AU Filmmakers Win Big at Peer Awards
Film students and alumni swept the Television, Internet and Video Association (TIVA) Awards winning gold, silver and bronze in several film productions. Ellen Tripler, Aditi Desai, Mary Ratliff, and Kai Fang won the Peer Gold Award in Student Dramatic Production for "Cookies", Ted Roach, Alex Morrison and Caroline Aguila won the Peer Gold Award in Student Non-Dramatic Production for "Chesapeake Gold", Carolina Aguilar, Brad Allgood, J.P. Eason, Dustin Harrison-Atlas, Danny Ledonne, Alex Morrison, Ted Roach, and Suzanne Taylor won the Peer Silver Award in Student Non-dramatic Production for "EcoViews; Reclaiming the Bay"and Jin-Wei Wang won the Peer Silver Award in Dramatic for "Flowers in the Mirror". Lauren DeAngelis and Joe Bohannon joined several other SOC students winning Peer Awards this year. Their film, A Place to Land, picked up a Student Academy Award earlier this year. Alum Ted Roach won the Peer Gold Award for Non-Dramatic Editing (30 minutes and longer) and the Peer Bronze Award for Non-Dramatic Production (30 minutes or longer) for "Somay Ku: A Uganda Tennis Story", which he produced and edited.