Double Winner in the 33rd ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

San Francisco, CA – October 24, 2012 – With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and from numerous countries around the globe, The Telly Awards has named Ghostbot, Inc. as a Silver winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for both “Party in the CIA” and “Dolby: Evolution of Sound”.   “Party in the CIA” is an animated music video for Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter  Weird Al Yankovic’s parody of “Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus while “Dolby: An Evolution of Sound” is a short film that showcases new advancements that Dolby is making for audio quality on home computers.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards.  “Ghostbot’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”  Roque Ballesteros, one of the three founders of Ghostbot goes on to state, “We are really excited and honored to receive two Telly Awards this year.  It is great confirmation that the level of excellence we strive for in all our work is being recognized by our industry peers”.

Regarding the selection process, 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 Silver Council evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work – entries do not compete against each other – rather entries are judged against a high standard of merit.  Less than 10% of entries are chosen as Winners of the Silver Telly, our highest honor.

About The Telly Awards: 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.  To find out more about the Telly Awards visit

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Ghostbot named #33 "Fast 100"

SAN FRANCISCO - November 3, 2011 - Ghostbot announced today its recognition as #33 in San Francisco Business Times' Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area. Fast 100 is an award for those elite companies that have had the largest revenue growth from 2008 to 2010. Ghostbot experienced a 136.5 percent growth during this period.

The companies recognized range from technology and marketing to media and retail. This accredited list is comprised of both young companies with inspiration to grow and expand as well as mature companies that have been able to not only maintain but thrive in a time of economic hardship. As one of the very few companies to represent the creative field, Ghostbot stands out as a respected business made up of passionate people who love what they do.

An awards ceremony was held on Thursday, October 27th at the Hilton Hotel in downtown San Francisco. The rankings were published in San Francisco Business Times October 28th edition.

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