THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES
ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES OF
THE 2017 NATIONAL STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS
Tom Bergeron to Host October 3rd Award Presentation at Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY, Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for The 2017 National Student Production Awards. Nominees were selected from high school student entries across the country in 23 programming and craft categories. The awards presentation will be live-streamed from the Los Angeles campus of Emerson College on Tuesday, October 3rd at noon, PDT and will be hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron, star and host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Viewing of the presentation can be seen at the following:
Over 200 young professionals, culled from 19 regional chapters of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, were successfully narrowed down from a record breaking 1,500 entries, by judges selected from industry professionals to university professors, to advance to the national competition.
“The future of television is being passed on to these outstanding students who will one day become the leaders of innovation and programming for our industry in the 21st century,” said Bob Mauro, President & CEO, NATAS.
“The breadth and scope of the work created by these talented students continues to surprise and amaze us as we look to the future of this great industry,” said, NATAS Education Chair, Danielle Mannion. “We are very grateful to the hundreds of industry professionals who judged and critiqued these exceptional student productions and look forward to an exciting event hosted by Tom Bergeron at Emerson College’s west coast campus.”