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Dark Maze Studios Wins Four Telly Awards
33rd Annual Telly Awards honors the very best commercials, videos, films and Internet work
NEW YORK CITY, NY – 06/18/2012 – The winners of the 33rd Annual Telly Awards have been announced, with Dark Maze Studios taking home four statuettes. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this year’s Telly Awards has been one of the most successful and competitive in the long history of the Telly Awards.
Three Dark Maze web series were honored across diverse categories. “Deja View”, which showcases unauthorized foreign remakes of popular American films, received two awards in the Informational category; “Ninja the Mission Force”, a new comedy series that adds ninjas to redubbed classic films, won a statuette for Comedy; and animated sci-fi action drama “Space Ninja” drew a highest honor Silver Telly for Art Direction.
“It’s an enormous honor and a real surprise to win four awards,” offered Dark Maze president and producer Ed Glaser. “It means a great deal to all of us working on these shows to have our efforts recognized and validated, and encourages us to reach even further.”
Other Telly Award winners this year include NBC Universal, Walt Disney, AOL Media, Blizzard Entertainment, FOX Sports, CBS Interactive, and Time Warner.
About Dark Maze Studios
Dark Maze Studios is a Champaign, IL-based independent studio that strives to produce high-quality entertainment on budgets Hollywood would consider pocket change. Dark Maze has produced a number of successful films and web series since 2005. For more about Dark Maze Studios, visit www.darkmaze.com.
About The Telly Awards
Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.
Ed Glaser, President
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