All Press Releases for April 20, 2005

Christopher Lawrence Website Wins Nomination for the Ninth Annual Webby Awards

2Advanced Studios-designed website selected for Top International Honor for Websites in the Music Category of The Webby Awards

    / - ALISO VIEJO, Calif., — April 20, 2005— The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for websites, today nominated the Christopher Lawrence website ( for the best Music web site of 2005. The site was produced by 2Advanced Studios, an award-winning interactive agency. Winners will be announced on May 3, 2005 and honored at The Ninth Annual Webby Awards ceremony in New York City on June 6, 2005.

"I am thrilled that my website has been nominated in the Music category at the Webbys," said International DJ, Christopher Lawrence from his Los Angeles home. "The overwhelming success of this site is due to the vision and genius of Eric Jordan at 2Advanced, whom many, including myself, consider the best in the business."

Hailed as the "Online Oscars" by Time Magazine, The Webby Awards are determined by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organization with a membership that includes musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, The Body Shop president Anita Roddick, "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, and fashion designer Max Azria.

"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding websites that are setting the standards for the internet," said Tiffany Shlain, creative director and founder of The Webby Awards. "'s Webby Award nomination is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."

2Advanced Studios is also recognized for numerous web sites that were deemed "Webby Worthy," a distinction made for the first time this year to recognize sites exhibiting remarkable achievement. 2Advanced's Webby Worthy sites were: KB Home (, 2005 Ford F-Series Super Duty Microsite (, 2005 Ford Mustang Microsite (, Locks of Love ( and Evans Fruit Company ( The Ninth Annual Webby Awards received a record number of entries from over 40 countries and all 50 states. Out of the over 4,000 entries submitted, fewer than 20 percent received this honor and were deemed Webby Worthy.

"We are so excited to have the Christopher Lawrence website nominated for the Ninth Annual Webby Awards," said Antony Novak, Chief Operating Officer of 2Advanced Studios. "We have had our eye on a Webby Award for quite some time now and recognize what an honor it is just to be nominated."

As a nominee for a Webby Award, is also eligible to win a People's Voice Award. Voting is open to the public until April 29th at

To learn more about the 9th Annual Webby Awards and to view the nominees and Webby Worthy entries, please visit For more information on 2Advanced Studios and their interactive design and development services, visit

About The Webby Awards
The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence in Web design, creativity, usability and functionality. Established in 1996, the Webbys are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (, a 500 member body of leading web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: The Creative Group; Adweek, Brandweek and Mediaweek magazines; IDG; Fortune and FSB, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rackspace Managed Hosting, and 2Advanced Studios. For more information, visit

Founded in 1999, by Co-Founders, Eric Jordan and Tony Novak, 2Advanced Studios has quickly evolved into an award-winning interactive agency with nearly 30 employees in the United States and Japan. World renowned for their creative talents in Macromedia Flash design, 2Advanced also offers a wide range of design and development services, including interactive design, development and backend solutions, broadcast video, 3D graphics, multimedia, identity and audio production. 2Advanced is highly noted for its contributions to several major book publications, as well as a wide array of magazine articles, online interviews and industry awards. Located in Aliso Viejo, California, the 2Advanced team constantly strives to push the creative boundaries of technology to deliver high impact new media solutions that create a lasting impression. For more information, visit or call 949.330.7580.

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