Blue Chalk wins at the Lovie and GlobalTrend Awards

Six Blue Chalk projects, spanning four different continents, have been honored by the GlobalTrend Video Awards and Lovie Awards!

With two GlobalTrend Video Awards, “Emeldah,” was the biggest winner. The film was a Triumph Winner in the Cinematography category and an Ascent Winner in the Editing category. “Emeldah” tells the story of an 11-year-old girl whose life has been changed by the “Households in Distress” program, which aims to help individuals who have lost one or both parents to AIDS. The project was commissioned by Roman Catholic Aid organization, Vastenactie, to support its Lenten appeal

Our next winner was “The India 100,” produced for The Foundry and its client, the Indian Ministry of Tourism. The series was named as a Triumph Winner in the Travel/Tourism category. For this project, we spent over one month in India, traveling to 14 different destinations to create a series that highlights what India has to offer as a tourist destination. Since its release, the “The India 100” has been watched over 80,000 times.

Another Triumph Winner was our film, "Bihar: Technical Support Program," which won in the Nonprofit category. Commissioned by Blue State Digital on behalf of its client, CARE International, this project was also filmed on location in India. The goal was to produce a film that would highlight CARE’s success in improving the maternal health of women and babies in Bihar, India. The result was a visually impressive short that succeeded in showcasing the incredible results of CARE’s program.

Lastly, “A Dream of Sight” was a Quest Winner in the Nonprofit category. In 2017, Blue Chalk Media was hired by SEE International, a nonprofit that works to restore sight to disadvantaged individuals worldwide, to create an emotional and uplifting film that would highlight the organization's work to cure blindness in the Peruvian Amazon. As well as winning this award, “A Dream of Sight,” has recently been featured on National Geographic and on the Instagram account.

In addition to the GlobalTrend Awards, The Lovie Awards has honored us with a Bronze statuette for our project, “Beatrice.” Working with Roman Catholic aid organization, Vastenactie, we created a film that tells the uplifting story of a woman who has overcome the stigma associated with having HIV to become a leader in her community. Vastenactie is our first European client and this award is the third “Beatrice” has received this year.

About The GlobalTrend Video Awards and the Lovie Awards:

The GlobalTrend Video Awards is an annual competition recognizing outstanding video and film production companies from around the world. It is judged by a panel of highly respected and experienced professionals handpicked from the global digital and creative industry. The GlobalTrend Awards honor projects at three different levels, "Triumph" is equivalent to gold, "Ascent" is equivalent to silver and "Quest" is equivalent to bronze.

The mission of the Lovie Awards is to recognize and honor the best of the European internet community. These awards are judged by the European members of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. This year’s awards received over 1,500 entries from 33 different countries.