We are proud to announce that Ark Media Productions has won a Rose Gold recognition for best event video in the 2017 Muse Creative Awards competition.   This was for our work on the World’s first dual nation hackathon.  With over 1500 submissions from 35 countries worldwide, this is a fantastic achievement.


What are the Muse Creative Awards?

The Muse Creative Awards is an international annual competition for creative professionals who inspire through concept, writing or design, whether through traditional or electronic media.

“We wish to recognise the singular achievements of small and medium-sized firms, and the creative professionals who represent the heart and soul of the global marketing communications industry,” said Kenjo Ong, co-managing director for the Muse Creative Awards. “Ark Media Production’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, passion, and dedication to their artworks and serves as an inspiration to great”

Our MD, Phil Arkinstall, who was producer of the film explains

“it’s fantastic that the Ark team have been recognised for the work that went into this film.  It’s evidence of the creativity and execution that the whole team delivered on this complicated film shoot and I’m thrilled that Muse have recognised this with a gold award”.

Muse Creative Awards is administered and judged by International Awards Associates (IAA) and a carefully selected, prestigious panel of internationally-recognised creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets competition standards for excellence.


Muse Creative Awards – Grand Jury Panel

Dual Nation Hackathon - Ark Media Productions

This year’s Jury Panel includes 47 renowned, experienced, and brand new Judges from 19 countries worldwide. Judges hail from leading companies in the creative industry from all corners of the globe, and include professionals from such power brands as Guinness World Records, Grayling, Ogilvy & Mather and Hewlett Packard Enterprises.

Entries in all 183 categories were rated according to rigorous standards. During the blind judging process, the panelists worked to identify the most innovative and creative concepts, the strongest executions, and the highest quality in messaging. Winners were selected in a broad scope of categories, from broadcast and print to social media and emerging platforms.



Participation of International Brands

Numerous entries from international brands and top agencies from around the world were received for this year’s award program. The amount of time and passion dedicated to producing such astonishing works is truly admirable. Entries submitted by agencies for companies and brands such as Walt Disney Pictures, Samsung, McDonald’s, KFC, Paypal, Herbalife, Jaguar, BMW, MINI, Grammy Awards, Sony Pictures, Macao Tourism, and Lionsgate Entertainment are among some of the winners from this year’s award.

This year’s Muse Creative Awards competition’s entries hailed from 35 countries around the world: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherland, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

“Winning a Muse Creative Award is a significant career accomplishment for the recipients,” Ong said. “With vetted panelists, tough criteria, blind judging processes, and strict bylaws limiting winners, only the best entries received recognition. The creative work this year was truly outstanding and inspiring.”