DUBROVNIK, Croatia, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dubrovnik Tourist Board (DTB) announced today that it was presented with a Bronze World Medal at the 2016 New York Festival of International Television & Film Gala last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Dubrovnik and Time," a beautifully shot short video entirely produced Balduci Films, showcasing the sights of the city, was chosen among entries from 50 countries by an esteemed international panel of judges.
"This year's awards presented strong competition and we're thrilled to be recognized for showcasing the richness that Dubrovnik and our country offers visitors," said Romana Vlasic, Director of Dubrovnik Tourism Board. "We love every opportunity to tell the story that Croatia is an unspoiled, beautiful part of the European Mediterranean region with a multitude of cultural, history and natural beauty."
The 2016 TV & Film award-winners were announced at the annual NAB Show on April 19th in Las Vegas. New York Festivals Television & Film Awards celebrated the 2016 World's Best TV & Films and also presented their Lifetime Achievement Award, Broadcaster of the Year, Production Company of the Year, and United Nations Department of Public Information Award. To watch the award winning video "Dubrovnik and Time", please visit: http://bit.ly/1WcTXW8
In March 2016 the video was also awarded the Silver Medal at the ITB Tourism Fair in Berlin, an important travel market in Europe, where it prevailed over 1,500 film submissions from the forty different countries that officially entered the competition.
New York Festival's World's Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers and talent: Animation, Comedy, Corporate, Drama, Documentary, Feature Films, Movie Trailers, Music Videos, News, Promos, Reality TV Drama, Sports, Telenovelas, Webisodes, Best Performance by an Actor/Actress, Special Event, Innovation, Technical Production Team, CSR, Best Screenplay, Video Art, and Best Host.
About Dubrovnik Tourism Board
Dubrovnik represents a rare and distinct blend of the past and present. Affectionately known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', the city is full of hidden treasures. Surrounded by almost 2,000 meters of unique medieval ramparts, preserved in their original form and open to visitors as the city's flagship attraction. Protected by UNESCO World Heritage status since 1979, Dubrovnik can boast one of the first such listings in Croatia. The city with its rich history, attractive geographic location, mild climate, with a world-class hospitality and excellence tourism infrastructure, Dubrovnik is often recognized among international travelers as a high quality, must-stop destination. Accordingly, the city is Croatia's undisputed convention center leader and boasts a higher volume of corporate tourism (conventions, congresses, corporate incentive programs) than any other location in the country. Dubrovnik is a destination for history and culture, evident by its diverse festivals, artists and prestigious art events, open air celebrations, sporting events, and of course, its breathtaking architectural treasures.
For more information on Dubrovnik Tourism Board, please visit: http://tzdubrovnik.hr/lang/en/
For more information, please contact:
Romana Vlasic, Director of Dubrovnik Tourism Board
Jelka Tepšić, Head of Communications
Sandra Milovčević, Communications Coordinator
SOURCE Dubrovnik Tourism Board