A BIG night at the Big Chips in 2016.
The winners of the 2016 Big Chip Awards were announced at the awards ceremony Thursday 23 June 2016.
Big winners in 2016 were Leaf.fm who took home Best Start Up and Grand Prix and Space48 who took home Best B2C e-business project and the Big Chip Digital Agency Award. The Anthony WIlson Original Modern Award was awarded by special guest judge Matt Miller to Tom Rainford animations.
Flipbook created an animation for the event that took off the 1988 Tom Hanks' film; Big.
Other winners were Ampersand for Best B2C E-business Project with Harvey Nichols: A success story of online luxury; Climb Creative for Best B2B E-business Project with Where The Trade Buys; Stardotstar for Best Public Sector Project with First Steps; Connect Internet Solutions Ltd for Best Not for Profit Project with SENDirect; Access for Best User Experience with BAFTA Website; Glow New Media for Best Application of Mobile with Merseyrail Official Passenger App; Music for Best Use of Visual Design with Music website; wejo for Most Innovative Application of Technology with Rewarding Driving; Kilogramme for Best Use of Animation with Tall Tales pt2. Lamplight Studios for Best Game with A Pixel Story;
In the student and apprentice categories the Little Chip Student Award was won by Chris Chippindale, Richard Evans and Katrina McLaughlin for Manchester Metropolitian University and the Little Chip Placement/Apprentice Award was won by Marta Rodriguez Casares for UK Tights and Salford Business School.
We Are Empire was commended for Best Use of Visual Design with Anthony Joshua; Relative Insight was commended for Most Innovative Application of Technology with A transition from Crime Detection into the Marketing world; and iProspect Manchester was commended for Best Digital Marketing Campaign with GO Outdoors Tent Domination.