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BEA Research Grant

After raising $200,000 to endow the grant. We are proud to announce that the time for BEA to start giving is now.  We are accepting applications for our first batch of grants – Now through the January 15th deadline.


BEA Book Awards
BEA invites nominations for the 2022 BEA Book & Textbook Awards
Submissions due: January 15, 2022


BEA2022 Registration
is Open (registration for the virtual
convention opens in mid-January)

Click here to REGISTER.

2022-2024 BEA Board District Elections

Please join us in congratulating our re-elected District 1 Rep Thom Baggerman and our newly elected representatives District 3 Sara Magee, Loyola University Maryland, District 5 Kathleen Ryan, University of Colorado Boulder & District 7 Tonya McMillion, Collin College. Their terms will be two year’s in length and start at the April Convention’s Board Meeting.

Additionally, We wanted to give a special thanks to all of this year’s nominees: District 1: Jeffrey Schiffman, York College of Pennsylvania and District 3: Carey Martin, Liberty University, Chris Strobel, Northern Kentucky University and Tang Tang, Kent State University.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 BEA Student Clubs Film-48 Student Film Competition!

Special thanks to all the teams who competed in the #BEAfilm48 held the weekend of October 22-24.  The teams had to make their films in a pre-assigned genre (action/adventure was assigned to all teams this year) and were provided with “production constants” that had to appear in each #BEAfilm48.  Click on the titles to view the films.

First Place: The House Always Wins , Colorado State University
Second Place Cold Play, Colorado State University
Third Place: Early Registration , St. Francis College


BEA On-Location Posts Session Recordings

All the recordings for the 2021 Virtual On-Location are online!  Visit for more information and to access the program.

Music Licensing: How to Avoid Copyright Claims on YouTube

YouTube is the most popular video streaming website in history– almost 5 billion videos are watched every day. Whether you’re making ads or promo videos for a product or service, have your own channel with thousands of followers, or want to share your video portfolio with the masses, YouTube is the place to have your content seen and heard around the globe.  Read More…


BEA Launches a New Membership Site

Just a reminder that BEA has a new membership site.  To login, you need to set up your BEA password (for security reasons BEA cannot access your password or transfer it over to the new system).  Click here to update your Password (your login is the email address we have on file). Once updated, you can login here using your Username (your email address) and new Password. While you are logged in, please update your profile and information (it is searchable to help people find you).

5 Reasons You Can’t Say No To Music

Intuitively we recognize the significant impact music has on our lives. We remember the first song or album we ever bought, we put time and effort into picking the perfect song for the first dance at our wedding, and we even think about what kind of music we’d like played at our funeral. Psychologists have found that music stimulates more areas of the brain than any other human activity. Register today to begin creating playlists, using our innovative AI-powered search tools, and downloading tracks. We offer single-use and subscription licensing for all media. Sign Up Now

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