IMS PRODUCTIONS WINS SIX PRESTIGIOUS TELLY AWARDS
INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, June 24, 2005 -- IMS Productions won six prestigious 2005 Telly Awards in various categories for its top-quality video production work.
The full-service video production company owned by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway also had 10 of its entries named as finalists in the judging.
The Telly Awards have honored outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, and video and film productions, since 1978. The Telly is one of the most sought-after awards in the industry, with large international firms and local companies all vying for honors. More than 10,000 entries were received from 50 U.S. states and five continents for the 2004 Telly Awards.
Telly Awards won by IMS Productions:
--Non-Broadcast Sports Film: Decade for the Ages, "1982."
--Graphics: Decade of Drama, "Open."
--Editing: 2004 Indianapolis 500 Film, "Open."
--Cinematography: 2004 Indianapolis 500 Film, "Open."
--Sports Commercial: Tony Kanaan, "Pain."
--Cinematography: Tony Kanaan, "Pain."
"We are very pleased with the results with our Telly Awards entries as it provides an opportunity to show the quality of work IMS Productions is producing and its capabilities as a company," said Buddy McAtee, vice president and executive producer, IMS Productions. "We will continue our pursuit of raising the bar and continued increased quality.
"It is certainly an honor to win so many awards in the Telly Awards competition and is a credit to everyone who worked many hours to produce the programs."
Ten IMS Productions pieces also were Telly Awards finalists in these categories: Cinematography, Editing, Retail Store Commercial, Sports Commercial, Sports Non-Broadcast Production, Sports Promotional Piece and Sports TV Segment.
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