D.C.-based EMIC Films won a Gold Emmy award in the branded content category for “Washington, DC – The Arts District”, a campaign produced for Destination DC. According to EMIC’s website, they partnered with Destination DC, Washington D.C.’s official tourism organization, to produce a series of five profiles of D.C.-based artists and creatives. In addition to the full-length videos, they created six social media cut downs along with a 45-second trailer that was used to tease the series leading up to its release.
Barnes Agency, based in West Virginia, received 11 Telly Awards. Among the list of Barnes Agency’s 11 awards, three were in the Silver Telly Award category and eight were Bronze Telly Awards. The agency received a total of six Bronze and two Silver Telly Awards for television production associated with Pikeville Medical Center, two Bronze Telly Awards for television production work for West Virginia State University’s “It Starts at STATE” campaign, and a Silver Telly Award for its television production work for Pleasant Valley Hospital’s “Breast Health Center” campaign.
Richmond BizSense reports that it was another best-in-show sweep at this year’s Virginia Public Relations Awards. Minneapolis-based Padilla, which has a Richmond office, took home the two top honors in the awards’ competitive categories, winning best-in-shows for campaigns for its work for Virginia Wine and in the tactics division for its work with Virginia Lottery, which shared the recognition. It was the second such sweep for Padilla in recent years, having picked up three best-in-shows in 2017. More here.