ATAS Names College TV Winners

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has picked the winners in its 25th annual college TV competition with USC and Florida State sharing top honors with two winners apiece. The winners, as well as second- and third-place finishers, will be flown to L.A. for a March 28 gala and March 29 screening of their work at the annual College Television Awards Festival.

And winners are:
Drama--La Milpa (The Cornfield), Patricia Riggen, Alvaro Donado, Columbia University, New York.
Comedy--Zeke, Cassandra Henderson, Matthew Olmon; Florida State University (FSU) Graduate Film School, Tallahassee.
Music--To Say I Love You, Sloane Korach; FSU Film School, Tallahassee
Animation (traditional)--Cretaceous Christmas, David Derrick, Cal Arts, Valencia, Calif.
Animation (nontraditional) Lemmings, Craig Van Dyke; Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City.
Documentary--Tom Brokaw: Witness to History, Nikole Muzzy, Karen Moody, Mark Hudspeth; Northwestern University, Chicago.
Newscasts--Newswatch 16, John Cook, Michael Geller; Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.
Magazine Shows--Sports Spectacular 2003, Zeus Ayterm Ethan Rector;USC, Los Angeles.
Children's--Saving Worms, Chris Prouty, Steve Desmond; USC, Los Angeles.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.