Awards and Festivals: Ranking Significance

Tom Furtwangler (
Fri, 7 Jan 2000 09:07:11 -0800 (PST)


I'm a video producer who's been lurking here for a year of more, and was
about to unsubscribe, but figured I'd post a question I always wanted to
ask, first, and see who responded.

How do you librarians, as AV buyers, perceive the awards and festivals
which are typically listed next to films in media catalogs? Of the many
awards granted to educational media, and many festivals, which ones
impress you and which ones do you dismiss?

Would you be more likely to buy an otherwise-unknown title if it was CINDY
award-winning? Golden Apple award-winning? Emmy award-winning? Etc...



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