Awards

2016

2016 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best of Category, Instructional Video for Active Threat Safety: Run, Hide, Take Action (partnership with Safety and Risk Services)

2016 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Documentary Short category for Journey to the East: from Vancouver to Hangzhou (partnership with Computing Science Dual Degree program)

2016 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Viral Video category for Hallway Texting Advisory Notice (April Fools' 2015 - partnership with UC, Student Services, Facilities, Alumni, Co-op and others)

2016 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Promotional Video category for SFU Fast Facts

2015

2015 University & College Designers Association – Excellence in Digital Media Category, Video Work for Trottier Observatory video ad.

2014

2014 Columbus International Film Festival – Chris Statuette for Videomatica Documentary Collection video. The Columbus Film Council is a non-profit educational organization committed to the concept of education through the media. Former winners include CNN, CBC, National Geographic Channel, National Film Board of Canada, Hong Kong Television,  PBS and other broadcasters.  

2014 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Education Mobile/Apps category for Scribjab iPad app.

2014 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Viral Video category for  2013 April Fools' video.

2014 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Motion Graphics/Effects for  2012 Seasonal Greeting from President Andrew Petter.

2014 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver, Viral Video category for 2012 Seasonal Greeting from President Andrew Petter.

2014 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Instructional Video category for Drop, Cover, Hold on!

2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education – Bronze in Video & Multimedia, Fundraising and Alumni Relations Videos Category for The Power of Engagement Video.

2013

2013 PR Daily Video Award – Best Public Service Announcement for Drop, Cover, Hold on!

2013 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Bronze Plaque for 2013 April Fools video.

2013 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in Digital Media Category, Video Work for 2013 April Fools' video.

2013 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in Digital Media Category, Video Work for Public Square video.

2013 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in Digital Media Category, Video Work for 2012 Seasonal Greeting from President Andrew Petter.

2013 Canadian Screen Awards (formerly known as Gemini Awards and Genie Awards) – Four nominations for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration documentary film: The Canada Award - Best Documentary Program or Series, Best Direction in a Documentary Program or Series, Best Visual Research in a Documentary Program or Series, Best Editing in a Documentary Program or Series.

2012

2012 Webby Awards - Webby Honoree in the Science category for Investigating Forensics website.

2012 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival - Award of Excellence in the Innovation in Graphic or Web Design category for Investigating Forensics website.

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best in Category, Training/Instructional category for Investigating Forensics website.

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver - School/University category for Investigating Forensics website.

2012 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival - Award of Excellence in the Innovation in the Video category for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best in Category, Government Agency category for From C to C website.

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Training/Instructional category for From C to C website.

2012 Japan Prize finalist – in the Youth category for Investigating Forensics website.

2011

2011 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in Electronic Media Category for Video Work for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.

2011 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honorable mention for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.

2011 Leo Award – Best short documentary in British Columbia for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.

2011 SFU Staff Achievement Award – Winner in the team category for work on the envision>SFU project, which included an interactive website, graphic design, and videos.

2011 South China Awards, Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival – Best director and Grand Jury Prize for best documentary in the Best of Guangdong section of the festival for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.

2010

2010 American Design Awards – Gold in the web design (Flash) category for A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2010 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Chris statuette in the promotional/industry category for video work for School of Communications promo.

2010 Summit International Awards – Platinum award in the education category for marketing effectiveness for School of Communications promo.

2010 University and College Designers Association – Excellence award in the electronic media category for video work for School of Communications promo.

2010 W3 Awards – Silver awards in three categories (branded content, not-for-profit; writing for video; and educational/training videos) for video work for School of Communications promo.

2010 Webby Awards – Honoree in the education category for A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2009

2009 Advertising & Design Club of Canada – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey into Time Immemorial.

2009 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/visual media category for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery.

2009 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best of show, gold in the video documentary/short film category for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery.

2009 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver in the university/college category for the School for the Contemporary Arts promo.

2009 University and College Designers Association – Gold in the electronic media category for video work for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery.

2009 World Summit Award (UNESCO/UN) – Winner in the e-culture and heritage category for A Journey into Time Immemorial.

2008

2008 Applied Arts Magazine, Interactive Annual – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey into Time Immemorial.

2008 Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education – Prix d'excellence, honorable mention for the School for the Contemporary Arts promo.

2008 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/interactive category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2008 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/visual media category for the School for the Contemporary Arts promo.

2008 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honorable mention for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery.

2008 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Silver Chris award for best overall interactive online experience for  A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2008 Digital Education Achievement Award, Center for Digital Education and Center for Digital Government – Winner in the learning and engagement category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2008 Festival International de l’Audiovisuel & du Multimédia sur le Patrimoine – ICOM/UNESCO Grand Prix for best world heritage website for A Journey into Time Immemorial.

2008 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold in the university/college website category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website.

2008 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver in the university/college website category for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

2008 SFU Team Award – For LIDC media design team.

2008 Summit International Awards – Gold for educational institution website for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

2008 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in the electronic media category for an entire website for Alumni Appeal 2007.

2008 University and College Designers Association – Gold in the electronic media category for video work for School for the School for the Contemporary Arts promo.

2008 University and College Designers Association – Silver in the electronic media category for an entire website for A Journey into Time Immemorial.

2007

2007 American Design Awards – Gold for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Ben Franklin award for best design in print material for From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy.

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honourable mentions in three categories – the humanities, education and information, and children and youth – for general release, secondary school release, and elementary school release documentaries respectively for From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy.

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Silver Chris award for best overall interactive online experience for the From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy website.

2007 Web Marketing Association – Standard of excellence for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Previous years

2005 American Design Awards – Gold for the A Journey to a New Land website.

2005 The Best of Web, Digital Education Achievement Award, Center for Digital Education and Center for Digital Government – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey to a New Land.

2005 Canadian Archaeological Association Educational Achievement Award – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey to a New Land.

2005 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in the electronic media category for an entire website for A Journey to a New Land.

2005 Vancouver International Digital Festival (VIDFEST) Award – Best educational website for A Journey to a New Land.

2004–2005 National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators Award – First place in the single newspaper display ad category.

2002, 2001, 1998, 1996 Gallery of Superb Printing in British Columbia – Gold, two silver, and merit awards for SFU gallery calendars and various lecture posters.