“Play Your Way – Dungeons & Dragons” is nominated in the Commercial, PSA or Promo category for Brigham Young University. (photo courtesy of the Television Academy Foundation)
The Television Academy Foundation announced nominees for the 42nd College Television Awards on Dec. 7. The awards recognize and reward excellence in student-produced programs from colleges nationwide. The academy revealed the recipient of the $10,000 Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship.
The College Television Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Television Academy’s North Hollywood campus. Student nominees will also participate in two days of professional development discussions and networking opportunities with media-industry leaders to support career advancement.
Twenty-one student-produced programs are nominated from 132 entries submitted by 35 colleges and universities nationwide. Designed to emulate the Emmy Awards, student entries are judged by Television Academy members; three projects are nominated in each of the seven categories. Criteria for the College Television Awards reflects industry standards of excellence, imagination and innovation. Each winning project will receive a $3,000 cash prize.
The North Hollywood campus is located at 5220 Lankershim Blvd. Tickets to the awards ceremony are $25 for students with ID and $50 for general admission. To purchase tickets, visit televisionacademy.com/cta/tickets.