Taylor University will host an investigative journalism conference Saturday, March 21, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Taylor University’s student newspaper The Echo is the winner of five regional awards for excellence. The awards and final placements will be presented by the Society of Professional Journalists during its Region 5 conference later this month.
Taylor University will host the Envision Film Festival, March 5-7, 2015, featuring special guests, workshops and a screening/awards ceremony for the best film work of the year produced by Taylor’s Film and Media Production program.
Taylor University Media Communication students and faculty will get a sneak peek at the films that audiences could see at theatres during 2015 when ten students and three faculty members travel to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from January 25–February 1, 2013.
Taylor University’s award-winning film program has won a pair of Gold MarCom awards. The “2014 Envision Film Festival Open” and the documentary “Married to Magic” each received 2014 MarCom awards. Sponsored by the Association of Marketing & Communications Professionals (AMCP), the MarCom Awards program is an international competition for individuals or companies involved in the concept, writing and design of print, visual, audio and web materials and programs. An estimated 5,000 entries each year come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.
Public relations campaigns created by teams of Taylor students for Marion and Grant County organizations have been awarded Platinum and Gold MarCom Awards.
The film and media production program has added two 6K "Dragon" sensors to its RED Epic cameras.
Two Taylor student films have received nominations for Crystal Pillar awards from the Emmy organization.