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2013 Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards Winners

Congratulations to all winners and thanks to all entrants in the 2013 Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards. The following is a complete list of winners for all television categories. The awards given are as follows: Gold Hugo, Silver Hugo, Gold Plaque, Silver Plaque, and Certificate of Merit.

COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR TV COMMERCIALS

Leo Burnett

COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR TV PRODUCTIONS

ESPN Films

CHICAGO LEGEND AWARD

Walter Jacobson

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS


Gold Hugo - Best Commercial

New Addition

Burrell 


Audience Choice Award

All American

Burrell


Automotive

Certificate of Merit

School's Out

Cramer-Krasselt


Banking/Financial

Silver Plaque

Money Holding Bureau

Leo Burnett


Silver Plaque

Redundancy Incorporated, Inc.

Leo Burnett


Beverages (Alcoholic)

Silver Plaque

Castaway

Cramer-Krasselt


Cellular Phone / Service

Gold Plaque

Flame

Leo Burnett


Silver Plaque

Pajamas

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit

Swarm

Leo Burnett


Commercial Campaign

Silver Plaque

Yes Food

mcgarrybowen


Silver Plaque

Mayhem

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit 

Love Drama/Hate Drama 

mcgarrybowen




 

Silver Plaque

All American 

Burrell Communications Group


Certificate of Merit

Lucky Penny

Leo Burnett


Food Products

Silver Plaque

Swimmer

Lapiz


Insurance

Certificate of Merit

Forbidden Fruit

Leo Burnett


Online Campaign

Silver Plaque

Bank of Mom and Dad 

Leo Burnett


Online Spot

Gold Plaque

Keep An Open Mouth Anthem

mcgarrybowen


Certificate of Merit

Defined by a Number

Leo Burnett


Other Service

Silver Hugo

I Am a Princess

mcgarrybowen


Public Service Announcement 

Silver Hugo

The Day Before

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit

Speechless

71 Degrees North


Certificate of Merit

Matching Mothers

The War Amps


Restaurant

Certificate of Merit

Anthem

Cramer-Krasselt


Retail

Certificate of Merit

Tell Me

Leo Burnett


Sporting Event / Athletics 

Gold Plaque

Oh my love

&Rosas




SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

Animation / Computer Graphics 

Silver Plaque

Goat

Leo Burnett


Art Direction / Production Design

Silver Plaque

Forbidden Fruit

Leo Burnett


Silver Plaque

Santa's Mailroom

Leo Burnett


Cinematography

Certificate of Merit

ATCO Our People

Manda Film/Video


Concept

Gold Plaque

Sprint Holiday Medley

Leo Burnett


Direction

Silver Plaque

NBA

Cutters Studios/Dictionary Films


Editing

Silver Hugo

America Will be Whole Again

Cutters Studios


Gold Plaque

Topless

Cutters Studios


Silver Plaque

Trainer

Cutters Studios


Certificate of Merit

Your GED

Cutters Studios


Certificate of Merit

Sunday NFL Countdown Tease

Andrew Armas

Humor

Silver Plaque

Labor

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit

Hot Water Heater

Leo Burnett


Low Budget

Silver Plaque

Sprint Holiday Medley

Leo Burnett


Music – Original

Silver Hugo

Chrysler Asia Pacific, "Anthem"

Yessian Music


Performance / Dialogue

Silver Plaque

Tell Me

Leo Burnett


Silver Plaque

Labor

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit

Meanamorphosis

Leo Burnett


Sound Design

Silver Plaque

US Navy "Ceremonial Guard"

Yessian Music


Special Effects

Silver Hugo

Forbidden Fruit

Leo Burnett


Gold Plaque

Newphoria

Leo Burnett


Certificate of Merit

The End of the Beginning

Cutters Studios/ Sold Design Fx





TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS

Animated Program

Silver Plaque

Portlandia - “Zero Rats”

Bent Image Lab


Certificate of Merit

Jingle and Bell's Christmas Star

Bent Image Lab


Children’s Program

Certificate of Merit

Hansel und Gretel

Askania Media Filmproduktion GmbH, 

Prosaar Medienproduktion GmbH


Certificate of Merit

High School Quiz Show: 

Hamilton-Wenham vs Rockport

WGBH


Documentary: Arts / Humanities

Silver Hugo

American Masters: Inventing David Geffen

THIRTEEN


Silver Hugo

John Cage - Journeys In Sound

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)


Documentary: History / Biography

Silver Hugo

Curse of the Axe

Yap Films Inc.


Gold Plaque

Afghanistan, the Price of Revenge

Point du Jour


Gold Plaque

American Experience: Clinton

WGBH Educational Foundation


Silver Plaque

American Experience: The Amish

WGBH Educational Foundation


Silver Plaque

Roots Old and New, Stories of Chinese Emigrants - North America

Radio Television Hong Kong


Certificate of Merit

9/11: Escape from the Impact Zone

Testimony Films


Certificate of Merit

Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist

Icon Films


Certificate of Merit

In the Eye of God

TVP S.A.


Documentary: Science / Nature

Silver Hugo

Jungle Gremlins of Java

Icon Films


Gold Plaque

The Resurrection Tomb Mystery

Associated Producer Ltd.


Silver Plaque

Bottled Life

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)


Certificate of Merit

Journey to the Disaster Zone: Japan 3/11

90th Parallel Productions Ltd.


Certificate of Merit

Soybean Homecoming

HK Education Bureau


Documentary: Social / Political

Silver Hugo

Entangled

TVP S.A.


Gold Plaque

Money and Medicine

Public Policy Productions


Gold Plaque

Carte Blanche

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), ARTE 


Certificate of Merit
The Price of Gold
FRP AB




Dramatic Program

Gold Plaque

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 

"Dreams Deferred"

Law & Order: SVU


Silver Plaque

Forbidden Kyoto Vol.5 Life as a TAYU -

“Diva beyond Geisha”

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)


Silver Plaque

Privacy Beyond Price - Caught in the net

Radio Television Hong Kong


Educational Program – Adult Audience

Gold Plaque

The Kamaishi Miracle

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)


Gold Plaque

Compassion for All – 

The Cartoons of Feng Zikai

Radio Television Hong Kong


Silver Plaque

SHIFT - Living in the Digital Age

DW Deutsche Welle


Certificate of Merit

Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio

The Documentary Group


Educational Program - Child Audience

Certificate of Merit

The Passion of Dragon

HK Education Bureau


Feature Length Telefilm

Silver Plaque

Autumn at the Poplar House

Kansai Telecasting Corporation


Investigative Reporting / News Documentary

Gold Plaque

Hong Kong Connection: 

Black Sheep in the Flock

Radio Television Hong Kong


Gold Plaque

The Journey to North Korea 2012

Phoenix Satellite Television Co Ltd.


Silver Plaque

News Zone: 

Enhancing Rural Education in China

Phoenix Satellite Television Co Ltd.


Certificate of Merit

Exposed: Working at Post-Disaster Fukushima

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)


Certificate of Merit

Hong Kong Connection: 

The Great Famine 1959

Radio Television Hong Kong


Public Access Program

Certificate of Merit

Chicago Newsroom

Chicago Access Network TV


Certificate of Merit

Scene Miami

DoRo Film International


Public Affairs / Video News Release

Silver Plaque

The Left-behind Children in China

Phoenix Satellite Television Co Ltd


Certificate of Merit

Tsunami Survivors

i-CABLE News Limited


Special Performance Event

Silver Plaque

The JUNO Awards 2012

Insight Production Company Ltd.


Student-Produced Program

Silver Plaque

alt.news 26:46, Episode #14.03


TELEVISION SERIES

Children's Series

Gold Plaque

Dance Academy Series 2

Werner Film Productions


Silver Plaque

Bushwhacked

Australian Children's Television Foundation


Dramatic Series

Gold Hugo

Homeland

Showtime Networks, Inc.


Gold Plaque

Chicago Fire

The Lippin Group


Educational / Documentary Series

Gold Plaque

American Experience

WGBH Educational Foundation


Gold Plaque

Great Expectations: 

Raising Educational Achievement

Connecticut Council for Education Reform


Silver Plaque

May Food Keep Us Together

Peoples Productions Limited


Silver Plaque

Yugoslavia for Beginners

Visionary Thinking


Certificate of Merit

Great Decisions

Foreign Policy Association




Game Show Series

Certificate of Merit

Switch Off

Primeworks Studios


Mini-Series

Gold Plaque

Angels of War

FILM.UA


Silver Plaque

Hatfields & McCoys

The Awards Group


Reality Series

Certificate of Merit

Intervention Canada

Insight Production Company Ltd.


Sketch Comedy Series

Certificate of Merit

You're Skitting Me

Australian Children's Television Foundation


Travel Series

Silver Plaque

Hip-Hoppin' Asia

Primeworks Studios


Variety/Entertainment Series

Silver Plaque

Canada Sings

Insight Production Company Ltd.




 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT


Concept

Silver Plaque

Nitsch Art Clip

DoRo Film International


Direction

Gold Plaque

Lost Girl: Midnight Lamp

Groundstar MDW Entertainment


Silver Plaque

Scene Miami

DoRo Film International


Silver Plaque

Privacy Beyond Price  (Covert War)

Radio Television Hong Kong


Certificate of Merit

Ludwig Hirsch - The Storyteller

DoRo Film International


Certificate of Merit

XIII: THE SERIES, Gauntlet

Groundstar MDW Entertainment


Host

Certificate of Merit

Electoral Dysfunction

Trio Pictures