A class project for an Anderson University Department of Communication Arts class recently won a Student Emmy® from The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on June 1. "Indianapolis Island" won for the category of Student: Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs.
Indianapolis Island was created in Mark Dawson's advanced video production class in the fall of 2011 and was aired on WFYI—TV 20 in Indianapolis in 2012.
“I’m delighted that the Academy has honored the AU team which created Indianapolis Island with a Student Emmy®," said Professor of Communication Arts, Dr. Don Boggs. "The film is excellent and a strong indicator of both the quality of our students and our program in Communication Arts.”
The team of students from Anderson University included Andrew Stuart (producer), Collin Rudkin (director), Josh Blankenship (cinematographer), Andrew Brice (editor), and Brittany Johnson (sound recordist).
Anderson University is a private Christian university of about 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music, nursing, and theology.