PRESS RELEASE — Monday, April 23, 2010
For Information Call Anne Peterson at 208-373-7368
or Bob Evancho at 373-7369
Idaho Public Television collected nine Remi Awards during the recent 45rd annual WorldFest Houston Independent International Film Festival, including three first-place Platinum Remi Awards and a Special Jury Award.
SKY ISLAND was chosen for a Special Jury Award for creative excellence. All Special Jury Awards are also eligible for consideration in the Grand Remi competition, the festival's highest award.
Other IdahoPTV winners are:
WorldFest is the third-oldest international film festival in North America and the oldest independent film festival in the world. The contest features 10 major categories with 200 competition sub-categories.
IdahoPTV is a statewide public television system with transmitters in Coeur d'Alene, Moscow, Boise, Twin Falls and Pocatello-Idaho Falls, plus a network of 42 translators to extend the signal beyond the transmitter areas.