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A big congrats to Instruxion (the company behind Animated Explanations) for being awarded the Platinum Seal of e-Excellence in Europe, which recognizes companies who have a track record of innovation. Of course, we see this recognition as further proof that video explanations are a valuable and productive element of marketing and education. Animated Explanations is based on Brussels, Belgium and a member of our Explainer Network of video producers. Here's the description of the award from the... Continue Reading

We're a Webby Award Honoree for Best Writing, Online Video

Posted by: leelefever on April 13, 2009- 5:00pm

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This morning we learned that we're an official Webby Award Honoree in the category of Best Writing, Online Film and Video! Woohoo! But what does that mean?  Here's what it says on the Webby Award website: As a result of the exceptional quality of submissions this year, the Academy has chosen to recognize work exhibiting remarkable achievement that was not selected as a Nominee. Out of the nearly 10,000 entries submitted to the 13th Annual Webby Awards, less than 15% are awarded the status... Continue Reading

Edublog Awards: Common Craft Needs Your Vote

Posted by: leelefever on December 18, 2008- 4:00pm

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This is coming a bit late, but The Common Craft Show has been nominated for an Eddie - An Edublog Award in the category of Best Educational Use of Video/Visual.  The polls close tomorrow - we're hoping for a late-breaking victory. Thanks! Update:  Thanks so much everyone.  We came in second, which makes us proud. You can view the results by clicking "view result" on the poll.  It wasn't even close really, Steve Spangler's Blog, which focuses on science education, got the lion's share of... Continue Reading

We're A Webby Award Honoree!

Posted by: leelefever on April 7, 2008- 5:00pm

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We have just been notified that The Common Craft Show is an Official Webby Award Honoree in the category of Technology Film and Video. Yaaaay! What does it mean to be an honoree? From the Webby Awards web site: Of the more than 8000 entries submitted to the 12th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 15% were distinguished as an Official Honoree.  Basically, we made the short list but didn't quite make it to being a nominee, which is eligible for the award. It's still wonderful to be recognized... Continue Reading

Pardon Me Friend, Can You Spare a Vote?

Posted by: leelefever on March 13, 2008- 5:00pm

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We've just been notified that our video "Zombies in Plain English" has been nominated for a Yahoo Video award for Best Animated Video. YAY! Here's what they say: Congratulations! You have been nominated for a Golden Play Award for Best Animated Video. Each year, Yahoo! Video's editorial staff picks outstanding videos in different categories and puts them up for our users to vote on at www.yvideoblog.com. Voting will be open until Friday, March 21st. And we were just worried about Zombie... Continue Reading