LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America has been awarded Telly Awards for its video highlighting new Legacy Papers – "The Story Behind Epson's Legacy Paper." Recognized for editing and videography/cinematography, the video highlights the unique European craftsmanship behind the renowned family of papers. Epson also received Telly Awards for video testimonials featuring renowned photographers Gregory Crewdson and Gerd Ludwig, acknowledged for direct marketing, sales and directing. The award-winning videos can be seen on Epson's new Legacy Paper website – www.epson.com/legacypapers.
"These videos were created to illustrate Epson's commitment to produce the highest quality printers, inks and papers for the most demanding creative professionals," said, Dan (Dano) Steinhardt, marketing manager, Epson America. "It is an honor to receive these Telly Awards, and we are grateful to the visual arts community for this recognition."
With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents, the Telly Awards honor the very best films, videos and commercials, with winners representing the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.
"The Telly Awards have a mission to honor the very best in film and video," said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards. "Epson's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production."
Epson's Telly Award-winning videos include:
- The Story Behind Epson's Legacy Paper: Details the craftsmanship behind the creation of Epson's family of high-end, fine art Legacy Papers, featuring the European papermakers Epson worked with to develop the papers designed for artists and photographers who intend to exhibit and sell their prints.
- Print Your Legacy – Gregory Crewdson: Crewdson describes his inspiration for his highly collected photographs and why he chose the Epson SureColor® P9000 and Legacy Baryta paper to print his series, Cathedral of the Pines.
- Print Your Legacy – Gerd Ludwig: The video details Ludwig's process and execution of his "Sleeping Cars" project. Each of the brilliant photographs featured in the series were printed by master printer R. Mac Holbert of The Image Collective on Legacy Platine with the Epson SureColor P20000.
More About Epson Legacy Papers
Epson Legacy Papers – Legacy Platine, Legacy Fibre, Legacy Baryta, Legacy Etching – represent the art of papermaking at its finest. As Epson's most advanced line of photographic papers to date, these unique papers were designed in collaboration with many of the world's greatest artists and revered European papermakers and galleries, and developed specifically for those who intend to exhibit and sell their prints, both to art collectors and investors. Producing outstanding black density and color fidelity, along with exceptional archival properties, the Epson Legacy Papers offer the properties required for high-end photographic fine art printing and collectible works of fine art. For additional information about Epson's Legacy Papers, visit www.epson.com/legacypapers.
More About the Telly Awards
Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, videos and films. With the mission to strengthen the visual arts community by inspiring, promoting and supporting creativity, a prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. For more information about the Telly Awards, visit www.tellyawards.com.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.
Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).
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