MVCC Producers Win Big

MVCC Producers Win 6 Philo T. Farnsworth Awards for Best Public Access Television in Central States

Viewers tuning in to the four public access channels of the Miami Valley Communications Council (MVCC) are watching some of the best local television programming in the country, and the 2017 Philo T. Farnsworth Award results continue to prove this.

Six television programs created by local MVCC producers are among the winners of the 2017 Philo T. Farnsworth Awards, recognizing excellence in cable programming within the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan region. The award winners were honored at the Alliance for Community Media Central States Region’s 2017 Philo Festival of Arts on October 20, 2017.

Larry Hudson, Marcia Hudson and Jerry Perrich received the Winner award for their program Dangerous Dawgs Ep. 2: HauntFest in the Community Event (non-professional) category. The production team was also a Winner with Dangerous Dawgs Ep. 1: Pilot in the Entertainment (non-professional) category. The Dangerous Dawgs series was given special judging recognition with nominations for Best Series Program, Excellence in Cinematography, Excellence in Directing, Excellence in Editing, and Excellence in Sound Design.

Robert Wickline was a Winner selection for Black Hoof, The Primary Chief of Shawnees in the Documentary (non-professional) category. In addition, Wickline’s WWII 'Band of Brothers was a Winner in the Military (non-professional) category

Joseph Tyre received the Winner award for Feed Ohio in the Empowerment/Inspirational (non-professional) category.

Jared Bergstrom was a Winner for Miamisburg Vikings vs La Salle Lancers highlights in the Sports Coverage (non-professional) category.

Carl Suchomel’s Nature's Interplay was nominated for Best In Show (“Overall most amazing media of the year”), Excellence in Directing, Excellence in Editing, and the George C. Stoney Community Activism Award.

The Philo Awards recognize excellence in cable programming within the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan region. The Alliance for Community Media is a nonprofit, national organization founded in 1976 which represents over 950 public, educational, and government (PEG) access organizations across the United States.