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Friday, June 18 2021

Eligibility Period

June 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021

NOMINATIONS PARTY

OCTOBER 2021

AWARDS CEREMONY

NOVEMBER 2021

STANDARD RULES

To recognize outstanding achievements in television and allied media by conferring annual awards of merit in the Chapter’s designated award region within the following Designated Market Areas (DMAs):​
ILLINOIS MARKET:
CHICAGO
PEORIA/BLOOMINGTON
ROCKFORD ​
INDIANA MARKET:
SOUTH BEND / ELKHART ​
WISCONSIN MARKETS:
GREEN BAY / APPLETON
MADISON
MILWAUKEE
WAUSAU / RHINELANDER ​
The presentation of these awards is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence for those working in the television and digital media industry and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news, informational programming and craft achievements in television and online
Programs or program segments conceived, produced and executed by students at a university, college or technical/vocational school within the Chapter’s designated award area are eligible for student award consideration. Returning students who previously worked as professionals are not eligible. No professional services may have been employed in the production of the entry. Faculty involvement can only be advisory.
Students may enter work that was produced as a class assignment, extra-curricular assignment or in conjunction with their academic experience. Students who perform professional work may enter their work in our professional awards competition, provided they meet all eligibility requirements. No entry may be submitted to more than one Chapter’s awards. The entry does not need to have been broadcast, cablecast or webcast to be eligible.
Submitted programs must have been made during the period of June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021.
The College or University submitting must be located within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction. The television markets that the Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers are:
ILLINOIS MARKET:
CHICAGO
PEORIA/BLOOMINGTON
ROCKFORD ​
INDIANA MARKET:
SOUTH BEND / ELKHART ​
WISCONSIN MARKETS:
GREEN BAY / APPLETON
MADISON
MILWAUKEE
WAUSAU / RHINELANDER ​
Entry and payment must be submitted online at chicagoemmyonline.org with the EMMY® EXPRESS system. The entry video is to be uploaded online as well (all directions online). Judging will also be done online. Entry forms can be printed out once you complete the entry process online. The email confirmation you receive should have a link listed for the printing of the entry form. We recommend that you print a copy of the entry form for your own records.
Administrative fee per entry: $40 for NATAS student members and $50 for student non-members. The FIRST entrant name listed on the entry needs to be a member to receive the member rate. The membership status of the “submitter” or professor/teacher is not applicable.
The validation form must be filled out by the faculty advisor.
VALIDATION FORM
All entry forms, online credit card payment, and video uploading must be completed by 6/18/2021. Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover are accepted. If paying by check or money order, payment should be sent to the TV Academy office with a copy of your entry form.
Our address is:
NATAS, Chicago/Midwest Chapter
c/o Columbia College, Communication Dept
33 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Ste. 535
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 369-8600
Fax: (312) 369-8471
rcowing@emmyonline.tv
Judging programs or segment entries are on a scale of 1 to 10 on each of three criteria: Content, Creativity and Execution for program entries; and two criteria: Creativity and Execution for craft entries. Judging panels are made up of professional judges.
There is no limit to the number of entries a school may submit. Entries in English will be judged by English-speaking professionals. Entries in Spanish will be judged by Spanish-speaking professionals. Entries in other languages may be entered. Judging of these entries is subject to the availability of qualified judges who speak the language of the entry. We recommend that entrants in languages other than English or Spanish submit an English-language translation of the narration track.
At least two-thirds of an entry must consist of original material, unless previously produced material has been given some unique and creative treatment. Entrants must specifically identify and give credit to all non-original material included in the entry. This includes music use.
College and University students may refer to the fact that they are recipients of a NATAS Student Achievement Award but may not use the Emmy® name or replica of the Emmy® figure in any form of commercial advertising or promotion.
Students responsible for the production will each receive a certificate. Certificates will be provided for students who are nominated and/or win. The winning crystal pillar is given to the school directly. Individual winning students may order a duplicate of the pillar after the Awards ceremony.
S-1
Newscast
For outstanding achievement in a newscast. Post edits are not permitted except for the removal of breaks. Entry will be judged on overall content, presentation, enterprise, writing, format, teases, etc.
Time Limit: 30 minutes
S-2a
General Assignment – Serious News
S-2b
General Assignment – Light News
For outstanding reporting achievement in a presentation of timely news, information and current events. Entry should be one story or a story series (the series should cover the same issues and up to 3 examples can only be included).
Composites are not allowed and should be entered under Cat. S-7 Talent.
Entries may contain spot news coverage, investigations and feature stories on any newsworthy subject. Coverage of controversial issues is welcome. Entries will be judged on the basis of editorial content and pictorial coverage, which demonstrates awareness of broadcast journalistic standards including accuracy and fairness. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites. Preference will be given to individual pieces demonstrating reporting and field production. In-studio set-up or anchor link work will not be considered as an asset unless it materially contributes to the editorial content of the individual report.
Time Limit: 10 minutes
S-3
Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs
For outstanding reporting achievement in a presentation of content devoted to cultural or artistic significance. Entry should be one story or a story series (the series should cover the same issues and up to 3 examples can only be included).
Composites are not allowed and should be entered under Cat. S-7 Talent.
Time Limit: 10 minutes
S-4a
Short Form – Fiction
For outstanding achievement in a presentation of a short-form treatment of a single fictional subject.  Dramatizations or student originated soap operas or plays are permitted. Content, creativity and execution will be important elements in judging the entries. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material, paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites.
Time Limit: 10 minutes
If the original presentation is longer than 10 minutes, entrants are permitted to make three lifts to bring the entry to time.
S-4b
Short Form – Non-Fiction
For outstanding achievement in a presentation of a short-form treatment of a single non- fiction subject. Subject matter can include (but is not limited to) investigations, examinations of social issues, personal relationships, sports lifestyles, music, performing arts, entertainment, fashion and historical retrospectives. Content creativity and execution will be important elements in judging the entries. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material, paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites.
Time Limit: 10 minutes
If the original presentation is longer than 10 minutes, entrants are permitted to make three lifts to bring the entry to time.
S-5
Sports
For outstanding achievement in a presentation of sports news and information. In-studio set-up or anchor link work will not be considered as an asset unless it materially contributes to the editorial content of the presentation. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material, paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites.
Time Limit: 10 minutes
S-6
Public Service (PSAs)/Commercial
For outstanding achievement in announcements that effectively focus interest in and marshal support for worthy community or area causes.  Spots may be 5-seconds to 2 minutes in length. The category is also for outstanding achievement in commercial production advertising a product, business or service that is conceived, written, created and produced for a class/school project.
Spots may be 5-seconds to 5-minutes in length
S-7
Talent
For outstanding achievement in on-camera talent demonstrating the skills of one or more individuals in the areas of news anchoring, reporting, host/moderator, sports play-by-play, analyst, etc. Entries may contain a single example of the craft, or a composite of material as originally transmitted (5 examples allowed).
Time Limit: 10 minutes

The mission of NATAS Chicago Foundation is to provide scholarships to deserving high school and college students who are studying or intend to study journalism, broadcast television, television production and communications. The foundation is the charitable arm of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) - Chicago/Midwest Chapter, Inc. and is a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter’s scholarship program has distributed more than $530,000 in scholarships to students since the mid-1990s. We are one of the strongest NATAS chapters in the nation in regard to scholarship funds distributed.

Past Chicago/Midwest scholarship recipients include NBC’s Peter Alexander, WGN’s Michael Lowe, ABC7 Chicago’s Jessica D’Onoforio and Jesse Kirsch, WNDU’s Joshua Short, WDJT’s Drew Burgoyne, and NBC6 Miami’s Laura Rodriguez.

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NATAS Chicago/Midwest Chapter
c/o Columbia College, Communication Dept
33 East Ida B. Wells Dr., Ste. 535
Chicago, IL 60605

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NATAS Chicago Foundation

Upon receipt, an acknowledgment letter of the donation will be mailed to the donor.

The Foundation accepts donations from individuals and/or corporations on an ongoing basis.

STUDENTs

The Chicago/Midwest NATAS Chapter is very involved with students in our region. We offer up to $36,000 in scholarships each year through our charitable arm, the 501(c)(3) NATAS Chicago Foundation, a non-profit. We also have both college and high school award programs and are developing an active Junior Board made up of students and young professionals.

2019 High School Scholarship winners:
Ben Pokorny, Suzan Georges, and Andrew Kurland

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES 2022

COLLEGE/GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 18th, 2022

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) anticipates awarding two to five $4,000-$5,000 scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year.
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022
These scholarships are for those already enrolled in College or a University who will attain senior level status, in a bachelor’s degree program, as of the Fall term of 2022 OR will be enrolled in a graduate degree program in that term.
Applicants must:
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR have your primary residence (home address) within the ADI of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers are: Chicago, IL; Peoria-Bloomington, IL; Rockford, IL; Green Bay-Appleton, WI; Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Wausau-Rhinelander, WI; and South Bend-Elkhart, IN.
  • Will attain senior level status, in a bachelor’s degree program, as of the fall term of 2022 OR be enrolled in a graduate degree program in that term.
  • Be able to demonstrate a course of study that supports the intention to pursue a career in the television industry.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER 2021

High School Scholarships

Deadline: March 18th, 2022

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences anticipates awarding one to three $2,500 scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year for high school seniors heading to college in Fall 2022.
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022
These scholarships have been established by the Board to assist and encourage talented high school seniors preparing to attend post-secondary institutions and who are committed to careers in the television industry.
Applicants must:
  • Have attained 2021/2022 senior level status in high school.
  • Be able to demonstrate a planned course of study in a college or university that supports the intention to pursue a career in the television industry.
  • Be enrolled in a high school within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR have your primary residence (home address) within the ADI of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers are: Chicago, IL; Peoria-Bloomington, IL; Rockford, IL; Green Bay-Appleton, WI; Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Wausau-Rhinelander, WI; and South Bend-Elkhart, IN.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER 2021

NATIONAL Scholarships

Deadline: March 2022

2021 HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Silver Circle
Scholarship

Stella Balaskas

from Glenbrook North High School, attending Syracuse University in 2021/2022

Board of Governors'
Scholarship

Zach Cameron

from Riverside Brookfield High School, attending Ball State University in 2021/2022

Silver Circle
Scholarship

Dominick Liacone

from Neuqua Valley High School, attending Ball State University in 2021/2022

2021 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

SHARON A. PALERMO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP​

Grace Tallmadge

from Columbia College Chicago

TOM SKILLING
SCHOLARSHIP

Cailey Griffin​

Columbia University, New York​

BOARD of Governors' SCHOLARSHIP

Amanda Brennan

from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana

BERNSTEIN GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP​

Becky Budds

from DePaul University

EPHRAIM FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP​

Megan Lebowitz

from Northwestern University

2020 HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Paul Lisnek
Scholarship

Derryl Barnes

South Elgin High School/Beacon Academy, attending the University of Miami

Board of Governors’ Scholarship

Ethan Levy

Glenbrook North High School, attending University of Missouri - Columbia

Silver Circle S
cholarship

Noah Semeria

Naperville North High School, attending Chapman University

2020 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Sharon A. Palermo Memorial Scholarship

Patrick Thomas Keen

Columbia College Chicago

Tom Skilling
Scholarship

Anthony Landahl

Bradley University

Bernstein Global Wealth Management Scholarship

Seungjoo Oh

Northwestern University

Tom Skilling
Scholarship

Molly Ptacek

Columbia College Chicago

Ephraim Family Foundation Scholarship

Joey Safchik

Northwestern University

2021 CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTION AWARDS

Category 1:

NEWSCAST

BHS-TV Black History Month 2021

  • Barrington

Spartan News Now

  • Glenbrook North

BHS-TV Pride Episode 2020

  • Barrington
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
CPTV
  • Crown Point High School
Student Entrants:
Sarah Frey
Jon Lieber
Sebastian Zieniewicz
Blake Pysh

Category 2:

News Report - Serious News

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Teachers Demand Full Remote
  • Riverside Brookfield High School
Student Entrant:
Michael DeLeonardis

COVID College Experience

  • Glenbrook North

Simultaneous Hybrid Learning Pilot

  • Deerfield

Category 3:

News Report - Light News

Senior Season

  • Geneva

Holiday Windows

  • Homewood-Flossmoor
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Mason's story
  • Geneva High School
Student Entrant:
Jacob Wood

Pandemic Performance

  • Geneva

Category 4:

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT / CULTURAL AFFAIRS

The Show Must Go On: Fall Play Goes Video

  • Maine South
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Magicians in the Shutdown
  • Deerfield High School
Student Entrants:
Jack Gordon
Simon Blaustein
Michael San Jose
Sam Brody-Goldberg

Black In America

  • Homewood-Flossmoor
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
BHS Winter Wonderfest
  • Barrington High School
Student Entrants:
Anna Hauk
Sahil Mittal

Category 5:

Music Video

Walls

  • Wheaton Academy

Ribs by Lorde Music Video - Nicole Straczynski

  • Neuqua Valley

Dreamer

  • Glenbrook South
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Formula
  • Glenbrook South High School
Student Entrants:
Hannah Stettler
Maya Mladenovic
Talia Massarelli

Category 6:

Fiction – Short Form

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Dear Future Self
  • Glenbrook South High School
Student Entrant:
Kevyn Kerwin

Possible Realities

  • Deerfield

OFF

  • Glenbrook South

Category 7:

Non-Fiction – Short Form

Megan Butler

  • Glenbrook South

Peggy Kullman: Behind the Art

  • Glenbrook South
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Drive-In Movie Theater
  • Deerfield
Student Entrants:
Simon Blaustein
Michael San Jose
Sam Brody-Goldberg

Nikola Marjov

  • Glenbrook South

Making Of Clue

  • Riverside Brookfield

Category 8:

Sports Story or Segment

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Max Iida
  • Glenbrook South High School
Student Entrants:
Tina Moran
Sophie Cotton

Riding It Out - Javonte Rucker's Comeback Story

  • Wheaton Academy
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Sheena Graham
  • Glenbrook South High School
Student Entrants:
George Sladoje
Jane FitzGibbon

Category 9:

Sports - Program

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Titan Sports: Resilience
  • Glenbrook South High School
Student Entrants:
Sophie Cotton
Jane FitzGibbon
Michael Cunningham
George Sladoje

The Battle of The Blue Bloods

  • Homewood-Flossmoor

Category 10:

Live Sporting Event/Game

No nominations

Category 11:

Public Service Announcement (PSAs)

A Call From Radon

  • Wheaton Academy

Cerebral Palsy PSA

  • Homewood-Flossmoor

Pick Up the Phone

  • Maine West

Achromatic

  • Glenbrook North
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Pandemic Pandemonium
  • Glenbrook North High School
Student Entrant:
Mariel Mudrik

Social Distancing

  • Glenbrook North

Wear A Mask PSA

  • Glenbrook North

Category 12:

Public Affairs / Community Service

Cancer Support Center: Surviving & Thriving in COVID-19

  • Homewood-Flossmoor
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Signs of Suicide
  • Geneva High School
Student Entrant:
Tessa Balc
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
BHS Pride Student Stories
  • Barrington High School
Student Entrant:
Anne Thyfault

BLM in the Burbs

  • Deerfield

Category 13:

Magazine Program

DHS-TV News 9-18-20

  • Deerfield

Glenbrook South Report Episode #2

  • Glenbrook South
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Wildcat Weekly
  • Neuqua Valley High School
Student Entrants:
Sam Appelbaum
Dominick Liacone
Alexis Muoghalu
Lauren Verdun

Category 14:

Commercial

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Smartfood (Commercial)
  • Deerfield
Student Entrants:
Aidan Culver
Simon Blaustein
Michael San Jose
Sam Brody-Goldberg

Sprite Commercial

  • Glenbrook South

Quaker Oats Old Fashioned Oats (Commercial)

  • Deerfield

Jonquil Lane

  • Riverside Brookfield

Simply by Sam

  • Maine West

Category 15:

Director

Michael DeLeonardis - Making of Clue

  • Riverside Brookfield
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
LATE! a silent film
  • Mount Carmel High School
Student Entrant:
Noah Sanchez

Wyatt Knoell - A Bag's Life

  • The Prairie School

Zach Cameron - Cook This - Firehouse Subs

  • Riverside Brookfield

Category 16:

Editor

Benjamin Turnquest - Editing Reel

  • Homewood-Flossmoor

Aidan Parnell - Editing Reel

  • Neuqua Valley

Noah Sanchez - LATE! a silent film

  • Mount Carmel
2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Liam Briese - Editing Reel
  • Neuqua Valley
Student Entrant:
Liam Briese

Category 17:

Photographer

2021 NATAS CHICAGO/MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS RECIPIENT
Liam Briese - Photography Reel
  • Neuqua Valley
Student Entrant:
Liam Briese

Simon Blaustein - Photography

  • Deerfield

Talia Massarelli - Photography Composite

  • Glenbrook South

Ellie Compton - Cinematography Reel 2021

  • Maine South

Category 18:

Talent - News or Sports

No nominations

2021 regional HIGH SCHOOL WINNER VIDEOS

1 - Newscast

Entry Title

CPTV

School

Crown Point High School

Student Entrants

Sarah Frey, Jon Lieber, Sebastian Zieniewicz, Blake Pysh

2 – News General Assignment – Serious News

Entry Title

Teachers Demand Full Remote

School

Riverside Brookfield High School

Student Entrant

Michael DeLeonardis

3 – News - Light News

Entry Title

Mason's story

School

Geneva High School

Student Entrant

Jacob Wood

4 – Arts & Entertainment / Cultural Affairs

Entry Title

Magicians in the Shutdown

School

Deerfield High School

Student Entrants

Jack Gordon, Simon Blaustein, Michael San Jose, Sam Brody-Goldberg

4 – Arts & Entertainment / Cultural Affairs

Entry Title

BHS Winter Wonderfest

School

Barrington High School

Student Entrants

Anna Hauk, Sahil Mittal

5 – Music Video

Entry Title

Formula

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student EntrantS

Hannah Stettler, Maya Mladenovic, Talia Massarelli

6 – Short Form – Non Fiction

Entry Title

Dear Future Self

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student Entrant

Kevyn Kerwin

7 – Short Form - Non Fiction

Entry Title

Drive-In Movie Theater

School

Deerfield High School

Student EntrantS

Simon Blaustein, Michael San Jose, Sam Brody-Goldberg

8– Sports Story or Segment

Entry Title

Max Iida

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student EntrantS

Tina Moran, Sophie Cotton

8– Sports Story or Segment

Entry Title

Sheena Graham

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student Entrants

George Sladoje, Jane FitzGibbon

9 – Sports—Live Event

Entry Title

Titan Sports: Resilience

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student Entrants

Sophie Cotton, Jane FitzGibbon, Michael Cunningham, George Sladoje

11 – Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Entry Title

Pandemic Pandemonium

School

Glenbrook North High School

Student Entrant

Mariel Mudrik

12: Public Affairs / Community Service

Entry Title

Signs of Suicide

School

Geneva High School

Student Entrant

Tessa Balc

12: Public Affairs / Community Service

Entry Title

BHS Pride Student Stories

School

Barrington High School

Student Entrant

Anne Thyfault

13 – Magazine

Entry Title

Wildcat Weekly

School

Neuqua Valley High School

Student Entrants

Sam Appelbaum, Dominick Liacone, Alexis Muoghalu, Lauren Verdun

14 – Commercial

Entry Title

Smartfood

School

Deerfield High School

Student Entrants

Aidan Culver, Simon Blaustein, Michael San Jose, Sam Brody-Goldberg

15 – Director

Entry Title

LATE! a silent film

School

Mount Carmel High School

Student Entrant

Noah Sanchez

16 – Editor

Entry Title

Liam Briese - Editing Reel

School

Neuqua Valley High School

Student Entrant

Liam Briese

16 – Photography

Entry Title

Liam Briese - Photography Reel

School

Neuqua Valley High School

Student Entrant

Liam Briese

2020 regional HIGH SCHOOL WINNER VIDEOS

1 - Newscast

Entry Title

CPTV

School

Crown Point High School

Student Entrants

Sarah Frey, Zachary Jones, Kirsten Robinson, Ramsey Harkness, Armando Bracco

2 – News General Assignment – Serious News

Entry Title

Anonymous Tipline

School

Crown Point High School

Student Entrants

Rocco Jann, Jenna Milosh, Alex Kretz

3 – Arts & Entertainment / Cultural Affairs

Entry Title

Ryan Baer Arts and Cultural Affairs Compilation

School

Glenbrook North High School

Student Entrant

Ryan Baer

4 – Music Video

Entry Title

John and Nancy

School

South Elgin High School / Beacon Academy

Student Entrants

Jack Hueckstaedt, Anthony Reyes, PJ Spitzer, Rafael Manjarrez

4 – Music Video

Entry Title

Neptune Sleeping at Last

School

Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Student Entrants

Juliette Benjamin, Jazz Jubalani

5 – Short Form – Fiction

Entry Title

Paper Boys

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student EntrantS

Tom Fay, Helen Neppl, Maggie Snyder, Natalie Kahan

4 – Music Video

Entry Title

Somnum (Sleep)

School

Mundelein High School

Student Entrant

Allan Rodriguiez

6 – Short Form – Non Fiction

Entry Title

Worthy

School

Neuqua Valley High School

Student Entrant

Riley Ebert

6 – Short Form – Non Fiction

Entry Title

Power of Forgiveness

School

Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Student Entrant

Jacob Goldberg

7 – Sports

Entry Title

Phase One

School

Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Student Entrant

Ben Hamer, Jonathan Kriarakis

8 – Sports—Live Event

Entry Title

Portage vs. Crown Point Boy’s Basketball

School

Crown Point High School

Student Entrants

Pysh Blake, Ramsey Harkness, Jon Lieber, Kirsten Robinson, Armando Bracco

9 – Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Entry Title

Rethink Your Drink

School

Glenbrook North High School

Student Entrants

Ethan Levy

10 – Public Affairs / Community Service

Entry Title

World Smile Day 2019

School

Riverside Brookfield High School

Student Entrant

Zach Cameron

11 – Magazine Program

Entry Title

The Mane

School

Metea Valley High School

Student Entrants

Elena Buscher, Chris Zaras, Camara Thomas

12 – Commercials

Entry Title

The Dog Radio

School

Crown Point High School

Student Entrant

Kirsten Robinson

13 – Animation / Graphics / Special Effects

Entry Title

Brutus

School

Barrington High School

Student Entrant

Julia Samborski

14 – Director

Entry Title

2020 Variety Show – “Vision”

School

Glenbrook North High School

Student Entrants

Ethan Levy, Ryan Baer, Ben Pekay, Logan Rosengard, Nathan Fasbender

15 – Editor

Entry Title

MSFB: The Vision

School

Maine South High School

Student Entrant

Mackenzie Kron

15 – Editor

Entry Title

McDonnell Editing Reel

School

Neuqua Valley High School

Student Entrant

Matthew McDonnell

16 – Photographer

Entry Title

Katie Itaya Photography Composite

School

Glenbrook South High School

Student Entrant

Katie Itaya

17 – Talent

Entry Title

Derryl Barnes Jr. Talent Reel

School

South Elgin High School / Beacon Academy

Student Entrant

Derryl Barnes Jr.