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Digital 25: Leaders in Emerging Entertainment - 2011



Past Recipients

 

2011

  • John Rubey for AEG Network Live
  • Sangam Pant and Umesh Shukla for Auryn, Inc
  • Zach Galifianakis for "Between Two Ferns”
  • Michael Fleischman and Deb Roy, Ph.D. for Bluefin Labs
  • Meyer Shwarzstein for Brainstorm Media
  • Seth Green for "ControlTV”
  • Jon Kirchner for DTS, Inc.
  • Dick Glover for Funny or Die
  • Asi Burak for Games For Change
  • Nolan Gallagher for Gravitas Ventures
  • Zooey Deschanel, Molly McAleer and Sophia Rossi for Hello Giggles
  • Mike Chambers for INCEPTION
  • Leigh Blake and Alicia Keys for Keep a Child Alive
  • Charles Adler, Perry Chen and Yancey Strickler for Kickstarter 
  • Felicia Day for Knights of Good Productions
  • Troy Carter and Lady Gaga for LadyGaga.com
  • Lisa Roth for Majesco Entertainment
  • Susan Margolin and Steve Savage for New Video
  • Sharon Calahan for Pixar Animation Studios
  • Peter Vesterbacka for Rovio/Angry Birds
  • John Calkins for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Ken Ralston for Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Nicole Skogg for SpyderLynk

2010

  • Eddy Cue, Jonathan Ive and Steve Jobs for Apple iPad
  • James Cameron and Jon Landau for "Avatar"
  • Justin Day, Charles Hope, Mike Hudack, Dina Kaplan and Jared Klett of blip.tv
  • Idan Cohen, Zach Klein and Avner Ronen of Boxee
  • Richard Rosenblatt of Demand Media
  • Andrew Adamson, Teresa Cheng, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Gina Shay of Dreamworks for "Shrek 3D"
  • Erin Kanaley, Mark Zuckerberg and Randi Zuckerberg for Facebook Stories/The Social Graph/Facebook Live
  • Evan Cohen, Dennis Crowley, Harry Heymann and Naveen Selvadurai of Foursquare
  • Rishi Chandra and Vincent Dureau of Google TV
  • Josh Abramson, Barry Diller, Dae Mellencamp and Ricky Van Veen of IAC/Connected Ventures & Vimeo
  • Ron Yekutiel of Kaltura
  • Kevin Macdonald and Ridley Scott for "Life In A Day"
  • Max Haot of Livestream
  • Avichai Cohen of LiveU
  • Steve Ballmer, Todd Holmdahl, Alex Kipman, Don Mattrick and Kudo Tsunoda of Microsoft Kinect
  • Robert Bowman of MLB Advanced Media
  • Reed Hastings of Netflix
  • Dan Konopka, Damian Kulash, Tim Nordwond and Andy Ross of OK Go
  • Jay Fulcher, Sean Knapp and Bismarck Lepe of Ooyala
  • Brett Leonard of Fragfilms for PopFictionLife
  • Peter Anton, Rick Engdahl, Evan Greene and Paul Madeira of The Recording Academy for Grammy.com, Grammy 365, Grammy Live
  • John Ham and Brad Hunstable of Ustream
  • Erin McPherson and James Pitaro for Yahoo – The Upshot
  • Kelly DiGregorio, Salar Kamangar, Chris Maxcy and Kevin Yen for YouTube Partner Grants
  • Mark Pincus of Zynga

2009

  • Sandy Climan, Steve Schklair, Jon Shapiro, & Peter Shapiro, Co-founders - 3ality Digital
  • Jeff Bezos, CEO - Amazon (Amazon Kindle)
  • Steve Jobs, CEO - Apple computer (iPhone)
  • Henry Selick, Creator/Director - Coraline
  • Alex Albrecht & Kevin Rose, Co-founders – Diggnation
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO - Dreamworks Studios
  • Mark Zuckerberg, CEO – Facebook
  • Seth MacFarlane, founder - Fuzzy Door Productions
  • Jason Kilar, CEO – HULU
  • Roger Guyett (Visual Effect supervisor), Mike Sanders (Digital Supervisor) and Steve Sullivan (CTO) - Industrial Light and Magic
  • Evan Spiridellis & Gregg Spiridellis, Co-founders – JibJab
  • Jason Goldberg & Ashton Kutcher, Co-founders - Katalyst Media
  • Yair Landau, Founder - Mass Animation
  • Tom Anderson & Chris DeWolfe, Co-founders – MySpace
  • Fred Seibert, Creative Director - Next New Networks
  • Shigeru Miyamoto, Video Game Designer – Nintendo
  • James Cameron, Chairman and CEO – Lightstorm Entertainment
  • Ed Catmull (President), Pete Docter (Director of Up), John Lasseter (EVP, Creative), Jim Morris (GM & EVP, Production), Andrew Stanton (Director & VP, Creative) – Pixar Animation Studios
  • Laura Michalchyshyn, President/General Manager – Planet Green
  • Jonathan Kaplan, Founder - Pure Digital
  • Jim Jannard, Founder - RED digital Cinema
  • Sam Houser, founder/director - Rockstar Games
  • Philip Rosedale, Co-founder - Second Life
  • Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone & Evan Williams , Co-founders - Twitter
  • Steve Chen & Chad Hurley, Co-founders - YouTube