|GERMANTOWN, MD — September 30, 2010 — The National Rifle Association and MetaMedia Training International have won a CINE Golden Eagle Award for their Personal Protection Outside The Home DVD in the category of Business – Safety, Training, and Employee Development. The training-oriented DVD is based on NRA’s Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home Course, developed by NRA’s Education & Training Division and taught to the public by NRA Certified Instructors. “We focus on educating the public about responsible handling and ownership of firearms. Our nationally-recognized firearms training programs, coupled with MetaMedia’s skill and experience in producing high-quality training videos, make the Personal Protection Outside the Home DVD one of the best instructional firearms films available to the public,” said Bill Poole, Director of NRA’s Education & Training Division.Produced for the NRA by MetaMedia, the Personal Protection Outside The Home DVD focuses on methods of concealed carry and covers the basics of firearm safety. Also included are valuable tips from an NRA certified instructor on how to safely use, conceal and draw your firearm. The film tells the stories of two characters that choose to carry a concealed firearm and demonstrates the best way to survive a life or death situation. “This statue represents the fourth CINE award given to MetaMedia in the last five years,” said MetaMedia Vice President Chris Held, who also served as Project Manager for the DVD. “It’s certainly a long-running point of pride for both our staff and clients like the NRA.” Order your copy of the Personal Protection Outside The Home DVD from the NRA Program Materials Center at http://materials.nrahq.org or call (800) 336-7402 and ask for item #ES30017.
The CINE Golden Eagle Film and Video Competition selection of winners involves hundreds of media and content specialists who judge entries in several moving-image genres. Each year, hundreds of jurors judge nearly 1,000 entries in 32 categories. The award acknowledges high quality production in a variety of content categories for professional, independent, and student filmmakers.
For 25 years, MetaMedia Training International has designed, developed, and delivered performance-based training and communications programs for government agencies, global corporations, and nonprofit organizations. MetaMedia provides state-of-the-art instruction in formats that include eLearning, mLearning, DVD, CD-ROM, and print media. For more information, please call (301) 515-6300 or visit us on the Web at www.metamediausa.com.