Student Two-Year Colleges

BEA’s Festival of Media Arts Two-Year Colleges Competition accepts entries from students attending community colleges or two year colleges. Community colleges may have communication or broadcast programs of any size.  Entries will be accepted from November 15 – December 15 and winners will be showcased during an awards ceremony at the BEA Convention in Las Vegas in April.

TY1 – Non-Narrative Audio: This category is for announcing and audio work including instructional, news, sports, podcasts, audio documentaries, PSAs, and educational content.

TY2 – Narrative Audio: This category is for audio work in fiction including audio drama performances, music recordings, commercials, or sound designs for narrative media work.

TY3 – Non-Narrative: This category is for pre-produced visual media work including instructional/educational, news packages, PSAs and documentaries.

TY4 – Narrative: This category is intended for pre-produced fictional narrative video work. This includes short narrative films, commercials, experimental visual media work, and music videos.

TY5 – Broadcasting: This category is intended for live video productions including newscasts, sporting events, livestreams, video podcasts, or other visual media projects produced and recorded live.

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