Advertising competition and New Directors Showcase slated for September 11 in tandem with LA Shorts Fest.
Hollywood, CA. – The NXT STAGE Hollywood International Awards, a global competition honoring creative excellence and innovation in advertising, has extended the deadline for submissions to its inaugural Film Advertising Craft Awards, to Tuesday, August 14th. This will be the final deadline.
The first advertising awards event of its kind in Hollywood, NXT STAGE Hollywood International Awards focuses on the intersection between advertising and entertainment in today’s multi-platform world. The Film Advertising Craft portion presents awards in such categories as Best Direction, Best Production, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects. It also includes a New Directors Showcase featuring the work of the industry’s most promising young talent. Deadlines and entry requirements are available at http://www.nxtstage.net
Judges for the competition include directors, creative directors and producers from some of the industry’s most successful commercial production companies, including Partizan, RSA Films, Moxie Pictures and Anonymous Content. The awards competition and festival will be held in conjunction with the 16th annual Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) on September 11, 2012 at the Laemmle Noho 7 Theatres in North Hollywood.
Film Advertising Craft Categories:
• Grand Jury
• Best Foreign Commercial
• Best Direction
• Best Production
• Best Cinematography
• Best Editing
• Best Copywriting
• Best Production
• Best Visual Effects
• Best Animation
• Best Music
• Best Sound Design
• Best Acting Performance
• New Directors Showcase
About The NXT STAGE Hollywood International Awards
NXT STAGE Hollywood International Awards is the first advertising awards event of its kind in Hollywood, the entertainment capital, to focus on the intersection between advertising and entertainment in today’s multi-platform world. Judging is done by a diverse group of worldwide industry experts from the entertainment, production and advertising industries. NXT STAGE strives to be a truly global competition by recognizing work from foreign countries by taking into account each cultures unique communication. For more information visit http://www.nxtstage.net