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Our students' creative, authentic films have brought tears to our eyes and joy to our hearts. Their work continutes to be recognized by the media (yes, our filmmakers have been on TV, the radio, and podcasts!), and has received multiple prestigious awards. This attention elevates these films far beyond study abroad, and allows them to be shared with people from around the world.

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We're really proud of our Study Abroad Film Festival, but don’t just take our word for it! Check out the recognitions our Film Festival has received since it began in 2014.

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GoAbroad.com’s Innovation Awards | Innovation in Marketing and Digital Media Winner

This award recognizes a creative and groundbreaking marketing, advertising, or digital media campaign. In 2018 we were awarded the winner of this category for our first ever Film Festival Event on November 1st, 2017.

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GoAbroad.com’s Innovation Awards | Student Video Winner

"I Spy" by Bianca Cortner

This award recognizes a student-created video that captures the true essence of an international education program. Unlike the other Innovation Awards, the student video is selected based on the number of votes it receives through an online poll. Bianca's film was a semi-finalist in our 2017 Film Festival.

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PIE News PIEoneer Awards | Marketing Campaign of the Year Finalist

This award recognizes an inspirational and inventive marketing campaign.

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GoAbroad.com's Innovation Awards | Student Video Finalist

"Motion in the South" by Oliver Lowe

This award recognizes a student-created video that captures the true essence of an international education program. Unlike the other Innovation Awards, the student video is selected based on the number of votes it receives through an online poll. Oliver's film received an honorable mention in our 2016 Film Festival.

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GoAbroad.com’s Innovation Awards | Innovation in Marketing/Social Media Award Finalist

This award recognizes a creative and groundbreaking marketing, advertising, or digital media campaign.

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Telly Awards | Telly Awards Bronze, Campaign-Not-For-Profit for Commercials / Marketing

The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the best in TV and Cable, Digital and Streaming, and Non-Broadcast Production from around the world.

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GoAbroad.com’s Innovation Awards | Student Video Winner

“Abroad Sweet Abroad” by Adrienne Piciotto

This award recognizes a student-created video that captures the true essence of an international education program. Unlike the other Innovation Awards, the student video is selected based on the number of votes it receives through an online poll. Adirenne's film was a finalist in our 2015 Film Festival.

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Collegiate Advertising Awards | Judges Choice (Top 1%)

The Collegiate Advertising Awards program is an elite national program created to honor today’s most talented marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in all forms of advertising, marketing and promotion specific to higher education products and service.

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Publicity Club of Chicago Golden Trumpet Award | Silver Trumpet

The Golden Trumpets honor distinguished individual achievement of public relations and communications. These coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity, and execution.

The Study Abroad Film Festival in the News

Our past Film Festival finalits and winners have been featured in online, print, and broadcast media from all around the world.
To date, our combined media coverage has reached an audience of over 200 million. Talk about spreading the news! 

 

The Study Abroad Film Festival was included in hundreds of articles. Check out a selection of our print and online coverage below.

 

For more information about us, our film festival, or to arrange an interview with our student filmmakers, please contact:

Abby Baric
Senior Communications Manager
[email protected]
312.264.5197

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