- See more at: http://blogtimenow.com/blogging/automatically-redirect-blogger-blog-another-blog-website/#sthash.s1ipfCM1.dpuf CatholicTV: Secular Organization Chooses CatholicTV For 3 Awards

Friday, June 25, 2010

Secular Organization Chooses CatholicTV For 3 Awards

CatholicTV has been recognized with 3 Telly Awards for the promotional video entitled “Carry Your Faith” (CYF).

CYF depicts 2 Catholic school girls using an iPhone and being introduced to the CatholicTV iPhone application by a nun who at first glance appears angry and then smiles and shows them her iPhone. Sister Mary Brigid Riley, a Carmelite Sister, plays herself in the video. Sister is a long-time supporter of CatholicTV and serves at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham, MA.

CYF won two People’s Telly Awards, which are given after YouTube viewers support their favorite videos with a “thumbs up rating”. CYF won a Silver Telly (highest honor) for the “Use of Humor” category and a Bronze Telly in the “Promotional Pieces” category.

CYF was also awarded a bronze Telly by the Telly Awards judging committee in the Religious/Spiritual category.

The CatholicTV iphone application is free and can be found at the Apple “app” store. The app is called “CatholicTV” and allows users to watch daily Mass, keep up with Catholic news, and much more. More information is available at www.CarryYourFaith.com.

The Telly Awards is a New York-based organization which was founded in 1978. It is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 11,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries. The organization’s objective is to honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs. More information about the 31st Annual Telly Awards may be found at http://www.tellyawards.com/

Information on how Telly Awards are judged is available at http://www.tellyawards.com/awards/judging/

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