Producers from NCTV, Nantucket’s Media Arts Center, took home three awards on Tuesday night at the 2019 MASS Access Creator Awards in Boston.  

MASS Access Creator Awards

Held on January 28, this annual ceremony took place at Laugh Boston Nightclub in South Boston, MA. The Massachusetts Creator Awards recognizes outstanding work in television and media within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Taking the award for the FOR-PROFIT category was Nantucket Footprints Recycling Game Show, the client is ReMain Nantucket, filmed and directed by Dan Driscoll of September Productions, Graphic Design by Arlene O’Reilly of Mind’s Eye Productions, and edited by Dee White of NCTV18—a great collaboration.

Another award received was in the YOUTH category went to Nantucket Film Festival’s  Teen View student, Matt Giacchetti for his film “Vaping at Nantucket High School” that premiered in the Nantucket Film Festival Teen View in 2019.

Not surprisingly, this next film also won first place at the Nantucket Shorts Festival this past fall. Taking the award for HUMOR was awarded to Andrew Cromartie of NCTV & Janet Forest of the Nantucket Atheneum for their film “TIOLI Revolt: We’re Not Going to Take It (Or Leave It)”.

Awards are judged by third-party evaluators who are top media professionals in the field. All entries are judged based on strict criteria in order to ensure the most outstanding productions are recognized and honored.

“We are very grateful to The Massachusetts Creator Awards for this honor and award, and I’m very proud of the NCTV staff, membership and professional associates— we have surpassed our own expectations,” said Executive Director, Lisa Getter. Adding, “There are so many more great films and original programming to come in 2020!”

Representing NCTV to receive the awards were Andrew Cromartie, Station Manager; Dee White, Lead Editor; Maria Waickowski, Executive Assistant; and Janet Forest, NCTV member, and teacher.  Special thanks go to Hy-Line Cruises for sponsoring us!