Awards Shortlisting for STV Player App

An app for mobile devices produced by STV – that allows users to catch up on TV programmes they might have recently missed – has been shortlisted in a competition comprising customers of a global company describing itself as a “leading online video hosting platform and online video player solution”.

The STV Player app has been shortlisted in the 'Best Connected TV App’ category at the Brightcove PLAY 2012 Awards taking place in Boston, USA, on Wednesday. 

Says STV: “The Brightcove Innovation Awards recognise some of the most innovative, cutting edge online video and mobile app initiatives and campaigns across a number of industries and use cases.”

In a statement issued by STV, Alistair Brown, chief technology and platforms officer for STV, is quoted, as saying: “We are absolutely thrilled to be nominated for this prestigious award in a ceremony which is recognising some of the best and most innovative global players in this field. We strive to be as innovative as possible in the continued development of our digital products and services, as we make STV products available across multiple platforms, and to be recognised for the STV Player service at an international level is fantastic.”

The shortlist reads:

Best Agency Campaign

VML for BearNaked Granola

GLG for T-Mobile

The Switch for Anheuser Busch

Best Customized Player



Teaching Channel

Best Live Video Event

Digitas NewFront & Digital Broadcasting Group

Professional Bull Riders

Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012

Best Mobile App


The Metropolitan Opera

NBCU Screen It


Best Mobile Video

The Boston Globe

Joyce Meyer Ministries


Best Monetization Strategy

Fox News



Best Premium Video Initiative

AMC Networks

Milyoni’s Social Cinema for Universal Pictures

Universal Sports

Best Connected TV App

Showtime Preview App for Roku

STV Player

Starz for XBox

Best Video Marketing Initiative



Quest Software