Film Commission Chile Wins Best Overall Campaign for The 2016 Creativity Awards at the AFCI at 40th Annual Cineposium Conference
Film Commission Chile Wins Best Overall Campaign for
The 2016 Creativity Awards at the AFCI at 40th Annual Cineposium Conference
Los Angeles – September 28, 2016 – On Saturday, September 24 during the closing ceremony of the 40th annual Cineposium conference in Atlanta, Georgia, the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) announced that Film Commission Chile was the winner of its annual competition, The Creativity Awards.
Film Commission Chile was nominated alongside the West Virginia Film Office and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Office of Film Music and Entertainment for Broward County.
Contest categories included “The Best” - Logo, Promotional Swag, Ad Design, Reel, Website and Production Guide.
Film and television industry professionals – Marjorie Galas, editor of Variety 411 Los Angeles; Elliot Kotek, editor-in-chief of Beyond Cinema Magazine; Larry Laboe, executive director of NewFilmmakers Los Angeles; Ivana Massetti, founder of Women Occupy Hollywood; and Kent Matsouka, locations manager and producer served on the independent jury assembled by the AFCI to select the contest’s top winner.
“We are excited by the level of engagement from both our AFCI Members and the general public across the globe that participated in the Creativity Awards on the heels of a three-year hiatus,” said Kevin Clark, Executive Director of the AFCI. “The friendly competition among our members highlights the best-in-show of what film commissions use to market their unique locations to appeal to and inspire media content producers”
For The 2016 Creativity Awards, AFCI partnered with Montana based The Audience Awards to host the global competition. Submission entries were received from June 6 – July 31 and contest voting occurred between August 2 -19.
The contest received nearly 200 entries from 33 AFCI film commission and industry affiliate members. 7,516 total votes were cast in the best-in-show marketing competition. To view the winning entries from the contest’s individual categories visit: www.theaudienceawards.com/videocontests/past and search for the AFCI The 2016 Creativity Awards.
To learn more about Film Commission Chile, visit www.filmcommissionchile.org.
Justin O. Cooper
323.461.2324 ext. 6 | Justin@AFCI.org