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Tacoma Production Company Receives Telly Award for Pearl Harbor Documentary
"A Return to Ford Island," produced by Edit 1 Media, a small production company in Tacoma, Washington, received a silver (top) Telly Award in the Charitable/Not-for-profit category.
Laura & Chris Randall, who directed and produced the short film, describe “A Return to Ford Island” as a dramatic, personal and haunting look into the lives of two 19-year old servicemen, Ernie Olson and Herb Franck, on the morning that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor over 66 years ago.
The annual Telly Awards was founded in 1978 by David E. Carter, a past Emmy and Clio winner, to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials, as well as the finest video and film productions. The 28th Annual Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries from major film studios in all 50 states and 5 continents. Fewer than one in ten entries receive silver award recognition.
For additional details on the awards, see http://www.tellyawards.com/
The film debuted to the general public on December 7, 2006 during the museum’s Grand Opening and will play seven days a week in the state-of-the-
"I'm proud to have been a part of this film," says producer Laura Randall, President of Edit 1 Media, LLC. "It is an honor to tell the story of two young Americans whose lives changed dramatically on December 7, 1941. Together with the opening of the Pacific Aviation Museum, we hope to share their story and the history of Ford Island with thousands of people from around the world for many years to come." In addition to the movie in the theater, Edit 1 Media also produced all the videos that play in the kiosks throughout the museum.
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About Edit 1 Media: Edit 1 Media is a full service video and multimedia production company based in the Seattle-Tacoma area of Washington State with over a decade of experience. They provide a wide range of services for small, medium and large businesses as well as non-profit organizations and individuals and have traveled around the world to provide their unique services.