RTS Student Awards

RTS Northern Ireland Student Awards 2024 celebrates student talent

Spring Is Sure to Follow – “a beautiful story of acceptance with great casting and performances”, said the judges – triumphed in the Drama category. The “funny, whimsical and well-acted” Mantis Shrimp won the Entertainment and Comedy prize.

The Animation category was won by Ulster University, Belfast student Patrick Faulkner with Unseen: Alone in Space, and Ulster University, Coleraine’s Nathan Edgar took home the Factual Short-form award with On the Edge.

Middlesex university wins big at RTS London Student Awards 2024

Middlesex University students took home the Factual Short-form and Entertainment and Comedy Drama awards. Factual winner The Turning Point by Sanaa Hamdoun told the story of a young Lebanese woman’s determination to break into the film industry, and was “well told and crisply edited”, said the judges.

Alina Ilin and Benjamin Bogdan-Hodgson’s rom-com The Other Half, set in a “gorgeous chocolate box European village” was “very witty”.

The National Film School at IADT dominates the RTS Republic of Ireland Student Television Awards

The National Film School at IADT dominated the RTS Republic of Ireland Student Awards in late February on the iconic The Late Late Show stage at RTÉ in Dublin.

With Love from Aidan won four awards for the National Film School: Best Drama, and Craft Awards in Camerawork, Editing and Production Design. The National Film School also took home the Factual – Short-form prize for Simone James Documentary, and the Craft Awards for Sound (The Lesser Part) and Writing (How to Skin a Cheetah).

RTS Midlands Student Awards celebrate new talent

students stand with awards in front of banner

The Nottingham Trent University student’s film, Orange Striped Socks, which also won in the Animation category, was chosen by the Dudley-born comic and actor, who praised its “extraordinary craftsmanship”, calling it “very moving and beautifully well done”.

The night’s other principal awards were shared around the region’s universities.

Nominations announced for the RTS Student Television Awards 2021

The awards take a new format this year as a short form content competition, and 17 UK institutions have received nominations across the competitive categories.

The winners will be crowned at a virtual awards ceremony on Friday 25 June at 2pm, streamed live via the RTS website and hosted by broadcast presenter and award-winning radio host, Vick Hope.

Winners announced for the RTS London Student Television Awards 2021

“This year has proved how important this industry is – I know for a fact that if I hadn’t had my TV in my house during lockdown, I would have been climbing the walls,” said the winner of Drag Race’s first UK series.

Looking at the “amazing young, fresh talent” brought together for the online ceremony by Zoom, The Vivienne added: “Knowing that the future of TV is in your hands really puts me at ease.”

RTS Student Television Awards 2021 opens for entries

The RTS Student Television Awards celebrates the best audiovisual work created by students across the UK at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

For 2021, the Awards will be a short form content competition, in which students are able to submit an original film of their creation of up to 10 minutes in duration.