Creativity celebrated at the Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards 2018

Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards 2018

 The first prize winners in the video and animation category at the Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards 2018  Chelsea Joyce and Cathy Ring both from Westport and Becky Van Rhee, Cashel of the University of Limerick. Picture: Liam Burke/Press 22

Creativity celebrated at the Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards 2018

Students from third level colleges were awarded in the Belltable Theatre, for creating videos, animations, audio pieces, radio ads, graphics and installations for the National Transport Authority’s Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards 2018. The entries produced by students, promote ‘smarter’ modes of transport; particularly walking, cycling, public transport and car sharing.

“We are delighted with the quality and variety of entries, and our judges were equally impressed.  The entries were both entertaining, and captured the positive aspects of making smart transport choices for the journey to college“.  Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer, National Transport Authority.

The winners in the Video & Animation Category were Chelsea Joyce, Aine Proudfoot, Cathy Ring, Ciara Farrell & Rebecca Van Rhee from the University of Limerick. On winning the award the group said, ”as much fun as it was to make this video it made us all so much more conscious of our own individual impact on the environment.”

In 2nd Place was Sean Parnell from Limerick Institute of Technology and 3rd place went to Keith Walsh, Rob Daly, Daniel O’ Keeffe & Brewster Carr from Limerick Institute of Technology.

Ciara Daly from Limerick College of Further Education won the Graphic, Text & Installation category. Michael McGillycuddy from Sligo Institute of Technology came in 2nd place and Teresa McMahon from Limerick College of Further Education was awarded 3rd place in this category.  

A special prize awarded to Ashling Moroney, Aoife Kenny, Brandon O Connor, Dylan Hutchinson, Danielle Jackson from Limerick College of Further Education for their fantastic bus stop Installation.

The Audio Category winners were Ashley Godkin, Ciara O’ Dwyer, Katie Farrell & Sarah Carroll from Waterford Institute of Technology. In joint 2nd Place were Dylan O’Mahony, Clodagh Lawlor, Dan O’Riordon, Adam Dwyer & Laya Kenny from Limerick Institute of Technology & Kevin Garland, Aine Flaherty, Lauren Hanley, Patrick Mark Duffy & Patricia Aillons Martin also from Limerick Institute of Technology. 3rd place was awarded to Kamil Kiersztan, Jamie Dumas, Jacob Woulfe, Anthony White & Sean Coffey from  Limerick Institute of Technology.

The awards are supported by colleges nationally and in Limerick by Limerick Smarter Travel.

The winners and winning entries can be viewed on here.

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