Notre Dame videos earn honors for local groups

Author: Julie Hail Flory


Two local communication agencies have been honored with awards for four video features produced for the University of Notre Dame.

A National PortraitandDaughters of Notre Dame,produced by Mishawaka-based media consulting firm Big Idea Company,received bronze medals of excellence in the 29th annual Telly Awards.

A National Portraitis a short film commemorating the life and achievements of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of Notre Dame. The program initially was shown in the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution at a celebration of Father Hesburghs 90th birthday.

Daughters of Notre Dameis a short film commemorating the achievements of womens athletics at Notre Dame. It made its debut this spring during a week-long campus celebration of the 35th anniversary of womens athletics.

Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards showcase the best work from advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments worldwide.

PentaVision Communications, a full-service media solutions company based in South Bend, was honored with a Silver Communicator Award for a feature on Notre Dames new Jordan Hall of Science and an honorable mention in the Videographer Awards for a television commercial for the Notre Dame womens softball team.

The Communicator Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. The Videographer Awards also is an international program that honors excellence in the video production industry.

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