USU hosts International social advertising festival
Vinogradar, or Grapegrower, an annual social advertising festival for young creatives was held at USU on November 20. Initiated six years ago by the university Advertising Department and USU-based “Region” research center with the purpose of consolidating students’ skills, Vinogradar 2008 received several hundreds entries, some from outside Ulyanovsk and Russia.
The entrants, students and young professionals under 30, competed in eight categories, including print, TV, radio and online advertisements. In addition to the awards ceremony, the event also featured workshops and seminars by guest experts, among them a delegation from Glasgow University and CLIO Awards representative in Russia Vladimir Weiner.
The Grand Prix 08, Platinum Grapevine, went to Georgy Molodtsov and Dmitry Pischulin from Moscow for a series of videos titled Inclusive Education.
This year’s event was co-sponsored by USU, Ministry of Youth Development of Ulyanovsk region, Ulyanovsk branch of the Post of Russia and Social Art Initiative, Ulyanovsk-based public organization.
The most recent festival’s shortlist entries may be viewed at http://www.vinogradar.org
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