GK Visual Wins Fifteen Industry Awards

Posted On On: May 11, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

GK Visual, a Midtown Harrisburg-based video production company recently was honored with 15 awards for excellence in photography and video production.

“Our team at GK Visual keeps impressing not only me, but our industry peers as well,” said Doug Metz, Co-Owner and Head of Post Production. “We are so proud of the team we’ve assembled and the work they continue to produce. We are grateful for the opportunity to share our clients’ stories, and we share these awards with them. Congrats to all!”

GK Visual is a five-person team comprised of Metz; Nate Kresge, Co-Owner and Executive Producer; Nicholas Chohany, Chief Editor; Sean Purcell, Editor and Motion Graphics Artist; and Sara Bozich, Writer and Producer.

GK Visual scored four Hermes Creative Awards for the following:

The team also earned five Telly Awards for the following:

GK Visual received six Communicator Awards for the following:

  • Crooners for American Music Theatre

    • Gold Award for Entertainment Video

    • Silver Award for Editing

    • Silver Award for Videography / Cinematography

  • We’ve Got You Covered for Service 1st

    • Silver Award for Bank Commercial

  • Harrisburg, Our Home for Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau

    • Silver Award for Travel / Tourism Video

  • Budget Update for Commonwealth Foundation with Red Maverick

    • Silver Award for Political Issues Commercial


About the awards

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

A prestigious judging panel of more than 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. The Silver Council evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work – entries do not compete against each other; rather, entries are judged against a high standard of merit.

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.


About GK Visual

GK Visual is an award-winning Midtown Harrisburg-based photography and video production company. Founded in 2005 by Nate Kresge, GK Visual provides full-service media services including photography, video, motion graphics and event coverage. Through creativity and expert storytelling, GK Visual has earned more than 75 industry awards for excellence in media production.

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