June/July 2006 issue
Producer/director Steven Fischer received two statuettes at the 27th Annual
Telly Awards. Houdini, a magical, effects-heavy music video won in the
Music Video category. Camp Med, a creative, theatrically-produced
promotional video produced for Virginia Hospital Center and NVCC Medical
Education Campus, won in the Film/Video: Information category.
The Telly Awards are a major competition in the national advertising,
television, and video production fields and is one of the most sought-after
awards by leading industry firms, production companies, and ad agencies. Each
year, the Telly Awards generate millions of impressions in national and local
Fischer is currently at work on a documentary called Freedom Dance
with award-winning animator/producer Craig Herron. The story follows the
dramatic escape of a cartoonist from Hungary to the United States during the
violent 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Last year the IDA selected Freedom
Dance for fiscal sponsorship.