• Interview with JR Carpenter – winner of the 2015 Dot Award

    Check out this really interesting interview with our first Dot Award winner, J.R. Carpenter: http://www.northeastofnorth.com/neon-speaks-jr-carpenter/ Remember that J.R. will be speaking at our awards ceremony on Weds January 18th 2017, at Bournemouth University. Tickets will be available in January (free but you need to book)

  • Student Prize winner completes 12-week internship

    AWARD WINNING ELEARNING COMPANY OFFER INTERN FULL TIME ROLE TO NEW MEDIA WRITING PRIZE WINNER Our 2015 Student Prize winner has just completed his internship, and has had a brilliantly successful time, as this piece explains: “We’re so impressed, we’d like to define a permanent role for you here.” Those were the words Shaun Hickman […]

  • ‘Opening Up Digital Fiction’ Writing Competition

    If you’re entering the New Media Writing Prize 2016, you might also be interested in a new competition to discover the best “popular” digital fiction: digital fiction that appeals to mainstream audiences. The prize categories are: Judges’ Prize People’s Choice Welsh Language Prize* Student Prize Children’s Story Prize (*Welsh language entries are eligible for all […]

  • Announcing a new award for 2016!

    We are delighted to announce that we are launching a new award for this year’s competition: the Gorkana Journalism Award. This prize is sponsored by Gorkana, the international journalism, PR and media database/agency. This is a massive opportunity for journalists across the world to gain recognition for innovative, digital-interactive news storytelling, and we are excited to […]

  • Focus on the 2015 Dot Award

    The Dot Award was created and donated by Chris Meade and if:book UK. The prize is £500 and development support, and we were delighted that the very first award went to JR Carpenter. JR is a highly original, unique writer/artist in the field of digital storytelling, and has previously been shortlisted for the New Media […]

  • The 2015 prizes have been awarded!

    The Main Prize for 2015 was awarded to High Muck A Muck The High Muck A Muck Collective are: Nicola Harwood, Fred Wah, Jin Zhang, Bessie Wapp and Thomas Loh. The People’s Prize was won by two.5 for Recollections: 12 Vignettes of Lashihai two.5 are Viccy Adams and Samantha Silver. The Student Prize went to Shaun Hickman for Kindred […]

  • People’s Prize voting ends midday Wednesday January 20th

    If you want to vote for your favourite new-media work for 2015, you have until midday GMT on 20th, so get on with it! Click here to vote for your favourite entry

  • awards evening schedule

    We made a little mistake in the Evenbrite page: the timings are 6pm prompt start and 8.30 pm finish, with buffet and drinks after. Hopefully, you’ll be staying on for a while anyway, after the speeches and the awards, to network, eat, drink, and discuss all the cool entries.

  • Vote for your favourite in the People’s Prize

    Remember, everyone gets a chance to choose their favourite New Media story for 2015: the piece with the most public votes will win the People’s prize, £500 donated by Sea Salt Learning. Check out the shortlist then follow the link to the voting page.  

  • 2015 competition now closed for entries in all categories

    We are now closed, and the entries are being considered by our judges. We will announce the shortlist soon: look out for announcements here and on Facebook. If you would like to attend the awards evening on Weds Jan 20th in Bournemouth, please follow the link and register for a place. It’s free, and is […]