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DDB Canada, National Film Board of Canada up for multiple Webby Awards

04/09/2013 02:22 EDT | Updated 06/09/2013 05:12 EDT
TORONTO - Nike, Google, HBO and the New York Times are up for the most Webby Awards this year, while ad agency DDB Canada has five nominations and the National Film Board of Canada has four.

The awards — which honour the top websites, interactive advertising and media, online film and video, mobile experiences and apps, and social web content — are now in their 17th year.

There are a few dozen Canadian nominees across the 159 categories, including the NFB's "The Bear," which is up for best public service and activism video, best use of interactive video, best "NetArt" and best green website.

Toronto-based design company Teehan+Lax is up for three awards, while Dare, URBANIA, and Zulu Alpha Kilo have two nominations each.

The awards, which will be broadcast online, are on May 22.

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Here are all of the Canadian nominees:

Nominee: Spy vs. Spy

Entrant Organization: Robots and Pencils Inc.

Nominated for: Best Games (Mobile Apps - Handheld Devices)

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Nominee: UNIQUE

Entrant Organization: URBANIA

Nominated for: Best Travel & Adventure Video (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: Ça finit là (It ends now)

Entrant Organization: Cossette

Nominated for: Best Public Service & Activism Video (Online Film & Video – Video Channels & Networks)

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Nominee: UNIQUE

Entrant Organization: URBANIA

Nominated for: Best Travel Website (Websites – Services)

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Nominee: Muse Zoom Explorer

Entrant Organization: Marketel/McCann-Erickson Ltée

Nominated for: Best Banner Campaigns (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Here at Home

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best Documentary: Series (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: Bear 71

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best Public Service & Activism Video (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: Bear 71

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best Use of Interactive Video (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: Bear 71

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best NetArt (Websites – Entertainment)

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Nominee: Bear 71

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best Green Website (Websites – Society)

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Nominee: Sound Ecology

Entrant Organization: National Film Board of Canada

Nominated for: Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics (Websites – Features)

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Nominee: Democracy and Religions: From One Prayer to Another

Entrant Organization: Radio Canada International

Nominated for: Best Religion & Spirituality Website (Websites – Living)

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Nominee: The Uncultured Project

Entrant Organization: The Uncultured Project

Nominated for: Best Public Service & Activism Video (Online Film & Video – Video Channels & Networks)

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Nominee: Our Food. Your Questions.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Toronto

Nominated for: Best Integrated Campaigns (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Buyral

Entrant Organization: john st.

Nominated for: Best Copywriting (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Carly’s Café

Entrant Organization: OPC

Nominated for: Best Branded Content (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Over Qualified Intern Emails

Entrant Organization: Zulu Alpha Kilo

Nominated for: Best Email Marketing (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Quattro Experience

Entrant Organization: Zulu Alpha Kilo

Nominated for: Best Mobile & Experience Marketing (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: The Princess and the Finger

Entrant Organization: BBDO Toronto

Nominated for: Best Viral Marketing (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Our Food. Your Questions.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Toronto

Nominated for: Best Food & Beverage Website (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: one yard. hundreds of possibilities.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Tribal Toronto

Nominated for: Best Retail Website (Interactive Advertising & Media)

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Nominee: Pain Squad

Entrant Organization: Cundari

Nominated for: Best Practices (Mobile & Apps)

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Nominee: FreshBooks Cloud Accounting

Entrant Organization: FreshBooks

Nominated for: Best Utilities & Services (Mobile & Apps - Handheld Devices)

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Nominee: Our Food. Your Questions.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Toronto

Nominated for: Best Branded Entertainment Unscripted (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: Our Food. Your Questions.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Toronto

Nominated for: Best Customer Service (Social)

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Nominee: Tweet Race

Entrant Organization: Lowe Roche

Nominated for: Best Promotions & Contests (Social)

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Nominee: Medium

Entrant Organization: Teehan+Lax

Nominated for: Best Education & Discovery (Social – Social Content & Marketing)

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Nominee: Ladylike

Entrant Organization: Ladylike

Nominated for: Best Personal Blog or Website (Websites – Connections)

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Nominee: Medium

Entrant Organization: Teehan+Lax

Nominated for: Best Social Media (Websites – Connections)

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Nominee: ASCII Street View

Entrant Organization: Teehan+Lax

Nominated for: Best NetArt (Websites – Entertainment)

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Nominee: Globe Drive

Entrant Organization: globeandmail.com

Nominated for: Best Car Sites & Car Culture (Websites – Marketplace)

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Nominee: Our Food. Your Questions.

Entrant Organization: DDB Canada/Toronto

Nominated for: Best Corporate Communications (Websites – Marketplace)

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Nominee: Portlandia: All New Season

Entrant Organization: Secret Location

Nominated for: Best Television (Websites – Media)

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Nominee: TheRedPin

Entrant Organization: TheRedPin

Nominated for: Best Real Estate Website (Websites – Services)

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Nominee: Official London 2012 Olympic Games ‘Join In’ Spectator App

Entrant Organization: Xomo Digital Inc.

Nominated for: Best Events Apps (Mobile & Apps)

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Nominee: EA FIFA Street vs. Street

Entrant Organization: Dare

Nominated for: Best Social Gaming (Mobile & Apps - Tablet & All Other Devices)

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Nominee: Princess

Entrant Organization: Dare

Nominated for: Best Animation (Online Film & Video)

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Nominee: F--- Cancer

Entrant Organization: Yulu Communications

Nominated for: Best Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit Websites (Websites – Society)