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CAMMY AWARDS 2018 Finalists

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Creative Expression


Innovation Award for TV

024 Grayscale Trilogy

Ricky Clover

The Servitoids, a sentient robotic race, are under the oppression of Pierso-Lipedtearean race. Yet, they have a savior, 024 Grayscale, to deliver them from slavery.

Church Folks Secrets

Turkessa Harris

The church and family encounter some issues with love, lust and passion.

Talking the Walk

Zarinah Lomax

A transparent forum for Christians to share their stories, talents and gifts to win souls for Christ.

The Fatherless Child

Bridgette Holmes

Fatherless Child is a roundtable discussion among men of all ages sharing their realities of not having their birth fathers in their lives for guidance and affirmation.

WHO?MAG TV

Rob Schwartz

WHO?MAG TV is the signature show of WHOMAG Multimedia, pioneers in delivering urban entertainment through global commercial outlets. Based in Philadelphia, WHO?MAG TV has promoted hundreds of hometown artists while featuring hundreds of the biggest names in Hip Hop since the debut of the website in 2002.

 

Innovation Award for Radio

Atrévete Radio Special

Elizabeth Estrada

One-hour radio special of Atrévete sharing stories in both English and Spanish, serving multiples communities and expressing the nuances of what it means to be bilingual and multicultural in Philadelphia and in America. This bilingual special explores social commentary, art, and healing through multiple perspectives and voices.

Chimera Radio

Stephen Kane

Chimera Radio is a vehicle to both discover and rediscover Philadelphia's musical talent by showcasing live studio sessions, interviews and more with highlights on concert calendars.

MAGZ FM

Lorne Peart

Magz FM presents the newest music from emerging and better known artists in a feature length DJ set to cultivate the future of the underground scene all while celebrating present day music and music from the past.

We Talk Weekly's After the Talk

Lauren Settles

The first radio show with its own television counterpart, the celebrity stylist show host and his correspondent discuss the hottest topics in entertainment news along with love and relationship topics with in-studio special guests.

 

Presence Award for TV

Chef Trek Adventure Series

Delmer Gill

An entertainment cooking show with guests and a live band with practical, accessible, flavorful recipes.

LIKeIT Is

Rhonda Gibson-Phifer

A community talk show offering those feeling unheard a voice responding to current events.

The Plug

Sayyed Muhammad

Music video show representing and featuring unsigned, independent Hip Hop artists through the lens of youth culture.

The Trudy Haynes Show

Trudy Haynes

Both entertaining and educational, this is a weekly variety reporting show emphasizing information for healthy, empowered living.

 

Expression Award for Radio

Jazz from An Eclectic Mind

Alonzo Jennings

A curated exploration of jazz collected and presented through historical, chronological, and personal storytelling.

King of the Oldies

Ali Hackett

A journey through the relationship between collective and personal memories influenced through cultural movements and its corresponding music from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Micheaux Mission

Vince Williams

An in depth examination of African-American feature films, an art genre that is often overlooked.

Sylver Alert

Ricky Paul

Weekly themed playlists that aim to queer and humanize community radio by transporting listeners to oral histories from both DJ K-Tell's backstory and a diverse array of guests, via these historic vinyl time machines.

 

Excellence in Production for TV

Chef Trek Adventure Series

Delmer Gill

An entertainment cooking show with guests and a live band with practical, accessible, flavorful recipes.

churchDOORS

DaSaint

A poetic short that shares the lives of five individuals and their relationship to death, and life.

I See Jesus

Marcus Siler

A narrative film that reminds us that to walk in faith means to be a light and walk in a way that demonstrates our beliefs and commitments.

Optical Toys, Episode: "The Outsiders"

Lowell Boston

A collection of six animated and live-action films about the plight and lives of people and their circumstances outside society's status quo.

PhillyCAM Voices, Segment: "Tribute to Sylvia Olden Lee's 100th Birthday"

Constance Komm

An award-winning community news magazine produced entirely by PhillyCAM volunteer reporters. Topics cover stories from the political, cultural and civic life in Philadelphia. This episode shows the story of unsung African American hero, Sylvia Olden Lee, who's life and contributions to classical music were celebrated Carnegie Hall. She lived and taught in Philadelphia for the last 30 years of her life.

 

Excellence in Curation for Radio

50 Shades of Jazz

Joe Alston

Musicologist selections influenced by current events, trails in music history, related sounds, and 41 years of vinyl collecting. From analog to digital mixing and blending, each episode streams a cohesive story.

Jazz From An Eclectic Mind

Alonzo Jennings

A curated exploration of jazz collected and presented through historical, chronological, and personal storytelling.

King of the Oldies

Ali Hackett

A journey through the relationship between collective and personal memories influenced through cultural movements and its corresponding music from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Sylver Alert

Ricky Paul

Themed playlists that aim to queer and humanize community radio by transporting listeners to oral histories from both DJ K-Tell's backstory and a diverse array of guests, via these historic vinyl time machines.

The Dalila Robin Show

Dalila Robin

A musical variety show featuring mainstream artists as well as independent artists from the Philadelphia region, each episode tells a story to impact listeners.

 

Civic Engagement (TV and Radio)


 

Community Responder Award

Youth Powered Media Vol. 12

Youth Participants (TV)

PhillyCAM youth media members cover The March for our Lives student walkout, an historic event for the youth-aged generation bringing attention to gun violence in schools.

PhillyCAM Voices, Segment "NFL Protests"

Adam Bornstein (TV)

An award-winning community news magazine produced entirely by PhillyCAM volunteer reporters. Topics cover stories from the political, cultural and civic life in Philadelphia. This episode explores opinionated views on both sides of the NFL Players' right to kneel/protest during the national anthem with a focus on intersections in diversity and oppression in politics and popular culture.

Community Voice

Jeffrey Jones (Radio)

A talk show highlighting inspiring stories of people of color in Philadelphia and South Jersey and how they're making a difference while promoting opportunities for engagement and empowerment.

 

Connector Award

Community Voice

Jeffrey Jones (Radio)

A talk show highlighting inspiring stories of people of color in Philadelphia and South Jersey and how they're making a difference while promoting opportunities for engagement and empowerment.

LIKeIT IS

Rhonda Gibson-Phifer (TV) 

A community talk show offering those feeling unheard a voice responding to current events.

PhillyCAM Voices, Segment: "TechCore2"

Constance Komm (TV)

An award-winning community news magazine produced entirely by PhillyCAM volunteer reporters. Topics cover stories from the political, cultural and civic life in Philadelphia. This segment shows a youth workforce development program that is creating a talent pipeline into STEM careers.

 

Democratic Values (TV and Radio)


 

Inclusion

Gift Horses

David Block (TV)

This documentary shows how learning to care for and ride horses will improve one's quality of life, through physical and emotional therapy.

Black Tribbles

Black Tribbles (Radio) 

The Tribbles have successfully created a show that welcomes its audience (the Tribble Nation) to embrace their uniqueness, celebrate togetherness in geekdom and uplift one another with humor, insight and good times.

BlackSciFiTV

Maurice Waters (TV)

BlackSci-Fi.com is the premier digital destination for Sci-Fi news, events, culture, and entertainment, and the measure of their impact on Black culture. The mission is to incite aspiration and creativity to live beyond the boundaries of everyday life.

My Mother, the Immigrant

Tarathorn Boonngamanong (TV)

This segment speaks to the beauty and struggle of having a parent who has immigrated to the US.and creativity to live beyond the boundaries of everyday life.

 

Message Award

Sunday Evenings, Segment: "Cell Phone Tracking and Your Privacy"

Lisa Barnes (Radio)

News program exploring cell phone privacy tips, tracking and its legalities by examining how and why companies and the authorities are able to access this information.

The Dalila Robin Show, Episode: "Professor Carl Tone Jones"

Dalila Robin (Radio)

A musical variety show featuring mainstream artists as well as independent artists from the Philadelphia region, each episode narrows in on a theme or message to impact listeners.

The Fatherless Child

Bridgette Holmes (TV)

Fatherless Child is a roundtable discussion among men of all ages sharing their realities of not having their birth fathers in their lives for guidance and affirmation.

Talking the Walk

Zarinah Lomax (TV)

A transparent forum for Christians to share their stories, talents and gifts to win souls for Christ.

Power From Pain

Elona Washington (TV)

An inspirational series designed to help viewers get their personal breakthrough. Guests candidly share their stories of redemption and viewers are motivated to improve their own lives.

 

Collaboration Award

Black SciFi TV

Maurice Waters (TV)

Black Sci-Fi TV planned and documented the first ever collaboration of the best in Black Geekdom. With over 1,000 people in attendance, this all-day celebratory event was emceed by BlackSci-FI TV correspondents and featured a cosplay parade, presentations, Black Panther film screening, and panel discussion.

Micheaux Mission

Vince Williams (Radio)

Co-hosted weekly dissection of every African-American feature film ever made.