Carmichael Photography wins 6 Telly Awards for Maroon 5 Video “The Story”

Posted Jul 12.2010

Boulder, CO —A music video by the band Maroon 5 that was directed and photographed by Bob Carmichael of Carmichael Photography in Boulder, CO has been awarded 5 Silver Telly Awards in the category of Online Video at the 31st Annual Telly Awards. The video won in the categories of: Campaign – Not-for-profit, Music Video, Editing, Graphics and Music Video/Concert.

The video also won a Bronze award as part of the competition’s new People’s Tellys category, co-sponsored by YouTube, in which the public picked the winners. The 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.

Titled “The Story,” the video consists of hundreds of still photographs taken by Carmichael, an Academy Award-nominated, Emmy Award-winning commercial director and a Nikon-featured music photographer, during the band’s 2008-2009 World Tour with dazzling animation and graphics applied by a team of artists from Vitamin, Chicago, editor Brad Wetmore of Wetmore Digital Arts, in Los Angeles, CA. Dallas based producer Fran Gaconnier coordinated the project.

The video climaxes with performances by the band in Washington, D.C. during official inaugural balls celebrating the election of President Barack Obama.