Goody Awards Recognized The Blu with First Eco Goody at E3
The Goody Awards™ for social good presented the first Eco Goody Award to The Blu at the Shifted2U E3 Event on Wed, June 6, 2012, as part of their World Oceans Month Campaign.
The Goody Awards™ for social good was honored to present the first Eco Goody Award to The Blu at the Shifted2U E3 Event on Wed, June 6, 2012, as part of their World Oceans Month Campaign. This world-class group of entertainment professionals and digital designers are being recognized for their ocean preservation efforts and World Oceans Day Celebration. Tanna Frederick (Actress, Surfer and Founder of Project Save Our Surf) was our celebrity presenter for this first Eco Goody Award to Richard Taylor (Tron, Star Trek) for The Blu. There was also a display of The Blu’s 3D animated ocean designed by world class designers and Academy Award winners in the Vault.
The first Eco Goody Award was presented to The Blu’s Maker Creative Committee of world-class designers, including Andy Jones, Academy Award Winner, Avatar, Kevin Mack, Academy Award Winner, What Dreams May Come, Richard Taylor, Tron and Star Trek, and Tahakio Akiyama, Final Fantasy. The award was given for their stunning 3D animated world ocean, interactive education platform, ongoing contributions to preserving oceans, and for the upcoming World Oceans Day celebration. Nevile Spiteri, CEO and Co-Founder of The Blu, shared, “We’re honored to receive this Eco Goody Award, and appreciate the support for theBlu and World Oceans Day. Join the global celebration on June 8th and dive in at theblu.com.”
TheBlu.com is the world’s first social digital ocean that users can download, explore and share. The company officially launched with displays in Times Square in May. For World Oceans Day, John Bates, The Blu and Tedx Speaker, explains The Blu’s online celebration in this video: http://youtu.be/dMo-FyyPXAc.
During World Oceans Day at TheBlu.com on June 8th, the Big Blu whale, created by Academy Award winner Andy Jones (Avatar), was seen for the first time on TheBlu.com. Ambassador Species sponsored by WildAid and the OceanElders are now available for purchase to support ocean conservation. The OceanElders include Sir Richard Branson, Gigi Brisson, Jackson Browne, Dr. Rita Colwell, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Graeme Kelleher, Sven Lindblad, Her Majesty Queen Noor, Nainoa Thompson, Ted Turner, Captain Don Walsh, and Neil Young. The WildAid Celebrity Ambassadors include Carmelo Anthony, Sir Richard Branson, Jackie Chan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Minnie Driver, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, Jane Goodall, Kate Hudson, Ang Lee, and Yao Ming.
Throughout June and into July, the Goody Awards™ will be promoting The Blu and ocean preservation with special awards, a photo contest on Facebook http://bit.ly/K4rosf, and events. Dive into The Blu with us, and stay tuned for more updates throughout this World Oceans Month Campaign.
Big thanks to our E3 event sponsor, Shifted2U, which is an online hub for gaming, comics, news, podcasts, sports, music, movies, fashion, show coverage and more! Their team of journalists is in action all around the world to bring you all the hot stories, photos and videos. Shifted2u.com has set itself apart from the other typical sites out there by connecting to the viewers through media/news and also offering content that no other site provides.