NoVA Christian Film received two honors at the 2012 TIVA Peer Awards held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Saturday, November 17, 2012. The non-profit group received a Silver award in the Public Relations/Marketing (under $25K) category and a Bronze award in the Program/Series Promo (under $10K) category. Both were for the group’s 5-minute Behind the Promises: The Making of “Settled” documentary produced in February 2012 during the 168 Hour Project competition.
The documentary was directed by David DePerro and edited by Sam Hakes. NoVA Christian Film founder and TIVA member Michael Tolosa accepted the awards on behalf of the non-profit. “It’s an honor to be recognized as producing top-quality work by our industry peers in DC,” said Tolosa.
The annual TIVA Peer Awards honors the Washington region’s most creative work in television, internet, and video. This year’s awards ceremony was hosted by long-time DC area entertainment reporter Arch Campbell and featured other DC media personalities throughout the evening.
Josh Murray, another NoVA Christian Film member, was also honored for his work on The Soliloquy. He won an award for Dramatic Male Actor and the Gold for best Independent Short.