WSU’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts CFPCA ‘Be Inspired’ recruitment video nominated for an EMMY® Award

The small video production team including CFPCA students, alumni and staff is up against Michigan State University

Wayne State University (WSU)’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) in collaboration with University Television is in the running to receive a coveted Michigan National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) EMMY® Award, for the College’s Be Inspired recruitment video.

The NATAS and the EMMY® Award stand for the best in the television industry. The National Academy is the only non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement, raising industry standards, and improving the quality of television.

The Michigan EMMY® represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Michigan’s 11 television markets. The Michigan Chapter was charted by the National Academy in 1978 as the Detroit chapter, which expanded to include the entire state of Michigan in 1989.

Be Inspired is in the nomination category Promotion - Program- Single Spot. It is up against Michigan State University’s Your Tomorrow promotional video.

Also EMMY® nominated are the following CFPCA alumni and University staff members:

  • Darryl Shreve- University Television, Associate Director, BFA in Art and MA in Media Studies, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
  • Jeffrey Keene- University Television, Videographer/Editor, MA in Journalism, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
  • Kelly Driscoll- CFPCA Academic Services Officer III, MFA in Theatre Management, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
  • Lezlie Hart, PhD- Associate Director of Student Services, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

The 39th EMMY® Awards Ceremony begins at MotorCity Sound Board Theatre on Saturday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m.

For more information about NATAS Michigan EMMY® Chapter, visit natasmichigan.org.

Take a tour, attend a show or visit a gallery! For more information about WSU’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, visit creative.wayne.edu, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @WayneStateCFPCA.

WATCH THE BE INSPIRE VIDEO HERE.