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The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring video and television across all screens. Established in 1979, The Telly Awards receives over 13,000 entries globally.
Winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following areas: Branded Content, Commercials & Marketing, Immersive & Mixed Reality, Non-Broadcast, Online and Television Series, Shows & Segments, and Social Video.

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45th Annual Telly Awards Season

The 45th Annual Telly Awards honors work that pushes the boundaries of creativity Beyond the Frame. This season of the Tellys is focused on an exploration of possibility, by embracing new storytelling formats, engaging with emerging technology, and using classic techniques to feature diverse points of views.

Season 45 Highlights

  • The 45th Annual Telly Awards honored work that pushed the boundaries of creativity Beyond the Frame. This season of the Tellys focused on an exploration of possibility, by embracing new storytelling formats, engaging with emerging technology, and using classic techniques to feature diverse points of views.
  • New categories this year include Generative AI, Accessibility, Brand Collaboration, Data Visualization, and Explainer. 
  • Global entries included work from across Europe, including Sweden, Spain, Greece and Germany and from across Asia including Korea, Singapore, China and the Middle East including Saudi Arabia, the  United Arab Emirates, and Qatar.

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Promotional Image for the Spinning Colors Trophy

Spinning Colors Trophy

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Spinning Gold Trophy

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Three Trophies Spinning

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Hand Trophy

Promotional Image for the Managing Director Amanda Needham

Managing Director Amanda Needham

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Producer Jenahye Johnson

Telly Awards Facts

  • The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens. Established in 1979, The Telly Awards receives over 13,000 entries globally.
  • Winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following areas: Branded Content, Commercials & Marketing, Immersive & Mixed Reality, Non-Broadcast, Online and Television Series, Shows & Segments, and Social Video.
  • Entrants are judged by The Telly Awards Judging Council—an industry body of over 250 leading experts including advertising agencies, production companies, and major television networks including Adobe, RunwayML, MSG Sphere Studios, Bustle Digital Group, Billion Dollar Boy, Netflix, Shutterstock, Unit 9, Whaler, Meta Creative Shop.
  • Long standing partners of The Telly Awards include: the Gotham Institute, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Stash, NY Women In Film and Television (NYWIFT), Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG), Production Hub, Green the Bid, Video Consortium, and Series Fest. New Partners this season include FWD-Doc, Runway AI Film Festival (AIFF), ReelAbilities Film Festival, and Film Fatales.
  • Past Winners include: Accenture, Adult Swim, AirBnB, Audible, Adobe, BET Networks/BET Digital, BritBox, Condé Nast, CNN, The Walt Disney Company, ESPN, The European Union, Feed the Children, FORTUNE Brand Studio, FEMA, Frameless, Gaumont, Golden State Warriors, HBO, Media.Monks, Microsoft, NASA, National Geographic Society, Netflix, Partizan, Paramount, PBS Digital, RadicalMedia, Sony Music Entertainment, The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Square
  • In addition to the award program, the Telly Awards hosts year-long programming. The Telly Awards Podcast presents micro conversations with experts reframing our industry on a macro level, and Hot Takes, our original video series, features unfiltered, unrehearsed responses to hot-button topics. Our global screening series is a touring industry event where large corporate agencies and small, independent creators and production companies come together each season to screen excellent short-form work we curate from our winners, partners and judges.
  • The Telly Awards is based in NYC and its Managing Director is Amanda Needham. She can be reached at amanda.needham@tellyawards.com.

Season 46 Opens Oct 15 2024