ORLANDO, FL, (May 27, 2014) – Hermes Creative Awards today announced edgefactory, a leading media and EMMY® award-winning production house based in Orlando, Florida, as one of the winners for the 2014 Hermes International Creative Awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media.
Edgefactory and Creative Show Director, Steve Peterson, have been recognized for outstanding creative writing in the production of a series of short form educational videos for the recently opened Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. Located in the Orange County Central Library in Orlando, Florida, this interactive exhibit takes viewers on a visual journey through the history of technology, innovation and creativity, as seen through the eyes of its benefactor, Dorothy Lumley Melrose.
There were over 5,500 entries from throughout the United States and several other countries in the Hermes Creative Awards 2014 competition. Entries came from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.
“We are excited to receive such an international honor for what we feel was a fun and creative project.” said Brian Cole, President,CEO, edgefactory. “I believe that we have one of the most underestimated writing teams in the industry. Over the past year we have expanded our list of creative writing projects to include theme park attractions, international press conferences and media events that reach literally millions of viewers. I’m thrilled by what we have accomplished with our team and look forward to stretching our imaginations even farther as we move into the future.”
Steve Peterson added, “I’m especially happy to win this kind of an award because of the subject matter. From the beginning Dorothy Lumley Melrose was an interesting and vital presence. It was my pleasure to bring her to life. I’m grateful to everyone who supported me at edgefactory and at the Orange County Library System.”
Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (www.amcpros.com). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, digital media production and free-lance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession.
edgefactory is an EMMY© award winning producer of creative video, meetings and special events for Fortune 500 companies, major industry associations and a host of other organizations. Founded in 1998, edgefactory is a multi-disciplined creative resource offering an array of services from creative writing, video production, digital signage, camera rentals, graphic design, 3D imaging, original music and technical support. With offices in Orlando and the Midwest, for more information on edgefactory call 1(866)291-3343 or visit the company web site at edgefactory.com.
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For the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, visit http://tic.ocls.info/about/.