Inspirational short film highlights Domtar's impact on families and local communities
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FORT MILL, SC, Aug. 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation's (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) short documentary, A Portrait on Paper, earned three Telly Awards. The 36th annual Telly Awards honor the finest film and video productions, attracting more than 12,000 entries from five continents. Domtar's inspirational short video received a Silver Award for Best Corporate Image; a Bronze Award for Best Creative Director; and a Bronze Award for Best Editing.
"The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video," said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards. "Domtar's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production."
Domtar's short documentary, A Portrait on Paper, highlights the life of a 20-year employee from the company's Marlboro Mill in Bennettsville, South Carolina. Part of Domtar's Paper Made Here program, this film demonstrates how North American paper companies, like Domtar, positively impact the lives of North American workers, their families, and their local communities.
"We are thrilled and honored that A Portrait on Paper was recognized with three Telly awards," said Paige Goff, Domtar's vice president of sustainability and business communications. "Our Paper Made Here program was launched to share our story about how Domtar is making a difference in the lives of our employees and the local communities in which we operate across North America, and we are proud to see that this film resonates with so many people."
The employee story shared in A Portrait On Paper is just one of thousands within the North American paper industry. The North American paper industry supports hundreds of thousands of jobs, and Domtar alone provides nearly 9,000 jobs across North America.
Watch the Domtar film that earned three Telly Awards here, and visit Domtar's website to learn more about Paper Made Here, the program that inspired this award-winning short documentary. To find out more about the Telly Awards visit www.tellyawards.com.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The majority of our pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer and manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice®, EarthChoice® and Xerox® Paper and Specialty Media. Domtar is also a marketer and producer of a broad line of absorbent hygiene products marketed primarily under the Attends®, IncoPack® and Indasec® brand names. In 2014, Domtar had sales of $5.6 billion from some 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,800 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.
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