I attended The 53rd Chicago International TV Awards at AMC River East 21 Presented by Cinema/Chicago with Carol Fox & Associates. Michael Kutza The Founder & CEO of The Chicago International Film Festival & TV Awards had another Talented Fun Celebration in Chicago. The evening was kicked off by a cocktail reception hosted by Chloe Wine, Stella Artois, and Wanas Tequila.
Some guests spotted In attendance this evening was Jim Heir, Tony Scott Green, Candace & Charles Jordan, Phil Ranstrom, Christine Dudley, and of course myself. The Awards Presentation was hosted by Ji Suk Yi of Windy City Live ABC 7 Chicago. Sam Flethcher The Cinema/Chicago Competitions Coordinator thanked everyone, and was proud to begin to show the talent being awarded. Penelope R. Steiner The Governing Board Chair of Cinema/Chicago was impressed on The Fashion of The Evening saying that this is The Best Dressed Group. Christine Dudley The Illinois Film Office spoke about TV in Chicago.
The Great Dick Wolf’s Shows of course are mentioned, as well as that Chicago South Side Family everyone loves in TV Show Shameless. The Gold Hugo Award for Television Productions went to Chicago Justice Dramatic Program NBC Universal. The Silver Hugo for Television Productions went to Amigo’s Dramatic Series. The Gold Plaque for Television Productions went to Queen Of The South Dramatic Series USA Network. The Gold Plaque for Television Productions went to Harley And The Davidsons Mini-Series Discovery Channel. While we are watching TV we can’t forget those memorable commercials such as the ones that won at The 53rd Chicago International Television Awards. The Gold Hugo For Individual Commercials is Raccookin’ from The Martin Agency & The Figure Skater from The Martin Agency.
The WTTW Audience Choice Award went to Maze Mcgarrybowen. The Special Achievement Awards Commercials Silver Hugo went to Still The Most Shocking Special Achievement in Editing Whitehouse Post. Achievement Award Presentations went to Amazon Studios for Commitment To Excellence in Television Production, Dean Richards for The Chicago Award, and Joe Sedelmaier for The Chicago Legend Award. There was also a tribute to The Beloved Ruth Ratny Of Reel Chicago. I am glad to have been able to showcase you this evening. For more information please go to Chicagofilmfestival.com