Silver Dolphin was Awarded to the Expo 2017 Astana Film «The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan» in Cannes
October 25. PRNewswire. ASTANA
Silver Dolphin is a prestigious award in the «Corporate Films» category of the annual «Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards» festival in Cannes (France). The film was shoot by the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan to promote Astana bid for the right to host the International Exhibition EXPO in 2017.
The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards is one of the most important international and one of the largest European corporate film festivals. For the third year marketing professionals from PR agencies, companies and government institutions, producers and representatives from video studios, multimedia companies, television and advertising agencies meet together.
According to festival’s organizers: “This year is truly special due to the record number of submissions – 666 (60% more than in 2011) as well as 35 countries were participated from 5 continents (30% more than last year)”.
We believe that the film «The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan» made a significant contribution to the country value in the world.
This year the number of participants from the CIS increased. The overall number of candidates from these countries was 65. Out of three videos from Kazakhstan only «The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan» was awarded.
Aidar Kazybaev, Chairman of the Committee on Trade of the MEDT of Kazakhstan, stated: – «The recognition of Expo 2017 Astana film «The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan» as one of the top videos is a symbolic surprise for the EXPO 2017 organizing committee. We hope that it presages another victory – a victory in the contest to win the right to host the International Exhibition EXPO 2017».
«We are grateful to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade for the opportunity to feel like we are part of something important and big. We are proud that our work represents Kazakhstan on the international arena. Our team is a group of creative and talented professionals of the highest level who always strive to grow as individuals. Furthermore, I am convinced that the SLED Production House team is the best in our category, which is why a prize this prestigious is simply the validation that we have chosen the right path,” said Natalya Rastoropnova, General Director of the video production company “SLED Production House”.