The first ever British Online Creator Awards took place on Tuesday…
Creators won prestigious awards across 14 categories celebrating and honouring the UK’s best online entertainers. The awards took place at the London Palladium and were attended by creators from across the community.
The awards winners were selected by a jury of representatives from BBC Worldwide, Big Frame, CAA, Cherry Pick Media, Comic Relief, Facebook, Flipside Talent, Gleam Futures, Internet Creators Guild, James Grant Group, Bleecker Street Management, MHA Talent Management, NVC, OP Talent, Revelmode, Sarah Weichel Management, Studio 71, StyleHaul, Twitter, WME, and YouTube.
BONCAs 2016 Winners
British Creator of the Year
International Creator of the Year
Gamer of Year
Food Video of the Year
6 Fruit Hacks That’ll Blow Your Mind But You’ll Never Use! by SORTEDfood
Best Film of the Year
The Amazing Tour is Not On Fire by Dan Howell and Phil Lester
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On winning the top award of the evening, British Creator of the Year, Phil Lester said: “2016 has been an incredible year for me, and to think that this started with a webcam is pretty mind-blowing! I want to share this award with Dan as we’ve achieved everything this year together and say thank you to our amazing community of followers who give us so much support.”
Mike Cook, Head of Talent from FlipSide, said: “There’s such a huge amount of talent, innovation and hard work happening in the digital space, and so many millions of fans engaged worldwide, the online industry was crying out for a British awards ceremony to recognise it. We’re incredibly proud to have brought fans and industry together to celebrate the achievements of these young creatives tonight. Congratulations to all of this year’s BONCAs nominees and winners!”
See pictures from the red carpet in our gallery at the top of the page or find videos, pictures and more from the BONCAs in our Twitter moment below.