BRIC'S BROOKLYN FREE SPEECH TV NETWORK
WINS A 2019 NEW YORK EMMY® AWARD
BRIC is pleased and honored to announce that it won its 11th Emmy® at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 62nd Annual New York Emmy® Awards on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
One Peg Boss, a funny and beautifully animated short film—produced by Travis Wood—took home the top prize in the Teen category. BRIC's Brooklyn Free Speech TV & Podcast Network levels the media playing field by offering wallet-friendly classes, path breaking opportunities, and distribution through its six community-produced channels.
Since 2014, BRIC's two community media initiatives—BRIC TV and Brooklyn Free Speech TV—has received a total of 49 New York Emmy® Award nominations.
Category: Teen: Program Feature / Segment
One Peg Boss
Travis Wood, Producer
BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. We present and incubate work by artists and media-makers who reflect the diversity that surrounds us. BRIC programs reach hundreds of thousands of people each year.
Our main venue, BRIC House, offers a public media center, a major contemporary art exhibition space, two performance spaces, a glass-walled TV studio, and artist work spaces.
Some of BRIC’s most acclaimed programs include the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park, a renowned contemporary art exhibition series, and two distinct media initiatives: Brooklyn Free Speech, Brooklyn's Public Access initiative, and BRIC TV, a nonprofit community TV channel and digital network. BRIC also offers education and other vital programs at BRIC House and throughout Brooklyn.
In addition to making cultural programming genuinely accessible, BRIC is dedicated to providing substantial support to artists and media makers in their efforts to develop work and reach new audiences.
BRIC is unusual in both presenting exceptional cultural experiences and nurturing individual expression. This dual commitment enables us to most effectively reflect New York City’s innate cultural richness and diversity.
About the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving media professionals by offering career enhancing events and networking opportunities. NY NATAS fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction in television. NY NATAS continues to evolve playing a vital role in recognizing outstanding content in our changing industry. As distribution platforms have expanded to include broadband and portable devices NY NATAS honors television the art form regardless of the delivery platform. For more information, please visit www.nyemmys.org.