Business Development

HuSTLe From Day One Video Wins EMMY Award

St. Louis brand manifesto video wins fourth accolade.

The brand video designed for the Amazon HQ2 pitch took home a 4th award — This time a 2018 EMMY Award for Best Short Format Program. The short video has won 3 ADDY Awards.

Watch the full video here:

The Mid-America EMMY’s recognize excellence in the television broadcast industries and represent the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines. This prestigious annual event took place on Saturday, September 22nd at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photo Courtesy: 2018 Mid-America EMMY Awards

Coolfire Studios was the production house that shot and edited the short. The lead creative direction came from reputable and multiple award-winning St. Louis advertising agency, Rodgers/Townsend, part of the DDB Group. The award was submitted by Coolfire’s team: David Johnson, Mike Kearns, and Lauren Tegtmeyer.

About St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Established in 2013, the Partnership is the only City-County economic development agency with key goals of driving growth and catalyzing investment throughout the St. Louis region. The Partnership provides a wide range of services, including business expansion and retention, entrepreneurial support (financing and incubators), real estate and community development, and international trade support (through World Trade Center, St. Louis). The Mosaic Project, a division of the Partnership and World Trade Center, focuses on transforming St. Louis into the fastest growing major metropolitan area for immigration by 2020.

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