All Blog Posts Tagged 'awards' (22)

Powerful Student Photos in Sony World Photography Awards

The ten finalists for the Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus were just announced. Students worldwide were asked to submit a single image that encapsulated the phrase "Tomorrow's News." Here was the brief: "Enter an image for the front page of a newspaper. This image can be sensationalist or low key, from a local cat rescue to an international environmental concern. It can…


Added by alice on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Perfectly-Timed Photo of a Tree Frog Riding a Beetle

Aside from National Geographic's photo contests, the Sony World Photography Awards is one of our favorite photo competitions to write about. For years now, we've showcased their standout entries and announced their…


Added by alice on December 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

2013: Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Winners of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were just announced where more than 43,000 images from 96 countries were whittled down to just eighteen. Now…


Added by alice on October 17, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

First Winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

Arts and Culture

The last time we checked in with the Sony World Photography Awards competition, they had shortlisted a few hundred photos. Just yesterday, they started to announce their first…


Added by alice on March 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sony World Photography Awards: 20 Stunning Standouts

Out of the over 122,000 entries received from 170 countries, the Sony World Photography Awards has now shortlisted a few hundreds incredible entries in their prestigious photo competition. The highest number of submissions to date, the competition was fierce as judges had to select those photographs that stood out the most for their impressive high quality, originality and modern appeal.

The entries were divided into three distinct categories - professional, open and…


Added by alice on February 5, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

2012 International Photography Award Winners

Special: Digitally Enhanced 2nd Place Winner Tom Chambers "Ilumination"

The International Photography Awards, now in its 10th year, is a global competition that looks for the best photographers on a professional, non-professional and student level. Called one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world…


Added by alice on December 21, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Incredible Finalists in Hasselblad Masters Awards 2012

Andre Koenig

Out of all the photography competitions out there, the Hasselblad Masters Awards is easily one of the most prestigious. To show you just how serious it is, Chris Russell-Fish Hasselblad UK MD and global sales and marketing director said: “The Masters is a celebrated and highly influential photographic competition. It can change lives and careers. Claudio… Continue

Added by alice on October 5, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

2011 International Photography Award Winners

Advertising: Fashion, 2nd Place Winner John Wright

If you love photography contests like we do, then you'll want to check out The International Photography Awards. The annual competition was created to salute the achievements of the world's finest photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of… Continue

Added by alice on August 18, 2011 at 6:30pm — 12 Comments

Marionettes & Manners by Riaan van Zyl

Come and be part of a living exhibition.

In the creative spirit of Cape Town Creative Week, leading up to the Loerie Awards, Riaan van Zyl with Cape to Cuba (Long Street) has created a work of art that needs people to complete it.

The artwork titled "Marionettes & Manners" is centered around a special reserved table where guests can take on the role of a marionette and step into the artist's world.

Puppetry is an… Continue

Added by Riaan van Zyl on September 19, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The Value of Life: A TV Ad that Moved Me to Tears

This touching "Melody of Life" commercial for Thai Life Insurance took the Grand Prix for TV submissions at this year's Spike Asia Awards.

Words I've taken to heart from the ad:

"The real value of life is not being rich, celebrated, or living a long time.

Life is about how you value others.

And how others value you."


Full Credits

Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Bangkok

Client: Thai Life Insurance

Director:… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 24, 2009 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

The Webby Awards: Great Five-Word Acceptance Speeches

Back in June, our favorite Panda bear wrote about The Webby Awards. For those of you who don't know, The Webby Awards is a leading International award honoring excellence in interactive design, creativity, usability and functionality on the Internet. Interestingly, during their acceptance speech, the winners are only allowed to share five words. Here are some of the best speeches from the 13th Annual… Continue

Added by alice on September 17, 2009 at 11:29am — 2 Comments

MTV Japan VMAs 2009

Katy Perry showing us where babies come from, at the MTV Japan Video Music Awards on May 30, 2009.

Highlights according to the Guardian:

On the red carpet, guests fall into three categories: Japanese male pop stars who try to look as bored and pissed-off as possible, Japanese female pop stars who try to look as scared and under immediate threat as possible, and foreigners … who just muck about.

Fourteen-piece mega troupe… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on June 3, 2009 at 1:39am — 1 Comment

theMET Minute: Entertainment

Hello to you my friends! Hope you had a pleasant weekend. Here today is your MET Minute!

Kate Sparkled! Last night's SAG Award winners included Tina Fey and Mad Men, Kate Winslet and Slumdog Millionaire. Complete list at BuzzSugar

Radiohead's Performing at the… Continue

Added by alice on January 26, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

2009 People's Choice Awards: Best and Worst Dressed

The 2009 People's Choice Awards, took over the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 7, 2009. The 35th annual CBS ceremony presented results of votes from some 13 million fans.

Queen Latifah, this year's host, flailed about with abandon like an over-zealous Southern Baptist preacher from the church of Lil' Jon, screaming "Yes we can" over and over as the show started. Isn't the campaign over? The Jello is jiggling in… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on January 8, 2009 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Oscars Grows Some Hair: Hugh Jackman to Host 2009 Academy Awards

Surprise! Followed by snore alert.

Hugh Jackman, People Magazines ""Sexiest Man" for 2008, will host the 81st annual Oscars in 2009.

Jackman's selection is a departure from the Academy's standard of big-name comedians such as Jon Stewart, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg.

With new producers,… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on December 12, 2008 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Why Should You Watch the American Music Awards Tonight? 19 Performers in 3 Hours! Sun, Nov 23 at 8pm.

There aren't that many award shows where you're gonna be able to see 19 performers packed into 3 hours! Jimmy Kimmel will host the show.

Here's your rundown (in no particular order):

1. Christina Aguilera will open the show with a "sampler" of her new greatest hits album, "Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits"

2. New Kids on the Block will perform,… Continue

Added by alice on November 23, 2008 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

What's the Hottest (Most Beautifully Designed) Restaurant/Cafe/Club in Los Angeles?! AIA/LA Winners Announced!

Today they announced the winners today of the American Institute of Architects design awards for Los Angeles!

You may remember this old post about the restaurant contenders: Gorgeous Hot Spots in La La Land: Five Restaurant Design Award… Continue

Added by alice on October 17, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

'Cause HBO Doesn't Just Have Some Great Shows, They Make Some Kick Ass Ads (3 Total)

HBO Surprise

Wow - these pack a punch in :60s. HBO rocks. These won Gold at the 2008 Cannes Lions Awards.…


Added by alice on October 1, 2008 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Gorgeous Hot Spots in La La Land: Five Restaurant Design Award Contenders

If there is one thing that can make or break a good experience at a restaurant it's the food. If your steak is too bloody, your fries are too soggy, or your pasta ain't al's sayonara..see you later. Right behind "food quality/taste" has got to be decor/ambiance. Whisk me away from LA to San Francisco, take me on a trip sensory trip to Paris, let me… Continue

Added by alice on September 29, 2008 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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