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Congratulations to Cablefax’s Digital Award and Tech Award Finalists and Most Innovative in Multiscreen Honorees!

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Join Cablefax for the Multiscreen Awards Breakfast on March 30, 2017, from 8 – 10:00 a.m., at the Yale Club in New York City, as we salute the winners and honorable mentions of a distinguished circle of those holding the key to the best campaigns, practices and people in the Digital, Multiscreen and Tech arenas. This must-attend industry event will honor the top campaigns of the year, the smartest initiatives, the best products and the people behind them.

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Multiscreen Awards Breakfast  Location:
The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Ave
New York, NY, USA 10017

Multiscreen Awards Breakfast Rate:
Awards Breakfast (Individual) $525
Awards Breakfast (Table of 10) $5,500

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Digital Awards Finalists

 

Ad/Ad Series

Finalists:

  • Armstrong – EXP: Ask Janice
  • CenturyLink High-Speed Internet with Paul Giamatti
  • Comcast – Xfinity X-1 – Hooking Up Grandma’s House

App for Smartphone

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report – TeamStream
  • Comcast Digital – XFINITY My Account App
  • The WWE App with WWE Network

App for Tablet

Finalists:

  • A+E Networks – HISTORY VAULT
  • Turner – Filmstruck
  • The WWE App with WWE Network

Best Website – Regional/Local Programmers

Finalists:

  • Altice USA – Optimum’s News12Varsity.com
  • Charter Communications – Spectrum’s Sportsnet LA
  • YES Network – YESNetwork.com

Blog or series of Blogs

Finalists:

  • Bravo – Real Housewives Blog
  • Oxygen Digital – Oxygen’s Very Real Talk
  • WE tv – WE Tell All

Content Marketing Campaign

Finalists:

  • BuzzFeed – XFINITY Movers Edge with BuzzFeed
  • CONACO, Bethesda Softworks, Fearless Media, Turner – Clueless Gamer Partnership
  • Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel) – Countdown to Christmas 3D Light Show Spectacular
  • STARZ – Ash vs Evil Dead – The Grooviest Social TV Campaign Ever
  • WWE SmackDown Live Premiere & The WWE Draft
  • WWE WrestleMania 32

Contest/Sweepstakes/Promo

Finalists:

  • Fox Networks – Stream It and Dream It Campaign
  • UP TV – GIlMORE The Merrier Binge-a-thon
  • WE tv – Watch W/in

Digital Marketing Campaign

Finalists:

  • Comcast & DigitasLBi – XFINITY’s Best Offer of the Year
  • Comcast & DigitasLBi – XFINITY’s “Your Moving Team”
  • Turner Sports – 2016 NCAA March Madness
  • WWE – WrestleMania 32

Digital Team of the Year

Finalists:

  • AMC
  • Bravo Digital
  • Comcast Digital Acquisition
  • Comcast’s Digital Center of Excellence – Accelerating Innovation
  • NBC Sports Group
  • Turner Sports – 2016 NCAA March Madness
  • WE tv
  • WWE

Editorial Excellence

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report – Lost in America Human Trafficking Piece
  • Discovery – Lords of the Boards
  • Discovery – Sharkopedia
  • Oxygen Digital – In Progress 52
  • STARZ – Ash vs Evil Dead – The Grooviest Social TV Campaign Ever

Email Marketing Campaign

Finalists:

  • INSP – Original Series Premiere Launch of State Plate Poll
  • USA Network – Mr. Robot

Fan Base Cultivation

Finalists:

  • El Rey – Strivers Campaign
  • Turner Sports – Shaqtin’ a Fool
  • VH1 & GLOW – America’s Next Top Model

Influencer Campaign

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DirecTV NOW Taylor Swift Campaign
  • Comcast – Internet Essentials Campaign with Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • EPIX – America Divided
  • NBCUniversal – NBC Olympics

Integrated Digital Marketing Campaign

Finalists:

  • Comcast & DigitasLBi – XFINITY’s Best Offer of the Year
  • Comcast & DigitasLBi – XFINITY’s “Your Moving Team”
  • Crown Media Family Networks – Kitten Bowl III
  • truTV – Impractical Jokers Live Nitro Circus Spectacular
  • Turner Sports – 2016 NCAA March Madness

Interactive Brand Content

Finalists:

  • A+E Networks – This is History 2016 #myhistory2016 Campaign
  • AMC – Norman Reedus
  • truTV – #truTVisAThing brand awareness campaign

Live Event Coverage

Finalists:

  • Comcast & GALLEGOS United – XFINITY Latino Live Event Coverage
  • truTV – Impractical Jokers Live Nitro Circus Spectacular
  • truTV – Impractical Jokers Ultimate Fan Block Party at Comic Con
  • Turner Sports – Rydercup.com

Mobile Experience

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DIRECTV NOW
  • E! Entertainment – E! News app
  • Turner Sports – RyderCup.com GeoAlerts

Mobile Marketing Campaign

Finalists:

  • CONACO, MEC, Turner – AT&T and CONAN Comic Con 2016
  • Disney Junior – Mobile Game
  • Showtime Networks – “Dexter” Mobile Game

Most Innovative Website Development

Finalists:

  • EPIX – Full Premium Experience in a Mobile Browser – No App Required
  • EPIX and Ayzenberg Group – BerlinStation.com Interactive 360–Degree Experience
  • NBCUniversal – 2016 Rio Olympic Games Resource Site

Most Measurable Campaign

Finalists:

  • CBS – NFL Live Streaming Super Bowl
  • NBCUniversal – Olympics Digital Campaign
  • Turner Sports – 2016 NCAA March Madness

Network – Large (More than 50mln subs)

Finalists:

  • A+E Networks – HISTORY.com
  • AMC – AMC.com
  • Bravo Digital Site Entry
  • E! Entertainment – E! News
  • WE tv – WEtv.com

Network – Small and Mid-Size (Fewer than 50mln subs)

Finalists:

  • Comcast Digital – Comcast Delivers on a Digital First Transformation
  • Justice Network – JusticeNetworkTV.com
  • WWE Network

New Product or Launch

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DIRECTV NOW
  • Comcast – Xfinity X1-Netflix Integration
  • WWE – SmackDown Live Premiere & The WWE Draft

Official Show Website

Finalists:

  • Crown Media Family Networks – Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas”
  • Crown Media Family Networks – Home & Family
  • National Geographic Channel – MARS “Make Mars Home” Digital Companion Site
  • USA Network – WHOISMRROBOT.COM

Online Game/Gamification

Finalists:

  • AMC – Fear the Walking Dead – Dead Run Game
  • BET – Love & Hip Hop
  • Showtime Networks – “Dexter” Mobile Game
  • USA Network – Mr. Robot Digital Easter Eggs

Online Short (scripted or unscripted)

Finalists:

  • AMC – Fear the Walking Dead’s “Passage” webisodes
  • BuzzFeed – XFINITY Movers Edge with BuzzFeed
  • Fusion – Vanishing

Original Content

Finalists:

  • CONACO, Bethesda Softworks, Fearless Media, Turner – Clueless Gamer Partnership
  • National Geographic – Before MARS
  • YESNetwork.com – “YES or No”

Overall Social Presence

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report
  • Comcast & GALLEGOS United – XFINITY Latino
  • truTV – Social Media Team
  • WWE

Podcast or Videocast

Finalists:

  • AMC – Fear the Walking Dead Radio Waves
  • AMC – Preacher Inside Podcast
  • Bleacher Report – Chris Simms and Adam Lefkoe

Social Good Campaign

Finalists:

  • Comcast – #ComcastCares Campaign
  • Discovery Communications – TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom #SYTTP Campaign
  • ESPN – Jimmy V Week Campaign
  • Turner Sports – #SagerStrong Campaign

Social Influencer of the Year

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report – Omar from House of Highlights
  • Turner Sports – DJ Khaled “The Keys” for 2016 NBA All-Star

Social Media Campaign

Finalists:

  • Comcast & GALLEGOS United – #ApplaudLGBT!
  • STARZ – Ash vs Evil Dead – The Grooviest Social TV Campaign Ever
  • STARZ  – Choose Your Own Adventure: A Power Digital Experience
  • truTV – #truTVisAThing brand awareness campaign
  • Turner Sports – 2015-16 NBA Season
  • VH1 & GLOW – America’s Next Top Model
  • WWE – SmackDown Live Premiere & The WWE Draft
  • WWE – WrestleMania 32

Social Media Dream Team of the Year

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report – Social Moments Team
  • Cisco – WeAreCisco Talent Brand Social Media Team
  • Discovery – Science Channel Social Team
  • truTV – Social Media Team
  • Turner Sports Social
  • WWE

Sponsored Content

Finalists:

  • CONACO, MEC, Turner – AT&T and CONAN Comic Con 2016
  • Turner Sports / Lagardére / PGA of America – American Captain Series
  • USA Network – Suits & Eater: Power Lunch with Meghan Markle Presented by Lexus

Supplemental Web Content

Finalists:

  • AMC – The Walking Dead 360° VR Experience
  • Discovery – Lords of the Boards
  • Discovery – Sharkopedia
  • Food Network – Chopped After Hours
  • Food Network – Star Salvation

TV Everywhere Technology (Vendor)

Finalists:

  • Adobe Primetime
  • Bottle Rocket’s AWE TV Everywhere Platform
  • Synacor’s TV Everywhere Platform

TV Everywhere/Authentication App (Programmer)

Finalists:

  • A+E Networks – HISTORY APP
  • Watch ESPN
  • HBO Go
  • HGTV Watch
  • NBCUniversal – NBC Sports App
  • Starz Play
  • TLC Go
  • WE tv App

Use of Facebook

Finalists:

  • E! Entertainment
  • Fusion – Vanishing
  • WWE

Use of Instagram

Finalists:

  • Cisco – WeAreCisco Instagram and Instagram Stories
  • Discovery – Shark Week Prime Finister Program
  • INSP – INSP Original Series Premiere Launch of State Plate
  • STARZ – Ash vs Evil Dead – Groovy Toy Time

Use of Live Streaming

Finalists:

  • Bleacher Report – Facebook Live Broadcast of HS Football Games
  • truTV – Impractical Jokers Live Nitro Circus Spectacular
  • Turner Sports – Facebook Live
  • USA Network – Mr. Robot Live Digital After Show Hosted By The Verge

Use of Snapchat

Finalists:

  • Bravo – Jersey Housewives Nation Snapchat Stunt
  • Cisco – WeAreCisco Snapchat for Talent Branding
  • Comedy Central – Snapchat Original Content Campaign

Use of Social Platform

Finalists:

  • Comedy Central – Snapchat Original Content Campaign
  • CONACO, Turner and Universal Pictures – CONAN Remotes: Ride Along 2 with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube
  • National Geographic Channels – MARS #CountdowntoMars Twitter Campaign

Use of Twitter

Finalists:

  • truTV – #truTVisAThing brand awareness campaign
  • Turner Sports – Shaqtin’ A Fool
  • WWE

Use of Video/Moving Image

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DIRECTV NOW
  • Comcast – XFINITY On Campus: Administrator Direct Mail

UX/UI Design

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DIRECTV NOW
  • USA Network – COLONYTV.COM
  • Verizon FiOS Mobile App

Virtual Reality Content

Finalists:

  • CONACO, MEC, Turner – AT&T and CONAN Comic Con 2016
  • Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel) – Santa’s Wild Sleigh Ride Virtual Reality Roller Coaster
  • National Geographic Channel – MARS “Make Mars Home” Digital Companion Site
  • USA Network – Mr. Robot Virtual Reality Experience

Website Design

Finalists:

  • AT&T – DIRECTV NOW
  • Comcast – XFINITY New Customer Purchase Flow
  • USA Network – COLONYTV.COM

Website Redesign

Finalists:

  • Comcast Digital – XFINITY My Account
  • Justice Network – JusticeNetworkTV.com
  • NBCUniversal – NBCUniversal Content Distribution Marketing Site Redesign
  • YES Network – YESNetwork.com

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Tech Awards Finalists

 

Innovator of the Year

Winner:

  • Brent Smith, Evolution Digital

Rising Star

Winner:

  • Kevin Liu, Boingo Wireless

Cloud Solution

Finalists:

  • Harmonic – Cloud-Native VOS Offerings: VOS Cloud Platform & VOS 360 Service
  • CSG International – Ascendon
  • Text100 for Adobe Marketing Cloud – How Adobe Primetime is powering TV’s digital transformation for brands and consumers alike

Commercial Product, Service or Software

Finalists:

  • Harmonic – Cloud-Native VOS Offerings: VOS Cloud Platform & VOS 360 Service
  • Mediamorph Platform
  • Nominum – N2 Engage

Connected TV/Smart TV Solution

Finalists:

  • Mariner xVu – Operational Analytics
  • Verimatrix – Securing Boingo’s Innovative Military TV Service

Engineer of the Year

Finalists:

  • Sherita Ceasar, Comcast
  • Mihai Dan Florea, Boingo Wireless
  • Belal Hamzeh, CableLabs

New Product Award

Finalists:

  • Harmonic – Cloud-Native VOS Offerings: VOS Cloud Platform & VOS 360 Service
  • Layer3 TV
  • Nextologies
  • Nominum – N2 Reach

OTT/SVOD Support Product or Service

Finalists:

  • Cisco Infinite Video for OTT
  • Harmonic – Cloud-Native VOS Offerings: VOS Cloud Platform & VOS 360 Service
  • Interra Systems – Innovative Software-based OTT Monitoring Solution for ABR Content Delivery
  • MediaHound – NextQueue
  • Mariner xVu – Operational Analytics
  • Mediamorph Platform

OTT/SVOD Service Product

Finalists:

  • Starz – Direct-to-Consumer SVOD service
  • Turner – FilmStruck from Turner Classic Movies
  • The Weather Channel – Local Now
  • WWE Network

Overall Tech Innovation Award

Finalists:

  • CommScope – The New OM5
  • NBC News Digital – Virtual Democracy Plaza
  • Ooyala Flex
  • Text100 for Adobe Marketing Cloud – How Adobe Primetime is powering TV’s digital transformation for brands and consumers alike

R&D Team of the Year

Finalists:

  • BBC Worldwide North America
  • Boingo Wireless

Tech Advertising Campaign

Finalists:

  • BBC Worldwide North America – BBC.com for Boeing: “Technically Possible”
  • EPIX and Ayzenberg Group – BerlinStation.com Interactive 360-Degree Experience

Tech Partnership

Finalists:

  • CommScope/Beam Wireless/Carolina Panthers Bank of America – Stadium Project
  • Verimatrix – Securing Boingo’s Innovative Military TV Service

Tech Team of the Year

Finalists:

  • Altice USA – FTTH Team
  • Boingo Broadband Engineering Team
  • Comcast Smart Home Engineering Team

Technology Exhibit, Display or Stunt

Finalists:

  • Crown Media Family Networks – Santa’s Wild Sleigh Ride Virtual Reality Roller Coaster
  • CableLabs – How Cable is Ushering The Arrival of the Near Future
  • Samsung Gear – VR Rollercoaster at CES

TV Everywhere/Authentication System

Finalists:

  • Synacor – The End of TV Everywhere Logins: The Real Opportunity of Home-Based Authentication
  • Verimatrix – Harmonized Rights Management for Multi-DRM Video Services
  • WE tv App

Wireless/WiFi Solution

Finalists:

  • ARRIS –  ServAssure Alarm Central
  • Boingo Wireless – Boingo Broadband
  • Mariner xVu – Mariner WaveGuide

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