• Arts & Entertainment

    Queens College alumni filmmakers win at 34th annual Telly Awards

    Queens College alumni Jason Figueira and Anthony Saldana received three Telly Awards this past summer for their short documentary titled “Access: Democracy in a Digital Age.” With 12,000 entries from all 50 states and other countries, Figueira, director and producer, and Saldana, producer, won the Bronze award. The Tellys honor film and video productions, online content as well as local, regional and cable television commercials and programs. “Access: Democracy in a Digital Age” is a short documentary about the history of public access television. It aired in 2011 on numerous local stations in NYC and Chicago. Figueira and Saldana realized their friendship was an integral and essential part of their awards and professional success. Now,…