The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Mid-America Chapter has nominated Shatterglass Studios for an Emmy award in the Interstitial category for their “Ebertfest 2012” documentary.
The documentary is a 10-minute retrospective of the 14th annual festival which took place from April 25th to April 29th, 2012. Some of the guests included Oscar-nominated actor, Michael Shannon (TAKE SHELTER). Directors like Alrick Brown (KINYARWANDA) and Robert Siegel (BIG FAN) and legendary cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt (JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO).
For the past 15 years, Roger and Chaz Ebert, in association with the University of Illinois College of Media, put on a 5-day film festival in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Roger’s home town. The festival takes place at the historic Virginia Theater in the heart of downtown Champaign. Major filmmakers, stars, historians, critics and film-lovers from all over the world come to experience this annual celebration that includes films both old and new, hand-picked by Roger himself with the help of Chaz and festival director, Nate Kohn.
Shatterglass Studios is a full service film and video production company dedicated to producing high-quality, high-impact new media. Based in Champaign-Urbana, the business is a creative agency of young filmmakers who pride themselves on understanding the intricacies of influential and meaningful new media, video production and film. They create television commercials, corporate branding videos, industrial videos, promotional videos and films.
The awards will be presented at the 37th Mid-America EMMY® Gala on Saturday, October 5 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel on Washington Avenue, St. Louis and will be hosted by University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign Alum, Margaret Judson, of HBO’s “The Newsroom”.