Learning on Screen Awards

Categories

Categories

  • Any educational resource that is hosted online and contains a moving image element. This award can be entered by any organisation. Types of delivery platform may include:

    • Interactive websites or internet resources (where text and other elements support moving image)
    • Games, Apps or other handheld device resources that incorporate moving image

    Previous winners:

    • BBC Teach Website - BBC Learning (2018)
    • Reach Out Reporter – Twig World (2017)
  • Any film that has been produced by an in-house team or individual at a university or college to promote their institution, department, facilities or specialist resources.

    Previous winners:

    • We Are Story – Falmouth University (2018)
  • Educational films produced by universities, colleges or school sixth forms. Entries to this category can have been produced to educate either a general audience or those with a specific interest. This category is open to content that has not been broadcast but has been distributed to viewers or users via any other delivery platform.

    Previous winners:

    • A Visit to a Family Home – The Open University (2018)
  • Any film intended to educate either a general audience or those with a specific interest. This category is open to content that has not been broadcast, but has been distributed to viewers or users via any other delivery platform. This can include content produced by museums, libraries, publishers, galleries, charities or any other organisation or individual creating educational productions.

    Previous winners:

    • Screwball! – CTVC Ltd/ TrueTube (2018)
  • Productions transmitted via any broadcast channel in the UK or beyond. This includes all medium to large-scale productions, broadcast to any audience size. Films in this category should aim to educate either a general audience or those with a specific interest. Entries to this category must have broadcast between 1 December 2016 and 31 December 2017.

    Previous winners:

    • Raped: My Story – Lambent Productions (2018)
    • Exodus: Our Journey to Europe – The Open University (2017)
  • Films using archival material that have been produced as part of an educational course. These can be on any subject.

    Previous winners:

    • Memory – ITN Productions Education (2018)
  • Audiovisual essays that have been produced as part of an educational course. These can be on any subject.

    Previous winners:

    • Into the Looking Glass – How Selfie Culture is Preparing us to Meet our Future Selves – Aberystwyth University (2018)
  • Productions on any theme, made by students as part of a course or training activity. The productions offered may be linear drama, factual, advertising or animation films – or non-linear interactive works of any sort. Entries to the Student Production Awards come under one of five categories:

    • Student Further Education (including school sixth form)
    • Student College Higher Education
    • Student Undergraduate
    • Student Postgraduate Award
    • Student Documentary Award (FE, UG, PG)

    Previous winners:

    • 10% Service Charge – Manchester Film School, The Manchester College (College Further Education 2018)
    • Animal - University of Westminster (Undergraduate 2018)
    • Writing Home – University of the West of Scotland (Postgraduate 2018)
    • Self Made Man - University of Westminster (Documentary 2018)
  • Learning on Screen is working with albert, a collaborative BAFTA, indie and broadcaster backed project that provides the film and TV industries with the necessary expertise and opportunities to take action on environmental sustainability. The project aims for all UK screen content to be made in a way that benefits individuals, industry organisations and the planet.

    This year, Learning on Screen will be offering a new Sustainability Award to a production that has considered sustainability and has taken steps to reduce environmental impact during their production/ post-production.

    A sustainable production might have considered the following factors:

    • Use of local crew
    • Cast/ crew car sharing
    • Use of public transport
    • Carbon positive taxi company
    • Sending digital call sheets/ scripts to reduce unnecessary printing
    • Recycling of catering supplies to cut down waste i.e. reusable bottles, plates, cutlery
    • Use of low energy lighting
    • Recycling/ donation of sets
    • Use of renewable electricity in production offices, studios and post production facilities
    • Recycling/ donation of costumes
    • Use of the albert calculator at: https://calc.wearealbert.org/uk
    • Editorial choices (i.e. showing recycling, sustainable food, electric cars etc or raising environmental issues on screen)

    If you believe you have met some or all of these factors, you can choose to enter this category at no additional cost - see entry form for further details.

  • Entry fees

    • £135 per entry (standard fee)
    • £97.50 per entry (member discount rate)
    • £37.50 per entry (student awards)
    • all fees include VAT
  • Qualifying period and closing date

    Productions or resources entered must have been completed or broadcast during the period between 1 January 2018 and 11 January 2019.

  • Entry deadline

    5pm on Friday 11 January 2019.

    Nominations will be announced by March 2019.