URGENT CALL FOR JUDGES!
Wednesday, April 25 is the absolute FINAL deadline to complete judging for the Southeast EMMY Chapter. Your help is urgently needed. A computer with an internet connection is the only equipment you need. Judging is conducted individually. Each entry should be viewed to at least 50% of the total running time. Judges need not be NATAS members but they must be peers in the entry area. Contact Misti Torres McCarty for log-in credentials. Help is needed ASAP!
Category ID, Category, TRT, # of Entries
1B Newscast - Daily Markets (26-75) 2:46:06 7 (NEED 3 JUDGES)
7 Team Coverage 5:21:01 (NEED 3 JUDGES)
8 Spot News 1:36:38 15 (NEED 1 JUDGE)
46 Interactivity 0:42:32 4 (NEED 3 JUDGES)
49E Director - Technical Director 1:04:35 5 (NEED 3 JUDGES)
52 Lighting - (this was a late add) Only 3 entries (NEED 5 JUDGES)
53 News Producer 4:00:12 10 (NEED 2 JUDGES)
55A Photographer - Program (Non-News)/Short Form 2:23:50 14 (NEED 4 JUDGES)
58A Writer - Program (Non-News) 1:54:14 7 (NEED 2 JUDGES)
LAST CHANCE FOR DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIP
If you missed the Early Bird Special in March this will be your final opportunity to save 33% off the regular membership rate of $75. Act now to get the $50 membership rate. This offer ends Wednesday, April 25. Non-members pay $75 more per entry than members. Start saving today.
1OTH ANNUAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lone Star EMMY 2012 is 'open for business.' You'll find this year's categories and everything you need to enter here. Eligibility dates run June 1, 2011-May 31, 2012. The entry deadline is Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The entry process is 100% online for both entry form and video submissions. A detailed tutorial of the video upload process is available here. (Thanks to the Heartland EMMY Chapter for creating this tutorial.)
NATAS on FACEBOOK
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences now has a Facebook page. Like it today and get the latest NATAS news.
SILVER and GOLD CIRCLE NOMINATIONS
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) honors the lifetime achievements
of distinguished television professionals with induction into the Silver and Gold Circles.
Each year the Lone Star Chapter of NATAS, through the Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation, inducts deserving Texas television professionals into this prestigious honor society. Silver Circle inductees have devoted at least 25 years to the industry while making a significant contribution to their communities. The standard for the Gold Circle is at least 50 years of service. Nominations are now open. Click here to learn more about making a nomination.
LONE STAR STUDENT TV AWARDS
The Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation is proud to offer the Lone Star Student Television Awards. These awards are open to all Texas high school students. Work produced from August 1, 2011-March 31, 2012 is eligible for consideration. Click here for categories and details. All videos must be uploaded to SchoolTube. The entry deadline is April 30, 2012. Winners will be announced mid-May. Get updates via our Foundation Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LSEFoundation. Please pass this information along to media teachers in your market.
In addition, the Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation is offering two $250 classroom grants to assist Texas high school broadcast and media teachers. To apply for a grant simply create a 60 second video explaining how your classroom would use the money to help ensure the next generation of television excellence. Send an online link to your video to
The Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation is accepting scholarship applications. The Harold Taft scholarship is open to college students pursuing a degree in meteorology and atmospheric science. In addition, we have scholarships for college students pursing a career in the television industry. Get more information. The application deadline is June 18, 2012.
THE FOUNDATION NEEDS YOU
The goal of the Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation (a 501 (c) (3) non-profit) is to support education, encourage professional development and recognize TV professionals who have made a significant contribution to the broadcasting industry. To do this we need your help. To make a gift to the Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation please click here. Donations can be made in $5 increments. Choose the number of units you wish to give. Your gift is tax deductible. Thank you for supporting our educational efforts. You can find the Foundation on Facebook. It's an easy way to stay up to date on the work we're doing to promote television excellence.
You'll find important updates first on Facebook and Twitter @LoneStarEMMY. It's the best way to stay connected to the Lone Star EMMY Chapter. Join our group or start following us today. You'll be glad you did.
*PLEASE NOTE the Lone Star EMMY Chapter no longer maintains an office in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas. All mailed correspondence (invoices, payments, etc) should be sent to:
Lone Star EMMY Awards
P.O. Box 192393
Dallas, TX 75219