Award Won for UVic Lipdub at SMC ’11!
VICTORIA, BC – The UVic Lipdub 2010 video that went viral late last year was awarded ‘Viral Video Award’ at Social Media Camp, Victoria. The internationally attended, Victoria-hosted two day conference held at the Victoria Conference Centre, presented it’s awards on a Friday gala dinner to kick off the event. Emceed by CHEK TV’s Scott Fee the “standing room only” event also had Nancy White and Rob Cottingham providing their own opinions on social media, delivered with their own personal touch.
Shawn Slavin, organizer of UVic’s 2010 Lipdub, was on hand to accept the surprise SMC’11 ‘Best Viral Video’ award on behalf of everyone involved on the project. “It was an honour to be in the presence of such influential and talented individuals, all of whom have extensive interest and experience with a variety of social media. This award is a testament to the hardwork that each and every single person involved in the UVic Lipdub put into it…this award is for all of us.” said Shawn Slavin. Paul Holmes, one of the co-Founders and organizers of Social Media Camp, presented Shawn the award.
Sitting at nearly a quarter-million views on YouTube, the Uvic lipdub has a life of it’s own. Having made it’s mark, element’s of it’s originality have cropped up in subsequently newer Lipdub’s, such as the impressive UBC Vancouver lipdub.
Relive September 25th, 2010 all over again – watch Victoria’s Uvic Lipdub 2010!
An all around stellar way to start off SMC ’11.
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