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FBR Media Wins Six Telly Awards in 33rd Annual Competition

July 12, 2012

Since 2009, FBR Media has won 22 Telly Awards for outstanding and compelling television production

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — FBR Media announced today it has won six Telly Awards during the 2011/2012 season in the 33rd annual Telly Awards competition. Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online film and video. Since 2009, FBR Media has won 22 Telly Awards and two Emmy nominations for its Bench to Bedside biomedical television series.

“FBR Media creates captivating, one of a kind television programs about how people and animals living with difficult diseases and conditions are beating the odds thanks to groundbreaking innovations in biomedical research,” said FBR Media president Paul McKellips. “Our award-winning TV programming enthralls viewers with amazing stories of people and animals triumphing over adversity and disease to live longer, better lives because of biomedical research breakthroughs.”

This year, FBR Media has earned six Telly Awards for three episodes from Bench to Bedside, a series about real people and animals living with serious diseases and the groundbreaking medical research that could save their lives. Filmed at UC Irvine, “Toby’s Story” is a spectacular account of a young musician living with a spinal cord injury and how scientists are working to give him back his independence. “Dylan’s Gift,” filmed in partnership with Stanford University is a poignant and compelling account of the difficult choice a couple makes when their worst nightmare becomes a reality. “Janne’s Next Step” shows viewers how dedicated experts at the University of Louisville, UCLA, and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation are developing incredible, cutting-edge treatments to help those living with spinal cord injuries walk again. To learn more about FBR Media’s award-winning TV programs, visit vimeo.com/fbrmedia.

FBR Media is an award-winning production studio that creates striking digital content across multiple platforms. Its latest TV series, Bench to Bedside, tells inspirational true stories about people and animals living with serious illnesses and the incredible biomedical research that could save their lives. FBR Media is a registered trademark of the Foundation for Biomedical Research.


Source: PR Newswire