Indie producer HMS’s Ch. 11 dance doc adds four more Emmy Awards to its collection of 13 Emmys

FOUR CHICAGO EMMY AWARDS went to HMS Media’s critically acclaimed “Jump Rhythm Jazz Project: Getting There,” the only independent production amid the hundreds of Emmy nominations for television shows and personnel.

HMS co-founder Matt Hoffman won two Emmys for Outstanding Director and Outstanding Editor and Todd L. Clark won for Excellence in Lighting Design.

Choreographer Billy Siegenfeld and his entire troupe of dancers, who were chronicled in the doc, received the Emmy for Excellence in On-Camera Performance.

HMS Media holds the record for the number of Emmy awards won by an independent production company: 13 Emmys out of 36 nominations in 19 years.

HMS is located at 110 S. River Road, Des Plaines; phone, 847/803-7000. See