SALT LAKE CITY, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Garff was recently recognized as a top winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards Show, a national award show for the best in film, video, commercial and online video, for their Project Listen films. As part of the show, Ken Garff took home 10 total recognitions including two Silver Telly awards — the highest possible honor, and eight Bronze Telly awards, including a people's choice award.
"With almost 12,000 entries from across the nation, we are truly grateful to be honored among the winners," said Matt Jensen, director of marketing at Ken Garff. "The Project Listen videos are a project we're proud of and we couldn't be more pleased to represent our community with such positive results."
Ken Garff's four Project Listen films were recognized for excellence in the categories of documentary, viral video, program or webisode, editing, video, automotive, entertainment and cinematography. Judged by a prestigious panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, entries were evaluated on distinction in creative work.
For its 35th season, the Telly Awards once again joined forces with YouTube to give the public the power to view and rate videos submitted as part of the People's Telly Awards. In addition to recognition from the Silver Telly Council, the judging panel that selects the Telly Awards winners, the Internet community helps decide the People's Telly Awards winners.
"The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video," said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. "Ken Garff's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production."
About Ken Garff Automotive Group
The Ken Garff Automotive Group is a leading new and used automotive dealership in the Intermountain West, with nearly 50 locations. Ken Garff founded the automotive group in 1932 upon the principles of honesty, integrity, personalized customer service, and being a good corporate citizen. For more information, call Matt Jensen at 801-257-3400 or visit www.kengarff.com or www.projectlisten.com.
About The Telly Awards
The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.
SOURCE Ken Garff Automotive Group