Sun Prairie Producers Win Midwest Awards
Sun Prairie Media Center producers, Jan Moore and Mike Cunningham,
received four different awards at this year's Wisconsin Community Media
Annual Video Festival. The conference and video festival awards banquet
took place on April 26th & 27th, and are attended by access TV
stations from all over the Midwest. The purpose of this festival is to
recognize outstanding video productions produced by public, educational
and government access facilities and their producers. The following
programs received top awards in their respective categories:
Award of Excellence & Best in Show Produced by Seniors: Amateur Category: Documentary / Feature, Public Access Program, Produced by Seniors
"Footprints of Sun Prairie Then & Now" Producer: Mike Cunningham
Mike Cunningham produced this video to help celebrate the City of Sun Prairie's 175th Anniversary. This short video incorporates historical & modern day pictures of the city along with narration. Mike worked with Peter Klein at the Sun Prairie Historical Library & Museum, and Anna Hahm to create an accurate, original video about the history of the City of Sun Prairie.
Award of Excellence Category: Local Events, Public Access Program
"Prairie Perspectives, President Obama in Madison" Producer: Jan Moore
Jan Moore recorded the events in Madison when President Obama visited the city in the fall of 2012. With a press pass, he was able to capture the President's speech from Bascom Hill on the UW Madison campus.
Award of Merit Category: Short Form Documentary, Public Access Program
"Reel Talk Gun Control" Producer: Jan Moore
Jan Moore produced this short video by interviewing local community members about recent tragedies across the country and how they can be prevented. He attended the local Sweet Corn Festival last year to gather these interviews.
Watch for these award winning videos on KSUN cable TV channels 98 & 983 or watch online.