Silver Award of Distinction Winner

New York, NY – The 27th Annual Communicator Awards announced “Live From Billy’s Place” digital show poster as a Silver Award of Distinction winner.

The Communicator Awards are dedicated to recognizing excellence, effectiveness, and innovation across all areas of communication. It is  the leading international awards program honoring talent in this highly competitive field. Founded nearly three decades ago, The Communicator Awards receives almost 5,000 entries from companies, agencies, studios, and boutique shops of all sizes, making it, globally, one of the largest award shows of its kind.

“Live From Billy’s Place” is a Facebook web based video show produced and performed by Billy Hinsche. The show features live music and stories from Hinsche’s career in the music business. Hinsche was part of the singing group Dino, Desi & Billy. He was also a touring musician with The Beach Boys for over four decades. Each week a new live show announcement poster is featured on Hinshce’s Facebook page. The entry that won the Silver Award of Distinction was designed by graphic artist Matt Pfahlert of The Silent P – Pfahlert Creative Labs. Pfahlert is an award winning designer creating live music posters for musicians such as Wilco, Ben Harper, and Eric Church among others. Tom Martin was the project manager. An advertising industry veteran, Martin has specialized in producing marketing materials for musical performers. 

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the The Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA). The competition honors excellence in strategic, effective, and meaningful communication across digital, video, podcasts, marketing, mobile, and print.

All winners in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards were hand-selected by the AIVA (Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts), an invitation-only group consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. AIVA members include executives from Amazon, Big Spaceship, Chelsea Pictures, Conde Nast, Critical Mass, Disney, ESPN, GE Digital, IBM, The Nation of Artists, Nextdoor, Spotify, Time, Inc., the Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones, and Wired.  

The entrants range from small agencies to nationally recognized companies. Other Award of Excellence and Award of Distinction winners this year include Bank of America, UFC, PepsiCo, Forbes, BoxMedia, WWE, Microsoft, Code Red. GmbH, Comcast, and Disney Creative Studios, to name a few.

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Visit the The Silent P – Pfahlert Creative Labs at: View Billy Hinsche’s, “Live From Billy’s Place” Award listing at the link below. Scroll down to Tom Martin Productions. 

Silver Award of Distinction Trophy sitting next to the Winning Billy Hinsche poster.