North West Awards

Event report: North West Student Television Awards and conference

The university’s Jake Blakeston won the Animation award for Matchstick Zombies, which the jury praised for its direction and humour.

University of Central Lancashire students also scooped the Comedy and Entertainment and Short Feature Awards.

Yousef Thami, Liberty Shaw, Jake River Parker and Heather Davenport were awarded the Comedy and Entertainment prize for Headless: The Ed Shales Story, “an original and clever idea with a great punch line”. Ashley Collier took the Short Feature award for Felix, a story “with heart and soul”.