VitalSource Wins Three Prestigious Telly Awards for Educational Video Work


Nashville, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that VitalSource Technologies, Inc., has been awarded three Telly Awards for innovative work in video production. The 35th Annual Telly Awards honor the finest video and film productions, outstanding cable TV commercials, 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 accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”

VitalSource received 2014 awards in the following categories:

2014 Silver Award: New York State Annual Professional Performance Review Video. Produced for the New York State Education Department, this video is designed to inform and promote the benefits of the new performance standards upon which New York State teachers and principals will be evaluated.

2014 Bronze Award: New York State Common Core Best Practices Video. Produced for the New York State Education Department, this video, one of hundreds being produced for New York state educators, demonstrates common core best practices in reading within a first grade classroom.

2014 Bronze Award: New Leaders for New Schools Administrator Evaluation Video. A video segment produced for New Leaders for New Schools, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve school leadership. The video discusses the characteristics and impact of strong leadership at the district superintendent level.

A judging panel of more than 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly award, and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that each Telly represents.

“VitalSource is committed to education, and we are pleased that our video solutions help inform, inspire and enhance learning for institutions, educators and students,” said Kent Freeman, Chief Operating Officer of VitalSource Technologies, Inc. “These three new Telly awards are further validation of our creativity and excellence in video production for teacher professional development.”

The VitalSource media group is a leader in developing e-textbooks, interactive media, and innovative high-quality videos for the education community. The company has previously won seven Telly Awards for video production, and the 2014 awards brings the company’s total to ten. For more information about VitalSource Technologies, visit

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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.