16 Media Center programs were named finalists for the 2014 Western Access Video Excellence (WAVE) Awards sponsored by the Western Region of the Alliance for Community Media. An awards ceremony will be held on October 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura, California, as part of the ACM regional conference, taking place October 22-24. The western region comprises the six states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico and Nevada.
The Media Center congratulates our finalists:
Abilities United Presents Community Connections with Dr. Temple Grandin, produced by Andrea Throndsen (Accessibility-Abled Programming)
Urban Chatter, Urban Scents, produced by Ned Uysal (Animation and Special Effects)
Grief Relief: Golden Gate Bridge, produced by Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley and Alba Misciagna (Community Issues)
Darkness in Silicon Valley, produced by Misha Lavva and Emma Bridgland (Community Issues)
Youth Philanthropy, produced by Lynne Cudden (tapped 3 times - Community Issues, Documentary, Special Audience)
Storytelling to Squirming Buckets of Id, produced by Amanda Kovattana (Documentary)
Toastmasters Bay to Bay: Hsieh & Speakers Tips, produced by Birgit Starmanns and Stan Ng (Educational Access)
Veterans Helping Veterans: What is TBI? Interview with Dr. Maya V. Yutsis, produced by Sheryl Shaffer (Educational Access)
Toastmaster Time: Youth Leadership Program, produced by George Marshall, Trich Gray and Alan Zoraster (Educational Access)
Heroes of Tango: Homero Manzi, produced by Leah Rogers (Informational Culture)
Heroes of Tango from Alex Roitman on Vimeo.
The Stephanie Herman Show: Conversations with James Redford, produced by Stephanie Herman (Informational Talk Show)
Talk Art: Clay Monoprinting with Martha Casillo, produced by Nance Wheeler & Sally Rayn (Instructional/DIY)
3 Cups of Fun! Episode #3, produced by Nancy Bain & Alba Misciagna (Instructional/DIY)
High Five Fitness: Total Body Bootcamp, produced by Denet Lewis (Instructional/DIY)
Congratulations to our winning producers and to our future and past winners. We appreciate and celebrate their efforts to transform community one video at a time!