Portuguese filmmaker scores win with tourism production
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., USA –A Portuguese filmmaker has won an award in the 2012 US International Film & Video Festival competition.
Turismo de Portugal, Lisboa, won a second place Silver Screen Award in Tourism Films for “Portugal – The Beauty of Simplicity.” With spirited music by Nuno Malo, food, travel and moments of serenity, as well as periodic aerial photography of this beautiful country, this promotional film designates Portugal as Europe’s West Coast.
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.