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Zacuto Nominated for Two IAWTV Awards(December 28, 2011)
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/28/11 -- Zacuto is pleased to announce their two IAWTV award nominations by the International Academy of Web Television. The Great Camera Shootout 2011 is nominated both for Best Educational Web Series and Best Writing (Non-Fiction).
"We put a lot of work into the Great Camera Shoot Out 2011 so I'm excited to be nominated and recognized by this new body of peers," says Zacuto Producer, Jens Bogehegn. "Good luck to Scott Lynch for his nomination in writing."
Web television is a rapidly growing genre of digital entertainment distinct from traditional broadcast television by delivering original Web television shows or Web series directly to audiences via the Internet. The International Academy of Web Television Awards (IAWTV Awards) is an official web television industry awards ceremony created by content creators, for content creators. The IAWTV is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of web television as well as furthering the common good and general welfare of industry professionals. The group has granted awards to a few notable series including The Guild, Lonely Girl 15, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Prom Queen, Epic Fu, Red vs. Blue, Anyone But Me, Homestar Runner and many others.
All proceeds made from the IAWTV event go back to the community and help provide more member resources as well as development and education for people working in the field of web television. The awards are held at CES, the world's largest consumer technology and content trade show, in Las Vegas on January 10-13.
Zacuto, located in Chicago, Illinois, is known for their "Made in the USA" brand of high quality, originally designed camera accessories. Their camera rental house division builds custom camera packages and delivers nationwide. Zacuto Films produces original programming and recently won a 2011 Emmy Award (Regional Chapter) for their webisodic program FilmFellas and a 2010 Emmy Award (Regional Chapter) for The Great Camera Shootout 2010. For more information, visit http://www.zacuto.com or follow @Zacuto on Twitter.
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