Student film Peach wins at RTS awards

Computer Animation student Catarina Rodrigues and Chris Phillips’s film Peach won Best Animation at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Wales Student Awards.

Other University of South Wales winners included BA (Hons) Film graduates Kieran Butcher, Ashley Harris, and Christopher Saunders, who were recognised for their film The Fall Guy; and Yat Fung Leung, on the BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Motion Graphics course, was honoured in the Short Feature category for the film Spheres.

A spokesperson for the RTS said: “Jury members were particularly impressed with the maturity of Peach, which they felt was an engaging and inspiring piece of computer generated animation.”

Both Catarina and Chris are now working for Cardiff-based Clothcat Animation, who are the largest animation production company is Wales and produce work for CBeebies, Disney and the Cartoon Network.