The Newark Office of Film + Television (NOFT) website, newarkfilmtv.org, created by DreamPlay Media, has been honored with the prestigious 2013 Platinum Hermes Creative Award in the category of “Government Website // Overall”.
The 2013 Hermes Creative Awards received close to 6,000 entries from the US and abroad, which competed in 188 categories. About 15% of the entries won the Platinum Award, and a list of winners can be found online at hermesawards.com.
The Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, which include thousands of agencies and professionals in the marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and media production fields. AMCP judges look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.
NOFT’s website was designed and built by DreamPlay Media, a branding and digital media company with deep roots in Newark. DreamPlay Media was responsible for the development of the Newark Office of Film + Television’s brand identity, which included the website, as well as original logo design, print corporate identity, and custom social media channels.
“I am thrilled to have our website distinguished with this award,” says O’Brien Kelley, Director at the Newark Office of Film + Television, “I want to congratulate Igor Alves and the DreamPlay Media team on their terrific work for us, including this website, which helps us project Newark as a hub for creative investment and achievement.”
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The Newark Office of Film + Television (NOFT) is the official film office for the City of Newark, NJ, established in 2011 by Mayor Cory A. Booker. NOFT’s mission is to promote and facilitate local film, television and web production, further education through cinematic media, and create jobs and access in Newark. NOFT strives to make Newark a leading center for film, culture and entertainment, and is supported by the Brick City Development Corporation (bcdcnewark.org) and DLA Piper (dlapiper.com).
DreamPlay Media (dreamplaymedia.com) is a creative branding, video and digital media company, based in NJ, NY and LA. DreamPlay Media works with select clients to create inspired branding, design, content and stories. DreamPlay Media has earned over a dozen awards for its original film, web and branded media work.