London-based The Edge Picture Company Limited was presented with the first-ever Production Company of the Year Award at the New York Festivalsâ€™ gala dinner and awards ceremony held at Manhattanâ€™s Broad Street Ballroom Feb. 2nd. One of the longest-running and most prestigious international film, TV programming, interactive and advertising competitions, the New York Festivals has drawn entries from 64 countries throughout the world.
A frequent multiple-award winner at New York Festivals, The Edge garnered a grand total of ten awards at this yearâ€™s event: one Grand Award Bowl, five Gold World Medals, three Silver World Medals and a Bronze World Medal.
"In reviewing this yearâ€™s winning entries, it became immediately clear that The Edge merits special recognition for their consistently high placements in multiple award categories," said Jimmy Smyth, named CEO for the New York Festivals in December 2006. "It also seemed appropriate to create a Production Company of the Year Award as an ongoing acknowledgement of consistent excellence in the industry."
GRAND AWARD BOWL:
Hit or Miss - Client:Network Rail - Category:Best Information Program
GOLD WORLD MEDALS:
Kerchung - Client:Tetra Pak - Category:Sales: Industrial Products and Services
Glenâ€™s Story - Client: Sanofi-Aventis - Category: Sales: Medical & Health Services
Without Walls - Client: Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar - Category: Sales:Educational Institutions
Today, Tomorrow - Client: McDonaldâ€™s - Category: Employee Relations and Recognition
Hit or Miss - Client: Network Rail - Category: Security and Safety
SILVER WORLD MEDALS:
Kerchung - Client:Tetra Pak - Category:Sales: P.R. â€“ Manufacturing
Today, Tomorrow - Client: McDonaldâ€™s - Category: Motivational
If Only - Client: ABB - Category: Security and Safety
BRONZE WORLD MEDALS:
All Employees- Client:Network Rail - Category: Motivational
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