Leidman's film "Intersecting Sparks: Art and Science, Research and
Imagination" will be shown at the National Communications Association (NCA)
Film Festival in Las Vegas.
documentary aired on regional PBS affiliate WPSU and is included in major
university film library collections at UCLA, University of Maryland, Indiana
University–Bloomington, and Penn State, among others.
Thomas Brown, a PhD student in communications
media and instructional technology, acted as assistant producer and editor. This
is the first time an IUP faculty member has won a place in any national film festival.
Previous media recognition received by Leidman includes Achievement in Radio,
Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters, and the Davey Awards, among
The NCA is the
leading national organization for communications academics and
professionals. Its 2015 national convention
is being held on November 18–21.
Department of Communications Media