Film festival praise for Cornwall College media production learners

Media students at Cornwall College won four out of five awards at Cornwall Film Festival 2014.

Learners from the extended diploma media group collected the awards for best factual, best fiction and best entertainment films while students from the HND media group scooped the Cornwall Film Festival Audience Award.

Naomi Rogers and Liam O’Hare study BTec level three extended diploma in media production.

Naomi said: “I’m really proud that our film is a multi-award winning production, it has been a really good year. The film festival awards are the icing on the cake.

“I am very proud of our whole group and I’m excited about what the future holds.”

Liam said: “I think it’s pretty impressive that at the age of the 18 we’ve been able to make a film that has won awards, beating other colleges in Cornwall.”

Main Pic: From left: Media lecturer Becky Smith, BTec extended diploma in media students Liam OÕHare, Naomi Rogers and Jamie Coupland, all aged 18, and media team leader Rory Mason