JCS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF SECOND-ANNUAL YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD
Winners to be Honored at 2018 International Emmy® World Television Festival in New York
Photo Credit: Noa Grayevsky
New York, October 3, 2018: JCS International today announced the winners of the 2018 JCSI Young Creative Award, now in its second year. The three winners, selected by a prestigious panel of jurors with a depth of experience in film, TV and media, created one-minute shorts on the 2018 theme, “Stand Up for Peace.” The winning films are TeaShirt (India), Peace is Action (Indonesia) and Mr. Peace (India).
The blue-ribbon panel of jurors gathered at the International Academy’s headquarters in New York on September 27 to select the winners from the 24 finalists. Programs entered this year span 39 countries. The jurors were: Michal Grayevsky, President, JCS International; First Lady of Panama Lorena Castillo Garcia De Varela; Patrick Connolly, SVP of Programming for AMC/SundanceTV Global; Amy Hargreaves, Actress & Producer; Mozhan Marnò, Actress & Producer; Ben Pyne, Independent Consultant, Pyne Media; Stephen Segaller, VP Programming, WNET Channel 13 and Daniel Wiedemann, Bureau Chief, Americas Office, TV Globo.
The three winners will be flown to New York and receive their award on Saturday, November 17, at the International Emmy World Television Festival, in front of the 2018 International Emmy Awards Nominees. They will also be invited to attend the International Emmy Awards Gala on Monday, November 19th.
“JCS International is proud to support and honor young artists who stand up for peace through creativity,” said Michal Grayevsky, President of JCS International and a Board Member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “We are so thankful to the International Academy for taking the Young Creatives competition to new heights.”
2018 JCSI YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD WINNERS:
• By: Raj Dutta
• Country: India
• Summary: When two men are fighting over a small conflict, a young boy steps in and reminds them about being peaceful. This film can teach everyone that no matter how horrible a situation gets, we always have the choice for peace.
Peace is Action
• By: Puti Puar
• Country: Indonesia
• Summary: It’s common for us to associate peace with tranquility or calmness. However, peace is a kind of energy that needs to show and spread with action, although it is not always welcomed. This is a 1-minute animation about how we can stand up for peace through action, including resisting online bullying or joining a strike for peace.
• By: Shubham Upreti
• Country: India
• Summary: This story revolves around peace, a real life character living in the modern world is trying to find his value in a fast moving world in which everyone has forgotten him.
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