Faculty Audio Competition

Lance Liguez| Faculty Audio Chair
University of Texas-Arlington
(817)272-2163 | liguez@uta.edu

BEA’s Faculty Audio Competitions of the Festival of Media Arts provide an opportunity for full-time faculty at colleges and universities to showcase their audio production skills for Radio and/or websites completed in the last two years. Entries will be accepted from November 15 – December 15 and winners will be showcased an awards ceremony at the BEA Convention in Las Vegas in April.

Faculty Audio Categories:

FA1 – Radio Documentary: Submit no more than a 15‑minute scoped audio clip that reflects the program content; documentaries are traditionally programs that utilize actuality audio, narration, music, and other elements to present actual events, real people or any factual account of a situation.

FA2 – Radio Station Promo, PSA, Commercial: Submit one spot not to exceed 60 seconds in length. Promos are traditionally spots produced to promote listening or enhance station image. PSAs are traditionally spots produced to promote a charitable or nonprofit organization. Commercials are traditionally spots produced to sell goods are services.

FA3 – Short-Form Production: Submit no more than a 5‑minute production that does not fit in the above categories.

FA4 – Long-Form Production: Submit no more than a 20‑minute scoped audio clip that reflects the program content of a radio production that originally exceeded 5 minutes in length and does not fit in any of the preceding categories.

Please read the Faculty Competition Rules to verify that your entry meets all eligibility requirements for submission.