Industria Film wins 1st place in international competition
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., USA –A Mexican filmmaker has won a first place award in the 2012 US International Film & Video Festival competition.
Industria Film Studios, Mexico D.F., won a first place Gold Camera Award statuette in Tourism Films for “I am Veracruz (Yo soy Veracruz).” The entry was produced for the Government of the State of Veracruz.
The video exposes the natural and cultural richness of the state of Veracruz, bordering the Gulf of Mexico. Festivities and traditions such as the growth of coffee and tobacco, its gastronomy and intense mixture of indigenous ethic communities can be distinguished, such as the Papantla flyers that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. The music is inspired by local sound and rhythms called "Son Jarocho".
The overall competition recognized competitors with 20 First Place Gold Camera statuettes, 28 Silver Screen Awards, 60 Certificates for Creative Excellence and four Student Awards. Twenty-three countries produced winners in this 42nd annual competition, which drew more than 1,100 participating entries from 29 countries.