November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017

TIVA Awards Presented to Duberstein and Monroe

In April 2017, Brian Monroe and Genna Duberstein won the DCSWA Multimedia award for their video “The Electric Wind of Venus”.  Once again, this video has led to accolades: on November 11, 2017, the 2017 TIVA Peer Awards Banquet & Ceremony was held at the Embassy of France, where Brian and Genna won the Bronze Award in Government Video and Brian won Bronze for the Motion Graphics category for “The Electric Wind of Venus”.

The TIVA-DC (Television, Internet & Video Association of DC, Inc.) Peer Awards Ceremony “celebrates local excellence in media and offers one of the most sought-after awards in our community.” To learn more about TIVA and view this year’s 2017 TIVA Peer Awards, click here. GESTAR congratulates Brian and Genna on this esteemed recognition!  (Photo from TIVA staff; provided by G. Duberstein.)


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