|Gluckman (right) presents Certificate for Creative Excellence|
to Henk van Mierlo prior to presenting One World statuette
On Sept. 6, officials of Deventer, The Netherlands, joined the creator of a film on the city’s revitalization to receive the One World Award for documenting the spirit of the project. The award is sponsored by the International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ).
Henk van Mierlo of Henk van Mierlo VOF Advertising Agency and Photo-Film Studios, Deventer, accepted the award from Lee Gluckman, chairman of the US International Film & Video Festival and a member of IQ.
The film, “Heritage Saved Is History Preserved,” won Certificates for Creative Excellence in the Documentary and the Directing categories in the general competition of the 2012 Festival. The One World Award recognizes the film that best uses the power of the medium to promote goodwill and cooperation. The award recognizes that a story well told can inspire mankind to its noblest purpose.