Lightswitch Video Wins First Emmy Award for "Mardi Gras for All Y'all"
We are so excited to announce that Lightswitch Video are now Emmy Award Winners!
On December 10, 2022, our team won in the Informational/Instructional - Short-Form Content category at the Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards for our work with The Advocate on Mardi Gras for All Y’all - Planning Your Perfect Mardi Gras!
Our producer, Andrew Nuño, travelled to the Suncoast Emmy Awards in Orlando, FL. Watch his acceptance speech below -- the category begins at 1:11:39!
Originating in 2021 as a multi-day virtual experience after the cancellation of Carnival parades due to COVID-19, the 2022 edition of "Mardi Gras for All Y'all" premiered again earlier this year to kickoff Carnival. The almost two hour long program featured interviews, live performances, and various segments, including well-known personalities such as Hoda Kotb and Cooper Manning.
Our production of “Mardi Gras for All Y’all” also won four Telly Awards in May:⠀
2022 People’s Telly Silver Winner: General – Non-Broadcast⠀
2022 Silver Winner: General – Non-Broadcast⠀
2022 Bronze Winner: Non-Broadcast - Travel & Tourism⠀
2022 Bronze Winner: General – Online - Virtual Events & Experiences
We’re so proud of Andrew, and our video editor, Thom Pfiffner, for all of the hard work they put into this project. Special thanks to our partners on this project at NOLA news, Robert Young and Zana Georges, for all of their hard work, as well!
Watch the Emmy Award-winning video below.