Awards to the shortlist for public vote. You can vote for the one you think is the best here.

Here’s the list. Some you’ll know, some you may need to.

http://www.blendingthemix.com
http://boingboing.net
http://broadstuff.com
http://www.crackunit.com
http://www.econsultancy.com/blog
http://facesinplaces.blogspot.com
http://farisyakob.typepad.com
http://www.formfiftyfive.com
http://www.holisticsearch.co.uk
http://www.madebymany.co.uk
http://www.niffnaffntriv.com
http://www.wearesocial.net

Got your BIMA entries ready yet?

Here are three things I love: creativity, interactivity and participation. And here’s where they’re celebrated: the British Interactive Media Association awards for 2009 which you can enter NOW here www.bimaawards.com.

I’m honoured to be a judge and awards committee member this year. I’m chairing the Advertising category. So it’s time you stood up for your work and put it to the test before a fantastic collection of experienced judges, well versed in creativity, interactivity and participation.

A pretty cool list of industry colleagues and friends are on the judges list too – Paul Hammersley (The Red Brick Road), Robert Campbell (Campbell Lace Beta), Will King (King of Shaves), Michael Nutley (New Media Age), Gareth Jones (Revolution), Kelly Wright (Warner Bros.), Jody Smith (Channel 4), Adam Powers (BBC), Alex Smith (Microsoft) – the full list is here.

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BIMA 2009 - Best Blog: Nominate me!

http://blog.bima.co.uk/digital-britain-isnt-this-a-big-deal/

I’m posting stuff on the BIMA blog as well as a guest writer. BIMA is the British Interactive Media Association, the longest standing trade body representing the digital sector. It’s evolved over the years, most recently with Paul Walsh at the helm, into the only organisation focused purely on the digital creative sector, where Britain has a world class capability.

http://blog.bima.co.uk/digital-britain-isnt-this-a-big-deal/