Mass Transmit produced PlanetBillard.com tops the Shortlist for International Honor for the Web

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today named Planet Billard (www.planetbillard.com) as the People’s Voice Winner for the Best Personal Website of 2007. Planet Billard is the web site for George Billard, a leading Producer, Director and Cinematographer. The web site is a showcase of Mr. Billard’s video and photography from around the world and includes a Biography, Stock Footage, Dispatches from his world travels and a Video Blog. The Planet Billard web site was produced by Mass Transmit, a leading Internet marketing agency based in New York, NY and Charlotte, NC.

(c) Send2PressThe web site was developed in Flash and uses Mr. Billard’s amazing photography from around the world throughout the site for visual impact.

“Planet Billard has been an incredibly effective way for people to see my work,” says George Billard. “Mass Transmit has done a fantastic job drawing from my film, photography and writing to produce a dynamic web site experience that helps me reach an ever broadening audience.”

Winners will be honored at The 11th Annual Webby Awards in New York City on June 5th. The ceremony will be hosted by comedian and actor Rob Corddry, star of Fox’s new sitcom “The Winner” and a former correspondent for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites.

“The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. “Planet Billard’s selection as a People’s Voice Winner is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators- Mass Transmit.”

“We’re honored and thrilled to win our first Webby Award,” said Adam Q. Holden-Bache, CEO of Mass Transmit. “It was a tremendous group effort from our entire team, and having the amazing assets and artistic freedom provided by George Billard allowed us to create a very unique web site experience.”

The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Founded in 1996, The Webby Awards is known worldwide for its famous five-word speeches.

About Planet Billard:
Planet Billard is the website of George Billard. Billard is an award winning filmmaker, photographer and writer. He has mounted productions in over thirty nations for both corporate clients and his own growing library of motion picture imagery that is available worldwide through Getty Images. In 2003 he created the international A&E Television series The Well-Seasoned Traveler. His global focus led him to get a masters degree from Harvard University’s JFK School of Government in 2005. He is currently at work on the documentary Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe.

About Mass Transmit:
Mass Transmit (www.masstransmit.com) provides Internet marketing technologies and expertise. Mass Transmit’s production services include the development of web sites, email marketing and online advertising campaigns, presentations, CD-ROMs and interactive games. Mass Transmit’s proprietary email marketing technologies include Email Transmit, Peersuasion, Approved Emailer and Design Transmit. Headquartered in New York City with a regional office in Charlotte NC, Mass Transmit LLC has been a leading provider of innovative marketing and advertising solutions since 1996.

About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; Verizon; AOL Video; dotMobi; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Reuters; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.

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