Learning on Screen Awards

Shortlist 2020

Nominees

  • Nominees

    • BBC Ideas - BBC/ The Open University
    • Global Environmental Justice Documentaries Collection - Face to Face Media
    • Hidden Persuaders - Birkbeck College
    • Supporting Belonging - Open Learn, The Open University

    Category information

    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
  • Nominees

    • Fright Night 2019, St Augustine’s Priory, Director: Taline Manuelian
    • He Loves You Not, Middlesex University, Director: Laura Torres
    • HumanKind - loneliness and isolation, kindness and compassion, past and present, University of Leicester, Director Hayley Evans
    • UCLan’s Engineering Innovation Centre, University of Central Lancashire, Director: Adam Farrar-Armiger
    • Winter Graduation 2019, University of Central Lancashire, Director: Adam Farrar-Armiger

    Category information

    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.

  • Nominees

    • Intimate not Intimidated: It’s Time to Talk about Sex and Disability, The Open University, Director: Sophie Robehmed
    • Lincoln Archive Medieval Seals, University of Lincoln, Director: Josh Brown
    • Live Cinema - Walking the tightrope between stage and screen, King’s College, London, Directors: Sarah Atkinson and Helen W. Kennedy
    • The Long-Term Carbon Cycle, University of Exeter, Directors: Harriet Ridley and Angela Gallego-Sala
    • Re: Tension, Leeds Trinity University, Director: Ricardo Barker

    Category information

    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.

  • Nominees

    • Enfance, Development Media International, Director: Apolline Traore
    • Green Plan It, Lizardfish TV, Director: Amee Fairbank-Brown
    • Hijab & Me, CTVC Ltd / TrueTube, Director: Kim Roden
    • Now I Can Breathe, CTVC Ltd / TrueTube, Director: Adam Tyler

    Category information

    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.

  • Nominees

    • Blood Sugar Brothers - My Life, Nine Lives Media, Directors: Sunny Kang and Billy Arther
    • David Harewood: Psychosis and Me, The Open University, Director: Wendie Ottewill
    • The Planets (Episode 1: A Moment in the Sun - The Terrestrial Planets), The Open University, Director: Martin Johnson

    Category information

    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.

  • Nominees

    • 8 Days: To the Moon and Back - The Open University, Director: Anthony Philipson
    • Choose Life/ Choose Life 2, Bournemouth University, Director: Maddy Harman
    • Doctor Who: Mission to the Unknown (2019 Recreation), University of Central Lancashire, Director: Andrew Ireland
    • Three states of time in storytelling - Middlesex University, Director: Laura Torres
    • Time to Think: Open University Journeys in British and Irish Prisons during the years of conflict 1972 - 2000, The Open University, Director: Gabi Kent

    Category information

    This category is open to any organisation or individual who has sourced and used film footage, images, scripts or other creative materials to produce an original piece of work. This category includes audiovisual or film essays, video art or any new work which reuses existing materials.

  • Nominees

    Student College Award - Sponsored by The Open University

    • Damned, Truro College, Ifan Holweger
    • Don’t Feed The Ducks, Manchester Film School, Director: Rob Pannell
    • Emilia Taylor, Manchester Film School, Director: Georgina Deignan
    • Ha’Penny Shuffle (A Ghost Tale), Working Men’s College, Camden, Director: Gale Astley
    • Imageane, Southport College, Director: Cian Radcliffe

    Student Undergraduate Award - Sponsored by ERA

    • Audrey and the Rocket, University of Westminster, Director: Molly Bradbrook
    • Cuckoo, University of Westminster, Director: Clare Conway
    • Cutting, University of Westminster, Director: Micah Hinchliffe
    • Knocked About, Manchester Film School, Director: Georgia Smith
    • Omey, Middlesex University, Directors: Vladimir Spicka and Ben Robertson

    Student Postgraduate Award

    • Before I Let Go, University of Lincoln - School of Film and Media, Director: Anthonia Ziregbe
    • Hope - Middlesex University, Director: Laura Torres
    • Smoking Kills - University of Birmingham, Director: Jacob Gates Orgill

    Student Documentary Award (FE, UG, PG) - Sponsored by The Open University

    • Adam and the Alphas, University of Stirling, Director: Stuart Graham
    • My Pet Fox, Lincoln School of Film and Media, Director: Robyn Ward
    • Saudade, Middlesex University, Director: Cloè Peker
    • Sisters in Song, University of Stirling, Director: Catherine Mitchell

    Student Music Video Award

    • Flint Moore - Gangrene (No Going Home), University of Lincoln - School of Film and Media, Director: Sam J Lance
    • How Did I Get Here?, Truro College, Director: Aaron Mihell
    • Sentiments by Goldgrube, University of Central Lancashire, Directors: Jack A. O'Connell and Adam Hoxha

    Category information

    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.

  • There is no shortlist of nominees for this category but a winner has been selected from those who entered this additional category and will be announced during the ceremony.

    Category information

    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)