Ann Arbor — Community Television Network of Ann Arbor (CTN) has been recognized with several honors in the annual Philo Festival of Media Arts Awards. Over 150 entries were submitted this year from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan.
The Alliance for Community Media – Central States Region (ACM-CS) honors the memory of Philo T. Farnsworth by recognizing the efforts of modern day pioneers who work to further develop the use of this technology and promote the use of media in our communities. The “PHILO” is awarded as recognition of excellence in media creation, specifically in Public, Educational, and Government Access TV (PEG).
The Central States region honored CTN and the other winners at the annual Philo Festival of Media Arts Video virtual event October 21, 2021. Participants Zoomed in from all four regions to accept their awards.
You can view the hour-long ceremony here https://youtu.be/kbzuVNsWVdA
CTN First Place Honors
- Sports Coverage (Professional Division) – CTN Sports 2020 – Skyline @ Huron Men’s Basketball, Jan. 24, 2021, Producer Rob Cross, Pete Poirier, Kevin Bryant, Nick Wisniske.
Public Access Producers First Place Honors
- Arts/Cultural Awareness ( Non Professional) – Ann Arbor Tonight – At Home, Public Access Producer Zach Damon.
(Non Professional) – Ann Arbor Tonight – Episode 26, Public Access Producer Zach Damon.
- Entertainment (Non Professional) – Ann Arbor Tonight – Episode 26, Public Access Producer Zach Damon.
- Music Video (TV or Web) (Non Professional) – Liquid Monk, Ann Arbor Summer Festival “Night Time” Featuring Vocalist Kameryn Ogden, Producer Dave Chappell.
- Underserved Voices (Non Professional) – Ann Arbor Tonight – At Home, Public Access Producer Zach Damon.
Philo Excellence Award
- The following CTN video won for the 2021 Philo Excellence for the George C. Stoney Community Activism Award, which is given annually to a program, PSA or promotional video that campaigns for some form of social change – A2ZERO: I Have A Vision, Tim Nagae, Office of Sustainability & Innovations, CTN Ann Arbor.
Residents can enjoy CTN programming via the following: Cable television on Comcast channels 16-19 and AT&T U-verse channel 99; streaming live and on demand on the free CTN app on Roku and Apple TV (download the screenweave app to access); YouTube Channel: CTNAnnArbor and a2gov.org/watchctn.