The Platinum Pias Community Awards Show has been in existence since 2010 with its first celebration in 2011. Platinum Pias prides itself on recognizing those who are making a difference in the NYC community and the world.

How are the Platinum Pias nominees found?

For the most part they are submitted by members of the weekly newsletter, NYC Make a Difference.

Who chooses the winners of the Platinum Pias?

Five judges select the winners, with three nominees in each category.

How are judges selected?

Judges are often past winners of the Platinum Pias Community Awards show.

Who produces the Platinum Pias?

The organization with a not-for-profit umbrella, Lights Camera Read, produces the Pias.