Published February 9, 2024

Automating Emmy® Award Videos over Social Media Channels via Dataclay Templater

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NATAS logoThe creative staff at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has their hands full producing awards graphics across multiple platforms. These still and motion graphics are heavily data driven, consisting of the hundreds of award categories and names of winners.

Generating the multitude of animated motion graphics needed for every awards season has been a time consuming manual process in the past, but starting this year, the creative team at NATAS have been leveraging Dataclay’s Templater for Adobe After Effects.


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a non-profit service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.

NATAS membership consists of nearly 18,000 broadcast and media professionals in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including regional student television and National Student Production Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.

“The Emmy Awards are stronger than ever, with new distribution platforms driving record-breaking entry levels in each of our competitions,” said Adam Sharp, NATAS President & CEO.

“The Emmy Awards are stronger than ever, with new distribution platforms driving record-breaking entry levels in each of our competitions.”

Adam Sharp, NATAS President & CEO.

Allan Barnwell

Dr. Stavchansky is a multi-disciplinary professional. As a practitioner of digital media for more than a decade, he works in all phases of production and has carried the titles of designer, developer, creative director, and educator. An Austin native and first generation American, his cross cultural influences, diverse industry experience and extensive education inform his analytical, creative, and technical work.

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