'Your moment is waiting' film for Kerala Tourism by Stark Communications and Nirvana Films was the only Indian entry to get a metal at the 2011 New York Festivals' International Advertising Awards. The film also received three Finalist certificates at this year's festival. Leo Burnett, Rediffusion-Y&R, Dentsu Communications and Beehive Communications also won Finalist certificates across various categories.
The Kerala Tourism commercial won the Bronze medal in the Cinematography Art & Technique + Technology category. Nirvana Films won two Art & Technique + Technology Finalist certificates for Direction and Original Music, while Stark Communications received a TV/Cinema/Promo Finalist certificate in the Transportation/Travel/Tourism TV/Cinema/Promo category.
Leo Burnett won seven Finalist certificates for its work for Heinz, Tide Detergents, Bajaj Electricals and Gandhijifont.com. Dentsu won two Finalist certificates for its work for Hope Worldwide India. Rediffusion-Y&R won four Finalist certificates for its campaigns for Kaya Skin Clinic, Dr Raj Brahmbhatt, Rasna and Zydus Cadila (Sugar Free). Beehive Communications' also won a Finalist certificate for its Sashikant Gavali (Institute of Rapid Sketching) campaign.