Two students win BEA Festival of Media Arts awards | Our Campus

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Artwork created by two Westminster College students has earned top honors from the Broadcasting Education Association (BEA) at its 2022 Media Arts Festival, an annual competition for colleges and universities featuring media programs and broadcasting.

The announcement was made during a virtual webinar on Tuesday, March 1.

Jack Karson

Senior Jack Karson won the first place award in the “Short Narrative/Half-Hour Television” category of the student screenplay competition for his screenplay “Sales for Breakfast”, as well as the excellence award in the category ” Narrative” from the Student Film and Video Contest for the same production. Watch his movie here.

Karson is a senior individual interdisciplinary major from New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.

Constantin Kallaur won an Excellence Award in the “Short Narrative/Half-Hour Television” category in the Student Screenwriting Competition for his screenplay “Imagine a Quest.” Kallaur turned his script into a short film for his main capstone project. Watch his movie here.

Constantin Kallaur

Constantin Kallaur

Kallaur is a senior individual interdisciplinary major and honors student from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

The BEA Festival of Media Arts saw over 1,450 student registrations from 300 participating schools.

BEA ( is recognized as “the premier international academic media organization, generating ideas, excellence in media production and professional advancement for educators, students and professionals”.

Click on here for a full list of winners.

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