Ingram’s VitalSource Earns Two Prestigious Telly Awards for Educational Video Work


Nashville, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that VitalSource Technologies, Inc. has been awarded two Telly Awards for their innovative work in educational video production. The prestigious Telly Award honors the finest video and film productions, outstanding cable TV commercials and programs and online commercials, video and films.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. “VitalSource’s winning videos illustrate their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”

VitalSource is a leader in developing e-textbooks, interactive media and innovative high-quality videos for the education community. VitalSource received the awards for the TeachSource Early Childhood Education Videos produced for Cengage Learning, and a video in the America Achieves Fellows series, What Makes a Great Teacher?, developed for America Achieves.

The two 2013 awards given to VitalSource by the Telly Award organization follow five awards that were awarded to VitalSource in 2012 for excellence in video production.

A panel of more than 500 industry professionals, each a past winner of a prestigious Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition. The council evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work. This year, the 34th Annual Telly Awards received over 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.

"The Telly Award represents the very best in video production work in the industry, and being recognized with two awards this year is a great achievement," said Kent Freeman, Chief Operating Officer, VitalSource Technologies, Inc. "VitalSource is committed to education, and we are pleased that our video solutions have helped Cengage Learning and America Achieves develop relevant tools for educators to enhance learning."

Past Telly Award winners include Time Warner Cable®, Nickelodeon®, FOX SPORTS NET, Turner Studios, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Outdoor Channel®, Michigan State University, Bass Pros Shops Film & Video Productions, Miami Dolphins Ltd., Kansas City Chiefs, Lockheed Martin, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and others.

About Ingram
Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.