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Sarasota, FL – 7/1/13 – The Telly Awards has named Rooks Advertising as a 2013 winner in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled Jump Hit Party. The Telly Awards honor the very best film & video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, & cable TV commercials and Jump Hit Party was selected as a Telly Award Winner out of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents.

Rooks Advertising was recognized for the 30-second commercial created for The Zone Complex, a kid-friendly destination featuring a combination of batting cages, trampoline arena, and party center located in Bradenton, FL. In the commercial, colorful and arresting slow-motion footage of kids flying through the air on trampolines and making spectacular hits in the batting cages are accompanied by upbeat music. Nothing clutters the message as the viewer is left with the web address:

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

For its 34th season, The Telly Awards once again joined forces with YouTube to give the public the power to view and rate videos submitted as part of the People’s Telly Awards. In addition to recognition from the Silver Telly Council, the judging panel that selects the Telly Awards winners, the Internet community helps decide the People’s Telly Awards winners.

A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. Rooks Advertising’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”

“We’re thrilled to receive recognition from the The Telly Awards for the fourth year in a row!” said company President David Rooks. “This is a great client, offering a really fun destination, so we decided the best strategy was to just showcase the product and the effect it has on kids. We were all really happy with the result, and thrilled that The Telly Awards agree.”

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About Rooks Advertising:

Rooks Advertising is a full service, integrated advertising and web agency, based in sunny Sarasota, Florida. The Agency provides solutions to suit all types of businesses. Rooks Advertising specializes in Video production, Audio Voiceovers and soundtracks, Modern Website development and SEO, Graphic Design for Print and Large Format, Direct Mail Marketing, Internet Marketing, and more. Rooks advertising provides the highest quality service for local and national businesses.

With 22 years experience in the highly competitive arena of retail, President David Rooks has run companies with annual sales in excess of one hundred million. Just like his namesake chess piece, he is a major player and has learned to make calculated, accountable moves. Rooks Advertising delivers winning results for its clients.

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