BEA Announces 2011 Festival Award Winners

Fifteen faculty and student works have been chosen to receive the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation awards. Best of Festival winners will be honored at the 9th Annual BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday, April 11.

During the ceremony, recipients will be recognized with a high-definition screening of their winning project, a cash award of $1,000 from the Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation, and a gift of Media Composer film and video editing software from Avid Technologies. The ceremony will be held at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel during the Broadcast Education Association’s annual convention and exhibition.

The Best of Festival winners for 2011 were selected from a pool of 913 entries, from 143 colleges and universities in the following competition categories: audio, video, documentary, interactive multimedia, news, scriptwriting, sports, and two-year and small colleges.

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 the annual convention of Broadcast Education Association (BEA) 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.

For a complete list of winners for all of the Festival of Media Arts competitions, click here.

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