Our film about Grooming awarded GRAND AWARD @ WMF

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Our film about Grooming awarded GRAND AWARD @ WMF

Our film “I think I have a crush on you” has been awarded a GRAND AWARD at World Media Festival in Hamburg, Germany. A Grand Award means that the jury has found the film to be the best of all Educational films submitted this year.

The World Media Festival is an international media festival – the only festival of it’s kind in Europe – receiving entries from all around the globe.

The film, that we’ve produced for the foundation Aktiv Skola (Active Schools), depicts Nadja, a young girl being exposed to Grooming (sexual harassment and abuse) on the web. The film is distributed for free to all Swedish schools, together with a teacher’s guide with the purpose of preventing Grooming.

The film is directed by Maria Eriksson-Hecht, script written by Maria Eriksson-Hecht and Pelle Rådström.

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Gold and silver @ World Media Festival

Three films produced by Pophunters have won awards at this year’s World Media Festival in Hamburg.

The WorldMediaFestival is a global competition for communications media. It is the forum for leading communications professionals from around the world and also the only forum of its kind in Europe.

The films which have won awards are:

“I think I have a crush on you” – GOLD AWARD in the category Education: Middle School
An educational film about Grooming for the Foundation Active Schools.
Just recently, this film went viral among Swedish teenagers, reaching 400K views and thousands of comments on Youtube within a few days.

“Ahmed & Markus” – SILVER AWARD in the category Education: Middle School
An educational film about bullying for the Foundation Active Schools.

“Ascom Telligence” – SILVER AWARD in the category Sales Presentations
A film showcasing features and benefits of the Ascom Telligence System.

The awards are formally presented at a gala dinner in Hamburg at May 16th.
Winning a gold award, the film “I Think I Have A Crush On You” is also nominated for a GRAND AWARD and the GRAND PRIX-AWARD. The winner will also be announced at May 16th.

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Our film about Grooming selected for Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

Our film “I think I have a crush on you” has been selected to compete in the category “Best Youth Film” at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. The festival is the world’s largest short film festival, attracts over 160.000 visitors every year.

The film, that we’ve produced for the foundation Aktiv Skola (Active Schools), depicts Nadja, a young girl being exposed to Grooming on the web. The film is distributed for free to all Swedish schools, together with a teacher’s guide with the purpose of preventing Grooming.

The festival takes place 2-10th of February 2018. The film is directed by Maria Eriksson-Hecht.

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“About Sally” wins award in Cannes

Our informative documentary “About Sally”, portraying the childhood cancer survivor Sally, won an award at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2016. During a gala dinner at October 13th, at Palm Beach in Cannes, the was awarded a Silver Dolphin.

The film is produced for Barncancerfonden (the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation) with the purpose of showcasing their activities through the eyes of a survivor. In the film, we meet Sally, who was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 7. Through her, her family’s and teacher’s stories, we learn how Barncancerfonden’s activities help make lives better for the children and their families.

The film is used by Barncancerfonden in their communication with private donors and corporate sponsors at meetings and gatherings. It’s also distributed on Barncancerfonden’s homepage and YouTube channel.

Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards is an annual festival honoring the world’s finest corporate films, online media and TV-productions. It is the only festival för corporate films taking place in Cannes. The festival jury consists of prominent jury members (e.g. Oscar and Emmy winners). This year closed at nearly 1000 entries from all over the world.

The film won an award in the category: “Fundraising, Non-profit, CSR”. The award was announced at the gala dinner in Palm Beach in Cannes at October 13th.

About Sally has, earlier this year, been awarded a Special Award from World Media Festival, as well as several awards from Telly Awards, US. International Film & Video Festival and Creativity Awards. The film is produced by Pophunters and directed by David Stavenow.

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We’re finalists at the Swedish Publishing Awards

Our film “About Sally”, produced for the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundations, has been nominated to the Swedish Publishing Awards. The winner will be announced at a gala in Stockholm november 14th.

The film is produced for Barncancerfonden (the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation) with the purpose of showcasing their activities through the eyes of a survivor. In the film, we meet Sally, who was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 7. Through her, her family’s and teacher’s stories, we learn how Barncancerfonden’s activities help make lives better for the children and their families.

The Swedish Publishing Award, which is an organization completely independent from other industry organizations, is a comprehensive communications competition. It involves most of the established forms of communication. The jury judges all aspects of the entry – not just individual aspects such as design i.e. For a message to reach through, so much more is needed. That’s why the jury also look at textual content, visual content and – depending on the type of entry – direction (film), physical execution (print) and utility (websites). Our film is one of the six finalists in the category: Inspirational films, long.

The film was just recently announced to be one of the winners at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Award. It has won the Special Hand-in-hand Award at World Media Festival, as well as several other awards from international film festivals such as US. Internationa Film & Video Festival, Telly Awards, Communicator Awards and World Media Festival.

Vi söker ae-grafiker

We’re hiring AE-graphic designers

Are you an After Effects star, based in Uppsala and keen on working with us? Give us a call!

We’re looking for someone who loves experimenting with shapes, colors and animation in After Effects. You have a broad experience of After Effects, a creative mindset and like working in teams.

You’ll be working under the supervision of our Motion Designer with designing and 2D-animating graphical segments for educational shows.

Are you the one we’re looking for? Send an email with showreel or samples of your work to hello[at]pophunters.com

 

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Our film “About Sally” screened in Tokyo in November

Our film “About Sally” for the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation will be screened in Tokyo in November. This annual event organised by the Japan Association of Audiovisual Producers is an international showcase for Best of Corporate Film from around the world.

The film has received international attention after winning awards from World Media Festival, Telly Awards, US. International Film & Video Festival and Creativity Awards.

We’re honoured and very thankful to Barncancerfonden, Sally and her family and friends for letting us tell your story and bringing their important message to audiences all over the world.

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Pophunters rated AA for highest credit worthiness

Pophunters has been rated “AA – Highest credit worthiness” by Bisnode.

The credit rating is based on Bisnode’s credit evaluation system, the world’s oldest and most regarded. The system rates a company’s credit worthiness on an amount of decision points.

To run a credit worthy company takes time, dedication and hard work – but we know that our clients and partners realize the value of working with a credit worthy company. That’s why we’re very proud of our highest rating.

 

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Pophunters wins Special Award at World Media Festival

At this year’s World Media Festival Gala in Hamburg, Germany, Pophunters was awarded the Special Award: Hand in Hand for our film “About Sally” for the Swedish Childhood cancer foundation.

The Hand in Hand award is presented to “a programme highlighting actions by a state, government, corporation, organisation or individual resulting in improvements in the lives of individuals or in society as a whole.”

We at Pophunters are very proud and glad on behalf our client, as well as Sally and her family – whose story apparently continues to touch people all around the world.

Film of the Year

Film of the year at Guld-M:et

Our film “About Sally” made for the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation, was awarded “Film of the year” at Guld-M:et 2016.

The film is a short documentary about Sally, a girl who was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 6. Through her, and her family’s eyes, we experience how the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation functions on many levels.

We’re very honored to receive this award, and thankful to both the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation, and of course Sally with her family and friends who let us tell their story.