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College of Arts & Media professor awarded Heartland Emmy

7/19/2010
David Liban

DENVER (July 19, 2010) - David Liban, assistant professor of Theatre, Film & Video Production at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media, has won a Heartland Emmy® Award.

The Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that David Liban has won an Emmy® award in the Documentary-Cultural category for his moving original documentary on death and dying, Mortal Lessons. Liban produced, directed and edited the documentary.

This year’s Emmy® Awards gala was hosted on Sunday, July 18, at the Comedy Works South in Greenwood Village, Colo. 

As the first college in Colorado devoted exclusively to arts and entertainment, the College of Arts & Media (CAM) at the University of Colorado Denver embraces the influence of modern trends on traditional art forms. Located on UC Denver’s downtown campus, CAM is at the heart of Denver’s thriving, dynamic arts community. The college uses the latest technology to encourage its students to discover new forms and contexts. CAM is one of 13 schools and colleges at UC Denver. The University offers more than 120 degrees and serves more than 28,000 students in Metro Denver and online. For additional news and information, please visit the UC Denver newsroom.

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Contact: Caitlin Jenney, 303.315.6376, caitlin.jenney@ucdenver.edu