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Banff 2011: Lisa Kudrow to receive award of excellence in digital media

MUMBAI: The Banff World Media Festival has announced that actress and comedian Lisa Kudrow will be the inaugural recipient of the Award of Excellence in Digital Media at the Interactive Rockies at this year‘s Festival.


Kudrow will be honoured for her work as co-producer, co-writer and star of ‘Web Therapy’, the web series on lstudio.com that has been a huge success with audiences and critics alike.
 


In addition to accepting her award, Kudrow will also give a feature interview during the Festival exploring her transition from film and television to the web, the finer points of putting together a successful branded entertainment collaboration, and her take on the direction of digital.
 
 


Executive director of the Festival Ferne Cohen said, "Web Therapy is one of those few online series that is truly of the web, and not just on it. Lisa Kudrow‘s work represents a big step forward for online entertainment, and we are delighted to honour her with this award."


Prior to ‘Web Therapy’, Kudrow was best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay on NBC‘s sitcom ‘Friends’. She has also starred in films like Mother, Clockwatchers and The Opposite of Sex.

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