USC students lead college TV kudos

TV Acad's scholarship disburses $10,000

USC students led the College Television Awards on April 11 nabbing six kudos, Brigham Young was next with four and UC Berkeley and Chapman U. took three each.

Awards were doled out for the best work in in video, digital production and film production by undergraduate and graduate students at Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theater. First place winners received $2,000, second place $1,000 and third $500. Selected winners get to pitch their projects and meet with a showbiz mentor, while some pieces will be seen on mtvU.com.

Nathan Lee of Brigham Young received the directing award for his work on “Inspector 42,” while the Seymour Bricker Family Humanitarian Award went to Gregg Helvey of USC for his work on “Kavi,” an Oscar-nominated short.

The inaugural Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarships went to Chapman’s Rhianon Gutierrez for her film “When I’m Not Alone” and George Washington U.’s Haley Lesavoy for her piece “Opening Doors & Minds: Celebrating 20 Years of the ADA.”

This year’s competition saw more than 600 entries by students from 158 schools across 38 states. A full list of first-place winners follows. Visit emmysfoundation.org/cta-winners for a complete list of winners.

Animation: “Hook, Line and Stinker,” Ross Bolinger, School of Visual Arts

Children’s: “Turbo,” Garrett T. Thompson, Jarrett Lee Conaway, U. of Southern California, and Rachel G. Blaven, California State U., Northridge

Comedy: “Zombo,” Jeff Hersh, Nicolaas Bertelsen, USC

Commercial: “Trigger Happy,” Saman Keshavarz, Y-C Tom Lee, Romson Niega, Francis Pollara, Art Center College of Design

Documentary: “Rediscovering Pape,” Maria Royo, City College of New York

Drama: “Inspector 42,” Lyvia Alaida Martinez, Brigham Young

Magazine: Impact Show 45,” Kim Daniels, Cristina Bishai, Deidre Crawford, Maritza Navarro, Esther Pomeroy, USC

Music, Composition: “Mashed,” Richard Tsutomu Williams, Brigham Young

Music, Use: “Today,” Dustin Owen Chow, Steven Shaefer, U. of Cincinnati

Narrative Series: “Limelight,” Skylar R. Andrews, Jason D. Struss, Shirlyn Cesar, Syracuse U.

Newscast: “UT: 10 News,” Philipp Levering, Ashley Roth, U. of Toledo By LIZ STINSON

Awards were doled out for the best work in in video, digital production and film production by undergraduate and graduate students at Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theater. First place winners received $2,000, second place $1,000 and third $500. Selected winners get to pitch their projects and meet with a showbiz mentor, while some pieces will be seen on mtvU.com.

Nathan Lee of Brigham Young received the directing award for his work on “Inspector 42,” while the Seymour Bricker Family Humanitarian Award went to Gregg Helvey of USC for his work on “Kavi,” an Oscar-nominated short.

The inaugural Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarships went to Chapman’s Rhianon Gutierrez for her film “When I’m Not Alone” and George Washington U.’s Haley Lesavoy for her piece “Opening Doors & Minds: Celebrating 20 Years of the ADA.”

This year’s competition saw more than 600 entries by students from 158 schools across 38 states. A full list of first-place winners follows. Visit emmysfoundation.org/cta-winners for a complete list of winners.

Animation: “Hook, Line and Stinker,” Ross Bolinger, School of Visual Arts

Children’s: “Turbo,” Garrett T. Thompson, Jarrett Lee Conaway, U. of Southern California, and Rachel G. Blavin, California State U., Northridge

Comedy: “Zombo,” Jeff Hersh, Nicolaas Bertelsen, USC

Commercial: “Trigger Happy,” Saman Keshavarz, Y-C Tom Lee, Romson Niega, Francis Pollara, Art Center College of Design

Documentary: “Rediscovering Pape,” Maria Royo, City College of New York

Drama: “Inspector 42,” Lyvia Alaida Martinez, Brigham Young

Magazine: Impact Show 45,” Kim Daniels, Cristina Bishai, Deidre Crawford, Maritza Navarro, Esther Pomeroy, USC

Music, Composition: “Mashed,” Richard Tsutomu Williams, Brigham Young

Music, Use: “Today,” Dustin Owen Chow, Steven Shaefer, U. of Cincinnati

Narrative Series: “Limelight,” Skylar R. Andrews, Jason D. Struss, Shirlyn Cesar, Syracuse U.

Newscast: “UT: 10 News,” Philipp Levering, Ashley Roth, U. of Toledo

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