Reno production company wins Emmy for opioid addiction documentary
Eric Bonnici, Vice President of the Nevada Broadcasters Association (left), and Alphonse Polito, Producer and Director at Three Sticks Productions, smile with their Emmy awards on June 15 in Las Vegas.
“On behalf of the team, we are honored that 'Prescription for Hope' won an Emmy award for best documentary,” Alphonse Polito, Producer and Director at Three Sticks Productions, said in a June 17 statement. “We are grateful that it has raised awareness about the epidemic and we were honored to share these powerful stories by Nevadans that shed light on the opioid crisis, while also inspiring a message of hope.”
The Nevada Broadcasters Association and Eric Bonnici were the executive producers on the documentary.
According to the June 17 statement, Three Sticks Productions, Nevada Broadcasters Association and Nevada Department of Health and Human Services are currently working on new documentaries "that will further break down the stigma associated with opioids and continue to give hope to those affected."
The documentaries will be released later this year. To view the Prescription for Hope documentary, visit knowyourpainmeds.com.