Academy nominates Ballard Film Students for National Awards

Ballard High School students are among those nominated by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for their National Student Production Awards.

The nominees were selected from winners at regional Emmy Awards ceremonies across the country. Four productions by students in Ballard High School’s Digital Filmmaking Program won top prizes in the five-state Northwest Region last June. Three of these productions have now been nominated at the national level.

The Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has presented High School Awards of Excellence for years to celebrate and promote the most outstanding high school television productions from five Northwest states: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.  This year the Academy added a national level to the competition.

Check out the BHS nominees below:

  •  The Dragon’s Lair by PJ Hase, Jonny Cechony & Ellie Clarrissimeaux is nominated for Best Short Film.
  • Today by Coleman Andersen, PJ Hase and Bergen Johnson is nominated for best Music Video
  • Miles Andersen, Emily Black, Sophie DeGreen, Jesse Romero and Sho Schrock are nominated for best Editor for their work on Hologram

All of the nominated productions can be viewed on the Digital Filmmaking Program’s vimeo page.

The awards presentation will be held at the Newseum in Washington, DC, at 12:30 p.m. (EST) on October 4.  The event will be streamed live online.

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