Student Production Awards 2019-10-08T09:06:24-05:00

Outstanding Achievement in Student Production

NATAS-NCCB sponsors special awards for excellence in student production for news or programs, in a program or segment produced and executed by students at a university, college, high school, or technical/vocational school in the NCCB region. This year, the pool of applicants was extremely diverse. In total, there were 82 entries in 24 categories from students in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Click here for the full Press Release.

Congratulations to our 2018 Student Production Award Winners!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 28, 2019 for the Student Production Awards Ceremony Luncheon! Photos from the event are available in our Facebook album. Special thanks to Bethany Swain for documenting the event!

College

Newscast
Maryland Newsline Special Report: Elllicott City (http://bit.ly/2V5m65L)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Maryland Newsline
Austin Kleber, Danielle Stein, Simret Aklilu, Lauren Koenig, Sara Malinow, Jenn Schultz

News: General Assignment – Serious News
THE SCIENCE OF THE DESTRUCTION: Why Ellicott City is so vulnerable to flooding (http://bit.ly/2uEQvw9)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Simret Aklilu

UMD Football: Board of Regents and the Jordan McNair Controversy (http://bit.ly/2FDZRym)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, CNS-TV
Danielle Stein

March on Washington (http://bit.ly/2Uiwo52)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Alex Littlehales

March For Our Lives Student Walk Out (http://bit.ly/2ut0u7B)
University of Virginia
Robby Keough, Yahya Abou-ghazala

News: General Assignment – Light News
BLADENSBURG HISTORY: The Bostwick House in Bladensburg is getting a makeover (http://bit.ly/2U8RVxa)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Simret Aklilu

Singing Football Star (http://bit.ly/2uwBe0k)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, CNS-TV
Danielle Stein

Police Swimming (http://bit.ly/2FEEixx)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Maryland Newsline
Alex Littlehales

Pickleball Lifeline (http://bit.ly/2FE0hEW)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Capital News Service
Austin Kleber

Underwater Halloween (http://bit.ly/2HIVXGI)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Capital News Service
Austin Kleber, Lauren Koenig

Short Form – Fiction
Close Call (http://bit.ly/2FzCYuH)
George Mason University, Film and Video Studies
Kauri George, Taylor Spears, Rhyan Elliott, Monique Morales, Alicia Rodriguez, Sayf Turkomani, Stephen Gentry, Sumona Banerji

Long Form – Fiction
Riverment (http://bit.ly/2WqrsbV)
American University, School of Communication – Film & Electronic Media
Shayla Racquel, Mitra I. Arthur, Ross Godwin, Yildiz Yilmaz, Lindsey Sitz

BINI (http://bit.ly/2UehBbQ)
George Mason University, Film and Video Studies
Erblin Nushi

Long Form – Non-Fiction
Borneo’s Vanishing Tribes (http://bit.ly/2JJzeMw)
American University, MFA in Film and Electronic Media
Kent Wagner

Sports
Peighton Stone (http://bit.ly/2UacPvV)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Maryland Newsline
Steven Dilsizian

BUBA Baseball (http://bit.ly/2UdT2LT)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Maryland Newsline
Alex Littlehales

Sports Program
The Other Games (http://bit.ly/2FFTryI)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Animation/Graphics/Special Effects
After the Floods; Rebuilding Ellicott City [360 video in 3D] (http://bit.ly/2HRWsxs)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Talent
Amy Jennings Sports Reel (http://bit.ly/2JMQ3Gj)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Amy Jennings

Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
Why Do I Farm? (http://bit.ly/2FDCRiO)
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Andi Wenck

High School

Video
Girl in the Yellow Sweater (http://bit.ly/2CGD43b)
Grandin Theatre Film Lab
Lainey Auwarter, Bryce Knick, Margaret Tower, Zane Farmer, Sophia Kelley

Short Form – Fiction
Strega Nona Reimagined (http://bit.ly/2U1n6ez)
Frederick Career and Technology Center, TV Multimedia Production
Isabella Witherell, Breanna Trainor, Craig Lauret Jr., Braden Walser, Benjamin Kincaid, Brendan Hylton, Luke Melby, Henry Zimmerman

Dandelion (http://bit.ly/2YtanzU)
Grandin Theatre Film Lab
Chloe Shelton, Preston Clower

Under the Winter Sun (http://bit.ly/2HK4mJM)
Washington-Lee HS, IB Film HL
Thomas Bolles, Ethan Spitalney, Grace Barnes, Anna Nowalk

Short Form – Non-Fiction
Til I Come Home (http://bit.ly/2HJOQOk)
Grandin Theatre Film Lab
Chloe Shelton, Reid Burton, Zane Farmer, Preston Clower

Long Form – Fiction
Freedom Abridged (http://bit.ly/2FzeC4k)
Grandin Theatre Film Lab
Nabeel Raza, Margaret Tower, Chloe Shelton, Joseph Kupidlovsky, Megan Holbrook

Wanderer (http://bit.ly/2Uhaa3q)
Grandin Theatre Film Lab
Reid Burton, Grace Hammond, Zane Farmer, Andy Hubert, Preston Clower, Jacob Ellis

2019 National Student Production Awards

High School winners are automatically entered into the National Awards Competition. We are proud to announce that we had one nominee this year in the Music Video category, Girl in the Yellow Sweater, Grandin Theatre Film Lab. The awards presentation will be live-streamed from the campus of The New School on Friday, November 1st at 2pm Eastern. Click here for the press release and full list of nominees.

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