WAYNE, N.J. — The Winners of the 2014 Davey Awards were recently announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts after receiving nearly 4,000 entries from across the United States and around the world. GAF received both a Gold Award and a Silver Award in the categories of Film and Video and Commercials for its television commercials starring Jesse the Jack Russell Terrier.

The Davey Awards is judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600-plus member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA IAVA membership represents a “who's who” of acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms, including Condé Nast, Disney, GE, Microsoft, Monster.com, MTV, Publicis, Yahoo! and many others.

Linda Day, executive director of the Davey Awards, stated, “On behalf of the Davey Awards and the Academy, we applaud this year’s entrants and winners for their dedication and commitment to perfecting their craft. Congratulations once again for a job well done.”

To see the winning commercials, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCAamFhHwto.

For a complete list of award winners, visit www.daveyawards.com.

 For more information, visit www.gaf.com