PRESS RELEASE — Monday, April 23, 2010
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Idaho Public Television Captures Ten WorldFest Awards

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:

  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Working for Wildlife," Platinum Remi
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Flying Idaho," Platinum Remi
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Wilderness in the 21st Century," Platinum Remi
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Canyonlands Calling," Gold Remi
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Idaho Fairways," Gold Remi
  • D4K, Gold Remi
  • IDAHO REPORTS, Silver Remi
  • DIALOGUE, Silver Remi
  • THE COLOR OF CONSCIENCE, Silver Remi
  • EYES OF THE FOREST: AN OUTDOOR IDAHO SPECAL, Silver Remi
  • 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.