‘Truth’ PR team to be honored

PRSA awards 'Inconvenient' trio

The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award.

Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. exec VP for marketing; and Glover Park Group founding partner Michael Feldman. The presentation featured a video clip from former VP Al Gore.

“The public relations campaign created and implemented by this team helped to ignite a worldwide conversation about climate change, and the cultural and social impact has been undeniable,” Gore said.

The PRSA noted that the public relations campaign included eco-friendly events at the Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. premieres with such elements as invitations printed on recycled paper with soy ink, all-natural cuisine, energy-efficient lighting and reusable service items. The PRSA also cited the public-relations team for work with environmental orgs to show the documentary at smaller venues.

“Truth” grossed $24 million domestically and $25 million internationally and won the documentary Oscar this year.

More Film

  • 'Shape of Water,' 'I Tonya' Box

    Awards Contenders 'Shape of Water,' 'I, Tonya' Shine in Limited Release

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hits $230 Million at International Box Office

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi..Captain Phasma

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Soars to $220 Million Opening Weekend

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Les Arcs Film Festival

    Les Arcs European Film Festival's Industry Village Kicks Off with Strong Roster

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Rockets to $215 Million Opening Weekend

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

  • Anita Hill

    Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

    The Public Relations Society of America has tapped the PR team for “An Inconvenient Truth” as the recipient of its public relations professional of the year award. Nod, presented Thursday evening in Gotham at the org’s Silver Anvils ceremonies, went to Megan Colligan, Par Vantage exec VP of publicity and promotions; Buffy Shutt, Participant Prods. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content