Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication


University of Leeds students win RTS Student Television Award

June 25th, 2018

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners of the RTS Student Television Awards 2018.

Charlotte Field and Hugh Clegg collected the Undergraduate Craft Skills Editing award for Taraash, a short documentary film exploring an Indian cattle farmer’s passion for script writing.

Commenting on the film, the judges said it had: “great pacing, interesting cuts and techniques showcased the skill and talent of the editor.”

Taraash was also nominated for undergraduate factual, undergraduate craft skills (camerawork) and undergraduate craft skills (sound).

Charlotte and Hugh studied BA Cinema and Photography at the University of Leeds and graduated in 2017.

Chaired by Philip Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts, the RTS awards recognise the best audiovisual work created by students across the UK and Republic of Ireland at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The winners were announced at a ceremony held on Friday 22 June at the BFI Southbank.

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