HU Students Dominate ADDY Awards (with Photo)

By Kevin Kitt

HU Students Dominate ADDY Awards (with Photo)

February 17, 2013 Updated Feb 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) — Huntington University’s digital media arts students shined at the Fort Wayne ADDY Awards Saturday night.

Winning students wrapped the night up taking home 13 student golds and eight student silvers in the annual creative advertising contest. Senior Tyler Johnson also took home the People’s Choice Award for “Epic Adventures of a Heroic Man.” This is the largest representation by Huntington ever at this event.

This annual competition recognizes advertising creative excellence from students and local advertising and media professionals. Entries are judged on creativity, originality and creative strategy.

“We are so proud of our students who pour themselves into their films and animations. This is a terrific way to celebrate their art and accomplishments,” said Dr. Lance Clark, professor of digital media arts film and communication. “Our digital media arts program is really getting a reputation for excellence.”

The Student ADDY Awards Competition is a unique national awards program designed specifically for college students. Work entered at the local level can move up to the regional and national judging.

Visit www.foresterfilms.com/addys to view all the wining films and animations from Huntington University.

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