Visit Laguna Beach docuseries, From Radical Origins, wins multiple prestigious awards

Visit Laguna Beach, Southern California’s premier coastal destination, is thrilled to announce that its docuseries and podcast, From Radical Origins, has garnered significant acclaim, securing several prestigious awards for its compelling storytelling and captivating exploration of Laguna Beach’s rich history. These top honors for excellence in media include the Hermes Creative Platinum Award in the category of Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media/Video, Documentary for Reef Madness and the AAF OC (American Advertising Federation Orange County) Gold Award in the Branded Content & Entertainment for Online/Interactive category.

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 “From Radical Origins” launch party

Produced by Schiefer Chopshop, From Radical Origins is a seven-episode series that delves deep into the vibrant tapestry of Laguna Beach, highlighting the pivotal moments, influential figures and transformative movements that have shaped the city into the iconic cultural hub it is today. Each episode offers a unique perspective on the city’s evolution, celebrating the dynamic artists, activists, entrepreneurs and visionaries who have left an indelible mark on Laguna Beach’s identity.

“We are incredibly proud of From Radical Origins and the recognition it has received,” said Rachel O’Neill-Cusey, president and CEO of Visit Laguna Beach. “This series embodies the spirit of our community and showcases the passion, creativity and resilience that define Laguna Beach. It is an honor to see our work celebrated on such a prestigious stage.”

The series features diverse stories, ranging from the grassroots activism of surfers fighting for public beach access in Reef Madness to the rebellious spirit of local artists who founded the legendary Sawdust Festival in Long Live the Rejects. Through immersive storytelling and expertly crafted narratives, From Radical Origins offers viewers and listeners an intimate glimpse into the soul of Laguna Beach.

Among the accolades bestowed upon From Radical Origins are the following awards:

Webbys

Honoree in the Travel & Lifestyle category for Reef Madness

AAF OC (American Advertising Federation Orange County)

Gold Award in the Branded Content & Entertainment for Online/Interactive category

Bronze Award in the Online Film, Video and Sound category for Podcast Campaign

Silver Award in the Branded Content & Entertainment for Online Film, Video & Sound category for Single Entry – more than :60 seconds

Judges Choice Award in the Microsites category

Gold Award in the Microsites category

Hermes Creative Awards

Platinum Award in the category for Electronic Media/ Social Media/Interactive Media/Video, Documentary for Reef Madness

The Telly Awards

Silver Telly Award in the category Branded Content – B2C for Radical Origins

Silver Telly Award in the category Branded Content – Non-Scripted & Documentary for Radical Origins

Silver Telly Award in the category Branded Content – Travel & Tourism for Radical Origins

Bronze Telly Award in the category Branded Content – Culture & Lifestyle for Radical Origins

Bronze Telly Award in the category Branded Content – Travel & Tourism Radical Origins

Digiday Content Marketing Awards

Finalist in the category Best Branded Content Series – B2C for Radical Origins

The recognition received by From Radical Origins underscores its impact and resonance, solidifying its status as a standout production in the realm of documentary filmmaking and podcasting. Visit Laguna Beach anticipates that From Radical Origins will be recognized with additional accolades this year and has been entered into the Crested Butte Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival and U.S. Travel’s ESTO awards, among others.

To view and listen to the From Radical Origins docuseries, visit www.visitlagunabeach.com/radicalorigins/.


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