The Telly Awards 45th Season Program

Upcoming Events

March 21st: LinkedIn Live with Amanda Brinkman (Virtual)

Join us for a Behind the Scenes conversation with filmmaker Amanda Brinkman as we discuss social advocacy and direct impact production methods in her his series, Small Business Revolution. RSVP for the virtual event today!

March 20th: From Access to Art: Harnessing Utility AI and Generative AI for Brand Video with the National Arts Club (Virtual)

Join the Telly Awards and the National Arts Club for a captivating virtual discussion at the intersection of science and art. This insightful conversation brings together Generative AI developers, accessibility multimedia pioneers, and visionary video creators. Together, we’ll explore the multifaceted applications of AI in video, from enhancing accessibility to pushing the boundaries of creative expression and streamlining distribution. Discover how AI is revolutionizing the world of brand video, fast-tracking access, enabling innovative creative direction, and reshaping the landscape of visual storytelling. This dynamic discussion will showcase the transformative power of AI in the realm of video production and beyond. Please RSVP to join us in conversation via zoom!

 

March 19: Impact First Storytelling in Film (DC)

Join the Telly Awards and National Geographic Impact Story Lab and the Video Consortium for a behind the scenes look at building, executing and messaging for impact in a feature length documentary film. The event will feature Directors Sarah Joseph and Ray Whitehouse in conversation about building an integrated impact film from process through post-production. The evening will weave scenes, shorts, and insights into a frank discussion about going beyond the frame of traditional film for impact. Please RSVP to join our DC community of creators, production companies, agencies and more for an engaging showcase of social impact filmmaking on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 at 6:30pm at Eaton DC, 1201 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005.

 

Completed Events

The Telly’s Global Screening Series

Year after year, the Telly Awards global screening series is the highlight of our community event offerings. Our screenings are where large corporate agencies and small, independent creators and production companies come together to screen the most excellent short-form work we’ve seen, followed by an industry happy hour. This year, programming will feature amazing shorts like “Generation” by Riccardo Fusetti (2:13), “Creativity,” by Rascal Post for V&A Museum (2:11), “MerPeople,” by Scout Productions (2:25) and many more.

Jan 29 & Feb 1: San Francisco and Los Angeles

 

Jan 30 & Feb 1st: Atlanta and Nashville

Jan 11: Behind The Scenes with David Clark

Check out our Behind the Scenes conversation with filmmaker David Clark, who recently created an AI-generated spec commercial for Adidas that sparked significant conversation on social media. If you’re making Branded Content, Commercials & Marketing, or Generative AI work (and more) – the Telly’s has categories to honor your work. Final deadline is Feb 23, 2024. We talked to David about the generative AI tools he used to create this commercial and how AI fuels his creativity. You can watch a recording below, or click here to view

 

Dec 11: Telly Judge Holiday Happy Hour

The Telly Awards held a Holiday Happy Hour for our Telly Judges and Entrants! Hosted by the amazing team at Heard City, a boutique audio post-production facility, the evening will feature hor d’oeuvres, cocktails, music and conversation. 

Oct 25: The Tellys at NAB Show NYC

The Telly Awards hosted an exclusive panel event at this year’s NAB Show New York with our sustainability partners, Green the Bid. Ben Golub (CEO, Storj), Becky Morrison (CEO + Founder, The Light), Gloria Pitagorsky (Managing Partner, Heard City) and Tellys Managing Director Amanda Needham discussed how the industry can move towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

You can watch a recording of the panel below, or click here to view.

Nov 12: The Telly’s Fireside Chat with Liz Hynes

Join us for a 90-minute discussion with WGA-East councilmember and TV writer Liz Hynes (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) at Stareable Fest, on November 12th 1:30 – 2:45 pm inside The Flea Theater in NYC. Liz will delve into the intricate details of the recent labor strike, its resolution and what will come next for TV writers and creators. 

Nov 14 & 15: Telly’s Global Screening at NeueHouse, NYC & UpClose Cinema, London

The Telly’s Global Screening Series Premiere at NeueHouse in NYC

Year after year, the Telly Awards global screening series is the highlight of our community event offerings. Our screenings are where large corporate agencies and small, independent creators and production companies come together to screen the most excellent short-form work we’ve seen, followed by an industry happy hour. This year, programming will feature amazing shorts like “Generation” by Riccardo Fusetti (2:13), “Creativity,” by Rascal Post for V&A Museum (2:11), “MerPeople,” by Scout Productions (2:25) and many more. Stay tuned below to RSVP for the screening in your city when invitations are live.

Nov 16: Virtual Ask Me Anything with Telly Managing Director

Tune in to our virtual “Ask Me Anything” session with Managing Director Amanda Needham on Thursday, November 16th at 1pm EST. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask Amanda any questions they want about the 45th Annual Telly Awards, including how to enter, what kinds of work we honor, and how to choose the best category for your work. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about the Telly’s, this event is designed especially for you!