TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - "Screen Wars," a television show produced by students of the University of Advancing Technology (UAT), has been nominated for six Rocky Mountain Emmy awards. Rocky Mountain Emmys are regional Emmy awards given out annually by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

"Screen Wars" was nominated in the following categories: Arts and Entertainment Program Special, On-camera Talent Performer, On-camera Talent Host, Arts and Entertainment Special Feature, and Director of Post-production.

UAT students direct and produce "Screen Wars" in its entirety. UAT students Todd Anderson and Erin Frisbie, as well as UAT Associate Professor Paul DeNigris, are named as nominees for the awards. To view a list of all nominees, please visit the Rocky Mountain Emmy website http://www.rockymountainemmy.org.

"Screen Wars," which airs weekly on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. on AZ-TV, debuted in 2005 to promote the local film industry and educate Arizona filmmakers. Each half-hour episode features three films which are then voted on by viewers.

An annual awards ceremony is held recognizing films showcased on "Screen Wars." Awards are given out for directing, acting, writing, editing and cinematography.

The 2007 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards will be held at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa, 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd., Glendale on Saturday, October 6, 2007.

About UAT: The University of Advancing Technology is a unique, private college that serves its student body by fostering knowledge creation and academic excellence in an environment that embraces the young technophiles of the world. With three centers of research and a suite of technology-centered undergraduate and graduate degrees, the University is a recognized leader in technology education.

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Contact Information: CONTACT: Alan Hromas University of Advancing Technology 602-383-8272