The Moving Image Arts department had it’s best ever haul at this year’s showcase awards celebrating the work of some of the most creative young film and animation makers undertaking the CCEA exam.
Popping the Question – Ciaran Patton – 1st Place – GCSE Best Animated Film
The Package – Josh Dolan – 2nd Place – GCSE Best Film
Do You Wanna Play? – Clara McHugh – joint 3rd Place – A2 Best Film
Green Liquorice – Oisin Tomas O’Rahaillaigh – joint 3rd Place A2 Best Film
On the 15th anniversary of the subject, which has grown from an initial entry of 69 students to presently over 1100, our school, once again, featured among the prizewinners. Keep an eye out for the the films on our FaceBook page.
Left to right: BACK ROW - Bernie McLaughlin, Director of Foyle Film Festival; Justin Edwards, CCEA Chief Executive; Bernard McCloskey, Head of Education at Northern Ireland Screen; Michael Bond, Event Sponsor from City of Crystal Derry; Orla Gallagher receiving 3rd place certificate in AS Best Animated Film Category on behalf of Jack Foley from St Columb’s College; FRONT ROW – Colum Meyler receiving Joint 3rd place certificates in the A2 Best Film Category, on behalf of Clara McHugh and Oisín-Tomás Ó Raghallaigh; First place winner in GCSE Best Animated Film Category, Ciaran Patton and 2nd place in GCSE Best Film, Josh Dolan, all students from Holy Cross College, Strabane.