19th Annual PRISM Awards Nominees Announced!


PRISM Awards 
recognize writers, producers, directors, musicians, actors and actresses for their authentic storytelling of mental illness and substance use issues. Their stories inform us, move us, and serve as catalysts for breaking down barriers, stigma and discrimination. See the complete nominee announcement, here!
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Want to see more from the 18th Annual PRISM Awards ceremony? You can find the Program Journal here and images from the red carpet and winner’s gallery at www.prismawards.com

YOU voted and Nell Jones as played by Renee Felice Smith of NCIS: LA won the EIC, NCWIT & Google SET Award for Portrayal of a Female in Technology!

Thank you to all that voted for the first-ever SET Award for Portrayal of a Female in Technology, presented by EIC, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) & Google. This inaugural honor is the latest expansion of the long-standing EIC SET Awards which recognize television, feature film, comic book, DVD, digital content, radio and news journalism that encourages young people in science, engineering and technology (SET) career paths. Through this collaboration, entertainment and media merges with technology career paths and diversity initiatives to inspire vast audiences in pivotal career paths.

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TEAM Up Tools for Entertainment and Media

English and Spanish-language resources for entertainment creators and journalists announced at the White House National Mental Health Conference are provided through the TEAM Up Tools for Entertainment and Media initiative. The toolkit and additional resources including tips on interviewing people living with mental illness, story ideas and entertainment depiction suggestions are available at eiconline.org/teamup. The National Association of Broadcasters is working with member television and radio stations to amplify the TEAM Up message through nationally distributed public service announcements addressing mental health in America.

 

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4th Annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards

Our work in SWPA to elevate media awareness about behavioral health in storytelling is serving as a national model that demonstrates the value in accuracy and reporting on health concerns. The 4th Annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards honor accurate media coverage of mental health issues within television, radio, print and online media in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Produced by the EIC in collaboration with the Staunton Farm Foundation, awards are presented to submissions in nine categories that score the highest based on accuracy in the coverage of mental health issues.

Winner Press Release Here! For more information on the project, click here.

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EIC Sponsoring the NAB Show Master Session, A Conversation with Actor Michael Cudlitz  

TV personality Jason Wahler goes one-on-one with PRISM Award winning actor and “Walking Dead” and “Southland” star Michael Cudlitz to discuss the impact of authentic storytelling. Michael earned his PRISM Awardfor his portrayal of John Cooper, a police officer who struggled with an addiction to pain killers after an injury.

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Press Releases

5.21.2015 “NCIS: LOS ANGELES” CHARACTER NELL JONES AND THE STAR WHO PLAYS HER, RENÉE FELICE SMITH, PRESENTED WITH SET AWARD FOR PORTRAYAL OF A FEMALE IN TECHNOLOGY

3.25.2015 The Clock is Ticking! Vote Today for Your Favorite TV or Film Leading Lady in Technology

3.18.2015 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2015 PRISM AWARD NOMINEES

3.9.2015 Nominees are Announced for First-Ever SET Award for Portrayal of a Female in Technology! Vote Today through April 6th on YouTube

1.26.2015 18th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase To Air On National Geographic on January 27th

1.23.2015 18th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase To Air On mtvU on January 24th and Will Stream on MTV.com

1.15.2015 The Clock is Ticking to Nominate Your Favorite TV or Film Leading Lady in Technology

12.3.2014 Entertainment Industries Council is Pleased to Announce Nominees 4th Annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Media and Mental Health Awards

12.2.2014 SET Award for Portrayal of a Female in Technology, Presented by EIC, NCWIT & Google

11.25.2014 Entertainment Industries Council is Pleased to Announce Nominees 4th Annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Media and Mental Health Awards

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Industry Partners

We would like to thank the following organizations for being Entertainment Industry Partners in our annual PRISM Awards and our First Draft program to provide technical assistance on health and social issues to the creative community.