Web Awards





"The Editors of Smart Computing selected your site [www.animationartist.com] as a Top Site, for our Guide To The Web - The Best 2500 Sites issue, based on the overall usefulness of the site. We ask ourselves whether the site provides the kind of content Web users would consider when looking for information in a particular category. We look for breadth and depth of content first, but also take into account the organization and presentation of the information. Is it current? Is the site easy to use? All of these factors contributed to your inclusion as a Top Site. Congratulations!"
Red Eye Site of the Month Award
Every month, a Website is selected in one of three categories (Graphics, Content, Originality) and awarded the "Red-Eye Award" for excelling in that area (beating hundreds of other Websites). Animation Artist Magazine has won the Red-Eye Award for Graphics. The judging of the Animation Artist Website took place in September 1999. (awarded November 1999 for month of September 1999)
Animation Artist Wins Two Awards from the Same Awardee

For having the most unique site with an interesting topic presented differently than any other site, Animation Artist Magazine was rewarded the Gold Award for an Amazing Site. In addition, Animation Artist Magazine also won The Gold Rose Award for having the most informative site in any given subject. In this case, animation. (awarded September 1999)


"Your Website has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the web by our Researchers." (awarded September 1999)


Animation Website of the Month -- Gertie Award for September
The Gertie Award is presented monthly - "
Rarely do we run across a more informative site that this month's Gertie Award winner, Animation Artist Magazine. For those not familiar with its content, Animation Artist boasts daily news updates in the field, information on upcoming films, artists' interviews, tutorials, and more. This site is a wonderful resource for both the animation fan and the professional in the industry. Animation Artist has a clean design and is thoughtfully laid out. We highly recommend their site. Don't forget to sign up for their newsletter while you're there." (awarded September 1999)


The Golden Web Award is presented quarterly to those sites whose web design and content have achieved levels of excellence deserving of recognition. Animation Artist was reviewed and awarded the Golden Web Award by certified members of the International Association of Web Masters and Designers. The Golden Web Award is a difficult award to win. (awarded August 1999)



You have been awarded the 'Toymaker Award'. This award has been presented to your site for Heart and Creative Design." (awarded August 1999)

The Free Links Network Award 'Website of the Week' Award

In early July 1999, Animation Artist Magazine was awarded the "Website of the Week Award" by The Free Links Network, beating out 129 other sites. This hard-to-win award is given out to the top two sites out of all applicants for the week it is awarded.

"Animation Artist is fresh, original, interesting, and educational. The site is easy to navigate, friendly, and fun, plus it has some great graphics and original touches. Well done!"

The Critical Mass Award

"Congratulations! Your site [Animation Artist Magazine] definitely qualifies for the 'Critical Mass Award'. A very nice site, excellent design, beautiful original graphics, great artwork, and your content is informative, entertaining, presented well and easy to access. A worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web. Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, fun and attractive place to visit." (awarded July 1999)

The Medaille d'Or Award

"Animation Artist sets out to provide its visitors with everything they could possibly ever want to know about all aspects of the world of animation; and that's precisely what it succeeds in doing." (awarded July 1999)

G-Page Cool Award

"Congratulations! Your site [Animation Artist] has been awarded the G Page Cool award. Your pages exhibit coolness in both design and content!"
(awarded July 1999)

Wishing Well Web Page Excellence Award


"Congratulations!  Your site [Animation Artist] has won the Wishing Well Web Page Excellence award!  Not all sites are deemed worthy of this prestigious award. It is presented only to those who have created a site that contains enjoyable content, is pleasant to view and is "family safe".  Nice job!  You are to be commended for your all your hard work."
(awarded July 1999)