The Kansas City Chiefs in-house production company, 65 Toss Power Trap Productions, recently took home a handful of national honors at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards. In total, 65 TPT, took home 14 separate Telly Awards, a mark which represents the highest single-year total in Chiefs history.
Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web. This year’s Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents.
“We are honored to be among the prestigious list of winners in this year’s Telly Awards,” said Chiefs Vice President of Media and Marketing Rob Alberino. “There are very few times each year that a group such as ours can step back and appreciate that our hard work was recognized by our industry peers.
"We also can’t begin to accomplish our goals without the commitment from the Chiefs organization“Whether it’s the ability to work on the best broadcast equipment or have exclusive access to the team and the coaches – the Hunt Family has truly given us the freedom to be creative and original. It’s really an amazing situation for a band of producers and directors looking to put out a fun and inspired product.”
The following pieces were awarded to the Chiefs in 2011.
“Arrowhead Grand Opener” (Sports Segment/Silver)
“Mitch Slapped” (Viral Video Feature/Silver)
“Joshua Griffith Feature / Blind Fan” (Documentary/Silver)
Jodain Massad (Editor/Silver)
Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider Show (Use of Graphics/ Bronze)
Chiefs LIVE! (Sports Show/Bronze)
“Rozie / 51 Year Ticket Holder” (Documentary/Bronze)
“New Body Same Soul” (Use of Graphics/Bronze)
“Mitch Slapped” (Viral Feature/Bronze)
Rob Alberino (Videographer/Bronze)
Wil Blackwell (Videographer/Bronze)
Jodain Massad (Videographer/Bronze)
Wil Blackwell (Editor/Bronze)
Brad Young (Editor/ Bronze)
Earlier this year, 65 TPT became the first NFL franchise to win a New York Festival Award for its work on The New Arrowhead Grand Opening - a six-minute feature narrated by actor, and avid Chiefs fan, Rob Riggle. In the final product, Riggle dramatically told the storied history of Arrowhead Stadium to a sold-out crowd prior to the Chiefs 2010 season opener on Monday Night Football.
“65 Toss Power Trap Productions was truly revamped last year and with the full commitment of the entire crew, we have followed and continue to live by the philosophy that we don’t only strive to be the best in house production group in the NFL, but in all of major league sports,” said Alberino. “Our goal is to deliver the highest production quality across all platforms – whether it’s in stadium, on television or across the planet via the Web. We set a benchmark for quality and we aim to deliver that to the fans.”
Production is already underway for new features in 2011 and the 65 TPT team wants you to be part of it. We’re looking for musicians of all genres and are interested in collecting your Chiefs photos from across the globe.
Musicians: Calling All Musicians
Fan Photos: Calling On The Kingdom