WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympusat, Inc., one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish and English language networks, today announced that it has been honored three times during the 37th Annual Telly Awards, a highly respected national and international competition.
The Telly Awards is the premier awards competition honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. The award winners represent the best work from the most highly regarded advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video producers.
The awards were bestowed for the video Discover the Palm Beaches, The Perfect Place, produced by Olympusat in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council. Narrated by actor Ray Liotta, the 4K film features a number of tourism destinations and hotspots including The Breakers, The Flagler Museum, Lion Country Safari, and the International Polo Club, as well as the stunning beaches and other Eco adventures throughout Palm Beach County.
Olympusat received awards in several categories and specialties for this magnificent piece of work: a Silver award in "Cinematography," another Silver award in "Film – Travel/Tourism," and a Bronze Award in "Editing." With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, these are truly treasured honors.
"This accomplishment exemplifies our dedicated team's creative capabilities, as well as our legacy of producing quality film and video," asserted Shawn Copenhaver, the Creative Director/Executive Producer of Olympusat, who also served as the Director of the film. "After all, we made a production with a Hollywood standard, covering everything from the Atlantic Ocean to Lake Okeechobee."
Glenn Jergensen, Executive Director of The Tourist Development Council, said, "Discover The Palm Beaches, The Perfect Place is an incredible tourism asset. Olympusat produces and distributes the highest quality programming and we congratulate them on the Telly Awards for this stunning production."
The five-minute film, made in both English and Spanish, was shot over 44 days using 4K-resolution cameras and equipment, and features 30 spectacular locations in the county, helping promote Palm Beach County as a destination for vacations and conventions.
Other Telly Award winners this year include AOL Studios, BET Networks, Bloomberg, CBS Interactive, Comcast, Conde Nast, DigiDojo, Discovery Communications, ESPN, FleishmanHillard, Fox, HBO, Hearst, HOBO, HuffPost, Indigo Films, IW Group, Microsoft, MLB, NBC, SapientNitro, Story House, Team Coco Digital, The Guardian, The History Channel, Time Warner, Tiny Hero, Trailer Park, Viacom, VML, and the Wall Street Journal.
About Olympusat, Inc.
Olympusat, Inc. is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 100+ SD and HD Spanish and English language television networks. Olympusat's networks include the top-rated Spanish-language movie channel Cine Mexicano and the popular Ultra HD Plex. The company also delivers a distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.
As a part of Olympusat's industry-leading efforts, the company also has launched two new strategic business units – Olympusat Telecom and Olympusat. Olympusat Telecom has embarked on providing the enterprise and consumer customer with complete communications and business solutions through its IPTV, Video Streaming and CDN offering.
Olympusat encompasses all aspects of film and TV production including feature length and short films, music videos, industrial/corporate videos, and commercials, both local and national. OE's award-winning team comes equipped with the technology to provide customers with a full service production from the project's conception to its completion.
Olympusat has also recently launched VEMOX, a white label OTT TV Everywhere solution. VEMOX is a cost efficient and reliable B2B carrier-grade OTT platform, developed for operators in the U.S. and Latin America, that combines technology and content (live movies and entertainment channels and VOD content in English and Spanish), creating an attractive and customizable OPEX based turnkey solution.
About The Tourist Development Council
The Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council (TDC) is an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners. The TDC has the responsibility for oversight of 4 agencies which include Discover The Palm Beaches, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission along with convention center operations and four funding programs which include Special Projects and the Beach Programs. The agencies help market and promote all of The Palm Beaches.
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