Vision Awards 2019

Celebrating its 40th year, the School of Communication's Vision Awards celebrates outstanding visual student work from both graduates and undergraduates. Highlighting the best in documentary, fiction, digital and new media, screenwriting and photography, the 2019 Visions Awards will take place on May 8 at 8 PM in the Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater.

For more information, email Professor Brannon:

To submit a student's work for the Vision Awards:

By April 19 at 5 PM

Graduate Thesis

Graduate Screenplay

Undergraduate Screenplay

By April 26 at 5 PM

Undergraduate and Graduate Photography

Gradaute Video

Undergraduate Video

Gradaute New Media

Undergraduate New Media

Environmental Video 

last year's Winners

WIFV Craft Award: Cinematography
Matt Cipollone - Freelancers
WIFV Craft Award: Audio
Fernando Rocha - An American University
WIFV Craft Award: Editing
Jean-Michel Christopher Fischre - Lucidity Visions of Truth
Environmental Production
Students in COMM-568 - Healing Baltimore
CMSI Social Justice Award
Matt Cipollone - Signs
Ron Sutton Visual Literacy Award
Grace Rodgers
Stephanie Mirah
Abigail Nix
Undergraduate Documentary
Fernando Rocha - An American University
Undergraduate Fiction
Emily Hall - Rozalie
Screenplay: Documentary
Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath - New Breath of the Wilderness
Screenplay: Teleplay
Becky Prosky - Rumspringa
Screenplay: Short Fiction Undergraduate
Svetlana Archvadze - In Need of a Friend
Screenplay: Short Fiction Graduate
Quame Hamlin - A Mother's Love
Screenplay: Feature
Jolene Carter - Collision
Photography: Single Image
Nicola Etzion "Luke"
Photography: Portfolio
Delfina Barbiero
Photography: Experimental/Installation
Emma Shetter - Emma Blaire
Hannah Solus - Transitions
Photography: Series
Emma Shetter - Underwater Series
John Bowden Scholarship
Jordan McCormack
Diversity & Inclusion Award
Fernando Rocha - An American University
Hannah Solous - Transitions
Pulitzer Prize Fellowship
Kristian Hernandez
Trevor Hembling - About Me
Anil Cole-Jon - Experience The Spirit of Rescue!
Commercial or PSA
Madison Long - Reducing Water Use
Video Mashup
Haley Margaret Sheehan - The Forgotten American Patriot
Motion Graphics Reel
Madison Long - Demo
Web Series
Kris Higgins - Footnotes
Best in New Media Award
Kris Higgins - Footnotes
Graduate Fiction
Eric Ruiz - 45 Willow Drive
Graduate Documentary
Seba Alluqmani - Alkaif
Sony Award for Grad Thesis
Shayla Racquel - Riverment