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Attitude wins WSA, waits on ABU and AIB

Attitude has been announced as one of three Kiwi winners at the World Summit Awards (WSA) and is presently a nominee at other international awards events. The WSA received 386 nominations from 86 countries, which judges have culled to 40 winners from 24 countries.

ARANZ Medical (for 3D scanning and information systems) and Rollo Wenlock’s video review software Wipster were the other Kiwi winners.

AttitudeLive won for Inclusion & Empowerment, with WSA chair Peter Bruck noting the awards recognise innovation of tomorrow today. The WSA Grand Jury called AttitudeLive this year’s “best and most innovative Digital Innovation with high impact on society”.

AttitudeLive.com was launched in 2013 by Attitude’s Robyn Scott-Vincent with support from SPP chair John Barnett.

WSA winners get to collect their awards at the World Summit Global Congress in February. Long before that, Attitude will know the results of some of the other international awards it’s competing for.

Up against programmes from Hong Kong, Iran, Japan and Korea, Attitude’s Maia & Letitia (pictured, top) is a nominee for the Documentary gong at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s ABU Prize. Attitude’s Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Special is nominated in the Sports category, against programmes from China, Japan and Korea. Last year, Attitude to the TV Perspective Award at ABU Prizes.

This year’s ABU Prizes winners will be announced 30 October in Istanbul, at an event during the ABU General Assembly.

Five days after the awards bash in Turkey, Attitude’s My Search for Words competes in the Specialist Programme category at the the Association of International Broadcasting Awards.

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