Bryan Cranston, star of the FOX series MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, will emcee the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundations 26th Annual College Television Awards at 7:00 pm on March 13, 2005, at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. The winning entries will be showcased at the annual College Television Awards Festival, hosted by Martin Bruestle, producer, THE SOPRANOS, on Monday, March 14 at 7:00 pm at the Television Academys Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre, which is open to the public.
The College Television Awards Competition recognizes excellence in college student film/video productions. At the black-tie awards gala, student filmmakers are mentored with industry leaders that attend the invitation-only ceremony. Students compete for cash and filmmaking prizes in traditional and computer animation categories. The College Television Awards is one of several ongoing programs supported by the ATAS Foundation. It also offers a student internship program for work in 2D and 3D animation and visual effects.
We are thrilled to have two-time Emmy nominee Bryan Cranston emcee our annual black-tie gala honoring these talented students, said Price Hicks, director, educational programs and services for the Television Academy Foundation. Bryans comedic talent ensures that all those in attendance will be in for a memorable, good time.
First place winning entries from the previous night will be screened along with montages of the second and third place films at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre (5230 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood). The evening will showcase outstanding achievements in categories including drama, comedy, music, documentary, animation, newscasts, magazine shows and childrens programming from college students across the U.S. For more information contact: (818) 754-2832. For more information on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and its many industry-related programs and services and year-round events staged for the television community, please visit www.emmys.tv.