ANIMATION HONORS: 3net Studios President & CEO Tom Cosgrove, whose 4K original series Space: Unraveling the Cosmos won “Best Documentary” poses with DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, who was on-hand to accept the Harold Lloyd Filmmaker Award at The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s Awards Gala Tuesday night at Warner Bros Studios.
December 5, 2012
Eight projects representing “significant innovation” in communications technology that benefit people with disabilities will receive Awards for Advancement in Accessibility, presented by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski during a ceremony set for Dec. 19 at commission headquarters. This year’s winners are Project StAR for Accessible Radio 2012/The Narrator (Consumer Empowerment Information); WGBH National Center for Accessible Media: “Media Access Mobile” (Mobile Applications); Prime III for a universally designed voting machine (Civic Participation Solutions); Project: Possibilities SS12 for Code for a Cause (Education: College or University); Accessible Media Inc. (Video Programming); and Tiramisu Transit (Geo-Location Services). The chairman’s honorable mentions include Google+ Hangouts (Civic Participation) and Virtual Braille Keyboard (Mobile Applications). The winning projects will be displayed Dec. 19-31 in the FCC’s Technology Experience Center.