US filmmakers strong in international competition
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., USA –US filmmakers captured 17 awards, including three first places, in the 2012 US International Film & Video Festival competition.
DoRo Films International, Miami Beach, Fla., won a First Place Gold Camera Award for “Face Human Rights”; two Silver Screen Awards for “Falco-Rock Me Amadeus/The Untold Story” in Film/Video/Digital: Documentaries and Television: Biography; and Certificates for Creative Excellence for “Face Human Rights II” in Craft/Production Techniques and “Falco-Rock Me Amadeus/The Untold Story” in Television: Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Programs & Specials.
Tribe Pictures, Chatham, N.J., captured a Gold Camera for “Hamilton College-The First 200 Years” in Public Relations and a Silver Screen Award for “Stanley Black & Decker-Symphony” in Communications.
Also winning a Gold Camera Award was Shinnyo-en Hawaii, Honolulu, for “Lantern Floating Hawaii 2011” in Television: Documentary Programs.
Smith & Nephew, Andover, Mass., won a Silver Screen Award for “Building A Better Blade” in Advertising/Marketing Communications.
Mountain View Group, Atlanta, Ga., took three Certificates for Creative Excellence for “The Power of Partnerships” in Corporate Social Responsibility/Non-Profit; “UPS My Choice” in Advertising/Marketing Communications; and, “What is GE Energy?” in Communications.
Winning a single Certificate, all in Television: Documentary, were Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket, Mass., for “Nantucket-A Film by Ric Burns”; WNET/Thirteen, New York, for Black in Latin America “Brazil: A Racial Paradise” and, Groberg Films, Bountiful, Utah, for “Fires of Faith: The Coming Forth of the King James Bible.” Aurora Coast Productions, Ocean, N.J., took a Certificate for “Mercedes Time Stands Still” in Advertising/Marketing Communications.
Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Fla., won a Student Award for “The Remnant” in Student Productions.The overall competition awarded 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 participating entries from 29 countries.