Royal Television Society announces North West student winners

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by Stephen Chapman

The RTS North West has held its annual student television awards at MediaCityUK.

The ceremony was preceded by a half day event produced in partnership with Salford University. Attended by 250 students from the region, there were sessions from ITV News programme editor Richard Frediani; Blue Peter presenter, Lindsey Russell; CBBC creative director, Sam Lewens; and indie Title Role.

At the ceremony, the big winner was University of Central Lancashire which walked away with three of the 4 awards,

Animation

Winner: Finding Happiness

Nominee: Kobir Miah

College: University of Central Lancashire

Shortlisted: Licky

Nominee: Scott Waddington

College: University of Central Lancashire

Shortlisted: Rampire!

Nominee: Mathew Greaves

College: University of Central Lancashire

 

Fiction

Winner: June and The Baba Yaga

Nominee: Sam Cronin

College: University of Central Lancashire

Shortlisted: Grandad

Nominee: Gabriella Herrett

College: University of Salford

Shortlisted: Dry Run

Nominee: Adam Hyde, Lewis Darlow, Chris Jones

College: University of Central Lancashire

 

Factual

Winner: Just One More

Nominees: Daniel Matthews, Beth Norwood, Josh Render

College: University of Central Lancashire

Shortlisted: Painting With Light

Nominees: Owen Cant, Martin Butterworth & Team

College: Manchester Film School at The Manchester College

Shortlisted: Pedigree Poultry

Nominee: Louissa Wragg

College: University of Salford

 

Entertainment

Winner: War Cry

Nominees: Alex Hollowbread, Owen Cant, Skye Strehler-Weston & Team

College: Manchester Film School at The Manchester College

Shortlisted: MC Danny Smash - B-town

Nominee: Anthony Sabanskis

College: The University of Bolton

Shortlisted: Gangster's Daughter

Nominees: Martin Butterworth, Owen Cant & Team

College: Manchester Film School at The Manchester College