Coffee Bluff Pictures,won multiple honors at the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards. They won the Best Human & Civil Rights Film, Video, Television or Show category forTwenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® (Gold winner) and The Legacy of Black Wall Street (Silver winner). This category highlights scripted, episodic or individual video content, series or films that aim to raise awareness for Human & Civil Rights Causes.
In the category Health Partnership or Collaboration, Tuskegee Legacy Stories won the Silver award in the for-profit division, while the Tuskegee Legacy Stories & Covid Vaccine Education series won the Gold award in the nonprofit division with the Ad Council. This category highlights a partnership or collaboration between two or more organizations, individuals or entities to raise awareness for a Health cause. Rounding out the wins in the nonprofit division with another Gold award is the Ad Council’s Perspectives from Rural America, COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative. TheTuskegee Legacy Stories and Perspectives from Rural America series were both multi-organization collaborations for the Ad Council’s Covid-19 Vaccine Education Initiative.
Anthem Winners are selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Coffee Bluff Pictures is an Atlanta-based creative company founded by advertising agency executive and filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper to develop and share film, TV, and content as art that inspires engagement and outreach with the audiences and the greater community.
Leading the efforts in creating all the winning projects, filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper says “Gratitude is so important to show, demonstrate and express, and on behalf of the team at Coffee Bluff Pictures, I’d like to thank all of our collaborators, crew members, partners and all those who contributed to the success of these award-winning projects.“ Click here for full details on all the winning projects.
“Since launching this platform in June of 2021, we have seen that social change has emerged as a dominant force in mainstream culture,” said Anthem Awards Managing Director Jessica Lauretti. “The sheer number, breadth and overall quality of the entries shared with us in the 2nd Annual Awards is a testament to the strength of this growing movement and demonstrates an enduring commitment to the work that is both humbling and inspiring to see. From the war in Ukraine, to protests in Iran and the ongoing battle for equality here at home in the States, the call for change not only perseveres but is a growing global chorus.”
Winners for the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards will be celebrated at the Winners Celebration on February 27, 2023 in NYC. Fans will be able to hear from social impact leaders and their hallmark speeches at www.anthemawards.com. The Anthem Awards was launched in response to the prevalence social good has taken within the national conversation and cultural zeitgeist in recent years. The 2nd Annual competition received nearly 2,000 entries from 43 countries worldwide.
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