EYES ON THE PRIZE: Shannon Harrrington proudly exhibits her Telly, won for innovative musical promo for Pinelands Brewing Co. (Supplied Photo)
Shannon Harrington, a Barnegat Superior University senior, has gained a Silver Telly for creating authentic music for a nearby company in 2021.
The Telly Awards is a countrywide award competition in its 42nd year honoring excellence in video clip and television output. It is judged by market leaders from firms these as Netflix, A&E Networks, Hearst Media, Nickelodeon, ESPN Movies and Vimeo.
Harrington was challenged to create a piece of songs for Pinelands Brewing Co. in Minimal Egg Harbor Township that reflected the company’s philosophy of working with purely natural substances that are “As Pure As The Pines.” Her music incorporates bluegrass, nation and people models played on mandolin and guitar, influenced by the Pineland region’s prosperous musical legacy.
Harrington’s layered harmonies and refrain of “As Pure As The Pines” highlight the pristine, normal Pinelands location as nicely as the company’s model. She not only wrote, executed and produced the audio, she also sang the harmonies and tagline. Her new music complemented video footage of the Pinelands and the brewery’s item that was put in a organic surroundings, creating a national award-profitable blend.
Harrington’s primary tunes was in excellent firm, as fellow recipients in the exact class included AMC Networks, PlayStation/Sony Interactive Leisure, FOX Entertainment and Caterpillar Inc. Very last year, the Telly Awards attracted a lot more than 12,000 entries from leading online video material producers together with Adobe, Grownup Swim, the BBC, Condé Nast, PBS, Playstation, Ogilvy & Mather and The Walt Disney Co.
“I’m truly joyful that my new music assisted the campaign to be nationally acknowledged, and to get along with individuals other corporations is truly enjoyable,” remarked Harrington, a specialist actor and neighborhood performer.
The online video marketing campaign was produced by The Harrington Group Inc., her family’s video clip creation business and advertising expert, which aids chosen nearby companies construct their brand name as a result of Facebook marketing films, websites and other promotional content.
Harrington has also developed first music for several of The Harrington Group Inc.’s regional clients, together with Cluck’n Crabs, Smallcakes LBI and the Long Seaside Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences’ 2021 Property Tour video clip series.
In 2020, Harrington took initial location in the 16th once-a-year Shout Down Medications songwriting opposition, successful a $5,000 songs contract to execute her song at various activities all through the calendar year. She is also a neighborhood entertainer, accomplishing often during Lengthy Beach Island and the mainland all calendar year lengthy.
Performing is nothing new to Harrington. In grade college, she did a Broadway nationwide tour of “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.” She also played the purpose of Scout in a creation of “To Eliminate a Mockingbird” at the Queens Theater in New York.
Her more mature sister Brigid is also an attained singer and actor, and the two have in some cases performed domestically as The Harrington Sisters.
At the moment, Shannon has been playing at Mickey’s Port of Call Pub in Tuckerton and Applebee’s in Manahawkin.
“I’m likely to be actively playing at Mickey’s on New Year’s Eve,” she mentioned.
After she graduates in 2022, she ideas to attend college or university.
“I really do not know the place I’ll go nonetheless, but it will be a school where I can proceed to examine songs and performing,” she explained. “It also has to be extremely solid academically.”
Persons can hear to Harrington’s Telly Award-successful music for Pinelands Brewing Co. at shannonharrington.us.
— Eric Englund