- Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015
The 2016 US International Film & Video Festival has been launched with early pricing through Dec. 31, 2015, and a final deadline of March 1, 2016. The Festival recognizes outstanding Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Documentary and Student productions.
Entries must have been produced or released between September 1, 2014, and March 1, 2016, and may not have previously been submitted into the Festival.
Awards include a First-Place Gold Camera Statuette, a Silver Screen Statuette, a Certificate for Creative Excellence, a Student Award Certificate, Best of Festival (Grand Prix) and the One World Award. The One World Award goes to a production that demonstrates international cooperation and global understanding and is sponsored by the International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ), a global peer network of production company owners. IQ (See iqfilm.org.) also selects the Grand Prix winners.
The 2015 Grand Prix winners were "UKAI "Legend"" from Wizard Films, New Taipei City, Taiwan, in Corporate; "Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm," Deutsche Welle, Berlin, Germany, Documentary; "Mimicries – The Secret of Black and Yellow," NHK Corp, Tokyo (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Education, and "Olive Green," entered by SuperMemo World sp. z.o.o., Poznan, Poland, Entertainment. The One World Award went to GMA, Quezon, Philippines, for its coverage of families coping with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease).
For more information on the competition and a look at past winners, visit www.filmfestawards.com.