Bennett-Watt Entertainment Receives 2006 Telly Award for Travel Documentary Discoveries…America, Ohio

June 13, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Issaquah, WA. Bennett-Watt Entertainment has received a Silver Telly Award for its new USA travel and cultural HD television and DVD documentary, Discoveries…America, Ohio. This program is part of Bennett-Watt’s highly acclaimed series of 51 High Definition 60-minute documentaries on each state in the USA, titled Discoveries…America.

The purpose of the series is to provide a fresh look at America in the 21st Century. Filmed entirely in Widescreen Digital High Definition (HD), the series is a traveler’s guide to discovering America of today and the past. The series chronicles history, people, culture, travel and locations unique to each state. Subjects range from cowboys, musicians, historians and artists to casinos, cliff dwellings and space centers. Video essays delve into political history, cultural traditions and lifestyle trends and provide portraits of national parks, monuments and people of interest.

Discoveries…America, Ohio program includes segments on Orville and Wilber Wright, the United States Air Force Museum, Ohio’s farmers markets, barn artists, basket making, fly tying, Amish woodworking, Professional Football Hall of Fame, Wilson Sporting Goods Company and the All American Soapbox Derby.

The Telly Awards, founded in 1979, is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. Winners and Finalists represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. With a 27 year history of recognizing creative excellence, the Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected international competition.

Bennett-Watt HD Productions producers, Jim and Kelly Watt, have traveled throughout the backroads of the USA for four and one half years to film the entire Discoveries…America series. This is the first complete state-by-state documentary series on America in over 25 years.

Production of “Discoveries…America” series continues through mid 2007 and will ultimately include fifty-one 60-minute shows. The programs are broadcast nationally on Comcast Cable’s High Definition (HD) channel INHD2 ( Each program is also available nationally on DVD. “Discoveries…America” DVDs retail for $24.95 each. They are encoded to play in all regions and are playable on most DVD players internationally. To order DVD copies contact Bennett-Watt Entertainment, Inc. 13021 244th Ave SE Issaquah, WA 98027, call 800-327-2893, email:, or visit Bennett-Watt website:

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