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PUBLIC MEDIA AWARD LIST OF CATEGORIES

  1. Animation: complete programs created using 2D or 3D animation techniques like stop action, clay-mation, wireframe, etc. Opening and closing title sequences from other types of programs are not eligible for this category.
  2. Arts & Entertainment – Series: Programs designed to entertain and amuse including visual, media or performance arts, comedy and entertainment talk show. This category is to submit a compilation up to three 5-minute excerpts from three episodes in a series.
  3. Community Affairs & Events: General coverage of community events such awards ceremonies and other special community events, Parades/Festivals, Activism/Rallies.
  4. Cultural: Programs that showcase the diverse ethnic culture, customs and differences in cultural groups both here and abroad. subtitles are required for programs in a language other than English.
  5. Educational / YOUTH: informational or entertainment programs targeted for audiences of children 12 years old and younger. These programs features school sponsored programs and/or events, other than sports or performing arts.
  6. Experimental:risk taking or unique work that challenges traditional boundaries using innovative production techniques
  7. Health & Fitness Programs that focus on health & fitness tips, information, exercise and  overall well-being.
  8. Informational Talk Show- Series (Sub-categories, Entertainment, Cultural, Politics) : Programs in which interviews are conducted or designated host inform and/or engage the viewers about a specific topic. Program is can be shot in studio or on location. This category is to submit a compilation up to three 5-minute excerpts from three episodes in a series.
  9. LGBT informational and entertainment programs targeted to audiences of the LGBT community
  10. Magazine Shows: programs comprised of several pre-produced segments or stories on a different topics that are introduced by a host or narrative.
  11. Music: features music and video images.
  12. News: Programs that provide coverage of local issues, people, places and events through reports, interviews, and video clips.
  13. Politics/Government Activities: Programs that provide coverage of local issues, people, places and events through reports, interviews, and video clips.
  14. Public Service Announcements (PSA): short videos, less than 1 minute in length, promoting a community event or organization or presenting a particular social message.
  15. Radio /Podcast Programming: News, talk, music or entertainment radio programming broadcast from an access center.
  16. SHOW PROMO This category is for programs that have the best introduction – which demonstrates technical & creative skill.
  17. Spiritual / Inspirational: deals with religion, or spirituality, or acknowledges a connection with a higher power.
  18. Sports: “game of the week” or coverage of a sports activity or sports competition.
  19. Travel Programs that showcase diverse communities, cultures and people around the world.
  20. WTF??? Programs that do not fit into any category and but utilizes Public Media as its own self-expression