EM Wins 8 TELLY Awards

Explore Media has been honored with eight awards in the 36th Annual Telly Awards competition, honoring the very best in commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions in the world. Explore won two Silver Tellys, the highest award possible in the competition, and six bronze awards, the second highest honor.  Explore Media is a full-service video production company focused on delivering handcrafted brand films and commercial campaigns for a variety of regional and national clients.  They now have won over 40 Telly Awards in their twelve years in business. Details and descriptions of the winning entries are as follows:

“First Home” a :30 television commercial for Interra Credit Union won a Silver Telly Award in the Local TV & Local Cable - Financial Services (non-bank) category. </p> <p>“Thank You, Nurses” a :30 television commercial for Beacon Health System won a Telly in the Local TV & Local Cable - Campaign - Business-to-<wbr />Consumer category. <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/93196103" width="620" height="348" frameborder="0"></p> <p>“First Vacation” a :30 television commercial for Interra Credit Union won a Silver Telly Award in the Local TV & Local Cable – Directing category, which specifically honors Director Jeremy Pinckert’s direction on set. <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/96808205" width="620" height="348" frameborder="0">

“The Coffee Run,” a :30 HD television produced for Sunburst Races, sponsored by Beacon Health System won the Telly Award in the Local TV & Local Cable – Events category.  The spot features two office workers who both realize they need a coffee break at the same time.  Back and forth sabotage ensues as the two walk towards the last cup of coffee but are met with a surprise at the coffee machine.

“Visit South Bend” a brand film for Visit South Bend/Mishawaka, won a Telly in the Online Video - Online Commercial - Travel/Tourism

“Push Push” a brand film for CPR RsQ Assist through their agency, Current Lifestyle Marketing, won a Telly in the Online Video - Online Commercial - Art Direction.

“We are Beacon”, a series of two :30 television commercials focused on using real employees to brand Beacon Health System, won a Telly in the Campaign - Business-to-Consumer category.“

Interra Credit Union’s “All Your Next Firsts” campaign also won a Telly in the Campaign - Business to Consumer category.  The campaign features Interra members as they choose to use the credit union to help them with important “Firsts” like a First Baby, a First Home, and a First Vacation.

“The Telly Awards are always my favorite program because we’re able to test and place our creative productions alongside excellent production companies & advertising agencies from across the globe,” said Jeremy Pinckert, Explore Media’s Director.

“Eight awards, including two Silver Tellys, are the most we’ve won in a single year.  This is directly a reflection of our wonderful clients who are great collaborators, and who also trust our team to deliver videos & commercial campaigns that exceed their expectations.”

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Here's the original press release

About Explore Media Explore Media is a full-service video production company focused on Handcrafted Brand Films & Commercials for a diverse client base.  Their creative studios are located at 520 E. Lasalle Ave., South Bend and can also be found online at: www.explore-media.com.

About the Competition The Telly Awards were founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.