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Silver Dolphin was Awarded to the Expo 2017 Astana Film «The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan» in Cannes

October 25, 2012

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Silver Dolphin is a prestigious award in the “Corporate Films” category of the annual
“Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards” festival in Cannes (France). The film was shoot by
the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan to promote
Astana bid for the right to host the International Exhibition EXPO in 2017.


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The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards is one of the most important international and
one of the largest European corporate film festivals. For the third year marketing
professionals from PR agencies, companies and government institutions, producers and
representatives from video studios, multimedia companies, television and advertising
agencies meet together.

According to festival’s organizers: “This year is truly special due to the record
number of submissions – 666 (60% more than in 2011) as well as 35 countries were
participated from 5 continents (30% more than last year)”.

We believe that the film “The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan” made a significant
contribution to the country value in the world.

This year the number of participants from the CIS increased. The overall number of
candidates from these countries was 65. Out of three videos from Kazakhstan only “The
Great Expectation of Kazakhstan” was awarded.

Aidar Kazybaev, Chairman of the Committee on Trade of the MEDT of Kazakhstan, stated:
- “The recognition of Expo 2017 Astana film “The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan” as one
of the top videos is a symbolic surprise for the EXPO 2017 organizing committee. We hope
that it presages another victory – a victory in the contest to win the right to host the
International Exhibition EXPO 2017″.

“We are grateful to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade for the opportunity
to feel like we are part of something important and big. We are proud that our work
represents Kazakhstan on the international arena. Our team is a group of creative and
talented professionals of the highest level who always strive to grow as individuals.
Furthermore, I am convinced that the SLED Production House team is the best in our
category, which is why a prize this prestigious is simply the validation that we have
chosen the right path,” said Natalya Rastoropnova, General Director of the video
production company “SLED Production House”.

Additional information at Nurgul Alipinova nurgul_alipinova@mail.ru and on
http://www.expo2017astana.com, +7-7172-537-031




SOURCE EXPO 2017 Astana

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