- TOMMI - Der deutsche Kindersoftwarepreis 2017
- Gewinner und Nominierte
- Initiatoren und Partner
TOMMI: THE CHILDRENS SOFTWARE AWARD OF GERMANY
Every year since 2002 the TOMMI Prize has been awarded at the Frankfurt Book Fair to the most innovative and outstanding software title developed specifically for children (PC, Consoles, Apps).
An initial selection is made by an expert panel consisting of journalists and education professionals but the final decision is made by a childrens´ jury who have tested each product at 20 Public Libraries throughout the country. In 2014 over 2600 boys and girls from all parts of Germany took part in the TOMMI trials.
The TOMMI Prize is awarded jointly by the publisher Family Media Verlag in Freiburg and the children media specialists FEIBEL.DE in Berlin. This year´s prize has been sponsored and supported by the broadcaster ZDF Kinder- and Jugendprogramm, the Frankfurt Book Fair and the German Library Association dbv children. Patron of the award is the German Minister for Families Manuela Schwesig.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Publishers can enter Apps, Console, PC and online games. To be eligable, games must have been on the market from 12th October 2015 to 10th October 2016 and must be available to buy until at least 31st December 2016. The Jury requires 15 examples of each game plus the completed registration form. Games are non returnable. The entry fee is 279 Euro plus 19% VAT per title.
THIS YEAR´S PANEL
For over ten years a panel of respected journalists and educationalists under the chairmanship of Thomas Feibel has made the initial selection. This year´s panel consists of Titus Arnu (Süddeutsche Zeitung), Prof. Dr. Stefan Aufenanger (Uni Mainz), Dr. Jasmin Bastian (Uni Mainz), Prof.Dr. Linda Breitlauch (Hochschule Trier), Kathrin Eichberg (Stadtbücherei Kiel), Martin Eisenlauer (Bild am Sonntag), Julia Fastner (klick-tipps.net), Stephan Freundorfer (freier Journalist), Carsten Görig (Spiegel Online), Moses Grohé (love4games.org), Steffen Haubner (Kölner Stadtanzeiger), Andreas Hottmann (ZDF Kinder- und Jugendprogramm, Birgit Knott (Stadtbücherei Kiel), Bertram Küster (Bild.de), Anatol Locker (freier Journalist), Dr. Kathrin Mertes (Uni Mainz), Kurt Sagatz (Tagesspiegel), Ludwig Schötz, Linda Scholz (Spieleratgeber NRW), Prof. Dr. Friederike Siller (Fachhochschule Köln), Dr. Michael Spehr (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), Dorothee Wiegand (c’t).