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Royal Television Society’s ROI Centre announces winners of Student Television Awards
13 Feb 2015 : Seán Brosnan
Held in RTÉ HQ on Thursday, February 12th
The Royal Television Society (RTS) ROI Centre held its annual Student Television Awards at RTÉ HQ in Dublin on Thursday, 12th February.

The Awards, which were presented by Adrian Lynch, Channel Controller of RTÉ One Television, were given in four categories:

  • Animation
  • Comedy & Entertainment
  • Drama
  • Factual

The award in the Animation Category was presented to Rory Conway, Sammy Khalid, David Slattery and Kiera Noone from Irish School of Animation, Ballyfermot College of Further Education for ‘Shoot’.

Ballyfermot College of Further Education student, Gary Christie took home the award in the Comedy & Entertainment Category for ‘Your Silent Face’, a comedic take on what happens when two people search for love on the internet.

James Fitzgerald, Paddy Slattery & Team from National Film School, Institute of Art, Design & Technology, were presented with the award in the Drama Category for ‘Skunky Dog’. Alcoholism, bad language, sexually explicit content and violence all contribute to the film’s representation of a young boy’s lonely and pitiful life in a country town.

The award in the Factual Category went to National Film School, Institute of Art, Design & Technology students Oisín Bickley & Team for ‘BÓ’, which offers viewers an insight into the daily routine of dairy farming.

Commenting on this year’s award entries, Charles Byrne, Chairman of the RTS Republic of Ireland Centre, said: ‘We were delighted with the high standard and the number of entries submitted this year – the Jury had a difficult time awarding the nominations.’

The Royal Television Society’s (RTS) ROI Centre’s Annual Student Television Awards were held at RTÉ HQ in Dublin on Thursday, 12th February.

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