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Star scoops 9 awards at Promax & BDA Asia 2003

MUMBAI: It's time for celebrations at Star India. The Star network has walked away with nine awards at the Promax & BDA (Broadcast Designers' Association) Asia 2003 in Singapore, including the coveted 2003 Rocket Award, three Golds and five Silvers for outstanding creative work across a range of Star channels: Star Movies, Star World, Star Gold, Channel [V], National Geographic Channel and Adventure One.

The prestigious 2003 Rocket Award, which is a special award in recognition of outstanding new creative talent in the industry was bagged by Venkatesh Gaikwad of Channel [V] India.

Star also walked away with a Gold each for Best Movie Promo, Best Interactive Promo and Best Documentary Promo and picked up five Silvers for Best Print Ad, Best Drama Promo, Best Sales and Marketing Presentation, Best Interactive Promo and Best Sound Design.

The Asia awards come close on the heels of the Promax & BDA International 2003 in Los Angeles where Star picked up a total of 15 awards, including six Platinum Awards and nine Honourable Mention awards. The Platinum Award introduced this year represented the "absolute best in the world" in promotion, marketing and broadcast design.

Promax & BDA is a global, non-profit association dedicated to advancing the role and effectiveness of promotion, marketing and broadcast design professionals in the electronic media. It offers the world's premier educational conferences for promotions, marketing and design executives in electronic media.

Following is a category-wise and entry-wise list of awards won by Star India at the Promax & BDA Asia 2003 Awards:

Best Movie Promo

Dinomania - Star Movies 

Gold 

Best Interactive Promo

Rai University - Channel [V] 

Gold 

Best Documentary Promo

$100 Taxi Ride S2 - National Geographic Channel 

Gold

Best Drama Promo

Buffy The Musical - Star World 

Silver

Best Sales & Marketing Presentation

Come Home to the Oscars sales tape - Star Movies 

Silver

Best Interactive Promo

Popstars Contest - Channel [V] 

Silver

Best Sound Design

Project A - Star Gold 

Silver

Best Print Ad

A1 Rebrand Campaign - A1 

Silver 

2003 Rocket Award

Venkatesh Gaikwad, Senior Producer, On-Air Promos, Channel [V] India

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