Monday 05 02 2018
UWS students tasted success at the Royal Television Society’s Student Awards (Scotland) which took place at Cottiers Theatre in Glasgow on Wednesday 31 January 2018.
A UWS student team, comprising Zdenek Ruzicka, Amber Saunders, Paul McGranahan & Ryan Smith, won the Best Short Feature for the documentary ‘Poet with Punch', with Samantha Hendrie winning the Best Animation award for her work entitled Expedition.
The annual RTS Student Awards (Scotland) recognise the finest student television production in Scotland, across animation, factual, comedy & entertainment and drama.
The panel of judges this year was chaired by James Wilson and included distinguished industry professionals including executives from the BBC and STV.
Professor Nick Higgins, Director of the UWS Creative Media Academy, said:
“We are absolutely delighted that our students won these two prestigious awards, which is recognition of their excellent work and bodes well for their future careers in the industry.”