2022

NOMINEES

NOMINATIONS

April 4, 2022 11:00AM

VIRTUAL AWARDS

April 24, 2022 3:00PM

COLLEGE NOMINEES

CATEGORY #C-01
NEWSCAST
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Focal Point News 3/12/2021
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Julian Stainback, Executive Producer
Sam Britten, Executive Producer
Joe Freihofer, Executive Producer
Emily Towns, Senior Producer

Focal Point News 12/03/2021
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Executive Producer
Julian Stainback, Executive Producer
Molly Gundry, Senior Producer
Hikaru Kudo, Senior Producer


CATEGORY #C-02
NEWS REPORT - SERIOUS
"He's been gone long enough"
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Regan Holgate, Reporter

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Praying for Healing
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Reporter

Spartans Walk Alone
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Katie Schroeder, Reporter


CATEGORY #C-03
NEWS REPORT - LIGHT NEWS
A Peachy Reunion
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Regan Holgate, Reporter/Photographer
Ian Gilmour, Photographer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Letters of Love
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Joe Freihofer, Reporter

You guys are the stars. You just make me shine, that's all.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sam Britten, Reporter


CATEGORY #C-05
NON-FICTION - SHORT FORM
Weaving Through Covid
Mott Community College
Owen Summerland, Director

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
A Farmer's Tragedy
Ferris State University
Mary Firestone, Producer

Changing the Coop (Short-Doc)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Jack Casey, Producer

Aftermath (Short-Doc)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Suraj Makaju, Producer, Writer, Director, Editor


CATEGORY #C-06
NON-FICTION - LONG FORM
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Fresnel
Grand Valley State University
Tanner Hamilton, Producer/Director

Penultimate (Long-Documentary)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Sean Brannon, Writer, Director, Editor

Detroit River Escape (Long-Documentary)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Richard Deitering, Producer, Writer, Director, Editor.

Nuclear Family (Long-Documentary)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Natalie Reitz, Writer, Producer, Director, Editor


CATEGORY #C-07
PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNITY SERVICE
Nobody likes giving their child bad news
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sam Britten, Reporter

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Street Teams: Introducing The Army of Survivors
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Dylan Gray, Producer
Rachel Goodman, Videographer
Delany Rogers, Writer And Videographer
Kayla Robinson, Graphic Design
Brendan Burkhart, Writer
Rahmya Trewern, Videographer

Street Teams: Todd Martin Youth Leadership - Inspiring Youth to Serve
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Isabella Martin, Producer
Veronica Klingel, Videographer, Photographer
Keely Zeigler, Writing, Editing
Kelly Winters, Videographer
Mollie Ropp, Graphic Designer
Adam Menting, Videographer, Photographer


CATEGORY #C-08
MUSIC VIDEO
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
I Got It (Music Video)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Varga Changizi, Producer/Director/ Graphic Treatment

Confirmation
Ferris State University
Derek Franciosi, Producer


CATEGORY #C-09
FICTION - SHORT FORM
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Ebb and Flow
Hope College
Matt Severino, Producer/Director/Editor

Medicinal Tequila (Short Fiction)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Michael Russell, Producer, Writer, Camera, Editor, And Voice Over.


CATEGORY #C-10
FICTION - LONG FORM
When We Meet Again
Mott Community College
Myles Williams, Director
Nikolas Watford, Producer
Todd Hopkins, Director Of Photography
Jonathan Eaton, Editor
Aleesia Mangham, Assistant Director

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Blackout
Mott Community College
Suleng Patrick, Director
Spencer Burkhart, Editor
Myles Williams, Director Of Photography
Sophia Sakalis, Assistant Director


CATEGORY #C-11
SPORTS STORY OR SEGMENT
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
"More green in the southeast"
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Regan Holgate, Reporter/Photographer
Ian Gilmour, Photographer

One Kick at a Time
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Reporter


CATEGORY #C-12
SPORTS PROGRAM
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Spartan Sports Report January 31
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Executive Producer
Regan Holgate, Executive Producer
Noah Hintz, Producer


CATEGORY #C-13
LIVE SPORTING EVENT/GAME
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Michigan State Men's Basketball vs Ferris State
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Play-by-Play
Brendan Schabath, Color Commentator
Regan Holgate, Sideline Reporter
Olivia Santelli, Producer


CATEGORY #C-14
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA)
East Lansing COVID Shanty
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Matthias Copeland, Producer
Jessie Cohen, Writer

Don't Be A Clown Vaping (PSA)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Albert Wang, Writer, Producer, Camera, Editor

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
The Spartan Spit Kit
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Taylor Gattoni, News Reporter


CATEGORY #C-15
COMMERCIAL
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
iPhone 12 (Commercial)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Shane Dasine, Shot, Edited, Lighting And Graphic Design

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Salsa (Commercial)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Michael Russell, Writer, Producer, Shooter, Editor, Voice-over

Spindrift (Commercial)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Annie Einheuser, Producer, Writer, Director, Editor


CATEGORY #C-16
ANIMATION/GRAPHICS/SPECIAL EFFECTS
Skateboarding (Ani/GFX)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Linus Brush-Mindell, Cinematographer/GFX/Animation

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Street Teams: Introducing The Army of Survivors
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Jeana-Dee Allen, Advisor
Dylan Gray, Producer And Animator


CATEGORY #C-18
DIRECTOR
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Runaway Horses (Directing)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Quinton Myricks, Director, Cinematography, Writer, Editor.


CATEGORY #C-19
EDITOR
Laundromat Dreams
Spring Arbor University
Seth Gorveatte, Editor

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
You guys are the stars. You just make me shine, that's all.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sam Britten, Editor


CATEGORY #C-20
PHOTOGRAPHER
Weaving Through Covid
Mott Community College
Owen Summerland, Director Of Photography

A new Twist in Dewitt
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Regan Holgate, Photographer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Reasons (Cinematography)
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Annie Einheuser, Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematography

You guys are the stars. You just make me shine, that's all.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sam Britten, Reporter

Hooked On Mullets
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Isabella Martin, Photographer


CATEGORY #C-21
TALENT - NEWS OR SPORTS
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Regan Holgate – 2021 Anchor Reel
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Regan Holgate, Reporter/Producer

Ian Gilmour Talent Reel
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ian Gilmour, Talent

HIGH SCHOOL NOMINEES

CATEGORY #H-01
NEWSCAST
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
SHS Today 2.14.22
Saline High School/SWWC
Sarah Burgess, Producer
Alex Gutowski, Producer

Hornet Nation 2.22.22
Saline High School/SWWC
Aiden Burke, Producer

DTV Newscast
Davison Schools
Merik Combs, Anchor
Isaac Melton, Anchor
Mason Polmanteer, Anchor
Maddox Bissett, Anchor


CATEGORY #H-02
NEWS REPORT - SERIOUS NEWS
COVID Spike
Rockford High School
Zoe Hazlewood, Producer
Natalie Allshouse, Producer
Gabby Shirley, Producer
Alex Michel, Producer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Human Trafficking: Ella's Story of Betrayal and Survival
Davison Schools
Brooklyn Woughter, Reporter


CATEGORY #H-03
NEWS REPORT - LIGHT NEWS
Valley View Voyage
Rockford High School
Alex Michel, Producer
Kendall Reister, Producer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
The Impossible Mile
Rockford High School
Anna Carpenter, Producer
Zoe Hazlewood, Producer
Maddy Nunn, Producer

Zoology Mice Mazes
Lake Orion High School
Jillian Jansson, Producer/Reporter/Editor


CATEGORY #H-04
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (MMJ)
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Meet Mr. Wells
Hamady High School
Kennedy Charette, Multimedia Journalist

Alex's Saints Foundation
Troy Athens High School
Brianna Johnson, Director/Producer/Editor


CATEGORY #H-05
NON FICTION- SHORT FORM
2022 Homecoming Pre-Game Show
Davison Schools
Mason Polmanteer, Host
Drew Younkin, Host

U vs Rona
DETROIT SCHOOL OF ARTS
Mariah Adamson, Director
Mario Mallard, Actor
Kalia Pickett, Director
Brandee Wheeler, Videographer/Editor
Duane Waire, Videographer/Editor
Sidney Cannon, Videographer/Editor

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Smile
Troy Athens High School
Laila Sparks, Producer/Editor/Director


CATEGORY #H-06
NON-FICTION - LONG FORM
Colorful
Rockford High School
Anna Carpenter, Producer
Lexi Heavner, Producer
Caden Hyink, Producer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Confronting COVID
Davison Schools
Ryan Riopelle, Editor
Trevor Cherney, Creator/Producer
Seth Polmanteer, Creator/Producer
Mason Polmanteer, Creator/Producer

Making a Door Less Open and Considering Slamming It Shut
Lake Orion High School
Ryan Wilbert, Producer/Writer/Camera/Actor/Editor

Ram Center - Fall
Rockford High School
Caden Hyink, Producer
Zoe Hazlewood, Producer
Rylee Zandstra, Producer
Ryan Wyngarden, Producer


CATEGORY #H-07
PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNITY SERVICE
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Responding to Racism
Rockford High School
Natalie Allshouse, Producer
Gabby Shirley, Producer
Megan Hart, Producer
Sophie Stallworth, Producer

Local Businesses Support Oxford
Lake Orion High School
Derek Steele, Producer/Reporter/Editor
Ethan Tarr, Producer/Camera

Davison Tradition Returns
Davison Schools
Drew Younkin, Reporter

Worker Shortage
Davison Schools
Tyler Scroggins, Reporter

All Together Now
Troy Athens High School
Cassandra Wilson, Producer


CATEGORY #H-08
MUSIC VIDEO
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
"Left Unsaid" Music Video
Saline High School / SWWC
Quinn Allman, Producer
Tricia Filbrun, Producer

Athens vs. Troy Cheer
Troy Athens High School
Evelyn Apahidean, Producer


CATEGORY #H-09
FICTION - LONG FORM
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Destination Damnation Redux
Lake Orion High School
Bryan Donoghue, Producer/Director/Editor
Grace Bunn, Producer/Director/Editor

100 Years of Royal Oak and Royal Oak Schools Documentary
WOAK
Faye Pinho, Editor


CATEGORY #H-10
SPORTS STORY OR SEGMENT
We Are Troy United
Troy Athens High School
Brianna Johnson, Editor/Director/Producer

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Jolly Twins
Rockford High School
Marley Haeberle, Producer
Natalie Siciliano, Producer
Mackenzie Davidson, Producer

Confronting COVID: Part 8 | Sports Struggle
Davison Schools
Trevor Cherney, Reporter


CATEGORY #H-11
LIVE SPORTING EVENT/GAME
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Cardinals Football vs Lapeer 10-22-21
Davison Schools
Ryan Riopelle, Director
Trevor Cherney, Reporter
Drew Younkin, Announcer
Mason Polmanteer, Announcer


CATEGORY #H-12
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA)
Don't Turn Your Life Into A Horror Movie
Troy Athens High School
Ella Musto, Director/Editor/Audio
Charlotte Richardson, Producer

Alternatives
Lake Orion High School
Lyndon Potter, Everything!

Ducks Don't Drink and Drive
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Caitlin Milligan, Writer/Director
Zahraa Alnakash, Producer
Cy Hunter, Lighting
Diamond Fuller, Lighting
Rayan Hamid, Lighting

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Oxford Love
Davison Schools
Ryan Riopelle, Creator

Vaping PSA
Davison Schools
Seth Polmanteer, Creator


CATEGORY #H-13
COMMERCIAL
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
SWWC Overview
Saline High School / SWWC
Ray Yoders, Producer
Sarah Burgess, Producer

Davison At The Big House
Davison Schools
Mason Polmanteer, Creator

Christmas Popcorn
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Caitlin Milligan, Writer/Director
Cy Hunter, Producer
Mostafa Alzeidawi, Editor


CATEGORY #H-14
ANIMATION/GRAPHICS/SPECIAL EFFECTS
Christmas Popcorn
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Caitlin Milligan, Animator

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Ducks Don't Drink and Drive
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Caitlin Milligan, Animation
Owen Schook, Editor


CATEGORY #H-15
AUDIO/SOUND
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
The Loop
Troy High School
Jeffery Wu, Director/Producer/Writer/Editor

Smash Bash
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Owen Schook, Sound Editor

Oxford Fight Song
DEARBORN HIGH SCHOOL
Ian Kennedy, Audio Mixer And Sound Editor


CATEGORY #H-16
DIRECTOR
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Erik Rides The Bus
Troy Athens High School
Garrett Merbach, Director
Matthew Gawthrop, Director

Grace Bunn
Lake Orion High School
Grace Bunn, Director


CATEGORY #H-17
EDITOR
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Erik Rides The Bus
Troy Athens High School
Garrett Merbach, Editor

Lakeland Mock Car Crash 2021
Lakeland High School
Annie Pitcock, Editor
Andrew Allendorf, Editor


CATEGORY #H-18
PHOTOGRAPHER
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Photographer Reel - Ryan Riopelle
Davison Schools
Ryan Riopelle, Photographer

Erik Rides The Bus
Troy Athens High School
Matthew Gawthrop, Photographer
Garrett Merbach, Photographer


CATEGORY #H-19
TALENT - NEWS OR SPORTS
2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Erik Rides The Bus
Troy Athens High School
Erik Schmidt, Reporter

Derek Steele, Live Sports Announcer Reel
Lake Orion High School
Derek Steele, Play-by-Play


CATEGORY #H-21
WRITING
Grace Bunn
Lake Orion High School
Grace Bunn, Writer/Screenplay

2022 STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS WINNER
Erik Rides The Bus
Troy Athens High School
Garrett Merbach, Writer
Erik Schmidt, Writer/Reporter