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APSU communication students’ films recognized during TCA annual conference

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Peay State University Department of Communication students were recently honored for their work at the 2016 Tennessee Communication Association Student Film Showcase, held during the TCA’s annual conference in Dickson, Tennessee, in September.

Over three hours of content was submitted for the TCA Student Films Showcase, including short films, commercials and documentaries covering a wide range of subjects. Ultimately, the showcase was limited to the best two hours of student-produced content.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Peay State University Department of Communication students were recently honored for their work at the 2016 Tennessee Communication Association Student Film Showcase, held during the TCA’s annual conference in Dickson, Tennessee, in September.

Over three hours of content was submitted for the TCA Student Films Showcase, including short films, commercials and documentaries covering a wide range of subjects. Ultimately, the showcase was limited to the best two hours of student-produced content.

Of the nine films selected for the documentaries portion of the showcase, five were produced by Austin Peay students. The following videos were created in Austin Peay assistant professor Karen Bullis’ video production courses during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters:

Produced, directed and edited by Jack Anhalt

Produced, directed and edited by Auburn Lannom

Produced, directed and edited by Melissa Arrington

Produced, directed and edited by William Jones

Produced, directed and edited by William Jones, Amber Kent, Kat McClung and Brianna Pender

Anhalt’s work, titled “Jean Anhalt” placed second overall in the documentary category. Another Austin Peay student, Tyra Manuel, produced an entry in the commercial/PSA category, titled “Respect Me, Respect LGBT,” which was also shown during the showcase. Her production was one of just four entries in the category to be shown during the evening’s event.

For more information on the Austin Peay Department of Communication, visit www.apsu.edu/communication, or call 931-221-7378.