And Now, Here Are Your 2012 Philly Geek Awards Winners

Prior to the award show this past weekend, we spoke to Eric Smith of Geekadelphia, who said the Philadelphia Geek Awards were gunning for Barrymore-level longevity. They’ve still got about 15 years before they can reach that level, but at this year’s 2nd annual event, the awards did not disappoint. Hop after the jump for a full list of the nominees and who won in each category.

Winners are in bold

>>>Geek Headline of the Year
Derrick Pitts
Patrick Kerkstra
Faye Flam

>>>Hacker of the Year
Georgia Guthrie
Stephanie Alarcorn

>>>Scientist of the Year
Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich
Dr. Youngmoo E. Kim
R. Andrew Hicks, Ph.D

>>>Viral Project of the Year
Random Acts of Culture: Ikea from Opera Company of Philadelphia’s Pop Up Opera
Angry Birds Trailer: Nick Murphy
Firewall: Leah R. Kauffman

>>>Social Media Campaign of the Year
Under Armour’s Finding Undeniable: Red Tettemer & Partners
NPR’s Fresh Air: WHYY
Zoe Strauss Exhibit Foursquare Campaign: Philadelphia Museum of Art

>>>Web Development Team of the Year
Jarvus Innovations
P’unk Ave
Bluecadet Interactive

>>>Startup of the Year

>>>Indie Game Developer of the Year
Flyclops for Domino!
Cipher Prime for Splice
Final Form Games for Jamestown

>>>Visual Artist of the Year
Mike Smith
Yis “NoseGo” Goodwin
Jessie “Ishknits” Hemmons

>>>Comic Book Writer of the Year
Bryan J. Glass
Phil Kahn
Rob Kelly

>>>Comic Book Artist of the Year
Brad Guigar
Dan O’Connor
Nick Filardi

>>>Feature Length Indie Film of the Year
Maybe We Can Go To Hollywood: Directed by Isaac Williams
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles: Directed by Jon Foy
Alpha Girls: Directed by Tony Trov and Johnny Zito
Mancation: Directed by Frank Vain

>>>Local Annual Event of the Year
Women in Tech Summit: Philly Women in Tech
Philadelphia Science Festival: The Franklin Institute
Philly Tech Week: Technically Philly
Barcamp Philly: Local Community Unconference
Wordcamp Philly: Local WordPress Conference

>>>Geek of the Year
Tristin Hightower
Gerri Trooskin
Roz Duffy

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