The Telly Awards has again named 78 Degrees West Films of Berkeley Springs as a Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards. This new award is for its online documentary titled ArtVoiceWV: A Fascination with Change.
The documentary profiled painter/printmaker Susan Carney, who was an artist in residence at Shepherd University. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. Filmmaker Jack Kelly, is also Director of the Digital Media Center for Community Engagement at the Morgan Arts Council’s Ice House.
Produced by 78 Degrees West Films, ArtVoiceWV has profiled nearly two dozen West Virginia artists since November 2012. This is the third Telly Award for the ArtVoiceWV online series.
The Telly Awards was 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.
“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. 78 Degrees West Films accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”
“We are once again very proud to receive this award,” said Jack Kelly. “It is the third Telly Award for our ArtVoiceWV series. It acknowledges the quality of our work and the work of the artists we profile.”