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October, 2016

ROBERT TOWNSEND AWARD RECOGNIZES CONTENT DEALING WITH SOCIAL ISSUES

Actor, director, producer Robert Townsend has been on the forefront of social commentary for many years.  This award, presented since the early 1990’s, honors a production dealing with a serious issue facing society or documenting a solution to a problem.  Content has covered a wide range of issues from American race relations and HIV/AIDS to immigration and global warming.  The goal of the Robert Townsend Social Issues Award is to draw attention to these important issues and for the people who find solutions and bring about positive change.

STOCK FOOTAGE LIBRARY USE AWARD WILL DEBUT IN 2017

STOCK FOOTAGE LIBRARY USE AWARD WILL DEBUT IN 2017

Beginning with the Spring International CINDY Event, the exceptional use of stock footage will be honored.  The new award will be formatted along the lines of our “Stock Music Library Use Award” in that the content producer and the footage library utilized will both be recognized.  We will announce one top production and two runners-up each year.  All entries in both the spring and Fall International events as well as the 14 Regional events will be eligible to win.  Winners will be announced in late November, 2017.

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