Special Awards

 

Best use of Music Production Award…

 

 

 

 

The Production Music Award becomes the latest incarnation to join our five other existing Special CINDY Awards. This award honors a producer who effectively utilizes stock library production music to further enhance the production and also honors a particular library source providing the music that helped in capturing the award. CINDYs’ support in presenting this new award emphasizes the importance they and the CINDY Awards place on these contract producers and the vital role the production music community plays in supporting their efforts.

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John Cleese Comedy Award…

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Established in 1989 and named for Mr. John Cleese of “Monty Python” fame. The John Cleese Comedy Award is presented to an outstanding individual production that demonstrates effectiveuse of humor in conveying a message. Previous winners include This Is A Video About . . . Herpes by Healthlink Communications, Toronto for Warner Wellcome.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Rose Layos Green Audio Excellence Award…

First awarded in 1986, the Rose Layos Green Audio Excellence Award is named for Rose Layos Green, co-founder & former President of Cinesound, Inc., a Hollywood audio facility. The award is given to a production that pays careful attention to the audio track including location and post audio. Previous winners include America’s Army produced by Maguire/Reeder of Alexandria, Virginia for the U.S. Army.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Robert Townsend Social Issues Award…

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Presented by feature film actor, producer and director, Robert Townsend, the Robert Townsend Social Issues Award is given to a production that documents an important social issue or tells the story of a program or individual who is helping to solve a social ill. Previous winners includeThe Eddie Files by F.A.S.E. Productions, Los Angeles for ARCO, the National Science Foundation, and The U.S. Departments of Commerce & Energy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Robert W. Rowan Still Imagery Award…

Given to a production that effectively utilizes still images. Presented by award winning photographer Robert W. Rowan. Previous winners include Supporting Life’s Journey produced by Cinecraft for Hospice of the Western Reserve, Cleveland.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 Wolfgang Bayer Cinematography Award…

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Named for one of the world’s foremost wildlife cinematographers, Wolfgang Bayer, this award honors a production whose cinematography is deemed to be outstanding. Previous winners include Light Dance, filmed by David Fortney of Wonderland Productions, Aptos, California.