Monday, April 28, 2014

MxCC’s Corporate Media Center Selected A Winner In The 35th Annual Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has named Middlesex Community College’s Corporate Media Center as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “The Functions and Values of Wetlands and Watercourses.” With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.
The 48-minute video is a beautiful visual exploration of the functions and values of wetlands and watercourses, focusing on the key areas of hydrology, ecology and land use.  It also features the voice over talent of MxCC alumna Liz Parra as the voice of the narrator’s digital assistant. It is the third and final video in the Municipal Inland Wetland Commissioners Training Program and was produced for the Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
“This video is one of the most beautiful videos the Corporate Media Center has produced,” said Dan Nocera, corporate media producer. “We are so honored that we have received a Telly Award for this piece.”
A team of faculty, staff, and students produced the video, including Dan Nocera, Doug Rogers, Barbara Rogers, Rick Eriksen, and Lloyd Langevin. Student production assistants include Hollie Kinney, Trent Jones, Basheer Troche, Lahcen Rachem, and Cindy Gerstl.
The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video 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.
“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. “The accomplishment of Middlesex Community College’s Corporate Media Centerillustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”
To find out more about the Telly Awards visit, To view the video series, visit CT DEEP’s YouTube channel at


Anonymous said...

WOW ~ bronze out of 12000 entries! Fantastic work, Congratulations! I will be sure to mark that video for later watching

The Buttonwood Tree said...

Congratulations MxCC! Cindy Gerstl is also working on a promotional video for The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center at this time. We are so appreciative of her efforts and that of MxCC in providing this wonderful video program! Kudos and Gratitude :)