This year, several Filmmaking and Broadcast Media Production students were recognized in the Student Production competition of the New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATA).
Students won first place or an honorable mention in the following categories: Short form Fiction, Short form Nonfiction, Long form Nonfiction, Animation/Special effects, Photography, and Writing. Champlain students have won in previous years, but these are first time wins in the categories of Writing and Animation/Special effects.
Champlain students competed against students from other New England universities and colleges, such as Northeastern University, Emerson College, Boston University, and the University of New Haven.
Here is the list of the winning Champlain films:
COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SHORT FORM – FICTION Honorable Mention: Willard's Parable Champlain College Christian Acosta, Producer/Director/Writer/Editor Blake Donovan, Producer/First Assistant Director Aidan Patterson, Director Of Photography Sam Johnson, Sound Editing Daniel Wager, Sound/Location Manager Connor Rousseau, Gaffer Zane Swift, Best Boy Grip COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SHORT FORM - NON-FICTION WINNER: In Plain Sight Champlain College Dan Calcagne, Producer Hayden Graham, Producer Schuyler Gann, Producer HONORABLE MENTION: Grayscale Champlain College Ameleii Mangun, Producer COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY-LONG FORM - NON-FICTION WINNER: House Concerts: The Unseen Music Scene Champlain College Olivia Lyons, Producer/Writer/Cinematographer/Editor Jenna Misra, Producer/Writer/Cinematographer/Editor HONORABLE MENTION: Growing A Vision Champlain College Scout Fischmann, Producer/Writer Kirsten Potts, Producer/Editor COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY-ANIMATION/GRAPHICS/SPECIAL EFFECTS WINNER: Dark Cloud Boys Champlain College Blake Donovan, Producer/Writer/Editor; Bronson Leclerc, Director Of Photography/Drone Operator Sabrina Small, Character Sketch Development COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY-PHOTOGRAPHER WINNER: Time For Grace Champlain College Dillon Toole, Director Of Photography COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY-WRITING HONORABLE MENTION: Wildflowers Champlain College Steven Heron, Writer/Director
Growing A Vision Champlain College
Dark Cloud Boys Champlain College