The 35th Annual Telly Awards has awarded Chris Deford of Buzzsaw Films multiple Telly’s for his recent work.  These include a Silver statute  for his piece titled Edward Pazdur:Reflections.    A Silver Statue was awarded for his piece titled Kodak Professional and a Bronze statue was awarded for Craftsman.  With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

Edward Pazdur: Reflections
This short documentary profiles the memories of Edward Pazdur who served in the United States army during World War II. Mr. Pazdur's recollections of his experiences during the Battle of the Bulge are an unforgettable narrative journey.

This spot explores the life's work of Irish photographer John Minihan, whom has photographed countless celebrities since the 1960's. Minihan's unique vision is reliant on continuing to shoot film and specifically, Kodak Tri-X black & white.
This spot profiles Sean, a motorcycle enthusiast who enjoys the allure of owning and maintaining a fleet of his favorite vintage bikes.
For its 35th season, The Telly Awards once again joined forces with YouTube to give the public the power to view and rate videos submitted as part of the People’s Telly Awards.  In addition to recognition from the Silver Telly Council, the judging panel that selects the Telly Awards winners, the Internet community helps decide the People’s Telly Awards winners.

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

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards.  “Chris DeFords accomplishment illustrates his creativity, skill, and dedication to the craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”

Chris DeFord has worked with such storied agencies as Abelson Taylor, Leo Burnett, Remedy & FCB.