Reimagining the Future for EVERY Child, a UNICEF short film about innovation, won top honours with a Platinum Remi award in the non-profit category at the 48th Worldfest-Houston International Film & Video Festival in Texas.
WorldFest is the oldest Independent film festival in the world, and the 3rd oldest film festival in North America, known for giving first honours to Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, among many other greats in the film industry. Worldfest exists to recognize and honour “outstanding creative excellence in film & video.” Platinum is the highest honour awarded to the top entrants in each category.
The short film was released by UNICEF New York in November 2014 in support of its flagship State of the World’s Children Report, highlighting how innovative problem-solving can help overcome the challenges facing millions of children around the world. It has gained nearly 600 000 views on Facebook and Youtube and also won Platinum at the AVA Digital Awards in February.