Eligibility
There is a two-year window of eligibility for the Telly competition. Work produced between January 1, 2015 and the entry deadline is eligible. The competition, both theĀ Telly Awards and the People’s Telly awards, is open to the following types of entries (please see list of Categories for complete listings)

 

Commercials
  • Local television commercials (appearing in a single market)
  • Regional television commercials (appearing regionally or in multiple markets)
  • Cable television commercials (appearing on cable TV – locally or regionally)
  • Commercial Campaigns
  • Outdoor & Environmental
  • High Definition

 

Non-Broadcast Video or Film Productions
  • Industrial, promotional, or business videos
  • Non-broadcast film or television programs
  • Other video productions
  • High Definition

 

Local, Regional, or Cable Television Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces
  • Local television programs or segments (appearing in a single market)
  • Regional television programs or segments (appearing regionally or in multiple markets)
  • Cable television programs or segments (appearing on cable TV – locally, regionally or nationally)
  • Outdoor and Environmental
  • High Definition

 

Online Video
  • Videos
  • Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces
  • Commercials
Please Note: Commercials or programs entered must not have appeared on the national feed of one of the five major TV networks (NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX or CW). However, spots appearing on a local network affiliate are eligible. If you are entering non-broadcast film/video productions and non-network TV programs, you may enter the full program, or a 5- to 10-minute clip that is representative of the entire piece.