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FWA's Second Quarter 2003 Website Awards Announced
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The FWA winners’ “Directory” has grown and now hosts over 550 of the world’s best Flash and cutting edge sites, through 17 different categories for ease of browsing.  The second three Site of the Month winners for 2003, that will enter the overall contest for Site of The Year 2003 in January 2004 are:
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FWA's Second Quarter 2003 Website Awards Announced
 
FWA is based in the UK and is currently a non-profit project, sponsored by McGraw-Hill and ComputerBooks , and is owned by Robert Ford.
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April: Zelda: The Wind Waker [http://www.zelda.com/gcn/] = Sail the Great Sea with Link and explore The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. (Charming site from www.secondstory.com. Make sure you follow the "Wind" link to check out the great game which allows you to sail "The Great Sea" and spend some time at this site to watch the sun set. Designer/developer interview #81 at FWA).

May: Theory7 Flash Store [http://www.theory7.com/] = This Flash store provides designers and developers with everything they need. (Did someone say "Revolutionary"?. This is one of those rare sites that raise the bar to the next level in web development. Over a year in the making, more than 300 Flash movies and 10,000 plus lines of code! Designer/ developer interview #6 at FWA).

June: Pure Pulse Studio [http://purepulse.co.kr/] = Korean Flash design studio specialising in game production and quality animation. (This site has a wonderfully calm atmosphere, using a beautiful sound selection, combined with complimentary sound effects and beautiful "live" pencil drawings. Make sure you visit the "Animation Station" for a change of pace before leaving.)

Brief news for the second quarter:

10 new interviews were published with some of the world’s leading Flash, web design and motion graphics experts, taking the total to nearly 90 interviews to date.

The winners’ “Directory” has grown and now hosts over 550 of the world’s best Flash and cutting edge sites, through 17 different categories for ease of browsing.

FWA launched a revamped HTML newsletter
http://www.favouritewebsiteawards.com/news/ to coincide with 3 years online.

Brand new “Judges” panel announced for SOTY 2003. The first class and well respected panel includes industry renowned: gmunk; Neostream Interactive; Orisinal; Hi-ReS and more.

FWA is based in the UK and is currently a non-profit project, sponsored by McGraw-Hill.co.uk [http://www.mcgraw-hill.co.uk] and ComputerBooks.uk.com [http://www.computerbooks.uk.com] and is owned by Robert Ford.

What the industry say about FWA:

Macromedia.com: "Links to the best websites containing Macromedia Flash and Shockwave content."

Yahoo.com: "Favourite Website Awards - when it comes to Flash style, they have the newest in new."
 
 




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