“THE GOLDEN CITY GATE” is an creative and innovative expression of the tourism branch and is organized yearly since 2001 within the scope of the International Tourism exchange of ITB as an international tourism film competition.
In the 12th edition on the next ITB 2013 in March, in the ITB-Cinema there is the international film print-media competition “THE GOLDEN CITY GATE “.
The new category “ The best Roadshow in Germany” is a cooperation with the trade magazine “events”. The magazine and W.J.Huschert have created a special criterium and 10 Topjournalists of the magazine will judge the best Roadshow.
Wolfgang Jo Huschert – chairman of “Bundesverband der Film- und AV-Produzenten e.V – is the president of the jury. The international trade information service “Tourism-Insider” is the media partner of the film festival and editor-in-chief Joachim Fischer is the Media Director.
A special highlight will be the presentation of 3-D-movies in the ITB-Cinema. The festival only filed with competitive films in the sole ITB-Cinema. The contributions present oneself to an international professional audience from different states and countries, the national and international tourism association and institutions and also the numerous fair visitor..
The assessment of the filed films ensued by an international specialized jury according to the following criterions: visual performance, acoustic overall impression, emotional effect, value of information, conception and creativity. The first-placed contributions will distinguished with gold, silver and bronze by the Golden City Gate. From the front-runner contributions the VIP jury choose the film of the year. This is awarded with the “Diamond Award”.
The professional jury of 20 VIP in Düsseldorf and 20 VVIP in Berlin exists of specialists of the areas of tourism, film, public relations and public institutions. The careful choice of the jurors guarantees a professional and wide-diversified spectrum of experience for the expert and objective assessment.
The categories: city-tourism, town, location, architecture, country, region, scenery, economy, airline, airport, harbour, cruise, ferry, car-rental, Invest, travel assurance, expedition equipment, ecology, tourist events and functions, incentives, hotel, wellness, spa, TV travel travel magazines,travel documentations, tourism spots (up to 90 sec.), print campaign, advertising, brochures, online appearance and innovative information about alternative electronic media.
By the participation on the competition the participants get additional presences on the ITB: presentation of the films, advertisement on the movie screen, advertisement in the cinema, press conferences, press releases and possible presentations.
After the ITB specific applications of the films also spread after the competition, e.g. about video on demand, press, tradeshows, cinemas and TV. For that reason a huge number of new contacts is reached.
BBC TV has coverd and broadcastet several times about the Golden City Gate
The application form is available under www.das-goldende.stadttor.de or www.the-golden-city-gate.com.
THE GOLDEN CITY GATE is an international multimedia contest for the tourism industry and offer a platform to present films and other multimedia contributions at the ITB-Cinema. Participating countries, cities, communities, economic areas, hotels, hotel chain, airpoirts, shipping companies, agencies and event agencies, music and movie productions and travel assurance has the possibility to present their films, prints and music clips on the big movie screen in the ITB-Cinema to an interested audience and the assessment by an international professional jury in Düsseldorf and Berlin.
In the 12th edition “THE GOLDEN CITY GATE” take place March 2013 on ITB. The worldwide famous “DIAMOND AWARD” of “THE GOLDEN CITY GATE” will also presented in 2013 for the best contributions of all categories. New!!! Demonstration of diverse 3D movies at ITB-Cinema. Touristic Music clips get a chance.
For information about media please contact Joachim Fischer: email@example.com.
The ITB Cinema and also the stage including the whole technic and the 100 seats can be rented for shows, presentations, company events and other events
The period for submission of the Tourism Media Award THE GOLDEN CITY GATE has already started.
If you have any outstanding touristic film or multimedia contributions which you would like to hand in, please do so before January 31, 2013.
The Tourism Media Award THE GOLDEN CITY GATE is unique in the tourism industry, awarding film and multimedia contributions at an international level and thus setting new standards in tourism business. Filmmaker Wolfgang Jo Huschert from Huschert Film und Medien GmbH launched the award in 2001. The contributions are evaluated by a jury of more than 50 experts out of the tourism, film and marketing industry. The award ceremony takes place once a year in the context of the ITB Berlin.