Our Webby Awards

In June 2010 “The Specials” travelled to New York to attend the 14th Annual Webby Awards where they picked up both the Webby Award and People’s Choice Award for Best Reality. The Webby Awards are also known as the “Oscars of the web” and so winning 2 was a fantastic achievement!

Lucy, Sam, Megan, Hilly and Lewis with one of their Webby Awards.
Lucy, Sam, Megan, Hilly and Lewis with one of their Webby Awards after the awards ceremony in New York.
Check out Sam’s acceptance speech: it could only be 5 words long!
Webby awards winner. Webby awards people's voice winner.

Thank you!

We would like to thank the following companies and organisations who enabled us to get to New York to pick up our awards. Thank you so much for your generosity!

Screen South UK Film Council uScreen Accentuate SEEDA Legacy Trust
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • Rick Lemmon, Chester Limos.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Times Square.

Our campaign video

“The Specials” were nominated for 2 Webby Awards: Best Documentary Series and Best Reality. We cleaned up in the Reality category! Check out our campaign video.

When we found out we'd won

BBC South followed us to New York…

…and to the Webby Awards ceremony!