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Announcing the Finalists for the 3rd Annual Brightcove Innovation Awards

Announcing the Finalists for the 3rd Annual Brightcove Innovation Awards

We are a few short weeks away from kicking off our third annual global customer conference, Brightcove PLAY 2013, on May 13th in Boston. As always, PLAY has attracted a fantastic group of more than 500 Brightcove customers, partners and industry thought leaders for three action-packed days of networking, product demos, best practice sharing and exciting keynote presentations.

Each year at PLAY, we recognize a small group of some of the most innovative, cutting edge digital media initiatives and campaigns across a number of industries and use cases through the Brightcove Innovation Awards.

This is always one of our most popular sessions at PLAY, as it gives us a chance to shine a light on our customers and partners, and it gives attendees a chance to learn from other organizations and see firsthand how they are achieving success.

Winners will be announced during the keynote on May 15th beginning at 11:30 am ET. The awards ceremony will also be streamed live at And, if you have not yet registered to attend, you can still do so at

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Brightcove Innovation Awards today, which includes nominees across 9 categories:

Best Agency Campaign

  • Bank of America and Starcom Media Vest Group
  • Toshiba Digital Frontiers for Toshiba
  • Sapient for NASCAR

Best Connected TV App

  • Samsung Electronics (via SBS Sports)
  • Roku app
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Roku
  • Maxim Magazine Xbox app

Best Customized Player

  • Liz Earle Beauty Co.
  • CareNet
  • Red Bull

Best Live Video Event

  • Bass Anglers Sportsman Society
  • V8 Supercars – Clipsal 500

Best Mobile Video App

  • Spuul
  • Rovio Angry Birds Toons

Best Mobile Web Video

  • Gannett

Best Monetization Strategy

  • Recruit

Best Premium Video Initiative

  • NineMSN Catch up TV
  • Sky Sports
  • BBC America
  • TVNZ

Best Video Marketing Initiative

  • Boeing Innovation Video Series
  • 3M Innovation Stories
  • The Home Depot "How To" Series