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BEST OF SHOW
Visionary of the Year
Innovator of the Year
Brand of the Year

GAMES
Game Innovation of the Year
PC or Console Game of the Year
Handheld Game of the Year
Web/Downloadable Game of Year
Multiplayer Game of the Year
Advergame of the Year
Game Developer of the Year
New Developer's Award
Best Character in a Game
Best Use of Sound in a Game

MUSIC
Digital Music Innovation of Year
Best Use of Technology by a Music Label
Best Use of Technology by an Artist
Best Use of Technology for a Music Marketing Campaign
Best Radio Service
Best Downloadable or Subscription Music Service
Best Digital Music Community
Music DVD of the Year

FILM, TELEVISION & VIDEO
DVD of the Year
Television Technology of the Year
Best Interactive Television Programming
Best HDTV Programming
Best Use of Technology for Sports Programming
Best Use of Technology for Educational Programming
Best Use of Technology in a Feature Film or Film-related Project
Most Innovative Use of Technology for Advertising
Best Video On-demand Service

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Congratulations to the 2004 Awards Finalists!

Winners (highlighted in red below) were announced at the Awards Gala Dinner in Los Angeles on Friday, November 5.

CLICK HERE for Info about Awards Performers & Presenters

2004 AWARDS FINALISTS

BEST OF SHOW

Visionary of the Year
Steve Jobs - CEO, Apple / CEO, Pixar
Mark Cuban - Chairman, HDNet
Rob Glaser - Chairman & CEO, Real Networks
Will Wright - Game Designer (SimCity and The Sims)

Innovator of the Year
Hugh Panero and XM Satellite Radio, Inc., XM Radio
Apple, iTunes
Bram Cohen, Creator of BitTorrent
Dr. Richard Marks and Sony Computer Entertainment America, Eyetoy

Brand of the Year
Apple
EA Sports
Virgin Mobile
XM Satellite Radio

GAMES

Game Innovation of the Year
Eyetoy, Dr. Richard Marks and Sony Computer Entertainment America
Doom 3, Activision
Nintendo DS
Qualcomm's Brew

PC or Console Game of the Year
City of Heroes, NCSoft
Prince of Persia, Ubisoft
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Lucas Arts and BioWare Corp
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, Ubisoft

Handheld Game of the Year
Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga (GBA), Nintendo
Astro Boy: Omega Factor (GBA), Sega
Jamdat Bowling 2, Jamdat Mobile
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Gameloft

Web/Downloadable Game of the Year
Shroomz: Quest for Puppy, Game Trust, Inc.
Chappelle's Show Skate Bored Game, Comedy Central
Feeding Frenzy, Sprout Games, LLC
Jewel Quest, iWin, Inc.

Multiplayer Game of the Year
City of Heroes, NCSoft
Socom II: U.S. Navy Seals, Sony Computer Entertainment America
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, Ubisoft
Unreal Tournament 2004 (PC), Atari

Advergame of the Year
The Subservient Chicken, Crispin Porter & Bogusky for Burger King
BMW X3 Adventure, Skyworks Technologies Inc.
Radio Shack ZipZaps Special Edition, Online Racing Game, Shockwave.com
SAAB Rev. Racing, Fuel Industries

Game Developer of the Year
BioWare Corp
Maxis, Electronics Arts
Pandemic Studios
Ubisoft Montreal

Best Character in a Game
Link from Legend of Zelda, Nintendo
The Chronicle of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, Vivendi Universal Games
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, Ubisoft
True Crime: Streets of LA, Activision

Best Use of Sound in a Game
True Crime: Streets of LA, Activision
DOOM 3, Activision
Freedom Fighters, Electronic Arts, Music by Jesper Kyd Productions
Tony Hawk's Underground, Activision

MUSIC

Digital Music Innovation of the Year
Harmony, Real Networks
Musicmatch on Demand, Musicmatch
XM Satellite Radio
HD Radio - Digital Technology for AM & FM Broadcasting, iBiquity Digital Corporation

Best Use of Technology by a Music Label
LL Nation, Island Def Jam
The Andrew W.K. Phone Party Blog, Island Def Jam
Twista Promotion on Sprint Wireless, Warner Music Group
Wired CD: Rip. Sample. Mash. Share., Wired Magazine/ Creative Commons

Best Use of Technology by an Artist
NPG Music Club, Prince
Live Phish
Rolling Stones Four Flicks, TGA Entertainment
Digital Static's Music & Multimedia DVD 2004

Best Use of Technology for a Music Marketing Campaign
Ben Harper Experience, Maven Networks
Method Man/Blender/ESPN Football Tournament, Island Def Jam
Steve Winwood - Access Hollywood Promotion, Jun Group, Inc
Holly Valance "State of Mind" Mobile Campaign, Shazam Entertainment

Best Radio Service
XM Satellite Radio
Live 365
KCRW
Launch, Yahoo!

Best Downloadable or Subscription Music Service
Rhapsody, Real Networks
Apple iTunes
Musicmatch on Demand
Napster

Best Digital Music Community
Napster
Daily Download, Fuse
Pho List
MP3.com, CNET Networks

Music DVD of the Year
Rolling Stones Four Flicks, TGA Entertainment
Dave Matthews Band in Central Park, Coming Home Studios
Coldplay, Live2003, Capitol/EMI
The Filth and the Fury: The Sex Pistols, New Line Home Entertainment

FILM, TELEVISION & VIDEO

Television Technology of the Year
TiVo
GoldPocket's Event Matrix iTV System, GoldPocket Interactive
Digital Light Processing Technology, DLP Products, a division of Texas Instruments
Reality TV Bytes, Ball State University - Center for Media Design

Best Interactive Television Programming
NASCAR in Car, NASCAR Digital Entertainment
Showtime Interactive, Showtime Networks
GSN One-Screen Interactive on Oceanic Time Warner Cable
Reality TV Bytes, Ball State University - Center for Media Design

Best Use of Technology for Educational Programming
The Brain, Ball State University - Center for Media Design
Baby Einstein: Numbers Nursery, The Walt Disney Co.
The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials: 1952-2004, American Museum of the Moving Image
Training ASDA Colleagues with 24/7 TV, Hughes Network Systems, ASDA

Best Use of Technology in a Feature Film or Film-related Project
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Walt Disney
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Official Website, Blitz DS Games & Paramount Pictures
Spider-Man 2, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Polar Express, Sony Pictures Imageworks

Most Innovative Use of Technology for Advertising
Master and Commander: The Farside of the World, Maven Networks America Online Partners with The WB and Warner Bros. Television to Provide Online Preview of "Jack & Bobby" Prior to its Network Debut, America Online, Inc."
Alfie - Official Movie Website, Big Spaceship
I, Robot - Official Movie Site, Big Spaceship

Best Video On-demand Service
Mag Rack, Rainbow Media
IFC Films On Demand, Rainbow Media
Movielink, a joint venture of Metro-Golwyn-Mayer Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios and Warner Bros.
Gotuit On Demand, Gotuit Media

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  Mark Cuban
Chairman, HDNet
Owner, Dallas Mavericks


 
   
  Todd Rundgren
Recording Artist, Songwriter & Producer

 
   
  Seamus Blackley
Agent, CAA
Co-Creator of the Xbox Game Platform


 
 
   
  Rep. Howard Berman
U.S. House of Representatives
(D-Calif.)


 
   
  Chris Gorog
Chairman & CEO, Roxio

 
   
  Phil Wiser
Chief Technology Officer - Sony Corporation of America

 
   
  Lee Abrams
Chief Programming Officer - XM Satellite Radio

 
   
  Jay Alan Samit
General Manager - Sony Connect

 
   
  Dennis Mudd
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MusicMatch

 
   
  Steve Schnur
Worldwide Executive of Music - Electronic Arts

 
   
  Ted Cohen
SVP, D3 - Digital Development & Distribution
EMI Recorded Music


 
   
  Robert Tercek
(M)FORMA Group

 
   
  Ralph Simon
Mobile Ent. Forum

 
   
  John Snoddy
Chief Creative Officer, TimePlay Entertainment
 
     
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