RTS North West Student Awards

Winners announced at the RTS North West Student Television Awards 2020

Credit: Claire Harrison

Manchester Metropolitan University students took home the Animation prize with Luz and the University of Central Lancashire’s Jamie Walsh won the Short Form award with Tia.

BBC Breakfast presenter Sally Nugent presented the awards, which were held at the Lowry Theatre in Salford. The special guest was former Coronation Street actor and co-star of new BBC One sitcom, Scarborough, Catherine Tyldesley.

Earlier in the day, RTS North West held its annual Student Media Conference at the Lowry Theatre.

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University of Bolton students won the Factual award (Credit: Claire Harrison)

Manchester Metropolitan University students won the Drama and Camera awards, while the Factual award went to the University of Bolton. Manchester School of Art’s Chelsea June Hicks won the Production Design award.

“It is so important to recognise the emerging talent in the industry,” said Richard Frediani, Chair of the RTS North West Student Television Awards. “The winners and nominees this year demonstrated the exceptionally high standard of work which continues to be produced across the North West.”