• Edge named Specialist Magazine of the Year;
• Computer Arts named Visual Arts Magazine of the Year;
• Jamie Magazine named Launch of the Year (New Format);
• Phil Haycraft named Designer of the Year.
Future, the international media group and leading digital business, was a big winner at yesterday’s Digital Magazine Awards receiving four major accolades.
Edge was named Specialist Magazine of the Year, Computer Arts won Visual Magazine of the Year, Jamie Magazine, produced using the FutureFolio app creation solution, was crowned Launch of the Year (New Format) and Edge’s Phil Haycraft was named Designer of the Year.
In addition, Total Film was highly commended for Film, TV & Entertainment Magazine of the Year, MacFormat was highly commended for Specialist Magazine of the Year, Matthew Pierce was highly commended for Publisher/Manager of the Year and Jamie Magazine was highly commended for Food and Drink Magazine of the Year. Future’s customer content agency, FuturePlus, was also rewarded for their partnerships with Auto Trader and Tesco. Auto Trader’s ignition was highly commended for Motoring Magazine of the Year and Tesco’s Technology & Entertainment magazine was highly commended for Customer Magazine of the Year.
The Digital Magazine Awards are the most coveted international magazine awards in the world, celebrating the best magazines, individuals and advertisers from the digital publishing industry, in which Future is at the forefront. Future has been named Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for three years in a row by the Association of Online Publishers (2011, 2012, 2013) and is currently the Professional Publishers Association Digital Publisher of the Year and the British Media Awards Media Company of the Year.
The Jamie Magazine app, powered by Folio, recently won a 2013 Lovie, as well as being named in Apple’s Apps of 2012, and the FutureFolio team was commended at this year’s PPA Awards in the Development Team of the Year category.
Future CEO Mark Wood says: “These awards are hotly contested and it is a real achievement for Future to walk away with four of the top honours and six commendations. This achievement underlines Future’s leading position in the digital tablet magazine market as we continue to transition from print to a digitally focussed business. These stunning products are a wonderful showcase for Future’s creative skills.”
For more information please contact: Ben Bolton, Senior Communications Executive.
About Future plc
Future plc (futurenet.com) is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR).
Future has been named Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for three years in a row by the Association of Online Publishers (2011, 2012, 2013) and has been named the Professional Publishers Association Digital Publisher of the Year for two consecutive years (2012, 2013). Future is also the British Media Awards Media Company of the Year.
We have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating more than 200 publications, apps, websites and events.
We hold market-leading positions in Technology, Games, Guitar, Creative and Sport & Auto sectors.
We attract more than 57 million monthly global unique users to our websites, which include techradar.com, gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com and musicradar.com.
Future sold more than 18 million magazines last year, that’s 34 magazines sold every minute. Our most well-known brands include T3, Cycling Plus, Total Film, Mollie Makes and Xbox: The Official Magazine.
Future has developed its own app-creation software, FutureFolio. We produce over 100 digital editions, and have sold over 5 million digital issues in the last year.
Future exports or syndicates 225 publications to over 89 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content.