College Television Awards Categories

The 41st College Television Awards competition will feature an awards ceremony at the Saban Media Center following the three-day College Television Summit. Nominees and winners will become part of the Television Academy Foundation's alumni family and have the opportunity to participate in year-round networking opportunities and events.


SCRIPTED SERIES
Award(s) to individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Director and whose functions support
those credits

For a scripted comedy or drama series that consists of three or more episodes in which the ongoing theme, storyline and main characters are presented under the same title and have continuity of production supervision. A single episode (entrant’s choice) is to be submitted for judging consideration. In order for the judges to understand the series context of the submitted episode, plot summaries of two additional episodes (that may or may not have been actually produced) must be additionally submitted. Each episode summary is not to exceed 125 words.

Episode length may not exceed sixty minutes.

ANIMATION SERIES
Award(s) individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Animation Director and whose functions
support those credits

An Animation Series consists of three or more episodes in which the ongoing theme, storyline and main characters are presented under the same title and have continuity of production supervision. A single episode (entrant’s choice) is to be submitted for judging consideration. In order for the judges to understand the series context of the submitted episode, plot summaries of two additional episodes (that may or may not have been actually produced) must be additionally submitted. Each episode summary is not to exceed 125 words.

Episode length may not exceed thirty minutes.

NONFICTION OR REALITY SERIES
Award(s) individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Director and whose functions
support those credits

Nonfiction series include anthology nonfiction series; in-depth and investigational programs primarily comprised of documentary or produced nonfiction content; unified story and overall show arc; series which are substantively told with documentary elements or produced nonfiction content.

Reality series include programs that contain consistent story elements driven by the actions of characters; competition elements that may give a prize or title, including game shows.

A Nonfiction or Reality Series consists of three or more episodes and are presented under the same title and have continuity of production supervision. A single episode (entrant’s choice) is to be submitted for judging consideration. In order for the judges to understand the series context of the submitted episode, plot summaries of two additional episodes (that may or may not have been actually produced) must be additionally submitted. Each episode summary is not to exceed 125 words.

Episode length may not exceed sixty minutes.

COMMERCIAL, PSA OR PROMO
Award(s) individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Director and whose functions
support those credits

A commercial, PSA or promo is eligible provided it is of 30 to 120 seconds in length.

NEWS & SPORTS
Award(s) individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Director and whose functions
support those credits

For live (to air or tape), regularly scheduled (daily or weekly) newscast/sports broadcast; special editions airing within the (daily or weekly) regularly scheduled newscast/sports broadcast. Entire newscast/sports broadcast (not to exceed sixty minutes) must be submitted.

LOREEN ARBUS FOCUS ON DISABILITY
Award(s) individual(s) whose specific screen credit is
Producer, Writer and Director and whose functions
support those credits

The Loreen Arbus Focus of Disability Award recognizes a program that sheds light on people with disabilities by featuring a main character with a disability or helps emerging artists with a disability gain recognition. A single episode (entrant’s choice) is to be submitted for judging consideration. In order for the judges to understand the series
context of the submitted episode, plot summaries of two additional
episodes (that may or may not have been actually produced) must
be additionally submitted. Each episode summary is not to exceed 125 words.

Entry length may not exceed sixty minutes.


updated 7.27.21

 

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