Taunt Media's award-winning creative writing community, Protagonize, has been recognized as one of Canada’s new media leaders.
Protagonize, developed by Taunt Media, is one of three finalists to be named in the "Excellence in Social Media Websites"category of the 2008 Canadian New Media Awards (CNMA). A Canadian celebrity host will be joined by industry supporters on November 18, 2008 to celebrate and present 14 Pixel Awards at CiRCA in Toronto.
"It’s an honour to be selected as a finalist in such a prestigious competition, representing a new awards category for 2008," said Nick Bouton, Founder and Principal, Taunt Media. "The exposure provided by this event brings important attention to new media organizations across Canada and I’m very proud that Protagonize can be a part of it."
"The CNMA recognizes great talent and work in the Canadian digital interactive industry." said Adam Froman, Founder of CNMA and President and CEO of Delvinia. "This year 43 finalists from across 14 award categories demonstrate the innovation and creativity driving the success of the Canadian interactive and new media industries."
The 43 finalists hail from across Canada with 24 finalists from Ontario, 8 from BC, 8 from Quebec, 1 from Alberta, 1 from Saskatchewan, and 1 from Manitoba.
More information about the 2008 finalists can be found at: http://www.cnma.ca/index_e/07finalists.html
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