The 4th Annual Fanedit.org Faneditor Awards are officially underway! Recognizing the best of 2011 is going to be the most exciting selection process yet. This year the first round of determining the final nominations will rest entirely in the hands of the Fanedit.org community.
While details for each category will differ slightly, the general format for selection of nominations and then final judging will be organized as follows:
The nomination process will be divided into two parts. The first will be determined by a combination of default selections (Fanedit of the Month winners as determined by public voting throughout the month) plus the top results of a separate public vote, and then depending on the category, possible wild-card nominations by the Academy.
Once the public component of the selection is done the Academy will review the first-round nominations and whittle each category down to a predetermined number of final nominations, based on the total number of 2011 edits that qualify for the category.
A that point a panel comprised of Academy members, Fanedit.org staff, and former category winners will be invited to judge any category for which they are not nominated in.
Details of the process will be announced as we get deeper and deeper into the select process, the first of which will be the public vote for nominees for Best Fanedit of 2011.
Good luck Faneditors!