Bhava Communications Recognized as a 2011 Videographer Award of Excellence Winner

IBM Customer Testimonial Video Receives Top Honors in Two Categories

BERKELEY, CA - Bhava Communications, a leading-edge integrated marketing, public relations and brand identity agency, today announced that the company was recognized as a 2011 Videographer Award winner in two categories for its Language Weaver video campaign for IBM Real-time Compression.

Bhava's entry, "Shrinking Data and Shrinking Costs: How Language Weaver Uses IBM Real-time Compression," received the Videographer Award's highest honor, the Award of Excellence, in the Customer Testimonial category and the Award of Distinction in the Web Video category. The Language Weaver video illustrates the company's effective use of the IBM Real-time Compression product in a business IT environment.

"Bhava Communications is very honored to receive two Videographer Awards from among such an impressive pool of international applicants," said Elizabeth Zaborowska, founder and principal of Bhava Communications. "Video has shifted from being an afterthought or nice-to-have to a must-have component of a successful integrated marketing program. Visual storytelling transforms a simple message into an interactive experience that can engage audiences on a visceral level."

The Videographer Award is one of the most coveted awards in the video industry, identifying and recognizing video campaigns and projects across twenty categories. The 2011 Videographer Award competition received over 1800 entries from around the world. Award recipients are selected based on exceptional communication and the ability to capture an event, as well as exceeding and upholding industry standards.

In addition to being a Videographer Award winner, Bhava Communications has also received the following distinctions for the Language Weaver customer testimonial video:

About the Videographer Awards
The Videographer Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production and freelance professionals who have entered AMCP programs. The awards are presented in twenty categories and feature three levels of distinction: Award of Excellence, Award of Distinction, and Honorable Mention.

About Bhava Communications
Bhava Communications is a leading-edge integrated marketing, public relations and branding agency that specializes in serving information technology, consumer web, and B2B and consumer goods and services companies at every stage -- from pre-launch startups to large public enterprises. Bhava (rhymes with "java") delivers a holistic and social approach to communications, leveraging strong relationships and integrating social media outlets and tools, online communities, creative marketing and PR campaigns and in-person events to enrich brand identities and ensure its clients are part of the conversation across all relevant platforms.

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