The 2019 shortlists are on the way!

The 2019 shortlists are on the way!

Posted December 19, 2019 by Jim Pope

The judges have been busy discussing an amazing array of entries from all around the world, in all the categories. Keep your eye on this page and on social media for all the shortlists.

Remember that the 2019 Tenth Anniversary awards evening will be on January 15th 2020 at Bournemouth University. Go to Eventbrite to book a place -it’s free to attend and it will the best awards evening of the year! Here’s the lineup:

Virtual Reality Storytelling: Hands-on – 3pm – 5pm, FG06, Fusion Building

Experience a range of immersive digital fiction works by One To One Developments Trust‘s creative studio Dreaming Methods which has been producing cutting-edge electronic literature for 20 years. Meet the artists, Andy Campbell and Judi Alston, and step inside Digital Fiction Curios, a magical Virtual Reality curiosity shop/digital archive created in collaboration with Professor Alice Bell (Sheffield Hallam University).

Pre awards drinks – 5pm – 6pm, Fusion Building

NMWP Awards Ceremony – 6pm – 8.30pm, Allsebrook Lecture Theatre

We will showcase the shortlisters, and the judges will be awarding prizes for:

  • The if:book New Media Writing Prize: £1000
  • The Unicorn Student Award – £750. Donated by Unicorn Training, Bournemouth.
  • The Dot Award: £500 to get a new project started. Donated by if:book UK.
  • The Future Journalism Award, £750 for the best digital interactive journalism.‚Äč Awarded by Future PLC

Light buffet and drinks – 8.30pm Fusion Building.

Please register at Eventbrite -link below. It’s free, but registering helps us to get in enough food and drink!