This is great news for a fantastic documentary as well as for its producer, Panteao.
Panteao Productions announced today that Panteao’s documentary, Battle of the Black Sea, has won two Telly Awards during the 34th Annual People’s Choice Telly Award. Battle of the Black Sea won a 2013 Bronze Award for the Internet/Online Video – Documentary category as well as a 2013 People’s Telly Bronze Award for the Internet/Online Video category. Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.
“We are very proud to have won these awards”, said Fernando Coelho, President/CEO of Panteao Productions. He added, “If it wasn’t for the hard work from the Panteao crew and Paul Howe’s dedication to telling the true story of the battle, we wouldn’t be where we are today.”
If you haven’t already seen Battle of the Black Sea, the video is an exclusive three hour interview about the untold story of that battle as told by Delta Force member MSG Paul R. Howe, retired. Paul talks about the living conditions soldiers endured in Mogadishu, the UN Joint Forces stationed there, the media, decisions that were made by our military, the search for Aidid, planning for the mission, the mission assets, Operation Gothic Serpent including the downed Black Hawks, the convoy, staying overnight, and the extraction the next day. Paul also talks about the After Action Report, lessons learned by our military from that battle, combat mindset, and Somalia today. Paul sets the story straight and gives an unvarnished account of what took place in Somalia in 1993.