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Call for Entries Announced for Second Annual DAMMY Awards

Awards Recognize Excellence in Digital Asset Management

(Burbank, CA)

The DAMMY Awards

, the first honors specifically conceived to recognize excellence in innovative digital asset management technology, have announced the Call For Entries for the Second Annual DAMMY Awards. The DAMMY’s made their debut during C

reateasphere’s Digital Asset Management Conference and Exhibition

in New York in September 2010, and will return to Manhattan in 2011. The dates for the New York Createasphere Digital Asset Management Conference are September 22nd and 23rd, 2011.

The DAMMY’s invite entries in the following categories:

* DAMMY of the Year
* Best Storage, Archive and or Preservation Solution
* Best Example of Asset & Media Repurposing
* Best Strategy or Solution for Digital & Media Asset Management During the Acquisition of Content
* Best strategy Ease of Use for End-User Interface

Entries for The DAMMY’s will be accepted between April 1, 2011 and August 1, 2011. The DAMMY Awards return to New York on September 23rd, 2011, capping Createasphere’s New York Digital Asset Management Conference and Expo. Tickets for the DAMMY’s are $75 and include the awards show and lunch.

Nominees and winners are selected by judges who are recognized professionals in Digital Asset Management. The DAMMY of The Year will be announced prior to the Awards, on September 14th, 2011.

Complete rules, guidelines and entry information are available at:

. Entry fees are $55 per entry.

The DAMMY Awards were launched in 2010 with a three-part goal; the awards aim to raise awareness of the rapidly evolving, increasingly crucial role of digital asset management (DAM); to promote creative and technical excellence in the field; and to recognize the achievement in the DAM space. Last year’s inaugural DAMMY winners included

Jason Bright

(DAMMY of the Year), Best Storage (Archive and or Preservation Solution – UPS), interaktion gmbh for

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

(ETH) (Best Example of Asset & Media Repurposing),

Light Iron Digital

, and Michael Cioni (Best Strategy or Solution for Digital & Media Asset Management During the Acquisition of Content).

For more information about the DAMMY’s, call Createasphere at 818.842.6611 or visit.


About Createasphere

Createasphere is a global community builder for the entertainment technology industry, building and connecting communities and advancing technology and careers through expos, conferences, education and online offerings.

Createasphere was founded in 2001 as HD EXPO, and over the past decade has grown into a global company that develops and presents influential events for the content creation community, on line and face to face. Founded by Kristin Petrovich Kennedy in Los Angeles, Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in 2009, now driving their entertainment strategies and properties division. Currently Createasphere is presenting the Createasphere Entertainment Technology Expos in New York and LA, The Digital Asset Management Conference, in New York and Los Angeles, The DAMMY Awards in New York, Cinema India in Mumbai, and workshops focused on 3D, HDSLR, RED, and Post Production Master Classes in the US and abroad.

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