Awards & Honors

2019-20

  • ROAR Studios’ sketch “Basic Witches” was named a finalist for the two College Media Association Pinnacle Awards.

 

2017-18

  • Aoife Tejada placed first in College Media Association's Pinnacle Award for Best TV Entertainment Program with her sketch "Coming Out." ROAR Studios also received an honorable mention for the Four-Year TV Station of the Year Pinnacle Award.

  • Patrick Reilly's The Veles Conundrum placed first in CMA's Long Documentary category.

 

2016-17

  • ROAR Studios placed first in California College Media Association's Best Non-News Video with their LMU ON: Broken Escalators.

 

2015-16

  • 2016 Association of Higher Education Campus Television Administrators (AHECTA) Student Production Awards:

    • First place, Original Short Film/Music Video: Liz Archer, Director; "Idaho James and the Haul to UHall"

    • Honorable Mention, Original Short Film/Music Video: Diona Okunbo, Director; "The Coughing Dead"

 

2014-15

  • 2015 Association of Higher Education Campus Television Administrators (AHECTA) Student Production Awards:

    • First prize, News/Sports Feature: Audrey Liviakis, Director; "Behind the Scoreboard: Errol Smith"

    • First Prize, Original Short Film/Music Video: Ryan Pawlak, Director; "Geeks and Greeks"

    • Grand Prize, AHECTA SPA Grand Prize: Brennan Gilpatrick, Director; "A Tale of Rancid Love"

  • 2015 College Broadcasters, Inc. National Student Production Awards:

    • Best Video Vodcast: Audrey Liviakis, Director; "Behind the Scoreboard: Errol Smith"

    • Finalist, Best Video Comedy: Ryan Pawlak, Director; "Geeks and Greeks"

 

2012-13

  • 2013 Broadcast Education Association Festival (BEA) of Media Arts presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA):

    • Promotional Video Category

    • Second place, Christian Armada, ROAR Network; "The Learning Community (TLC) Documentary"

    • Third place, Mike Schafernak, ROAR Network; "Inside the Mayor's Office: LA on Track"

  • 2012 Pinnacle Awards presented by College Media Association

    • Best Viral Video, Michael Lange, ROAR Network/Navy Seals of Comedy; "Dramatic Interpretations of Facebook"

    • First place, Christian Armada, ROAR Network; "TLC (The Learning Community)" (video commercial)

    • Second place, Brennan Barsell, ROAR Network; "PEAP Promotional Video" (video commercial)

    • First place, Ryan Kelly and Michael Lange, ROAR Network; "What Should Have Happened" (video PSA)

  • National Student Production Award presented by College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI):

    • Finalist: Best Student Media Website 2013, Alisa Adams, Olivia Duncan, ROAR Network

    • Finalist, Best Comedy 2013, Michael Lange, Shannon McNulty, Alex Merkle, Joe Slavin, ROAR Network; "Hyperlinked: Pilot"

  • 2013 College Broadcast & Web Tech Awards presented by Pinacle:

    • Finalist, Best Viral Video, Ryan Kelly, Michael Lange, ROAR Network; "What Should Have Happened" (video PSA)

    • Finalist, Best TV Entertainment Program, Michael Lange, Shannon McNulty, Alex Merkle, Joe Slavin, ROAR Network; "Hyperlinked: This Is Netflix"

 

2011-12

  • College Media Association, Apple Award:

    • Second place, Best Entertainment Broadcast, ROAR Network; "Mayhem Entertainment"

 

2010-11

  • National Student Production Awards presented by College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI):

    • Finalist, Best Documentary/Public Affairs, Jim Schaefer, ROAR Network; "De Colores: Two Communities, One Heart"

    • Best Documentary, Jim Schaefer, ROAR Network; "De Colores: Two Communities, One Heart"

  • Association of the Higher Education Campus Television Administrators (AHECTA):

    • First Place, Best Documentary, Kyle Laffey/Luke Braun, ROAR Network; "Human First"

 

2008-09

  • Gold Circle Awards presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA):

    • First place, Best Commercial, Aaron Williams, ROAR Network

    • Second place, Zachary Snyder, ROAR Network, Documentary; "Partnering with History"

    • Certificate of Merit, News Package, Zachary Snyder and Jonathan Urbanus, ROAR Network; "Hip-Hop Dialogue"

    • Certificate of Merit, Feature Package, Jeremy Flores and Eva Kosmas, ROAR Network; "LA Eats"

 

2007-08

  • Association of the Higher Education Campus Television Administrators (AHECTA):

    • Finalist, Best Student Run Campus TV Network

  • Gold Circle Awards presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA):

    • First and second place, commercial advertisement

    • First place, news feature package category

    • The Student Service and Leadership MAGIS Award was presented to ROAR Network's General Manager, Tom Leach

 

2006-07

  • Insomnia Film Festival:

    • Second place in California

    • 17th place in the Nation out of 156 entries

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