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CTD 2023: Highlighting DigiBC Member Achievements

CTD 2023: Highlighting DigiBC Member Achievements
20 Apr 2023 by DigiBC

To cap off Creative Technology Day, we’d like to highlight and acknowledge a few of the major awards and accolades that some of our members have received within the last year!

Maclean’s Power List 2023
Top 10 Hollywood North Stars: Sharon Taylor (COO, Animal Logic)
Top 10 Gaming Tycoons: Shyang Kong (Co-founder, SkyBox Labs)  

The BIV BC500 List 2022
Film & Television: Michelle Grady (Sony Pictures Imageworks)
Digital Media: Natali Altshuler (EA SPORTS & RACING), Loc Dao (DigiBC), Justin Dowdeswell (Relic), Amir Nasrabadi (Disney Animation), Josh Nilson (East Side Games), Ryan Peterson (Unity Technologies), Jennifer Twiner McCarron (Atomic Cartoons / Thunderbird), Kay Wong-Alafriz (Kabam)

East Side Games
• BC Export Award: Advancing Technology and Innovation
• Globe and Mail: Canada's Top Growing Companies 2022 (#172)
• Josh Nilson (GM & Co-founder): Person of the Year (Technology Impact Awards)

Atomic Cartoons
• BC Export Award: Digital and Media Entertainment
• NAMIC Vision Award: Animation (Molly of Denali)
• BC Reconciliation Award (Molly of Denali)

Loc Dao (Executive Director, DigiBC)
• Vancouver Magazine's 2023 Power 50 List (#48)

DNEG // Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power (Udûn)
• Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode (VES Awards)

Relic Entertainment
• Best Places to Work Canada 2022: Best Large Company (200+)
• Best Places to Work Canada 2022: Health & Wellbeing Award

Image Engine // The Book of Boba Fett
• Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Season or a Movie (Emmy Awards)

Scanline VFX // Godzilla vs. Kong
• Best Film Visual Effects (Saturn Awards)

Mainframe Studios
• Outstanding Sound Mixing and Sound Editing for a Preschool Animated Program (Children's & Family Emmy Awards) // Octonauts & the Ring of Fire
• Best Holiday or Special Episode: Preschool Programming (Kidscreen Awards) // Madagascar: A Little Wild - “Holiday Goose Chase”

WildBrain Studios
• Outstanding Non-Fiction Program (Children's & Family Emmy Awards) // Who Are You, Charlie Brown?
• Best Inclusivity: Tweens/Teens Programming (Kidscreen Awards) // The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder
Best Holiday or Special Episode: Kids Programming (Kidscreen Awards) // Snoopy Presents: To Mom (and Dad), With Love