Wins Communicator Awards



Leonard Smith III  

LS3 Studios

Phone: 504-434-0513  

LS3 Studios Celebrates Win at The 30th Annual Communicator Awards

Maurice, LA (May 7, 2024) – LS3 Studios, a pioneering leader in documentary filmmaking, is proud to announce its latest achievement at the prestigious 30th Annual Communicator Awards. The studio has been honored with the Award of Excellence in the General History & Biography category for its exceptional work on The Gulfside Assembly Story.”

Founded by Leonard Smith III, a master storyteller and historian, LS3 Studios has continually set the standard for compelling historical narratives. “The Gulfside Assembly Story” is a testament to Smith’s dedication to uncovering and presenting the rich, often untold stories of our past. This documentary intricately weaves personal testimonies and historical insights, bringing to light the significant impact of the Gulfside Assembly on community and cultural development.

“This award is not just a win for our studio; it’s a recognition of the importance of preserving history through storytelling,” said Leonard Smith III, founder and creative director of LS3 Studios. “We are thrilled to be acknowledged alongside such esteemed peers and grateful to the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for this honor.”

The Communicator Awards, hosted by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), celebrates the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations, and design. This year’s competition saw over 3,000 entries from around the globe, highlighting the innovative and creative work across the industry.

About LS3 Studios:

LS3 Studios, led by Leonard Smith III, specializes in creating documentary films that explore significant historical events and personal stories. With a commitment to authenticity and creativity, LS3 Studios aims to educate, entertain, and inspire audiences through the power of visual storytelling. For more information about LS3 Studios and “The Gulfside Assembly Story,” please visit and

For further inquiries, please get in touch with Leonard Smith III at or call 504-434-0513.