An unprecedented number of HFPA members has been nominated for the 50th International Media Award. Philip Berk (FilmInk-Australia;Galaxie-Malaysia), Jean Cummings (Movie Star; In Rock; Pop! – Japan), Ramzi Malouki (Tunisia and Tahiti), Elisabeth Sereda (ORF Austrian Broadcasting; Live; Kronenzeitung; Skip Movie Magazine – Austria) and Lynn Tso (Behind the Scenes; Catchplay Movie Channel -Taiwan) are the HFPA members distinguished with the honor.
Previous HFPA members who became recipients of the International Media Award include Silvia Bizio, Yanni Begakis, Jorge Camara, Marianne Ruuth, Scott Orlin, Judy Solomon, Jean-Paul Chaillet, Helmut Voss, Anita Weber, Alessandra Venezia, Jenny Cooney Carrillo, Paoula Abou-Jaoude, Mike Goodridge and Anke Hoffman.
The International Media Award is granted each year by Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) in a ceremony that also celebrates local press and Excellence in Unit Still Photography. Lifetime Achievements and special tributes – including a special award to Kirk Douglas- are also part of the event, that will take place on February 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
|25th January 2013,|