Graduate BA (Hons) Film Production ‘Untitled Blues‘ takes ‘Best Fiction’ with BA (Hons) Animation ‘Tiger is Gun‘ taking ‘Best Animation’ on Friday night at the RTS Southern awards.

The awards provide encouragement to the region’s creative talent and highlights the quality of programming and new media content produced in Southern England.

‘Untilted Blues’ is set in 1937, Mississippi, Untitled Song tells the story of a music producer who visits Death Row in search of Blues music from a black musician. Despite their initial mistrust of one another, an unlikely relationship develops. Untitled Blues costume designer was 2013 graduate Yolanda Collins from BA (Hons) Costume with Performance Design.

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Tiger is Gun was nominated in the student animation category with fellow AUB grad animation Reignfall and the animation Wombmates from University of the Creative Arts Farnham. There was high praise from the jury for both Tiger is Gun and Reignfall, with comments about the quality of the stories and professional look of the animations.

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Both grad animations were represented by three team members. Tiger is Gun director Richard Gosling along with current third year animation students Stelios Petrakos and Jack Way, who were assistants on the film in their 2nd year, ventured on stage to collect the trophies.

We now wait in excitement to see if Tiger is Gun will receive a nomination for the national RTS Awards which will take place some time in May.