RBTV students were nominated for three NATAS (National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences Chicago/Midwest Chapter) Crystal Pillar Awards at the recent high school video festival held at Neuqua Valley High School.
The student-produced programs nominated for the Crystal Pillars were Chicago-Midwest Emmys 2016 Backstage Show, produced by Sara Vacek, Lisandro Resto, Anthony Landahl, and Ethan Scott; More Than Just Makeup, produced by Anthony Landahl; and Rbeats, produced by Olivia Joyce, Anthony Landahl, Ethan Scott, Kevin Baginski, Lisandro Resto, Sara Vacek, Andres Resto, Caleb Schlesser, and Casey Whisler.
A Crystal Pillar First Place Honor was awarded to Emmys 2016 Backstage Show, produced by Sara Vacek, Lisandro Resto, Anthony Landahl, and Ethan Scott. Also Casey Whisler won a second place trophy for her talk Show series Call Time. Senior Lisandro Resto was awarded the Gene Cartwright Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. He will be attending DePaul University in the fall and will be studying TV/Film Production.
All the programs listed above are available on demand on RBTV’s YouTube Channel, youtube.com/myRBTV. For additional information contact Gary Prokes, at [email protected] or 708.442.8325.