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Creative Digital Media students celebrate Heads Up Movie Awards Success

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1/6/2012 12:40:07 PM

 

ITB's Year 3 Creative Digital Media students Stephen Allen, Ciaran Lowry, Kevin McGuiness and Luke Byrne were declared the winners at the 2011 Head Up Movie Awards. Their short film, Daydream, was awarded an impressive first place in the over 18's category.

The winners picked up a cheque for €2500 and their entry was broadcast on RTE Two's Two Tube. They also get a life time opportunity to shadow a leading film maker or animator for a day.

 

 

Industry experts, including filmmaker Kirsten Sheridan of The Factory, animator Nicky Phelan of Brown Bag Films and Sheila de Courcy, RTÉ Commissioning Editor RTE Young People's Programmes selected eight entries to go forward to the public vote where over 7,000 votes were cast.

This short film competition was organised by HeadsUp.ie, a mental health promotion project and was supported by Two Tube, RTE Two, and the National Office for Suicide Prevention's 'Let Someone Know'campaign. This was part of an initiative to end the stigma concerning the issue and entries explored how young people can be encouraged to look after their mental health.

 

 

See the Award Winning video here http://vimeo.com/34024993

 

 

Creative Digital Media students celebrate Heads Up Movie Awards Success

 

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Monika Karaliunaite

"Basically the course covers everything to do with digital and online media. I had it as a hobby in sixth year but when I came here I learned so much more."

Monika Karaliunaite,
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