New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Film Awards Announces Limelight Networks as Official Sponsor and Content Delivery Network of 2015 TV & Film Awards Gala

New York, NY | March 19, 2015

New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards℠ competition announced that it is partnering with Limelight Networks as the official sponsor and Content Delivery Network (CDN) for the 2015 TV & Film Awards Gala taking place Tuesday, April 14th at the annual NAB Show.                                                                                                                           

Limelight, a global leader in digital content delivery will partner with NYF to carry this incredible industry celebration of excellence to devices worldwide.  When NYF’s need for content distribution grew they began working with Limelight Orchestrate™ (“Orchestrate”) Content Delivery, Video and Cloud Storage services which are integrated within every aspect of NYF’s TV & Film Awards competition platform.  This ensures entrants and jury members have the optimal experience submitting and viewing content. The World’s Best TV & Films℠ 2015 winner’s showcase and Gala highlights will also be powered by Limelight Orchestrate™, thus providing easy access to broadcast quality award-winning programs and highlights of award winning acceptors in the spotlight.

According to Rose Anderson, executive director of the TV & Film Awards competition, “We’re thrilled to partner with Limelight Networks as the 2015 sponsor and official CDN for this year’s TV and Film Awards. Participants will benefit from Limelight’s secure platform which delivers an exceptional user experience to all of our online entrants.  Security of our content and process is a prime concern.  Limelight made it easy for us to digitally deliver broadcast programs and films to any device anywhere in the world so that the hundreds of Grand Jury members, from 32 countries world-wide, are able to seamlessly view on demand each and every entry uploaded at the highest quality.” 

Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers organizations to better engage audiences by enabling them to deliver digital content faster, easier, and at broadcast quality. The company’s award-winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform streamlines the management and distribution of rich media to any device, anywhere in the world. Organizations like New York Festivals rely on Limelight’s content delivery services and massively provisioned global private network to consistently deliver exceptional user experiences.

“Limelight is proud to help New York Festivals celebrate both the artistry and the artist, by reliably and securely delivering broadcast quality videos worldwide,” said George Vonderhaar, Limelight’s Chief Sales Officer.  “This is an exciting event for the industry and a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate the power of Limelight’s new Orchestrate V3.0 platform.  We congratulate the Finalists, and look forward to working closely with the NYF team to provide an exceptional experience for their entire audience.”

Award-winners will be presented trophies at the 2015 Television & Film Awards Gala on April 14th at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Award winners and ceremony attendees will have access to the 2015 NAB Show. For tickets to the 2015 Television & Film Awards and more information click HERE:

Along with Limelight Networks, other sponsors of the 2015 New York Festivals Television & Film Awards include Pond5Creative Handbook and Production Hub

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel:, Ph: 1 212 643 4800

About International Awards Group, LLC 

International Awards Group, LLC organizes Advertising & Programming Competitions for the following brands:

AME Awards World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness
The Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising
Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising
New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programs
New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films

Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to                                                      

About the 2015 NAB Show
NAB Show, held annually in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With nearly 98,000 attendees from 159 countries and more than 1,700 exhibitors, the NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at


About Limelight
Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers customers to better engage digital audiences by enabling them to manage and deliver digital content on any device, anywhere in the world. The company’s award winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform includes an integrated suite of content delivery technology and services that helps organizations deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance customer relationships — all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit, read our blog, be sure to follow us on Twitter at, and join in our online community Limelight Connect.