Monday, 22 August 2011
Two short films and a documentary, produced by students from Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) WA Screen Academy, have been nominated for this year’s ATOM Awards.
The Australian Teachers of Media established the awards in 1982 to promote media education and screen literacy.
The ATOMs are the only national awards in which the works of the tertiary programs from across the country are judged alongside each other.
The nominated films from the WA Screen Academy include:
For the second consecutive year, WA Screen Academy Director John Rapsey has been nominated for the prestigious ATOM Teacher of the Year Award.
Mr Rapsey welcomed the ATOM nominations.
“This is a terrific affirmation for the students, staff and industry mentors of the Screen Academy. It consolidates our reputation as one of the leading screen production training programs in Australia,” Mr Rapsey said.
The 2011 ATOM Awards night will be held on Friday, 21 October 2011 in Melbourne.