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19/05/2014

Winners Of RTS Student Television Awards Announced

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners of the RTS Student Television Awards 2013.

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Awards were judged in four categories: Fiction, Entertainment, Factual and Animation. Students from universities across the UK picked up awards, including the National Film and Television School; Goldsmiths, University of London; The Northern Film School at Leeds Metropolitan University; Kingston University; the University of Bradford; Southampton Solent University; and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Chaired by Patrick Younge, Founder and Director of WeCreate Associates Ltd and former Chief Creative Officer for BBC Productions, the Awards celebrate the best in student television from across the UK.
The winners were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian and actor Joel Dommett on Friday 16 May at the BFI Southbank, London.
The Winners:
Undergraduate Animation

The Light Bulb
Alicja Jasina
Kingston University
"A well-scripted, delightfully funny and subversive film that takes a wry, oblique look at the creative process of making a student film, whilst making one!"

Nominees:
Innisfree
Don Carey
Irish School of Animation, Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Poyo and Neko
Adam Gierasimiuk
Edinburgh College of Art


Undergraduate Entertainment

Telebox
Elliot Nelson, Alex Rudys, Nichola Emsley, Simeon Petkov and Gary Quan
University of Bradford
"The jury thought Telebox was brave and ambitious despite its small production budget. The script was well-written with a clear narrative arc and the characters had been well thought through. It was executed to a high standard with accomplished direction."

Nominees:
Fist Punch
Ally Lockhart, Ruth Gallacher, Chris McGarrity, Kyle Spence and Guy Thomson
City of Glasgow College

Mini Munchies
Bethany Lamont and Team
Bournemouth University


Undergraduate Factual

Birdman
Sam Clarke and Matt Farrant
Southampton Solent University
"The film captured a simple and moving story with visual ambition. During the making of this film the producers discovered a different story to one they had anticipated and the panel commended their drive to follow this new path to produce a more rewarding character driven film."

Nominees:
Twogether
Neringa Medutyte, Arnoldas Alubauskas, Liam Dowler and Jonathan Mason
University of South Wales

Untold Story
Pawel Grzyb, Christopher McGill and Michal Zagorski
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design


Undergraduate Fiction

Hannah
Michael Crumley, Rosemary Levine and Jonathan Blair
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
"A brave, moving, understated gem of a film. Highly assured direction and compelling performances deliver a poignant story of loneliness and isolation."

Nominees:
Snapshot
Diogo Guerner and Team
University of York

Untitled Blues
B Welby-Delimere and Karin Kavanagh
The Arts University Bournemouth


Postgraduate Animation

Miss Todd
Kristina Yee, Frances Poletti, Suzanne Mayger and Team
National Film and Television School
"An ambitious well-directed film that delivers its inspirational message with confidence. The cut-out animation, art direction and camera work all come together beautifully."

Nominees:
The Dewberry Empire
Christian Schlaeffer and Carla MacKinnon
Royal College of Art

The Magnificent Lion Boy
Ana Caro, James Cotton, Jonathan Carr and Team
National Film and Television School


Postgraduate Entertainment

Killer Moves
Ben Hillyar, Tim Partridge and Team
National Film and Television School
"An original concept with pacey writing and editing and clear characters with room to develop storylines across a series. The Jury commended it for its ambition, execution and sheer watchability."

Nominees:
The Big Steal
Andre Sousa, Anti Reinthal and Team
National Film and Television School


Postgraduate Factual

Waiting for You
Lisa Fingleton
Goldsmiths, University of London
"An extremely moving and personal film with engaging story-telling that took the audience through a very real and raw experience with an ending that didn't shy away from the truth."

Nominees:
Pablo's Winter
Chico Pereira
Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University

Sodiq
Adeyemi Michael and Team
National Film and Television School


Postgraduate Fiction

Border Patrol
Peter Baumann and Nishad Chaughule
The Northern Film School at Leeds Metropolitan University
"Clever, inventive and with lovely performances, this exceptionally well-scripted film delivers as a black comedy with a great twist."

Nominees:
Cocoons
Joasia Goldyn, Sarah Woolner, Dan Demissie and Team
National Film and Television School

Wasted
Cathy Brady, James Walker and Team
National Film and Television School
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