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Anthony Fanticola

Inductee ~ Class of 2013

First Name: Anthony
Last Name: Fanticola

Company Name: Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic
Past Affiliations: Washington Redskins, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia Phillies

Number of Golden Matrix Award Nominations:

Golden Matrix Awards Won: 

Special Events:

  • 1983 World Series (Phililes vs Orioles) cameraman
  • 1983 Phillies Centennial Team (camera - PhanaVision, 1st year)
  • 1993 World Series (Phillies vs Blue Jays) Director of PhanaVision
  • 1996 MLB All-Star Game Director of PhanaVision
  • Army vs Navy Football Game (1983 - 1999) at Veteran's Stadium
  • Philadelphia Stars USFL (1983 - 85)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1983 - 85)
  • Director of PhanaVision 1985 - 1999
  • 1999 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (Knicks vs Pacers)
  • 2002 - 70th Anniversary of the Washington Redskins (70 Greatest Redskins Players)
  • 2007 - 75th Anniversary of the Washington Redskins
  • 2010 Vancouver WInter Paralympic Games (Director of Wheelchair Crew)

Achievements / Innovations:

  • One of the first teams to use the Video Toaster on Commodore Amiga 2000 (around 1990)
  • 1999 - 2000 Madison Square Garden, first full HD center hung scoreboard according to industry sources. Cameras, decks, control room, etc.

Major Milestones:

Honors / Awards

Industry Affiliations: Writers Guild of America

Way Nominee has Helped to Further the Industry

Years of IDEA Membership: Since 1986
Years in the Industry: 29

IDEA Leadership: Advisory Rep - Baseball, 1996 - 1998; IDEA President, 2007 - 2010

IDEA Role: Entered as IDEA President during trying times (membership down/$ shaky).  After four years of leadership, left office with IDEA on more solid ground.

Character Beyond Reproach

Special Consideration:

Nominated by: Aaron Buckles