As the Internet evolves, so too does The Webbys.
Each year The Webby Awards works alongside our judges and industry experts in the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences to introduce new and expanded categories to keep with our mission to recognize the very best work on the Internet.
This year, we are excited to launch several new honors for work created for Video, Podcasts, Social, and beyond. Read about some new categories below, and enter here before the Early Entry Deadline on Friday, Oct. 25.
Dedicated Suite for Individual Episodes, Mini-Series, and Specials in Podcasts!
Keeping pace with the explosion of podcasts and immense creativity across the industry, the 24th Annual Webby Awards is introducing a suite of dedicated Podcasts honors for Individual Episodes, Mini-Series, and Specials, with categories for:
- Arts & Culture
- Crime and Justice
- Live Podcast Recording
- News & Politics
- Science & Education
- Television & Film
Category Suite for Immersive and Mixed Reality!
What started as a celebration of virtual reality across the industry has quickly expanded to encompass successful creative experimentation with immersive and mixed reality. As such, the 24th Annual Webby Awards is excited to introduce a dedicated suite of honors for Immersive and Mixed Reality, with categories for:
- Best Use of Augmented Reality
- Volumetric / 6-Degrees of Freedom
New! Categories for Diversity & Inclusion
Expanding our honors to best highlight and recognize those projects that elevate diverse voices, The Webby Awards is introducing brand new categories for Diversity & Inclusion in work created for Podcasts, Video, and Social.
Expanded Honors in Social!
Last year’s Webby Awards saw a 35% increase in social entries. Recognizing the continued growth of social media, and the immensely creative and innovative work exhibited across platforms year after year, the 24th Annual Webby Awards is introducing a handful of new categories across Social, including Best Use of Filters/Lenses and Best Influencer Endorsement.