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Heliconia Wins Four Medals at the 2021 Telly Awards

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Heliconia, the video production company behind Epic Trails and Paddle Tales, was a big winner at the 42nd Telly Awards, bringing home four statues in recognition of excellence in television and digital productions.

Each year, dating back to 1979, the Telly Awards have been awarded to the top productions in the television, film, commercial, and digital space. This year’s awards saw many of the world’s top production houses and presented one of the strongest film and TV-making lineups ever at the Telly’s; with Heliconia coming away as one of the top producers with four awards.

With the world in ‘pandemic mode’, production across all modern visual platforms has been a challenge. Heliconia was able to plan, shoot and produce full seasons of content through all the challenges and with their inspirational storylines. With classic capture of incredible locations, community-leading influencers guiding the way for audiences, and incredible footage and editing, Heliconia was able to enter four amazing pieces and catch the eye of the judgesEpic Trails and Paddle Tales won two awards each at this year’s Telly Awards.

Summary of Awards:

  • Epic Trails:The Backpacking Experience is the Silver Telly Winner in Online: Motivational (Official Listing)
  • Epic Trails:My Near-Death Canyoning Experience is the Silver Telly Winner in Online: Nature/Wildlife (Official Listing)
  • Paddle Tales:Kayaking the Canadian Amazon is the Bronze Telly Winner in Online: Travel/Tourism (Official Listing)
  • Paddle Tales:The New Generation of Whitewater Kayakers is the Bronze Telly Winner in Online: Webseries: Non-Scripted (Official Listing)

Visit to check out all the incredible winners in the class of 2021.

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