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TIVA-DC Salutes Our 2014 Award Winners!
 
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The Full List of 2014 TIVA Peer Award Winners
 
♦ ♦ ♦ 2014 BEST OF DC ♦ ♦ ♦
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Acting on Camera - Fiction, Female Silver Connie Bowman as Lynn Wind Carry My Tears Connie Bowman
Acting on Camera - Fiction, Female Bronze Blisters of Burnside Lisa A. Johnson
Acting on Camera - Fiction, Male Gold Dark Therapy Chad Eric Smith
Acting on Camera - Fiction, Male Silver The Nextnik Rick Kain
Acting on Camera - Fiction, Male Bronze The Gravedigger Michael Gabel
Acting on Camera - Fiction, Male Bronze The Company Man Dave Coyne
Acting on Camera - Non-Fiction, Male Bronze Killing Kennedy - Cuban Embassy Scene Joe Duquette SAG-AFTRA
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Female Gold Congressional Black Caucus Awards Package - Bill Clinton Jeannie Johnson
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Female Silver Gogii Games - Middleport - Irene and Nadya Stacey Turner, Finding Your Voice
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Female Bronze BET Leading Women Defined - Butterfly Awards - Robin Roberts Jeannie Johnson
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Male Gold Syria: A Fire Within Don Hagen
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Male Silver Animal Planet-Uncovering Aliens Craig Klein
Acting Voiceover - Long Form, Male Bronze CUNA "Unite For Good" Charles Lipper
Acting Voiceover - Spot, Female Silver Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery-Masterpiece Stacey Turner, Finding Your Voice
Acting Voiceover - Spot, Female Bronze National Parkinson Foundation "Moving Day" Melissa Leebaert, MelissaVoice, Inc.
Acting Voiceover - Spot, Male Silver Hammer Creative-Dojo Mojo Craig Klein
Acting Voiceover - Spot, Male Bronze Paralyzed Veterans of America PSA John Badila
Audio Narration, Female Silver Univision/Macy's Sizzle Reel Vanessa Richardson
Audio Narration, Male Bronze Podcasts from "Thunderflakes" Steve Ember
Audio Post - Original Composition Silver Of Dice and Men Noah Potter and Seth C. Polansky
Audio Post - Original Composition Bronze History at Risk Kraig B. Greff, Tonal Vision LLC
Audio Post - Sound Design Gold Star Spangled Story: Battle For America Frank Scheuring
Audio Post - Sound Design Silver Urban Jungle / Episode 1: Downtown Brian Callahan, Chris Martin
Audio Post - Sound Design Silver PBS Re-brand Campaign: Station IDS "Egyptian, Geyser, Soap Box & Space" Interface Media Group: Dennis Jacobsen
Audio Post - Sound Design Bronze Dot's New Friends Interface Media Group: Pavel Sinev
Audio Post - Sound Design Bronze Benelli - 3.5" Shotguns Frank Scheuring
Audio Post - Sound Mixing Gold Urban Jungle / Episode 1: Downtown Post-Op Media: Brian Cunneff
Audio Post - Sound Mixing Silver Tiger's Revenge Post-Op Media: Brian Cunneff
Audio Post - Sound Mixing Silver Star Spangled Story: Battle For America Frank Scheuring
Audio Post - Sound Mixing Bronze Benelli - Ethos Frank Scheuring
Book Narration, Female Silver The Forgotten Seamstress Anne Flosnik
Book Narration, Male Gold Redeployment Craig Klein
Book Narration, Male Gold When I First Held You Don Hagen
Book Narration, Male Bronze "The Check Out" a novel by Richard Lester Steve Ember
Children's Program Silver Meet the Author - Julia Heckathorn Robin Noonan-Price, Producer
Children's Program Bronze Dylan's Story: mTBI CACI Integrated Communications
Commercial ($10K and over) Silver Downton Abbey Season 4 Series Sell David Brier
Commercial (under $10K) Gold Sherlock Season 3 - Episode 3 SPOILER ALERT David Brier
Directing - Fiction, Long Gold The Company Man Rocket Media Group / Federal Bureau of Investigation
Directing - Fiction, Short Bronze Uke & Trust Me William R. Coughlan, Tohubohu Productions
Directing - Non-Fiction, Short Silver Surviving Death: A Paranormal Debate BJ Barretta
Director of Photography - Fiction, Long Gold The Company Man Rocket Media Group / Federal Bureau of Investigation
Director of Photography - Fiction, Short Bronze The Reporter Boni Productions
Director of Photography - Non-Fiction Gold Geo-Educator Boni Productions
Director of Photography - Non-Fiction Silver Chip's Winter Ride Boni Productions
Documentary (over 30 minutes) Gold Red Lines Spark Media
Documentary (over 30 minutes) Silver Dream: An American Story Aldo Bello, Mind & Media
Documentary (under 30 minutes) Gold Bound To Bristol Hillmann & Carr Inc.
Documentary (under 30 minutes) Silver Rusty's Story Ben Howard
Documentary (under 30 minutes) Bronze Chip's Winter Ride Boni Productions
Editing - Fiction, Long Silver Of Dice and Men Kelley Slagle
Editing - Fiction, Short Gold Tha Madnezz Frank Tybush, Tonal Vision LLC
Editing - Fiction, Short Silver Extraction Adam Martray
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Silver An Officer and a Movie “Halls Of Montezuma” Show Open Interface Media Group: Dan Packman
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Silver PBS Previews "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" Interface Media Group: Bill Davis
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Bronze AHA Annual Open 2014 Nathan Zyontz
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Bronze PBS “Call The Midwife Episode 303 - Favorite Item” Interface Media Group: Jonathan Ginsberg
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Bronze PBS “Call The Midwife Episode 307 - Hardest Scenes to Film” Interface Media Group: Jonathan Ginsberg
Editing - Non-Fiction, Short Bronze A Celebration of Blues & Soul Henninger Media Services, Blue Rhythms Productions
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Gold PBS Year In Review 2014 David Brier
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Gold PBS Fall 2013 Upfront Sizzle Interface Media Group: Bill Davis
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Silver Army National Guard Presents: The Best Ranger Competition 2014 Nathan Zyontz
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Silver PBS JFK Long Lead Tease David Brier
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Silver PBS “D-Day 360” :30 Promo Interface Media Group: Jonathan Ginsberg
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Silver PBS Think Wednesday "Week 6 Up Next/Combo" Episodic Interface Media Group: Rob Reinders
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Bronze PBS KIDS Dinosaur Train Nature Trackers Adventure Camp "Carnivore" :30 Promo Interface Media Group: Rob Reinders
Editing - Spot (PSA/Commercial) Bronze PBS Nature "Deer Ducky Night Thanksgiving Eve" Promo Interface Media Group: Bill Davis
Education/Training ($25K and over) Gold The Company Man Rocket Media Group / Federal Bureau of Investigation
Education/Training ($25K and over) Silver Common Core Insider: High School Math ASCD Integrated Media
Education/Training ($25K and over) Bronze STEM Your School ASCD Integrated Media
Education/Training ($25K and over) Bronze Take Flight, Take Cover, Take Action Interface Media Group:Andrea Bloom, Katherine Vences, Don Lampasone, Pavel Sinev
Education/Training (under $25K) Silver Deepwater Horizon Blowout Animation Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Education/Training (under $25K) Silver Children Displaced By Disaster: NCMEC's Reunification Resources RedEye Post
Education/Training (under $25K) Bronze Animation of Explosion at Tesoro's Anacortes Refinery Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Education/Training (under $25K) Bronze After the Rainbow Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Entertainment (over 30 minutes) Gold Fort Bliss Fort Bliss
Government (under $25K) Gold Connecting Kids to Coverage: We're Covered! Bryan Drenning - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Government (under $25K) Gold Animation of Explosion at Tesoro's Anacortes Refinery Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Government (under $25K) Silver After the Rainbow Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Government (under $25K) Silver Deepwater Horizon Blowout Animation Daniel Horowitz - CSB, Sandy Gilmour and Shauna Lawhorne - SGC
Government (under $25K) Silver Teen Tour: Joint Base San Antonio CACI Integrated Communications
Government (under $25K) Bronze Piecing Together PHMSA Double R Productions for Rock Creek Strategic Marketing
Government (under $25K) Bronze Healthcare Key Terms Patrick Montgomery - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Independent Feature Bronze Nocturnal Agony Shuaib Mitchell-Nubia Filmworks, LLC
Independent Short Bronze Dark Therapy Unitivity Productions LLC
Internal Communications ($10K-$25K) Silver LMT's OCONUS ORSA Training Video Brian Krow and Lani Hay
Internal Communications ($10K-$25K) Silver Craftperson of the Year James Favata, Jun Yang and Tori Furphy
Internal Communications ($25K and over) Gold DTRA Overview Woodward Productions
Internal Communications ($25K and over) Bronze URGO - Recruitment Video RHED Pixel & CSA Studio
Internal Communications (under $10K) Silver IAU XXIX General Assembly Hawaii Double R Productions for American Astronomical Society
Internet Only: Animated Program Gold I, Pencil Passing Lane Films, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Internet Only: Education/Training Gold What are bundled payments? Joe Shrum, Matt Starchak, Rob Lazerow, The Advisory Board Company
Internet Only: Education/Training Gold Remedy Health Media "Living with Multiple Sclerosis" Health Central, Henninger Media Services
Internet Only: Entertainment - Non-Fiction (under $25K) Gold AutoExotika Presents: Cars 'N Coffee/Paris Producer: Jay Schlossberg
Internet Only: Entertainment - Non-Fiction (under $25K) Bronze History at Risk Frank Tybush, Tonal Vision LLC
Internet Only: Internal Communications Gold Teaser Woodward Productions
Internet Only: Internal Communications Silver Operation Tomodachi Woodward Productions
Internet Only: Internal Communications Silver Volunteers in Action Jun Yang, Kate Kelly, Tori Furphy and James Favata
Internet Only: Internal Communications Bronze Research and Development Woodward Productions
Internet Only: Public Relations/Marketing Silver Inside IIHS: Crash Test Photography Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Internet Only: Public Relations/Marketing Bronze Careers with Impact: Marketing Associate Joe Shrum, Logan Pickell, The Advisory Board Company
Interstitial Bronze NOVA Inside Animal Minds - FILLER David Brier
Interstitial Bronze Mr Selfridge Season 2 - Mr Selfridge Returns - FILLER David Brier
Makeup - Effects Bronze Makeup Special Effects for Casualty Simulation Arts Esprit Digital Arts Media
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation ($10K-$25K) Gold Dot's New Friends Interface Media Group: Steve Karp & Pavel Sinev
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation ($10K-$25K) Gold Intro to Franchising Tiffany Lewis and Kate Kelly
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation ($10K-$25K) Silver IMG Holiday Card Video Interface Media Group: Dave Flood, Steve Karp, George Morris
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation ($10K-$25K) Silver I Was There Hillmann & Carr Inc.
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation ($10K-$25K) Bronze Victor Lundy: Sculptor of Space Interface Media Group: John Bennett
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation (under $10K) Silver USPS BlueEarth Federal Recycling Program Matthew S. Nagy
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation (under $10K) Bronze A Month in the Life of... a Citizen Soldier Nathan Zyontz
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation (under $10K) Bronze NAE - Engineering for You Promo Brian Pennington
Motion Graphics - 2D/3D Animation (under $10K) Bronze ASHP: Accreditation RHED Pixel
Music Video Bronze Tha Madnezz Frank Tybush, Tonal Vision LLC
Peer Promise - High School Gold How Technology Is Being Used at ERHS to Improve Education Montana Monardes, Dayo Adebajo, Bethel Michael
Peer Promise - High School Silver I'm going crazy (Bang-Bang) Alicia Oluhara
Peer Promise - High School Bronze The Crucible Trailer Montana Monardes
Pro Bono Silver Junior Achievement Laureates Opening Video Interface Media Group: Andrea Bloom, John Bennett, Matt Weiss
Pro Bono Bronze 2014 Mission Video Woodward Productions
Program Open ($10K and over) Silver ACC.14 Opening Showcase New District Media
Program Open ($10K and over) Silver AIA - Remaking Cities Trailer 522 Productions - The American Institute of Architects Remaking Cities
Program Open ($10K and over) Bronze The Education Summit for Parent Leaders: Jobs and Careers 522 Productions - National Assessment Governing Board
Program Open ($10K and over) Bronze The Education Summit for Parent Leaders: The Future 522 Productions - National Assessment Governing Board
Program Open ($10K and over) Bronze PRRR Sam Dealey & Marty Stalker, Monument Communications
Program Open (under $10K) Bronze 2013 DC Shorts Film Festival Opener Gene Cowan
Program Open (under $10K) Bronze CMA Connecting the Dots James Favata, Jun Yang, Tori Furphy and James Loizou
Program/Series Promo ($10K and over) Silver The BIG Show James Loizou, James Favata, Rob Kramer and Tori Furphy
Program/Series Promo ($10K and over) Bronze LMT's "Frogwomen" Lani Hay and Brian Krow
Program/Series Promo (under $10K) Silver Apocalypse Rock Trailer DUO Media Productions
Program/Series Promo (under $10K) Silver Meet Bill - AdoramaTV RHED Pixel
Program/Series Promo (under $10K) Silver The Making of Fort Bliss Mike Hardy; Fort Bliss LLC
Program/Series Promo (under $10K) Bronze PBS - "Last Tango in Halifax" Series Sell Ben Howard
Program/Series Promo (under $10K) Bronze Ch. 1 - "My New Health Plan" David Annarino - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Public Relations/Marketing ($10K-$25K) Gold Revocharge 522 Productions - Revocharge
Public Relations/Marketing ($10K-$25K) Silver The World Coated James Favata, Tori Furphy and James Loizou
Public Relations/Marketing ($10K-$25K) Bronze Bishop Ireton Admission Promo New District Media
Public Relations/Marketing ($25K-$50K) Gold Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)522 Productions
Public Relations/Marketing ($50K and over) Bronze Volunteers of America "2013 Annual Report" Henninger Media Services
Public Relations/Marketing (under $10K) Gold NAE - Engineering for You Promo DUO Media Productions
Public Relations/Marketing (under $10K) Silver Fundamentals of SolidWorks Electrical DUO Media Productions
Public Relations/Marketing (under $10K) Bronze What is an Adventure Park? Cheryl Jacobs Crim
Public Service Announcement Gold Enjoy The Ride Boni Productions
Public Service Announcement Silver Fisher House Hero Miles Ventana Productions, Inc
Public Service Announcement Silver Fisher House My Story Ventana Productions, Inc
Public Service Announcement Bronze You Won’t Be Sorry Stan Hankin/Alex Duncan Producers /Ashleigh Ingram, Ken Pfeifer
Radio Spot, Female Gold Virginia Hospital Center - The Hospital Visit Stacey Turner
Radio Spot, Female Silver DL Hughley Show On-Air Imaging Package Jeannie Johnson
Radio Spot, Female Silver WUHT 107-7 February 2014 Scandal Season Premiere Jeannie Johnson
Radio Spot, Female Bronze SourceAmerica Melissa Leebaert, MelissaVoice, Inc.
Scriptwriting - Fiction Bronze The Company Man Rocket Media Group / Federal Bureau of Investigation
Scriptwriting - Non-Fiction Silver DTRA Overview Woodward Productions
Scriptwriting - Non-Fiction Silver Operation Tomodachi Woodward Productions
Scriptwriting - Non-Fiction Bronze Keeping the Promise Edmund Baxter
Student Production: Fiction Silver The Defeat x3 David Renken
Student Production: Fiction Bronze The Gravedigger "The Gravedigger" Team
Student Production: Non-Fiction Silver Invasive Ethan Oser, Gabriel Felder, Paul Blake
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TIVA at GV Expo 2014: December 3-4



Don't forget to make your plans to attend this year's Government Video Expo, taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on December 2-4, 2014!

Network with the government professionals who'll be looking to hire video professionals in the new year at the TIVA-sponsored "Meet the Government Producers" panel on Wednesday, December 3, from 3:00-4:30! Visit the exhibition floor on Wednesday and Thursday to get a hands-on look at the latest and greatest in video products and services! And, of course, stop by the TIVA booth (booth 722), say hello to your fellow TIVA members, and -- while you're at it -- go ahead and renew your TIVA membership!

Visit the GV Expo site to preregister with code GVETIVA -- save $50 off of full conference pricing through October 21!
Or you can get onto the show floor, see all of the vendors, and meet the government producers for free. Just sign up on the GV Expo web site and register only for “GV Expo.” There is no charge for GV Expo only! And pop over to the TIVA event page for more details and to let us know you'll be coming!


Maximize Your Mix: A Primer for Audio Post

What are the standard procedures, essential elements and best practices to maximize your mix time? How can you save money and time learning the gotchas by knowing what to avoid and how to in the early stages of production and edit -- to get the results you want in audio post? What stage of your show should you loop in your mixer, and how do you converse with your sound team (location, composer, sound designer, re-recording mixer)?

If you missed the event, you can see the video (member login required) “Maximize Your Audio Mix”.


Working with Talent

What does a producer/casting agent look for when hiring an actor? What are some of the dos and don’ts on set? How can your production utilize SAG/AFTRA’s various low budget contracts so you can hire a wide variety of union and non-union talent? What precautions can a producer take to insure safety?

Find out at our “Working with Talent” panel event, coming up on September 18 at American University!


Starting Your Career

Just graduating and looking for your first big break? A career changer? Or just looking for some tips on how to land your next job in the industry? Join us Thurs Sept. 4th at the Media Innovation Lab at American University for our annual panel discussion “Starting Your Career”.

Time For the Summer TIVA-DC Yard Sale! July 19th!

For the third year straight, TIVA is holding our new/used gear yard sale. In the past, it's been a great opportunity for folks to unload gear that's gathering dust, be it production gear, post production gear, or any flotsam related to the film/video/audio industry. For folks who need gear, it's a chance to see the gear in person, talk to the owner, and hopefully make some handy purchases!

At the Yard Sale, we also break out the grill and bbq some burgers and dogs, and have drinks to quench your thirst in the hot summer sun. That's included with admission.

Visit the Event Page to register to buy or sell now! Spots are going fast!

TIVA-DC Invades Nat's Park in July

TIVA's annual group night at Nationals Park is scheduled for Thursday, July 31st as the Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05pm, and tickets are now on sale! We have 25 tickets in the 300 level, and they are $28 each.

Visit the Event Page to get your tickets now!


Comparing Editing Platforms at Future Media Concepts (FMC) 
Curious about comparing and contrasting Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro X & Avid for NLE Systems? Join us for a round robin event to find out how each system distinguishes it self from the others. Learn about significant updates, the latest features and what’s in store for the future. Head on over to the membership site (login required) and see the wrap up meeting video!

You Missed NAB This Year and You Missed TIVA's NAB Wrap Up Meeting??

Missed NAB this year? Want to hear colleagues discuss their experiences at the show? TIVA’s NAB Wrap-up Meeting brings you the news from the giant annual National Association of Broadcasters convention. A panel of NAB attendees shared their thoughts and observations on emerging trends in workflows, location gear, studio equipment, and content creation software.

Head on over to the membership site (login required) and see the wrap up meeting video!

How to Produce Media for Streaming and the Future of Delivering Content to Different Platforms, April 3rd.

Another room full of TIVA-DC members and other production professionals gathered to learn about the best practices to deliver streaming video content across a multitude of platforms amidst content provider and technology constraints. 

If you missed the event or would like to review the video please visit our membership site (login required).

Pitching to the Networks, Another Sold Out Event!

Spring was in the air as another exciting crowed filled into the CDIA in Georgetown to learn the skinny on pitching their concepts and shows to the networks. Our expert panel debated, shared, and answered some tough questions.

A special thank you to out panel: 

  • Lisa Mao, Development Executive at Warm Springs Productions, who has headed development at September Films, Michael Hoff Productions, and Indigo Films, and served as Senior Director of Production and Development at the Travel Channel

  • Daniel Schwartz, Executive Producer for the Travel Channel with experience producing for the History Channel and Scripps

  • Libby Richman, currently VP of Development for Lusid Media after heading development at Discovery Fit and Health, and developing shows at TLC and OWN

  • Brent Hatherill, Director of Development for Sirens Media

  • Walter Gottlieb, moderator

If you missed it or just want to relive the fun, please see the video on our membership site (login required)

    Tara Garwood, Matt Harmelin, Rachel Torgoff, Jonathan Stein, Brian Wilbur Grundstrom, Tatyana Pokrovskaya, Walter Gottieb and Lisa Laden

    The State of 4k and How You Can Utilize it On Any Budget, March 6th.


    Thank you to all of you who came out to take an exciting journey from the present into the near future, where your television has a higher resolution than your local multiplex. From pre-production to final delivery; this seminar guided anyone from the first time 4k Producer to seasoned DP and through the basics and advanced workflows of 4k for all budgets and editing platforms. Pictures and video from the event will be available on our Members Site (login required)



    See our new "Recent News" Section

    Look up. Yes, that's right look up to that menu bar at the top of this page (just below the logo banner). On it you'll see "NEWS". Hover over that and you'll see "Recent News". If the story used to be here on the front page, you can now view it on this newly created page. The idea is to clear up some of the real estate here on the main page and keep it looking clean! You can also go directly to the Recent News Page.


    Meet your 2014 TIVA-DC Board

    You voted and now it's official. Please meet your 2014 Board of Directors.

    (from left to right): Aaron Shirley, Lisa Laden, Bill Coughlan (Vice President), Rachel Torgoff, Tara Garwood (Secretary), Brian Wilbur Grundstrom (President), Todd Clark, Colin Sandy, Carl Randolph, Jonathan Stein, Matt Harmelin, James Thompson, Darryl Diamond. Not Pictured:
    Anne Hall (Treasurer)






     





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