The Entertainment Industries Council is a United States non-profit organization founded in 1983 that promotes the depiction of accurate health and social issues in film, television, music, and comic books. The Council provides guidelines on the depictions of these issues to the entertainment industry, generally promoting content that includes negative consequences of addiction, dependency and violence.
1 EIC Awards
1.1 Prism Awards
1.2 EDGE Awards
2 References 3 External links
Entertainment Industries Council honors films and television
programs that make a positive difference in the world honoring film
and TV programs which portray realistic depictions of dependence, in
an annual, star-studded, televised awards show.
The Annual Prism Awards honors the creative community for accurate
portrayals of substance abuse, addiction and mental health in
entertainment programming. Past winners and nominees have included the
films Walk the Line, Thirteen, Ray, City of God, Skins, Blow, Traffic,
The Insider and Purgatory House. TV shows, episodes and movies of the
week honored have included programs such as: Augusta, Gone, Monk,
Private Practice (for Caterina Scorsone's portrayal of Amelia
Shepherd's Oxycodone addiction and her recovery), The Office,
Pinky and the Brain
^ a b PRISM Awards official site
^ "About EIC". Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. Archived from
the original on 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2007-05-14.
The PRISM Awards official website Entertainment Industries Council website
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