BEA Announces the 2017 "Best of Festival" King Foundation Awards and BEA Festival of Media Arts Award Winners
Seventeen faculty and student works have been chosen to receive the BEA (News - Alert) Best of Festival King Foundation Awards - the top awards given during BEA's Festival of Media Arts, a competitive festival open to BEA faculty and student members.
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Best of Festival winners will be honored at the 15th Annual BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday, April 24, 2017 as part of BEA's annual convention. During the ceremony, recipients will be recognized with a specialized screening of their winning project and a cash award of $1,000 from the Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation. The 2017 Best of Festival winners were selected from a pool of over 1,450 entries, representing over 175 colleges and universities in the following competitions: audio, documentary, interactive multimedia, news, scriptwriting, sports, two-year/small colleges and video.
2017 Best of Festival Winners
Faculty Audio Competition
Student Audio Competition
Faculty Documentary Competition
Student Documentary Competition
Faculty Interactive Multimedia Competition
Student Interactive Multimedia Competition
Faculty News Competition
Student News Competition
ViewFinder: Blindsided (Television Hard News Category)
Erik Webb, Elizabeth Bilka, Daniel MacLaury & Ashley Bohle, Elon University; Elon Local News Full Broadcast October 31, 2016 (Television Newscast -airing 3 days per week or less)
Faculty Scriptwriting Competition
Student Scriptwriting Competition
Student Sports Competition
Student 2-Year/Small College Competition
Student Video Competition
Adam Konger & Randi Orr, Huntington University; The Julie Amos Story (Promotional Category)
For a complete list of winners for all of the Festival of Media Arts competitions, please visit www.beafestival.org
About the Broadcast Education Association: The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premiere international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals. There are currently more than 2,500 individual and institutional members worldwide. Visit www.beaweb.org for more information.
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About the Festival of Media Arts: The BEA Festival of Media Arts is an international refereed exhibition of faculty creative activities and a national showcase for student work. The Festival provides a venue for exhibition of winning submissions, including recognition of project authors, through showcase and awards sessions held during BEA's annual convention in Las Vegas. The Festival seeks to enhance and extend creative activities, teaching, and professional standards in broadcasting and other forms of electronically mediated communication. Visit www.beafestival.org for more information.
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