(September 27, 2017) – Lesbian-owned filmed production company, tello Films recently received news that two of their projects have been nominated for International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards.
Maybelle received a nomination for Best Writing (Bridget McManus) for a drama and Best Original Song (Karman Kregloe). After the death of her mother, 35-year old Maybelle Garris must learn to live for herself, as a gay women in the south, who’s still in love with her best friend from High School.
Riley Parra was nominated for Best Sound. Riley Parra, which was modeled after a series of books about a detective struggling to do the right thing in a corrupt department, who discovers a war between angels and demons is being waged in her city and she’s the only chance the good side has of winning. Episode 1 was released on August 20 and the company released a new episode each Sunday leading up to the series finale this weekend on September 24.
For the past 10 years, tello Films has produced and distributed innovative, high-quality original content with a lesbian/queer focus. Other original programming for the network include: "Nikki & Nora", "Plus One" and "Skirtchasers."