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University graduates are shortlisted for Royal Television Society Awards

Twenty-six recent Television Production, Film Production and Journalism graduates from University of Gloucestershire have been shortlisted for the Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Student Awards 2024.

The highly prestigious awards by the RTS – an educational charity promoting the art and science of television – recognise and celebrate the wealth of talent, creativity and innovation of students and graduates in the region.

Two of the three finalists in the Journalism category comprise teams of graduates from the University: Kaleigh Pritchard, Aoife Harkin, Meg Griffiths and Isaac Lewis (Angle News Final Newsday) from the BA (Hons) Journalism programme; Kay Proctor, Katie Stacey, Meg Davies, Will Chapple and Morris Haynes (I’ll Just Have Cats) from BA (Hons) Film Production.

In the Saving The Planet category, BA (Hons) Television Production graduates Georgia Haigh, Megan Middleton, Rhianna Braden, Ben Carter-Savigear and Oliver Bradshaw are among the nominations for ‘Reduce Reuse Revamp’.

Two more teams of Film Production graduates have also been shortlisted for awards.

Roshan Balu, MacKenzie King, Max Roberts, Francesca Carmella, Georgia Newman and Dylan Salter are among the finalists in the Drama category for ‘Coconut’.

Tom Bradshaw, Jordan Roger, Sabina Rosca, Meredith Wright, Theo Moules and Ellis Barrett-Mead have been shortlisted for the Entertainment and Comedy Drama Award for ‘Pigman’.

The winners of the RTS West of England Student Awards will be announced on Monday, 4 March at the Watershed Cinema in Bristol.

Ambition, talent and creativity

Dr Matthew Lovett, Associate Head of the University’s School of Creative Arts, said: “We’re extremely proud of our 26 recent graduates who have been shortlisted for the RTS West of England Student Awards 2024.

“It’s a fabulous and well-deserved tribute to their ambition, talent and creativity that they’re being recognised and celebrated by such a prestigious organisation.

“They’re all fantastic ambassadors for the University’s Film Production, Television Production and Journalism programmes, and we wish them well at the awards ceremony and in their future careers within the industry.”

Image: Television Production graduates working on location on their film Reduce, Reuse Revamp, which has been shortlisted for the Royal Television Society Awards 2024