“Lucky Jay,” a web series written and produced by School of Communications faculty and students, has received several awards, with more potentially on the way.
The series, a comedy/drama about a college film professor, earned five awards from the Global Independent Film Awards:
- BEST WEB SERIES – GOLD
BEST COMEDY – SILVER
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD – SILVER
BEST LEAD ACTOR (Michael McCallum) – BRONZE
- BEST EDITING (Tim Lieber, GVSU Class of 2015) – BRONZE
Meanwhile, “Lucky Jay” was accepted at September’s Miami Web Fest 2015
and was nominated for Best Screenplay (Harper Philbin, John Dufresne, Angelo Eidse).
Awards will be presented at a black-tie ceremony on Sunday, October 4 at the Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater in Miami Beach.
“We have entered our series into a dozen festivals this season and will be hearing more “yeas or nays” between now and the end of the year,” said John Philbin, Professor of Film and Video Production and writer of the series.