BEA Festival of Media Arts

Accepting Entries
November 15 - December 15

BEA’s international digital media and broadcast competition for faculty and students from over 300 participating schools and over 1,450 annual entries from around the world.

OUR COMPETITIONS

AUDIO 

Audio competitions of the Festival of Media Arts provide an opportunity to showcase audio production skills for radio and/or websites.

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DOCUMENTARY 

The documentary competition showcases both long-form and short-form documentaries.
 

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FILM & VIDEO 

The film and video competition provides an opportunity to showcase video production work in a wide range of categories.

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Graduate Student 

Graduate Student competition of the Festival of Media Arts provide an opportunity for Graduate Students to showcase their creative work.

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INTERACTIVE MEDIA & EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES 

The interactive multimedia and emerging technologies competition recognizes excellence in content creation and visual storytelling that demonstrates creativity and innovation.

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INTERNATIONAL

The competition encourages submissions of creative works produced outside the U.S. that promote global engagement and an appreciation and awareness of world languages and cultures. 

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NEWS

The news competition awards faculty and students for outstanding work as news anchors, reporters and weathercasters.

 

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SCRIPTWRITING 

The scriptwriting competition showcases narrative fictional work of multiple lengths and genres.

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SPORTS 

Radio and television anchors, reporters and producers showcase their creativity in this highly competitive competition.

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TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

BEA’s Festival of Media Arts accepts entries from students attending community or two-year colleges.


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All of our faculty and student Festival winners will be celebrated in-person at BEA2023.

Faculty Festival sessions will be held on Sunday, April 16th and Monday, April 17th. All the faculty Best of Competition and Awards of Excellence will be recognized and given awards, and the sessions will feature Best of Competition showcase panels.

A celebration for all the student winners will be held during the day on Monday, April 25th. 

The BEA Best of Festival Awards takes place on Monday, April 17th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Best of Festival winners will be awarded that evening.

All winners will be recognized in the online and printed program.

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Festival Poster

Print your choice of competition posters, and remind your students & colleagues of the upcoming competition.

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