Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Ideas behind Best of Festival nominees

All film productions have a purpose – and specific audience (or they should). Here is a bit more about the 2019 Best of Festival nominee productions.   
Corporate nominees:
  • OOO, Moscow, Russia, for "Image clip of Group of Companies KIT Film & Television," a story of a boy’s journey on a tram hovering in the air from the city to uncharted country where whales can fly -- reflects the idea of the Group of Companies, which is to create a world where reality is limited only by imagination. The project was filmed in Lisbon and created by Anton Nenashev, television designer and advertising director.     
  • BeaversBrothers, Ekaterinburg, Russia, for "RUSAL. True stories. Love for the sky" done for UC RUSAL, Moscow; the story of Igor Demchenko, a metallurgist  who has always wanted to fly. The film promotes one of the world's major producers of aluminium as a place where people can work and live brightly, following their dream.   
  • "One in a Million," done by fictionless, New York, N.Y.,  for the University of Utah Health, explains the hospital’s genomic medicine program.  
  • Riga Tourism Development Bureau, Riga, Latvia, for "Insiders Guide to Riga" done by DDB Riga and for Live Riga, Riga Tourism Council. The film is part of a series for Facebook to promote Riga as a city-break destination to a younger crowd.
  • Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH, Vienna, Austria, for "Whale Wisdom," marine biologist and filmmaker Rick Rosenthal’s journey to explore whales;
  • CBC Television Co. Ltd., Nagoya, Japan, for "Shikake-Ideas that Trigger Behavioral Change” about an academic discipline that uses psychology to manipulate human behavior without people realizing that they were influenced;
  • GMA Network Inc. (GMA News TV), Quezon City, Philippines, for "Bawal ang Pasaway kay Mareng Winnie: Nadenggoy ng Dengvaxia? (Offenders, Beware!: Deceived by Dengvaxia?)"; interview with senator involved in scandal;
  • GMA Network Inc., Quezon City, for "The Atom Araullo Specials: Babies for Sale.Ph"; explores how social media is used for the sale of babies.