AutoClaims Direct (ACD) announced that its video An Entrepreneurial Story garnered a Silver Award in the General Branded Content category in the 41st Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, production companies and including Dow Jones, Duplass Brothers Productions, Complex and A&E Networks, Hearst Media, ESPN Films, Vice+ and Vimeo.
An Entrepreneurial Story tells how ACD began and what the future holds for this veteran insuretech company. ACD was named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 Entrepreneur 360 list for the third time and this piece of storytelling documents the company’s 17-year journey.
“ACD is pushing the boundaries for video and television innovation and creativity at a time when the industry is both rapidly changing and heavily impacted by the current crisis,” said Sabrina Dridje, Managing Director of the Telly Awards. “Our theme for this season, Telly Award Winners Tell Great Stories is a true reflection of the diversity of stories the community is skillfully able to tell. Now, more than ever, do we need to celebrate them. This award is a tribute to the talent and vision of these creators.”
“I couldn’t be prouder of our incredibly talented in-house marketing team for once again writing and producing award-winning work,” stated ACD CEO, Ernie Bray. “This is a win for our entire organization that works hard every day to make ACD what it is today,” added Bray.
The winners announcement caps a year-long celebration of creators around the globe and across all screens. This year also saw the continued expansion of new categories to further the awards’ recent initiative to rebuild the honors for the multi-screen era. New categories included serialized Branded Content and expanded Social Video and Immersive & Mixed Reality categories, alongside new categories honoring important work in Social Impact and Diversity & Inclusion.
The full list of the 41st Annual Telly Awards winners can be found at www.tellyawards.com/winners.
About The Telly Awards
The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring video and television across all screens. Established in 1979, The Telly Awards receives over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents. Entrants are judged by The Telly Awards Judging Council—an industry body of over 200 leading experts including advertising agencies, production companies, and major television networks, reflective of the multiscreen industry The Telly Awards celebrates. Partners of The Telly Awards include Catalyst, LAPPG, NAB, Stash, Storyhunter, NYWIFT, Production Hub, IFP, Social Media Week and VidCon.