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2012 MarCom Gold Award – Nonprofit Video Tribute

Legacy Multimedia of Houston Receives 2012 MarCom Gold Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

HOUSTON, Texas (November 7, 2012) – Legacy Multimedia has been recognized as a recipient of a Gold Award from the 2012 MarCom Awards.

The 2012 MarCom Award recognizes outstanding achievement in video and digital production and is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (  The MarCom Awards are among some of the most coveted in the video industry.

Legacy Multimedia’s award-winning project was chosen from approximately 6,000 entries submitted from the United States, Canada and other countries.  2012 Tapestry Gala Honoring Shahzad Bashir for Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston was honored in the Video/Film/Nonprofit category.

Winners were selected from over 200 categories in seven forms of media and communication efforts- marketing, publications, marketing/promotion, public service/pro bono, creativity and electronic/interactive. As part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations. Over the past several years, AMCP has donated over $75,000 in grants to support the efforts of its members. That money was used for marketing materials for homeless shelters, orphanages, day camps, community theaters, art centers, programs for the elderly and for child care and educational endeavors for the underprivileged.

“Although our clients praise the storytelling work we do, it is particularly rewarding to get positive affirmation from our peers in the industry. We at Legacy Multimedia pride ourselves on capturing the essence of a person, the unifying force of a group and the atmosphere of an event. My team and I do in-depth historical research and study our sources. Getting to know our subjects on a deeper level and conducting insightful interviews are the keys to enabling us to get to the heart and soul of a story,” explained Stefani Twyford, founder and president of Legacy Multimedia.

Legacy Multimedia’s tribute video for Interfaith Ministries was shown before an audience of approximately 1,000 people at the Interfaith Ministries Tapestry Award Gala on May 3, 2012.

Elliot Gershenson, president and chief executive officer of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, commented: “We are very proud of our association with Legacy Multimedia and Stefani Twyford for their incredible work in promoting Interfaith Ministries and our honoree, Shahzad Bashir.  It is so hard to capture the essence of Interfaith Ministries and of an individual in a short video, but Stefani and her team did a great job.  The moving piece captures the qualities that made Shahzad such an incredible honoree for our Tapestry Award.”

Founded in 2002, Legacy Multimedia tells the unique stories of individuals, organizations and companies with the highest quality, custom-crafted video productions. Utilizing the latest high-end graphic tools, pro-quality audio-video equipment and a team of deftly talented, experienced professionals, Legacy Multimedia consistently produces stunning work for a growing number of exclusive clients. Since 2008, Legacy Multimedia has won numerous industry awards including 3 Videographer Awards of Excellence, 2 ISES Crystal Icon awards and a Hermes Creative award. HR executives, internal communications specialists, special events coordinators, families, and individuals choose Legacy’s services because of their commitment to exceptional artistry and stellar customer service.

For more information about Legacy Multimedia, please contact Stefani Twyford at 281-639-8447, or visit