De-construct makes Webby shortlist

De-construct and Wieden & Kennedy London are among 58 UK consultancies nominated at this year’s annual Webby Awards.

The Academy, which counts Richard Branson and David Bowie among its 550 members, has voted to compile a shortlist that recognises 70 categories, spanning websites, interactive advertising, online film and video and mobile.

Wieden & Kennedy London has been nominated under the Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics category for its Music Almighty work created for Nokia.

De-construct has been nominated in the Art category for its design of artist Keith Tyson’s website.

Wieden & Kennedy is one of several groups to receive multiple nominations. It is in the running for eight, along with Crispin Porter and Bogusky and Hyperfactory, while R/GA is up for 14.

The BBC and The Guardian are up for eight and six nominations respectively.

A full list of nominees can be found at www.webbyawards.com/nominees.

The winners will be announced on 5 May.

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