In June, 2005, Mwanga Productions was awarded the prestigious
Telly Award as a Finalist in the Religious Films category, for its production,
in 1978, the Telly
Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional,
and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and
film productions. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of
the most respected advertising agencies production companies, television
stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments of the world.
The Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected national and international
competition and receives over 10,000 entries annually from all 50 states
and many foreign countries.
Telly Award bronze statuette is the second one given to Richard Adkins,
the first having been awarded to him for his previous production, The
Teapot, in 2003.