Across its numerous courses in music and live events, film and TV, VFX and games, winners were crowned amongst NTU students from Confetti at a special awards ceremony held in Metronome this week.
Awards were presented from a range of industry professionals, with the likes of Line of Duty star Vicky McClure presenting Confetti’s TV Production award, which was picked up by Television Production Technology student Stella Lowe. Games Art student Hannah Dolby picked up the Milo Kelly Rising Star award, which was presented by Dr. Amanda Crawley Jackson, mother of the late Confetti student Milo Kelly.
Confetti’s Student of the Year award was picked up by Audio and Music Technology student Claire Bailey, who was presented her award by the NTU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Edward Peck.
Professor Edward Peck said about the event, “I was delighted to present the award to Claire and offer my congratulations to all nominees and winners. It was an inspiring event, and I am sure that all the winners, nominees and Confetti students have exciting prospects ahead.”
CEO of Confetti Craig Chettle commented, “Each year, the Degree Showcase is the highlight of the Confetti calendar for our degree students. This year has been no exception, as it’s provided a great opportunity for the students to showcase their work to friends, family and industry before they graduate and go onto a bright future.”
This is England Director Shane Meadows was also in attendance to present the Film Production award, which was awarded to Film Production Technology student Albert Donkor.
Meadows said in his speech that if there’d been such an institution as Confetti when he was studying, it “would have been a dream.” He went on to say that the opportunity Confetti gives to students, allowing them “a level playing field in the industry” is something really special.
Full List of Winners:
Confetti Student of the Year Award – Claire Bailey (BSc Audio and Music Technology)
Do It For Real Award – Ben Raven (FdSc Television Production Technology)
Milo Kelly Rising Star Award - Hannah Dolby (FdA Games Art)
Live and Technical Events Student of the Year Award – Jordan Hallam (BSc Live and Technical Events)
Music Performance Student of the Year Award – Rhianne Mee (FdA Music Performance)
Audio & Music Technology Student of the Year Award – Claire Bailey (BSc Audio and Music Technology)
Overall Performance in Audio & Music Technology Award – Dan George (BSc Audio and Music Technology)
Best Music Performance Award – Buccera (Amber Linley, Tristan Lowe, Gregor Forsyth, Oliver Carnell, Luke Hallam)
Best Emerging Technology Project Award – Aaron Patchett (BSc Live and Technical Events)
Games Production Technology Student of the Year Award – Magdalena Mojsiejuk (BSc Games Production)
Best Game Award – Ryan Belshaw (BSc Games Production)
Games Art Student of the Year Award – Tanesha Angeles (BA Games Art)
Best Games Art Award - Sabiha Chowdury (BA Games Art)
Television Production Technology Student of the Year Award - Georgia Ostell (BSc Television Production Technology)
Film Production Technology Student of the Year Award - Christie Ellis (BSc Film Production Technology)
Visual Effects Production Technology Student of the Year Award - Thomas Wilson (BSc Visual Effects Production Technology)
Best Film Production Award – Albert Donkor (BSc Film Production Technology)
Best Television Production Award – Stella Lowe (FdSc Television Production Technology)
Best VFX Production Award – Kane Chettle (BSc Visual Effects Production Technology)