Join Us for Our January Mixer!

Cheers to the New Year and making new friends! Take a break from work (and finalizing your Emmy entries!) to join us for a fun networking event.

Stop by our monthly mixer on Wednesday, January 20th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.gaslamp-sports-bar

East Village Tavern+Bowl

930 Market Street

San Diego, CA 92101

Tavern+Bowl will be providing complimentary bowling lane rentals. Shoe rentals, food, and beverages may be purchased individually.

NATAS-PSW Emmy Call for Entries is Open

The Emmy Call for Entries is open! Here’s the list of categories. Get your entry/entries in by 9 p.m. Pacific January 22. Late entries will be accepted through 9 p.m. on January 29 with a $25/per entry/entrant late fee.

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Here’s what you do: 1) Renew your membership for 2016, or join for the first time through Emmy Express, 2) Enter your program or craft through Emmy Express, make sure you have all the names on the entry at that time, 3) Pay for your entry either through Emmy Express via credit card or send in a check. You do not need to upload your video today. All videos must be uploaded by Wednesday, February 3rd.

If you have Emmy Rewards, you may add them to these entries. This year you will be able to use a maximum of $25 worth (five) of Emmy Rewards per entry.

Now Accepting Applications for Student Scholarships

The Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has opened the application period for the Scholarship Program for the coming 2016-2017 school year. Last year NATAS-PSW awarded $10,000 in scholarships to local students! For more information and to fill out an application, go here.

Wanted: Silver Circle Nominations

Do you know someone who’s been in the television industry for at least 25 years? Silver Circle pin Let us know and nominate them to become a Silver Circle member.

Fill out the application form below before March 1, 2018 to nominate a colleague. Date, time and location of the next Silver Circle Inductee Event will be announced soon.2018 Silver and Gold Circle Nominations

 

Interested in Joining NATAS Pacific Southwest Board of Governors?

Would you like to help improve NATAS Pacific Southwest?  There is no better way to influence the quality of the membership experience than to join us on the Board of Governors! 

 

The Board of Governors is the parliamentary governing body which oversees the functioning of each of the Chapters that comprise The National Television Academy.  The Governors are entrusted with administering the Chapters and for safeguarding the integrity of the Emmy® brand and the Emmy® Awards process.  Governors are elected by the general membership of each Chapter from its active members. Governors may serve two consecutive two-year terms.

 

If you’d like to run for the June ’16 – June ’18 term, contact the chapter office at elections@nataspsw.org to put your name on the ballot.

 

The duties of a Governor include the following:

 

•To attend a general meeting each month of the Board of Governors to discuss and vote on matters of importance to the Academy.

 

•To act as a conduit to and from the television community on matters affecting the Chapter and the community.

 

•To chair or serve actively on at least one Committee.*

 

•To participate actively in the production of at least one Chapter program or activity each year and to attend as many Chapter functions as possible.

 

•To serve as a judge and recruit others to judge the Emmy entries from other Chapters of The National Academy.

 

•To recruit new members of the Chapter.

 

•To perform whatever other duties are required to maintain the integrity, well-being, and efficient functioning of the Television Academy Chapter.

 

* The Standing Committees of the Pacific Southwest Chapter include: Activities, Area Awards, Communications, Internet, Legal, Chapter Stations, Membership and Education/Scholarship. There are also several ad hoc committees including Nominations, Television History and Silver/Gold Circle.

 

Help us continue over 40 years of excellence by running for the NATAS-PSW Board of Governors!

Call for Entries Now Open! Enter Before December 15 for a $10 Discount

Call for Entries Now Open! Enter Before December 15 for a $10 Discount

If you are a member of NATAS, and enter between December 1 – 15, you will get $10 discount off each entry/entrant for programs and crafts. This discount does not apply to non-members or Newscasts.Roesink_gallery_sample

Here’s what you do: 1) Renew your membership for 2016, or join for the 1st time through Emmy Express, 2) Enter your program or craft through Emmy Express, make sure you have all the names on the entry at that time. Entrants added after December 15th will not receive the discount, 3) Pay for your entry either through Emmy Express via credit card or send in a check.

If you have Emmy Rewards, you may add them to these entries as well. This year you will be able to use a maximum of $25 worth (five) of Emmy Rewards per entry.

For example, if you renew your membership and enter a program between Dec. 1 – 15, with the discount, it will be $80, if you have judged five times and have five Emmy Rewards, the entry will be $55. If you enter a craft, it will be $50 with the discount, if you have 5 Emmy Rewards, the cost will be reduced to $25. Newscasts are not discounted.

So gather up your Emmy Rewards and enter before December 15th!