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Cannes Festival 2017: AMG's Mark S. Berry Judge for the 2nd year in-a-row at the Global Short Film Awards in Cannes, France

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  • (1888PressRelease) February 11, 2017 - Toronto, Canada - Canadian independent media mogul Mark S. Berry, founder of The AMG Corp, one of Canada's leading media companies with an international mandate, has been named a juror for the 2nd year in-a-row at Global Short Film Awards held at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. This year's Cannes Film Festival is the 70th edition with the GSF Awards Cannes Gala scheduled for May 20th, 2017 at the world renowned Carlton Intercontinental Hotel.

    GSFA organizers celebrates young filmmakers with innovative films and honors the best work by the worlds professional and amateur short filmmakers. This year for the 2nd edition of the Global Short Film Awards the jury will be composed by: Leo Lo for Asia legend Ltd, Kalpana Malviya for ZeeTV, Giulia Deamina for Magazine Publisher, Mike Stougiannos for Qoobex.Net (3D), Fatena Qassem for New York Hotel Association, Lilia Slavova for Stars Studios and Mark Berry for AMG.

    Mark S. Berry said "It is an honor and a privilege to be invited as a juror at the 2017 Global Short Film Awards for the second time. I wish to thank the Festival Founder, Andres Aquino for this prestigious invitation. I bring greetings and best wishes from AMG and Toronto, Canada to my good friend Andres and fellow jurors."

    In a statement released by the GSF awards festival organizers, Aquino states " The Global Short Film Awards is a global event on a huge scale and it is imperative that the people judging the thousands of entries are representative of this. It's always exciting to work with Mark again, bringing his many years of expertise in the film and media world. It's an absolute pleasure to welcome Mark and his fellow jurors to Cannes in May,".

    About Mark S. Berry & AMG:
    AMG is a leading Toronto-based entertainment & media company with an unparalleled client list of artists and content creators across film, television, music and digital media. Led by an experienced and innovative management team, AMG was formed in 1998 by international record producer, engineer & mixer Mark S. Berry and operates under his leadership as Chairman. Berry, whose extensive production, engineering & re-mixing talents has earned him 36 international gold & platinum records for such notable Grammy & Juno nominated musical icons as, David Bowie, Duran Duran, Yes, Boy George, Billy Idol, Kool & The Gang, Cameo, Carly Simon, Joan Jett & many, many more. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in NYC, LA, Hong Kong, Seoul & Beijing.

    Since its founding, AMG Visuals has executive produced, financed or distributed several movies, including Drake: Homecoming, James Brown Live and the upcoming Jeff Healey Band documentary; and has almost an equal amount in development, under production, or completed but not yet released.

    Through its partner companies, including award-winning global creative music supervision agency AttackTrax, AMG also provides clients with unique music advertising, music brand integration and marketing opportunities across traditional, social media, mobile, film, television and gaming platforms. Already the owner of an extensive music publishing catalogue in affiliation with BMG Music, AMG's mission is to target potential acquisitions in the music, film & television industries ranging from independent record labels, artists, writers, DVD, feature length films, extreme sports content to purchases in the music publishing sector. AMG's focus is music distribution through its deal with Universal Music Group Distribution, the insertions of music into international feature film & television, as well as the development of reality based and documentary television programming.

    About AttackTrax:
    AttackTrax is one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared production music in all media. AttackTrax is committed to quality and offers 10,000+ tracks of music in all genres from world renowned music publishing catalogues. Previous AttackTrax insertions have included Making of The Matrix Reloaded, Coach Carter, Urban Legend, Harvard Man, Dawsons Creek, Roswell, MTV, Viacom, VH1 and many more including major sports programs internationally. The attacktrax.com website has been designed as a state-of-the-art, automated, online customer experience and decision engine that functions on all platforms and complements an already world-class AttackTrax brand.

    For more information, please visit:
    www.theamgcorp.com
    www.attacktrax.com
    www.theglobalshortfilmawards.com
    www.festival-cannes.com

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