Quiet Courage: Persistent Vision Awarded With Two Tellys

CINCINNATI – Quiet Courage: Persistent Vision, a documentary that celebrates the history of the Sisters of Mercy and the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in Southwest Ohio, has been honored with two Telly Awards.


The 90-minute documentary, produced by local freelance producer and director Sheri Lutz, premiered on CET in October 2008 and reveals the rich, 150-year history of the Sisters of Mercy and the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor. Quiet Courage: Persistent Vision also details the years of service in healthcare, social services, education as well as the religious needs of generations of Cincinnatians.


The program received a Silver Telly for religious/spiritual television programming, the premier honor for outstanding local, regional and cable film productions, and a Bronze Telly was awarded to the dedicated team of editors and animators that contributed to the program.


Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online film and video.


The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, interactive agencies, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards receives more than 13,000 entries annually from all 50 states and countries around the world.


For more information about Quiet Courage: Persistent Vision, contact Producer Sheri Lutz at 513-225-8269 or by email at sherilutz@fuse.net.

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