Ole Miss Sports Productions Nominated for Six Emmys

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May 21, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. – In what has become a tradition of sorts at Ole Miss, the Ole Miss Sports Productions team has once again been recognized for its impressive and creative work, earning six Emmy nominations and winning another six AVA Digital Awards.

“It’s a huge honor to have been recognized for the work we do here, and our staff
at Ole Miss Sports Productions has worked extremely hard,” director of creative services Micah Ginn said. “I think it’s also a tribute to the exciting times we are in here at Ole Miss. We have a lot of good material to work with.”

Ole Miss received Emmy nominations in five different categories. The game highlights from the 2013 Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State was nominated for the TV News and Program Specialty Excellence award in the Program Feature/Segment category. The Season: Ole Miss Football, Ole Miss’ weekly documentary-style production similar to the popular HBO series “Hard Knocks,” was nominated in the Daily or Weekly Program category of TV News and Program Specialty Excellence.

The productions team’s More and Beauty commercials were each nominated in the TV Special Achievement Excellence (Commercial) category.

Finally, Chris Sabo earned a nomination in the TV Crafts Achievement Excellence award for Director – Post Production, and grad student Will Trapp was nominated for the College/University Student Production – Non-News Program award for his Moments Like This video.

Ole Miss Sports Productions is competing against any broadcast entity within the southeast region, which includes the states of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, as well as the city of Asheville, North Carolina.

“Video has become such a critical component of telling the Ole Miss story,” said Michael Thompson, senior associate athletics director for communications and marketing. “Our creative team is as talented as any I have worked with, and it's rewarding to see their hard work being recognized with such prestigious nominations.”

Emmy winners will be announced June 7 in Atlanta. In addition to the team’s Emmy nominations, it also earned two platinum, one gold and three honorable mention wins in the AVA Digital Awards.

The video Ole Miss Soccer 2013: “Beauty” won the platinum award for Commercials/Ad Campaign category, and the 2013 Shots of the Year: Football video won platinum for Creativity (Video Production) Videography. The 13th episode of The Season; Ole Miss Football won gold for TV Broadcast & Cable Sports, while Ole Miss was given honorable mention in the categories of Creativity (Video Production) Editing, Creativity (Video Production) Cinematography, and Creativity (Video Production) Directing.

“Our department strives to be the best at what we do,” manager of creative services Shane Sanford said. “Our goal is to personalize our student-athletes in a way that not only engages our fans, but also shines a brighter light on our sports programs as a whole. So, to see all the countless hours of hard work pay off in this manner is truly an honor.”

“These nominations are a testament to our hard work, and it’s an honor to be recognized in one of the most competitive regions in the nation,” producer/director Chris Sabo said.

Below is a list of all the nominations and winners with an embedded link to each video.

EMMY NOMINATIONS

Outstanding Achievement: Television News and Program Specialty Excellence:
SPORTS - PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT
1) OLE MISS SPORTS PRODUCTIONS OLE MISS VS. MSU: GAME EDIT
MICAH GINN, CHRIS SABO, SHANE SANFORD
Jonathan Evans, Kim Duff, Will Trapp, Jordan Berger and Gregory Gray

Outstanding Achievement: Television News and Program Specialty Excellence
SPORTS  - DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM
2) OLE MISS SPORTS PRODUCTIONS THE SEASON: OLE MISS FOOTBALL
MICAH GINN, CHRIS SABO, SHANE SANFORD
Jonathan Evans, Kim Duff, Stewart Pirani, Will Trapp, Jordan Berger, Houston Settle and Gregory Gray

Outstanding Achievement: Television Special Achievement Excellence
COMMERCIAL
OLE MISS SPORTS PRODUCTIONS
3) MORE
MICAH GINN, CHRIS SABO, SHANE SANFORD
Matthew Nothelfer

4) BEAUTY
MICAH GINN, CHRIS SABO, SHANE SANFORD
Matthew Nothelfer

Outstanding Achievement: Television Crafts Achievement Excellence
DIRECTOR – POST PRODUCTION
5) OLE MISS SPORTS PRODUCTIONS
CHRIS SABO

Outstanding Achievement: Television Student Production Excellence
COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY STUDENT PRODUCTION – NON-NEWS PROGRAM
6) OLE MISS SPORTS PRODUCTIONS MOMENTS LIKE THIS
WILL TRAPP

AVA Digital Awards

Creativity (Video Production)
Videography
2013 Shots of the Year: Football
PLATINUM

Creativity (Video Production)
Editing
Closer Look: LSU vs. Ole Miss 2013
HONORABLE MENTION

Creativity (Video Production)
Cinematography
Ole Miss Baseball 2013 Promotional
HONORABLE MENTION

Commercials/Ad Campaign
Ole Miss Soccer 2013: “Beauty”
PLATINUM

Creativity (Video Production)
Directing
The Season; Ole Miss Football Episode 11
HONORABLE MENTION

TV Broadcast & Cable Sports
The Season; Ole Miss Football Episode 13
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