Accolades

Merestone has been honored with dozens of industry awards for successful film and video creation, animation, special effects, graphic design, décor, entertainment and marketing. The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, AZ Big Media and Rotary Club of Scottsdale have also recognized co-owners, Ted and Camille Hill, for their civic and business achievements.

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | Miscellaneous

2015

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Television Placement
“30 Second Commercial”Newborhood.com

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Use of Animation
“Graphic Novel Opening”Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Single Spot
“30 Second Commercial”Newborhood.com

2014

APS AZTEC AWARD
Silver

Best Television Advertising
Arizona National Livestock Show

LEGACY AWARD
Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

Camille Hill

50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN ARIZONA BUSINESS
AZ Big Media

Camille Hill

2013

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Digital Video Creation/Animation
“Don’t Stop”

AURORA AWARD
Gold

Use of Special Effects/Animation
“Don’t Stop”

AURORA AWARD
Gold

Company Meeting/Conference
“Think Global”

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Film/Video/TV Production
“Through the Lens of Fraud”Early Warning

ROTARY CLUB OF SCOTTSDALE
Contribution to Rotary Park

Unity Plaza
Corporate Giving

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Distinction

Direct Marketing Video
“Kiosk Loop”Energy Plus

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Digital Video Creation/Animation
“Think Global”

AURORA AWARD
Gold

Use of Special Effects/Animation
“Seacret Agent”Seacret Direct

THE 300 CLUB
Gift of Love

Rotary International
Corporate Giving

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Design & Print
“Early Warning Summit Event Collateral”Early Warning

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Special Effects Animation
“Don’t Stop”

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Distinction

Corporate Image
“Emma Stone Introduction”Revlon

2012

DAVEY AWARD
Silver

Corporate Image
“Emma Stone Introduction” – Revlon

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Video/Film/Internal Communication
“Fueling the Ages” – Early Warning

ACCOLADE AWARD
Award of Merit

Corporate/Employee Communication
“Fueling the Ages” – Early Warning

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Film/Video/TV Production
“Follow Your Dreams”

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Film/Video/TV Production
“Light It Up!” – Independence Energy

HERMES CREATIVE AWARD
Platinum

Product Launch
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

HERMES CREATIVE AWARD
Gold

Employee Communications
“Light It Up!” – Independence Energy

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Excellence

Corporate Image
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

PIXIE AWARD
Platinum

Animation
“The Game is Changing” – Early Warning

ROTARY CLUB OF SCOTTSDALE
Presidential Award

Camille and Ted Hill

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Honorable Mention

Meeting Open/Close
“Light It Up!” – Independence Energy

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Corporate Image
“Fueling the Ages” – Early Warning

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Employee Communication
“Fueling the Ages” – Early Warning

TELLY AWARD
Platinum

Employee Communication
“Light It Up!” – Independence Energy

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Video/Film/Marketing Product
Product Video

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Merestone
Website/Small Business

ACCOLADE AWARD
Award of Excellence

Sales/Branding/Product Demonstration
“Emma Stone Introduction” – Revlon

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Film/Video/TV Production
“Fueling the Ages” – Early Warning

VEMA AWARD
Platinum

Film/Video/TV Production
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

HERMES CREATIVE AWARD
Platinum

Employee Communications
“Follow Your Dreams”

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Excellence

Employee Communications
“NYKO Opening Video”

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Distinction

Employee Communications
“Light It Up!” – Independence Energy

PIXIE AWARD
Platinum

Motion Graphics
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Distinction

NonProfit
“You’ve Got A Friend” – Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Corporate Image
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Distinction

Meeting Open/Close
“Follow Your Dreams”

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Corporate Image
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

SCOTTSDALE AREA CHAMBER
Segner Award

Scottsdale Area Chamber 65th Anniversary
Camille Hill, President – Merestone

2011

DAVEY AWARD
Platinum

Corporate Video
“One Tribe”

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Video/Film/Corporate
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Video/Film/Medical
“iCare” – Scottsdale Healthcare

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Gold

Corporate Image Production
“The Game is Changing” – Early Warning

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Gold

Communications Video
“The Game is Changing” – Early Warning

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Distinction

Corporate Image
“One Tribe”

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Nonprofit Event – $0-$24,999
“Art on the Move” – Mesa Arts Center

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Event Décor
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

AVA AWARD
Platinum

Video Production/Corporate Image
“Halle Berry Introduction” – Revlon

AVA AWARD
Gold

Video Production/Corporate Image
“iCare” – Scottsdale Healthcare

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Video/Film/Fundraiser
“You’ve Got a Friend” – Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Video/Film/Meeting Open/Close
“I Know a Short Cut!” – Merestone

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Use of Animation
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Platinum

Corporate Image Production
“One Tribe”

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Distinction

Meeting Open/Close
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Meeting Open/Close
“I Know a Short Cut!” – Merestone

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Corporate Event – $75,000 +
“Reach for the Stars” – Scottsdale Training & Rehabilitation Services

AVA AWARD
Gold

Video Production/Medical External
“iCare” – Scottsdale Healthcare

AVA AWARD
Gold

Video Production/Fund Raiser
“You’ve Got a Friend” – Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services

AVA AWARD
Honorable Mention

Video Production/Meeting Open/Close
“Dreams Come True”

2010

AVA AWARD
Gold

Fundraiser Video
“Roosevelt” – Roosevelt Elementary District

AVA AWARD
Platinum

Special Effects/Animation
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Design/Logo
Logo Development – Vitron

BEST OF SCOTTSDALE

Services Allied to Motion Pictures

AVA AWARD
Platinum

Meeting Open/Close
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

TELLY AWARD
Platinum

Opening Corporate Video
“Moving and Shaking” – Gold Canyon

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Video/Film/Corporate Image
“A Whole New World” – Early Warning

2009

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Excellence

Best Media Marketing
“Time to Call” – Merestone

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Non-Profit Event Under $25,000
“Water & Ice” – Super Bowl Host Committee

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Corporate Event under $25,000
“Night in Morocco” – AAA

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ted Hill, CEO – Merestone

NY FILM FESTIVAL AWARD
Platinum

Film and Video
“Fraud is Not Black and White” – Early Warning

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Entertainment
“Water & Ice” – Super Bowl Host Committee

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Logistical Achievement
“Movin and Shaking” – Gold Canyon

2008

ISES INTERNATIONAL – LOS ANGELES
Best of Show

Best Achievement Logistics
“Water & Ice” – Super Bowl Host Committee

ISES INTERNATIONAL – LOS ANGELES
Best of Show

Best Event Produced for a Corporation
“Fraud” – Early Warning

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Event Marketing Campaign
“The Journey Continues” – Early Warning

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Corporate Event Budget over $25,000
“Fast Forward” – Gold Canyon

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Lighting and Technical Production
“The Journey Continues” – Early Warning

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Corporate Event Budget under $25,000
“A Celebration of Gratitude, and Grandeur” – Xerox

ISES ARIZONA “Zonies”
Best of Show

Best Non-Profit Event Budget under $25,000
“Wine, Dinner & Song” – Meeting Planners International

NY FILM FESTIVAL AWARD
Platinum

Intro – Company/Association Meeting
“Ken Burns – American Film Maker” – Ryland Homes

DAVEY AWARD
Platinum

Employee Communication
“Black and White” – Early Warning

DAVEY AWARD
Platinum

Email Marketing Campaign
“Time to Call” – Merestone

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Marketing Campaign
“Time To Call” – Merestone

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Internal Communication
“Fraud is not Black and White” – Early Warning

MILLENIUM AWARD
Gold

Internal Communication
“Fraud is not Black and White” – Early Warning

MILLENIUM AWARD
Gold

Opening Video/Animation
“Cabo” – Teleperformance

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Meeting Open/Close
“Fraud is Not Black and White” – Early Warning

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Marketing Video
“Time to Call” – Merestone

2007

ACCOLADE AWARD
Award of Excellence

Meeting Kickoff Video/Animation
“Take Off” – Computer Guidance

BLINGY AWARD
Emerald

Infomercial
“Time to Call” – Merestone

CREATIVITY AWARD
Top Honor

AV Presentation
“Fast Forward Meeting” – Gold Canyon

CREATIVITY AWARD
Top Honor

Infomercial
“Ken Burns Opener” – Ryland Homes

MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Award of Excellence

Video Profile
“Ken Burns-American Film Maker” – Ryland Homes

MILLENIUM AWARD
Gold

Video Intro
“Ken Burns-American Film Maker” – Ryland Homes

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Video Open/Close
“Ryland Closing Video” – Ryland Homes

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Video Internal Communication
“Ken Burns Opener” – Ryland Homes

BLINGY AWARD
Diamond

Creative Concept Video
“Ken Burns Opener” – Ryland Homes

BLINGY AWARD
Emerald

Email Marketing
“Take Off” – Computer Guidance

MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Award of Excellence

Stage Design
“Century City Set” – Wells Fargo

MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Award of Excellence

Opening Video
“Believe” – Gold Canyon

MILLENIUM AWARD
Platinum

Internal Communications Video
“Ken Burns-American Film Maker” – Ryland Homes

NY FILM FESTIVAL AWARD
Platinum

Video Open/Close
“National Geographic Opener” – Dewitt Jones

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Video Editing/Animation
“Meeting Open/Close” – Re-Bath

2006

ACCOLADE AWARD
Best of Show

Video Production
“Conference 2006″ – Wells Fargo

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Animation
“Conference 2006″ – Wells Fargo

MILLENIUM AWARD
Platinum

Introductions
“Internal Speaker” – Wells Fargo

MILLENIUM AWARD
Platinum

Video Open/Close
“National Geographic” – Ryland Homes

TELLY AWARD
Platinum

Video Editing
“National Geographic” – Ryland Homes

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Video Editing
“Periscope/Under the Sea” – Wells Fargo

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Special Effects/Animation
“Periscope/Under the Sea” – Wells Fargo

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Opening Corporate Video
“Conference 2006″ – Wells Fargo

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Video/Film/Meeting Open/Close
“Wells Fargo Meeting Opener” – Wells Fargo

MILLENIUM AWARD
Gold

Video/Commercial
“Dewitt Jones” – National Geographic

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Video/Opening Video
“Periscope/Under the Sea” – Wells Fargo

TELLY AWARD
Bronze

Video/Internal Communication
“Periscope/Under the Sea” – Wells Fargo

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Special Occasion
“Shane Doan Special Occasion” – Shane Doan

TOP WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARD
Arizona Women

Camille Hill, President – Merestone

2005

ACCOLADE AWARD
Honorable Mention

Video Production
“Cabo Opener” – Teleperformance

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Opening Video
“Opener for San Antonio Spurs” – NBA

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Crystal

External Communications
“Cabo” – Teleperformance

MILLENIUM AWARD
Platinum

Video
“New Building Kick-off” – National Bank of Arizona

MILLENIUM AWARD
Gold

Opening Video
“Teleperformance Opener” – Teleperformance

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Opening Corporate Video
“Pendragons” – The Pendragons

WORLDFEST HOUSTON AWARD
Gold Remi

Film Production
“Light Rail Press Release” – Metro Light Rail

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Video Animation
“Leadership Award” – Wells Fargo

BILLY AWARD
Special Recognition

“Safety Magic in Law Enforcement” – Merestone

DAVEY AWARD
Platinum

Employee Communications
“Cabo” – Teleperformance

HSMAI Award
Special Events Committee

“Member of the Year” – Merestone

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL AWARD
Platinum

Industrial Theater Module
“CEO Introduction” – National Bank of Arizona

WORLDFEST HOUSTON AWARD
Gold Remi

Meeting Opener
“New Media Awards” – National Bank of Arizona

2004

ACCOLADE AWARD
Award of Excellence

Government Political
“Metro Light Rail” – Metro Light Rail

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Video Animation
“Opening CEO Entrance” – National Bank of Arizona

CINE AWARD
Golden Eagle

Video Production
“Couture 10yr Celebration” – Couture

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Crystal Award

Video
“Logo Reveal” – NBA

MARCOM AWARD
Gold

Video Profile
“Valley Metro” – Metro Light Rail

MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
Special Achievement

Animation/External Communications
“Cardinals Players Introduction” – Arizona Cardinals

TELLY AWARD
Gold

Introduction Opener
“Cardinals Opener” – Arizona Cardinals

ISES INTERNATIONAL
Best of Show

Best Special Effects/Lighting – Merestone

ISES INTERNATIONAL
Best of Show

Best Event Photography/Videography – Merestone

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Distinction

Opening Video
“Beyond” – Merestone

ACCOLADE AWARD
Honorable Mention

Low Budget Corporate
“Couture Celebration” – Couture

COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Award of Distinction

Corporate Video
“Couture 10yr Celebration” – Couture

HSMAI AWARD
Greater Phoenix Chapter

Sponsor of the Year
Merestone

ISES WESTERN EXCELLENCE
Best of Show

Best Fundraiser Non-Profit $25,000-$100,000
Merestone

SCOTTSDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Sterling Award

Best Small Business in Scottsdale
Merestone

MARCOM AWARD
Platinum

Opening Video
“CEO Entrance” – Arizona Cardinals

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Opening Video
“CEO Entrance Video” – National Bank of Arizona

VIDEOGRAPHER AWARD
Award of Excellence

Opening Video
“Logo Introduction” – National Bank of Arizona

ISES INTERNATIONAL
Best of Show

Best Special Effects
Merestone

AURORA AWARD
Platinum

Opening Video
“Meeting Opener” – Arizona Cardinals

MISCELLANEOUS

SOCIETY OF INCENTIVE TRAVEL
Crystal Award

Merestone
Best Event Delivery

ON THE AIR
Best Production Company

Merestone
1998