DEC 6th 2014
Passion & Integrity
Commerce & Creativity
Equality Not Hierarchy

TheWIFTS  Foundation  International  Visionary  Awards  2014  Honorees  and  Nominees  Include:
TheWIFTS Foundation Named Sponsors

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Starting at $350,000

A percentage of the sale will benefit TheWIFTS Foundation Education Program
Barbara Tipple Sponsor
of The Best Actress Award

The Aurora Signature - Donated by Barbara Tipple
A one-of-a-kind necklace Barbara Tipple has donated a luminous diamond and platinum necklace named
The Aurora Signature.
Named after the Roman Goddess of Dawn, The Aurora Signature is designed with 20 carats of pave diamond embedded in platinum which appears to float through a pool of acrylic. A solid platinum band, also encrusted in pave diamonds, extends around half the necklace - with a twist - blue light diodes illuminates the entire work of art. A rare piece for collectors of wearable art.
With galleries and workshops in London’s Mayfair as well as on the South Coast of England, Barbara Tipple offers an extensive collection of jewelry from international award-winning pieces for collectors to affordable gifts in silver and gold. She has designed collections for the World Gold Council and De Beers. A precious stone specialist, she has won the De Beers Diamonds International Award three times (1973, 1984, and 1998), an achievement which gained her membership of the prestigious Diamonds International Academy (there are only three members in the UK : Tipple, Asprey’s and Andrew Grima). In 2004 she won the Diamond Trading Company’s Diamonds: Nature Miracle Award. Tipple is an exclusive stockist of Nenoir Diamonds which have a unique identity and come with an individual history direct from the mines of Canada ’s North West Territories . With her husband, David Ward, Tipple’s team practice all aspects of gold and silversmithing.

Adrienne Fancey
Founding Sponsor of TheWIFTS
Adrienne Fancey Sponsor of
The Best Film Award
New Realm Entertainments Limited

Adrienne Fancey has sponsored the Best Film Award for The Women's International Film & Television Showcase 2008. The New Realm Group of Companies was founded by E. J. Fancey as New Realm Pictures, Distributors and Producers, in 1938. In addition to films from the UK, the company distributed movies from U.S. studios and producers, among them David Selznick and Sam Goldwyn. Adrienne Fancey was appointed managing director in 1960 and bought several European movies, among them Emmanuelle, which broke all distribution records in the UK. Recent films distributed by New Realm include The Butterfly & The Diving Bell, The Queen, Mrs. Henderson Presents, Grow Your Own, and Volver.

Adrienne grew up in the film industry and worked for her father, legendary UK film producer and director E.J. Fancey. She was sent to Europe to buy films for the UK market, and also devoted time to acting in films during the 1950s. She followed her father’s footsteps into producing, including The World is Full of Married Men written by her friend Jackie Collins. She became the UK’s first woman managing director of her own distribution company, New Realm Entertainments, which she ran with her brother. The company’s most successful release was Emmanuelle which Adrienne bought unseen for the UK.

Elizabeth Grant International Sponsor of
The Elizabeth Grant Entrepreneur Award

In addition, the company has agreed to donate a percentage of the sales of its Aromatherapy Rebalancing Bath Oil from the range of its European Spa Massage and Oils “on a long term basis” to support TheWIFTS Foundation.
Elizabeth Grant International, Inc., is a privately-owned Canadian company that creates and manufactures high quality skincare products using a proprietary ingredient, Torricelumn, exclusive to all its products. The company was founded by Elizabeth Grant in 1948 when she discovered a natural substance that was used to treat war wounds and had it specially formulated with other ingredients to apply to her own damaged skin. A make-up artist, at the time for the famous Elstree Studios in the United Kingdom her product was soon in demand and her fledging company evolved from a home-based business to a multi-million dollar global corporation.
The company controls its product from inception to final packaging ina single facility in Canada, using proprietary ingredients that is found only in Elizabeth Grant Products. It constantly develops products to meet the ever-changing needs in the industry Elizabeth Grant products are NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS, and the company supports BEAUTY WITHOUT CRUELTY. The Elizabeth Grant line of skin care and beauty products is available at select retail locations in Canada, the United States, England, the Netherlands, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Australia, Japan and Poland.

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Arta & Barbara
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