TELEVISION, INTERNET & VIDEO ASSOCIATION OF DC, INC.
DC Council Resolution
TIVA-DC Recognition Resolution of 2014
To recognize and honor the Television, Internet and Video Association for its outstanding commitment, dedication, and service to the needs of the television, film and multimedia community in Washington, D.C.
Council of the District of Columbia
A Ceremonial Resolution
in the Council of the District of Columbia
October 7, 2014
WHEREAS, the Television, Internet and Video Association of DC (“TIVA-DC”), is a local not-for profit (501(c)(3)) organization which first came together in 1970, and was formed under its current name in 2007;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC’s mission is to serve the needs of the growing Washington/Baltimore media production community by connecting the media production community to jobs, resources, and educational opportunities in the National Capital region;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC is composed of over 426 active members, and is focused on strengthening, educating, and providing networking activities among the burgeoning local media market by nurturing individuals’ skills and careers in the Washington, D.C., area media community;
WHEREAS, the membership of TIVA-DC draws from a diverse community of talented professionals;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC’s primary initiatives to support its mission are to provide leadership, educational and networking opportunities for metro D.C. area media makers through its active Listserv, representation at government and industry hearings, expos, and other events, and its quarterly newsletter which prints educational articles, announces members’ industry accomplishments, and publishes business advertisements;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC promotes professionalism in our media community and enhances the community’s status and public recognition by convening twice monthly expert panel presentations including product reviews, technical discussions, and business and legal matters;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC presents the prestigious annual TIVA-DC Peer Awards, the most comprehensive film, video, and Internet competition for professionals and media students in the mid-Atlantic region, which continues to celebrate local excellence in media and offers one of the most sought-after awards in the production community;
WHEREAS, the TIVA-DC Peer Awards began in1997 as part of the former Washington Film and Video Council and later merged with the existing, popular “ITVA-DC Video Festival”;
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC mentors students in high school programs as well as those in accredited undergraduate and graduate media programs; and
WHEREAS, TIVA-DC continues to be a leader in the District’s television, film, and multimedia production community.
IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, that the Council of the District of Columbia honors the Television, Internet and Video Association of DC for their extraordinary dedication and service to the television, film, and multimedia community of Washington, D.C.
Sec. 2. This resolution may be cited as the “TIVA-DC Recognition Resolution of 2014”.
Sec. 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon the first date of publication in the District of Columbia Register.
I hereby Certify that this Resolution is true and adopted as stated herein.
Resolution Number: CER20-260
Date: October 7, 2014
Secretary to the Council