NHK, a top winner,
Yasuaki Okamoto accepted Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) and NHK Educational Corp.’s top awards for “Mimicries – The Secret of Black and Yellow,” an educational program for pre-school and kindergarten that won a Gold Camera award and was selected Best of Festival-Education. The awards were presented at the Tokyo office by Lee Gluckman, chairman of US International Film & Video Festival. NHK’s other awards included three Silver Screen statuettes for documentaries on autism, sumo wrestling and the mechanisms behind major volcanic eruptions.
ONE WORLD AWARD
GMA Film on ALS Wins International Award
A film highlighting the struggles of families caring for victims of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) has won the One World award in the 2015 US International Film & Video Festival. “Front Row: ALS,” produced by GMA Network Inc., Quezon City, was selected by a panel of judges from the International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ). IQ sponsors the award, which is given to a production that creates greater awareness of a worldwide issue.
This is the second year that a GMA production has received the One World award. In the 2014 competition, GMA News TV won for "Brigada (The Brigade): Gintong Krudo (Black Gold)," a documentary to raise awareness of child labor in the Philippines.
ENTRANT: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Tokyo (JAPAN)
ENTRANT: Wizard Films, New Taipei City (TAIWAN)
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Wizard Films, New Taipei City (TAIWAN)
CLIENT: UKAI, Tokyo (JAPAN)
ENTRANT: SuperMemo World sp. z o.o., Poznan (POLAND)
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Ekstasy Ltd, Harrow (UNITED KINGDOM)
"Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm"
ENTRANT: Deutsche Welle, Berlin (GERMANY)
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Deutsche Welle, Berlin (GERMANY)
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