Last week, my classmates: Amanda Pflieger, Derek Bishé and I had the opportunity to interview some of this years Hugo Awards guests including legendary film/theater actor John Mahoney!! We also had a chance to catch up with local TV Personalities Val Warner, and Ryan Chiaverini. Val and Ryan are the hosts of Windy City Live.

Although checking out this years award winners was pretty exciting, I’d have to say interviewing some of the evening gest was still my favorite part of about the experience. Check out the video below to view some of the interviews. For more information about the event, visit:

So what exactly are the Hugos?
The Hugo Television Awards are an annual international television competition culminating in an Awards Ceremony that honors the best television commercials and productions from around the world. Included in the evening program are the presentations of the Commitment to Excellence Award to individuals or companies that have had a lasting impact on the medium of television.
Last Thursday, April 19 market the events 48th aniveristy!

The event is put on by Cinema/Chicago, a not-for-profit arts and education organization dedicated to encouraging better understanding between cultures and to making a positive contribution to the art form of the moving image. Cinema/Chicago also puts on The Chicago International Film Festival, and CineYouth Festival.

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