Canadian New Media Awards Finalist Profiles: Excellence in Cross Platform

The Canadian New Media Awards take place November 18, 2008, as part of the nextMEDIA conference. In the lead up to this event, I’m going to profile the categories and finalists, one per day. Today’s category is Excellence in Cross Platform.

Postcards from Crystal is an interactive Flash app with video. It follows Crystal Shawanda, a country music artist, as she makes it out of Northern Ontario and to Nashville and records her first album. The site was done by Lifecapture Interactive of Toronto.

Mobile Stories is a production of iThentic of Toronto. iThentic aggregates online and mobile video content from independent filmmakers and performers.

The Odd Job Jack site is a companion to the Comedy Network’s animated series of the same name. The site includes video clips, a game, and downloadable wallpaper and screensavers. The site was done by Smiley Guy Studios of Toronto.