2017 Aurora Awards Best of Show Winners


The Aurora Awards recognizes media creators around the world who demonstrate the great ability to captivate audiences by their creative displays of grand execution and brilliant content. Our stars appear as independent, corporate, freelance, broadcast, instructional and educational production groups large and small. 

The Aurora Awards is a professional filmmaker’s recognition company designed to recognize brilliance internationally in the media industry. Identified by a professionally recognized standard and semi-annual competitions, and is distinguished for offering valuable feedback to film creators. We reflect color and light of the best creators by endorsing, promoting and guiding them with visionary and innovative concepts and tools that create value for their own business and others.

The Aurora Award is a top-tier industry award for motion media (which are not broadcast nationally on all 5 major U.S. networks). It represents international, independent filmmakers, corporate video, multi-media in marketing, entertainment, and educational film works creating excellent film and video for their clients who as a result also win. 

Join us in recognizing these fine organizations who value excellence.


Please note that winners from the Fall 2017 Competition have not yet been posted. They will be added in December.



The films and videos listed below have been judged nationally and have met our highest achievement of Platinum Best of Show for:



Chvala & Company Productions, Inc. link

The Work Will Continue
E04 – External Communications: Documentary Historical
Client:  Boys Town

Hawthorne    link

Chorus Line TV Ad
C17 – Commercials/Adverts:  Household Products
Client:  HomeAdvisor

Always Know Digital Ad
C15 – Commercials/Adverts:  Health Care Products
Client:  Dexcom

Portable+Affordable TV Ad
C18 – Commercials/Adverts: Corporate Promotion/Image

Everywhere You Can't Be Digital Ad
C10 – Commercials/Adverts:  Financial
Client:  Equifax

Standing Ovation TV Ad Campaign
C42 – Commericals: Campaign

Kyle Farley Media   link

The Dream of Travel
G02 – Corporate Sales: Marketing Established Goods & Services
Client:  Silversea Cruises

A World of Gaming
G03 – Corporate Sales: Marketing New Goods & Services
Client:  Casino Austria International


Women In Film LA   link

Habitat for Humanity ReStore PSA
C25 – Commercials/Adverts:  Public Service – Non-Profit Sponsor
Client:  San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity

In-House Representation – Entertainment Winners

It Is Written    link

Nunuk's Law
B16 – Documentary: Issue

Who was Desmond Doss
L9 & L10 – Broadcast:  Public Affairs Program & Citizen Recognition

Individual/Creative Achievement Winners

Media Fusion Inc.   link  

SLS - Scale and Power
A17 – Individual/Creative Achievement:  Animation/Whiteboard Animation
Client:  NASA

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties   link

We Are How We Treat Each Other
A13 – Creative/Individual Achievement:  Use of Music
(Also winner of Gold Award in E12 Category)

Student Winners


2017 Aurora Awards Gold Winners



The films and videos listed below have been judged nationally and have met high achievement of Gold Award for:


 Ball State University    link

Everlasting Light: The Story of Indiana's Bicentennial Torch Relay
B15 – Documentary: Historical Event
Client:   Indiana Office of Tourism Development

Blue Moon Productions    link

Gospel Dispensations
D10 – Religion:  Religious Instruction Youth/Teen
Client: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Eyes and Ears    link

For the Love of the Game
B12 – Documentary: Corporate
Client:   Saint Kentigern College

GameDay Productions    link

Sports Stars of Tomorrow
B18 – Documentary: Sports Related
Client: (Distribution TBA)

Ian Green, Fighting Back
L01 – Broadcast: Feature Story – Special Interest
Client:  Sports Stars of Tomorrow

Hawthorne    link

Points of Light TV Ad
C13 – Commercials/Adverts:  Furniture / Home Decor
Client:  Gemmy

Media Fusion Inc.   link  

Aviagen Corporate Video
E02 – External Communications: Corporate Identity/Image
Client:  Aviagen

Savvy Productions   link

Law Firm Campaign
C20 – Commericals/Adverts: Legal/Law Services
Client:  Gold Star Law

New Brand
F10 – Internal Communciations/Training
Client:  Allen Comm

Family Love Hope
C24 – Commercials/Adverts:  Public Service – Corporate Sponsor
Client:  Welti-Call

Beat of A Different Drummer
C03 – Commercials/Adverts:  Automotive Sales
Client:  Welti-Call

Tech TV    link

FoodCell Kickstarter Video
C35 – Commericals/Adverts:  Sporting Goods
Client:  FoodCell

Comic Relief 2017
E13 – External Communications: Special Events
Client: Tusker

Women In Film LA   link

C25 – Commercials/Adverts:  Public Service – Non-Profit Sponsor
Client:  A New Way of Life Re-Entry Program

Work Flow HR Solutions    

017 F6 Q2 April - Intersections - Post Collection
F07 – Internal Communications/Training:  Security/Safety
Client: Republic Services



In-House Representation – Corporate Winners

College of DuPage    link

College of DuPage: Active Violence Preparedness - Phase 1
F07 – Internal Communications/Training:  Security/Safety
Client:  College of DuPage

In-House Representation – Entertainment Winners

 It Is Written    link

Nunuk's Law (Platinum for whole work)
A01 & A05 -- Creative Achievement: Writing & Art Direction

Blood Rock
B11 – Documentary:  Biography

My Hometown: Sinners and Saints
B12 & B17 – Documentary: Corporate & Nature/Environment/Geography
A04 – Individual/Creative Achievement: Cinematography/Videography

My Hometown: True Confessions
L01 – Broadcast: Feature Story – Special Interest

The Heroism of Desmond Doss
L13 – Broadcast: Influencer Interview

SafeTV®  link

Native New Life: Holding on to the Rock
D14 – Art / Human Values / Religion:  Religious Instruction: All Ages

Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry   link

Downstream: Connecting Indiana to the Gulf of Mexico  link
B21 – Documentary: Low Budget
A15 & A03- Creative Achievement: Narration & Editing

Individual/Creative Achievement Winners

 (No - Creative only acheivements)

Student Winners

Taylor University    link

Multiplying the Good
M05 – Student Work: Business Related
Client:  Multiply Technology

Physics and Engineering at TU
M05 – Student Work: Business Related
Client: Taylor University

Finding Success in Grant County
M04 – Student Work:  Promotion of a Cause
Client:  Grant County Economic Growth Council

Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry   link

Downstream: Connecting Indiana to the Gulf of Mexico  link
M02 – Student Work:  Long Film (<12 Minutes)

2017 Aurora Awards