Jim Carrey, Brad Pitt top list of Webby winners

Tue May 4, 2010 4:05pm EDT
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By Georg Szalai

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Jim Carrey, Lisa Kudrow, Brad Pitt, Isabella Rossellini and Roger Ebert are among those who will be honored at the 14th annual Webby Awards.

Ebert was named Webby Person of the Year on Tuesday with organizers of the Internet awards saying the film critic "raised the bar for online journalism and writing through his poignant and wildly popular blog, Roger Ebert's Journal."

JimCarrey.com won in the celebrity/fan site category, Kudrow's work in "Web Therapy" was honored in the comedy series space and Rosselini's award came for experimental work in her "Green Porno" series.

Brad Pitt's "Make It Right" received a nod in the activism category and The Muppets earned a Webby for best viral video, among other things.

Among other winners, Next New Network's "Reel Good Show" will get the award for best variety video offer, "Texts from Last Night" will receive the mobile entertainment honor and College Humor's Amir Blumenfeld gets a Webby for best individual performance.

Judges for the awards included Martha Stewart, Matt Groening and Arianna Huffington.

Hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC's "The Office," the 14th Webby Awards ceremony on June 14 will feature winners and honorees delivering their by-now traditional five-word acceptance speeches.

<p>Actor Jim Carrey claps along during a musical number at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles May 31, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>