UPS joins forces with Academy to serve the screen industry

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TORONTO | MONTREAL, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) will be lending major support to the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and its Canadian Screen Awards, it was announced today.

"We are excited to join the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television as a supporter of the Canadian Screen Awards. Our relationship brings together two great brands rich in culture and tradition in Canada," says Mark Tabor, UPS Canada Vice-President, Marketing. "Our relationship with the Academy offers UPS the opportunity to promote our global logistics expertise across the landscape of film, television and digital media, an industry that shares our passion for creativity in design, high-quality performance and consistent drive for excellence."

"We are thrilled to have UPS as a sponsor of the Academy and the CSAs," says Jennifer Stewart, Academy Director, Marketing & Development. "They are logistic experts and we look forward to working with them on this year's events, as well as offering Academy members benefits through the UPS Association Program," she adds.

UPS will become the Academy's primary transportation solutions provider by managing the logistical aspects of the Canadian Screen Awards. This includes the shipping of documents and equipment between the Academy's Toronto and Montreal offices. The sponsorship will also help the Academy circulate classified materials to award jurors and deliver marketing collateral to promoters across the country and internationally. Moreover, award winners who cannot attend the Canadian Screen Awards Galas can expect to receive their coveted statuettes delivered straight to their doors thanks to UPS.

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About the Academy |  | The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canadian film, television and digital media.  Unifying industry professionals across Canada, the Academy is a vital force representing all screen-based industries.

About the Canadian Screen Awards and Canadian Screen Week | | The Academy's Canadian Screen Awards is the annual awards show to celebrate the best in film, television and digital media;  they are part of Canadian Screen Week (March 7 –13, 2016) and the 2-Hour Broadcast Gala will air LIVE at 8pm (9 AT | 9:30 NT) Sunday March 13, 2016 on CBC.

About UPS | UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics offering a broad range of solutions, including transporting packages and freight, facilitating international trade and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS is committed to operating more sustainably – for customers, the environment and for the communities we serve around the world.  Learn more about our efforts at Headquartered in Atlanta (USA), UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at® and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news directly, visit

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For further information: Touchwood PR | Alma Parvizian | VP Publicity, Office 416.593.0777 x 202 | Email, |; Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television | Suzan Ayscough | Director, Communications, Office 416.366.2227 x 231 | Toll Free 1.800.644.5194. x 231 | Email, | | #CdnScreen16


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