Royal Television Society honours Staffordshire University filmmakers with awards

“I didn't expect to win. It was an amazing experience to be at the awards with people who work in the industry.”

Giorgia Perini, Digital Film and Post Production Technology

Staffordshire University students and graduates have won four awards at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards 2017.

BA (Hons) Media (Film) Production graduate, Matthew Jopling's TJWhite Gunmakers & Co won Craft Skills: Sound award.

Liam Young, who currently studies Media (Film) Production, won the Student Comedy and Entertainment category with his feature The Ketchup Conspiracy.

Giorgia Perini won two awards, the Student Short Feature and Craft Skills: Production Design, for her fashion feature #JumpFromPaper.

Giorgia, who studied Digital Film and Post Production Technology, worked with one of her favourite fashion labels to produce the short feature.

She said: “I didn't expect to win. It was an amazing experience to be at the awards with people who work in the industry.”

Joe Bodfish, Hayley Repton, Michael Rowell, Ben Jesse and Isaac Bell were all nominated for a variety of awards.

This is the latest in a long line of success for Staffordshire University students and graduates at awards ceremonies.

The ceremony, hosted by ITV News Central's Bob Warman and BBC's Nick Owen, was held at the National Motorcycle Museum and celebrates production excellence and creativity in the region.

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