NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is now accepting entries for the 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards. The NAMIC honors the television industry's achievements in programming diversity. The 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards marks the 20th anniversary of the competition and its tradition of recognizing original, multi-platform programming depicting the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color and that best reflects the diversity of the global viewing audience.
Submission deadline is Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
"The media and entertainment landscape is ever-changing with the content arena growing exponentially and consumers becoming increasingly diverse," said Alicin Williamson, principal, The Raben Group and interim executive leader of NAMIC, in a statement. "Through the Vision Awards, NAMIC is honored to celebrate creators fostering programming diversity across video platforms as well as those entities that are green lighting their works."
Original programs having aired from November 1, 2012 to November 10, 2013 are eligible for submission. Entries are being accepted in 18 award categories: Animation, Awards & Honors, Children's, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Foreign Language, Lifestyle, News/Informational, Original Movie or Special, Reality, Reality-Social Issues, Sports, Variety/Talk Show, Best Performance – Comedy, Best Performance – Drama, Digital Media – Short Form and Digital Media – Long Form.
For more information about the 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards or to access nomination forms and detailed eligibility/submission requirements, click here.
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