October 22, 2019

From The Tellys


And Telly Company of The Year is Back!


The 41st Annual Telly Awards are here! With the start of a new season comes a slew of new categories that reflect the work being made today, as well as The Telly Awards’ mission to honor the vibrancy, diversity, and impact of the video and television industries.

Take a look at our new categories for the Telly’s 41st season!

Dedicated Suite of Immersive & Mixed Reality Categories!

Over the last few years, The Telly Awards has seen and been inspired by, more and more boundary-pushing work from the VR community. With this increase and evolution, this season we are announcing a dedicated suite of categories across Immersive & Mixed Reality, including: Use of AR, Use of Volumetric Capture, Animation, Branded Content, Non-Scripted / Documentary


Expanded Categories for Diversity & Inclusion

With the year-round production of important work that elevates our conversation, understanding and representation of diverse and inclusive voices, The Telly Awards is excited to launch a number of Diversity & Inclusion categories across this seasons’ award program.

New! Categories for Social Impact

The Telly Awards has long celebrated work that puts purpose at the center of the work. To continue to highlight this important work and the unique way in which video and television can elevate stories that affect us all, we are thrilled to announce a slew of Social Impact Categories.

New! Expanded and Accessible Student Categories

Supporting and spotlighting emerging talent, as well as those at the start of their careers, is essential to supporting a sustainable, diverse, and creative video and television industry. To ensure that all excellent work, including work created by students currently enrolled in academic programs, we are for the first time offering a set of specific Student Categories at a lower entry fee *(entrants in these categories must be currently enrolled in an academic institution).

Telly Company of The Year is Back

Last season saw the inaugural Telly Company of the Year title awarded to the company that achieved the most success across the season, CBS Interactive.  We are excited to see

who will win this top title at the end of the season!

And More!

There’s more! Head over to our entries page to see a full breakdown of our new categories, across Branded Content, Commercials & Marketing, Immersive & Mixed Reality,  Non-Broadcast, Series/Shows/Segments,and Social Video. Don’t forget to enter before the Early Entry Deadline on Friday, December 6th 2019.