Webby Nomination Press Release
Filmed in an Edinburgh Flat During Lockdown, This Series by Chef Studio is Nominated For Two Webbys at The 25th Annual Webby Awards
22 April 2021
Chef Studio announced today that it has been nominated for Best Food & Drink in Video and Best How to Explainer & DIY in Video in the 25th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honour” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honouring excellence on the Internet.
"Nominees like Chef Studio are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,500 entries we received this year.
Other nominees at the 25th annual Webby awards count organizations including Apple, HBO, Google, Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty and Netflix and individuals, including Billie Eilish, Barack Obama, Dua Lipa, Meghan Thee Stallion, Sir David Attenborough and Will Smith.
“It honestly just feels really surreal. A year ago, I never would have guessed that this series I filmed in a makeshift studio, beside my bedroom window in Fountainbridge would be where it is today- not in a million years. I just feel so grateful and incredibly lucky.”
Kristin Atwood, Chef Studio
As a nominee, Chef Studio is also eligible to win a Webby People’s Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until May 8th, Chef Studio fans can cast their votes at vote.webbyawards.com.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, and honoured in a star-studded, virtual show that will be available on demand. The celebration will be hosted by multi-talented actress, writer, podcaster, host and advocate Jameela Jamil. Winners will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Past 5-Word Speeches include: Steve Wilhite’s “It’s Pronounced “Jif” not ‘Gif’; NASA’s “Houston We Have A Webby”; and Solange’s “I Got Five On It.”
About Chef Studio
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, includingWebsites and Mobile Sites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps and Software, Social, Podcasts, Games, and Virtual & Remotes. Established in 1996, this year’s Webby Awards received nearly 13,500 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: WP Engine, Marketerhire, Slack, YouGov, BASIC, KPMG, Wall Street Journal, AIGA, Podcast Movement, Fast Company, and Social Media Week.