men Andrew and Ryan Tohill have snapped up a Best Film award in
the Cinemagic Young Filmmaker competition.
Andrew and Ryan won the award for their film
'Recollection' in the 18-25 year old category.
They celebrated their success with filmmakers
and budding young media professionals at the 18th Coca-Cola
Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival Special
Awards ceremony in Belfast.
Hosted by Marc Mallett, the awards ceremony
opened with the announcement of the winning Cinemagic 'in
competition' films, which was made by the young Cinemagic Jury
members, aged 10-18 years old, who watched and reviewed all the
films over the festival period.
Young filmmakers from across Ireland and the
UK also received awards at the ceremony as the winners of the
2008 Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition in
association with BT Vision. From hundreds of entries the winning
frlms and filmmakers were: Best Film in the under 15 year old
category, 'Flashback to Fashion' made by young people from
combined youth groups in the Ballysillan area of North Belfast.
Best Film in the 15-17 year old category, 'A Day in the Life of
Asbo Bumble Bee' made by Christian Johnston from Belfast. Best
Film in the 18-25 year old category, 'Recollection' made by
Andrew and Ryan Tohill. Best Script, 'Just for a Minute' made by
Shane Todd, from Holywood. Best Community Filrn, 'A Mother's
Tear' executively produced by Cat Campbell Berry, Quiet Storm!
Lambeth Academy. Best Documentary Filrn 'Hear Me Out', made by
young people at Summer Uni London, as part of the Reel Change