School of Communication & Media

2016-2017 Award-winning Student Videos

In the 2016-2017 academic school year, students and faculty in the School of Communication and Media won more than 25 awards for their productions. Of the 25, three student-films earned "Award of Distinction" at the Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. 

The Communicator Awards program receives more than 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Students in the School of Communication and Media wrote, produced and directed the videos.

See some of the award-winning videos below: 

"Together-Diet Coke"

Communicator (Award of Distinction) - Hemes (Platinum) - Aurora Awards (Platinum) -  Telly (Silver) - BEA (Best of Competition) - MarCom (Gold) - Davey (Silver) 

Director: Andrew Ray, Producer: Jessi Baureis



"Men's Basketball"

Communicator (Award of Distinction) - Hermes (Honorable Mention) - BEA (Award of Excellence) - Ava Awards (Platinum) - W3 (Silver) - MarCom (Gold)

Director: Ryan Teason, Producer: Sam Raulli


"Newton's Cradle"

Worldest Houston (Silver) - Telly (Siler) - BEA (2nd Place) 

Director: Angel Soto


"Walk On"

Telly (Bronze) - BEA (3rd Place) - Ava Awards (Gold) - Aurora Awards (Gold)

Directors: Chris Collier & Anthony Rose, Producer: Katie Forsythe



Communicator (Award of Distinction) - Ava Awards (Honorable Mention)

Director: Renata Zarro, Producer: Shayna Valesquez


"Driven: A PBA Lacrosse Story"

BEA (2nd Place) 

Director and Producer: David Merrill


Other 2016-2017 Award Winners: 

Ashes to Ashes: BEA (1st Place); Written by Michaela Bajic

De Wallen: BEA (Award of Excellence); Written by Mary Kasselman

The Ghost of Gottifried: BEA (1st Place); Written by Nathan Lord

34 Doors Down: BEA (3rd Place); Written by Alexandra K. Gomez

Adam's Tree: BEA (2nd Place); Directed by Angel Soto and Produced by Katie Forsythe

Intertwined on the Coast: Aurora Awards (Gold); Written by Brent Primus


More student videos:

2015 videos

2014 videos

2013 videos

2012 videos