Display Savvy_ UNCW College students, Staff Earn Telly Awards

UNCW’s Division of Communication Research, Distance Training and eLearning and Media Manufacturing groups are among the many recipients of this 12 months’s Telly Awards, the world’s largest honor for video and tv throughout all screens.

Two scholar groups within the Division of Communication Research’ digital creativity and manufacturing programs have been recipients of Bronze Awards. Constructing a Model: KBSWIM positioned within the “Social Video Normal – Scholar” class. The video examines how Kenzie Bongiorno, proprietor and designer of KBSWIM, a sustainable swimwear and attire model, constructed her model. The artistic crew included Alex Katsouridis ’23 and seniors Morgan Conley and Anthony Woodruff.

The “Digital Drip” episode Luke Pratapas ft. Hunny Glaze positioned within the “Normal On-line” class. “Digital Drip” is an ongoing sequence that options native musicians, dancers and different performing artists. The sequence has obtained a number of Telly awards and different recognitions up to now. William Matthews ’23 and senior Thaddaeus Friedline produced this 12 months’s award-winning episode.

“We’re at all times honored when our college students obtain exterior recognition for his or her efforts in our programs,” mentioned Dr. Rick Olsen, communication research division chair. “It’s useful to our college students to have that reminder that they’re doing actual issues and are studying transferable abilities, together with collaboration, problem-solving and confidence with know-how.”

The Workplace of Distance Training and eLearning was a Silver Award winner within the “Collection – On-line” class for its Pediatric Comfortable Care Clinic challenge, a digital superior follow nursing clinic developed by Dr. April Braswell in a pediatric doctoral course within the UNCW College of Nursing program. The clinic was designed as a sequence of rigorous pediatric case research for household nurse practitioner college students. The artistic crew included Jack Horn, Distance Training and eLearning video producer, and Brittany Denning, tutorial designer.

“I loved working with Brittany Denning and Dr. April Braswell on this challenge,” mentioned Horn. “It was totally different from many of the movies we produce, so early on, I may see them successful an award with all of the imaginative work Dr. Braswell has put into these movies.”

UNCW Scholar Analysis & Mentorship: Hatteras Nationwide Seashore, a manufacturing by the Workplace of College Relations’ Media Manufacturing crew, received gold within the “Normal – Non-broadcast” class. The video follows a bunch of scholars conducting analysis on a small beach-nesting hen in Cape Hatteras in collaboration with the Nationwide Park Service.

“This award-winning video by Senior Video Producer Bradley Pearce showcases the exceptional, utilized studying alternatives UNCW gives for our college students,” mentioned Jesse Bradley, media manufacturing director.

This 12 months’s Telly Awards obtained greater than 13,000 entries from throughout the globe. Winners embody a few of the most distinguished international manufacturers and corporations resembling Netflix, MTV Leisure Studios and Paramount Media Networks, HBO, Disney Parks, and the Golden State Warriors.