Wake Forest & Kino Mountain win prestigious video production awards

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:48pm

The Town of Wake Forest and Kino Mountain Productions are two-time winners in the 2018 Telly Awards.

The 39th Annual Telly Awards recognized Wake Forest and Kino Mountain as "Bronze" Telly Award winners for their Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department video, "Creating Experiences for Everyone" and the four-part documentary series, "The People Behind Wake Forest Power." Both were produced through a collaborative effort between the Town of Wake Forest and Kino Mountain Productions, a full-service video production and creative services company.

Video production partners since 2010, the Town and Kino Mountain also nabbed a Telly Award in 2017 for their economic development collaboration, "Big City Energy, Small Town Charm."

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding content for TV and Cable, Digital and Streaming, and Non-Broadcast distribution. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. This year's winners include companies, agencies and organizations of all sizes, from large multinational media companies to small ad agencies and local production houses.

A sample of recent winners include BET Networks, Bloomberg, CBS Interactive, Comcast, Conde Nast, DigiDojo, Discovery Communications, Disney, ESPN, FleishmanHillard, Fox, HBO, Hearst, HOBO, HuffPost, Indigo Films, IW Group, Microsoft, MLB, NBC, PBS, SapientNitro, Story House, Team Coco Digital, The Guardian, The History Channel, Time Warner, Tiny Hero, Trailer Park, Universal, Vayner Media, Viacom, and VML.

For more information, contact Communications & Public Affairs Director Bill Crabtree at 919-435-9421 or bcrabtree@wakeforestnc.gov.