The Texas Lottery has celebrated winning a Telly Award for its in-house documentary commemorating its 30th anniversary.
Titled 30 Years of Winning, the documentary took a detailed look at the lottery’s first three decades of operations, highlighting key moments along the way.
30 Years of Winning received a Silver Award in the Branded Content – Documentary: Individual category of the 43rd annual awards, open to television makers globally.
“We are honored to earn this prestigious award as the result of such a highly-respected national and international competition,” said Gary Grief, Executive Director of the Texas Lottery.
“It was our goal to bring as many people together as possible to recount stories of the organization’s first three decades so that they could be showcased during the Texas Lottery’s year-long 30th Anniversary celebration, which culminated on May 29, 2022.
“I’m proud of the work that our team put into the production of ‘30 Years of Winning.’ This Telly Award is a testament to the creativity and hard work executed by our talented staff.”
The documentary is a 28-minute film that features 44 interviews and was made from 11 hours of raw footage. It explores the lottery’s staff, senior leaders, executives, primary beneficiaries, the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Veterans Commission; and lottery industry professionals from throughout its 30-year stint.