Film and Screen Media and the UCC Quercus Award
UCC’s Quercus Talented Students’ Programme aims to support and to promote “excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship and innovation/entrepreneurship for both prospective undergraduate/level 8 students and students already registered in UCC”
The Department of Film and Screen Media is proud that a number of its students have won awards under this scheme. (https://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/)
We are thrilled to announce that two of our students, Elinor Dolliver and Gabrielle Ulubay, are recipients of a 2018-9 Quercus Award.
Elinor is a third year student on the BA in Film and Screen Media. Her film, Chloe, was screened at the Fastnet Film Festival, Schull in May 2018 and at the IndieCork Festival in October 2018.
You can view it here: https://youtu.be/eZ54Gc6XZvU
Gabrielle is a student on the MA in Film and Screen Media. She joins us having completed her BA at Northeastern University (Mass). Her portfolio of work includes numerous film reviews, interviews and an essay for the New York Times. She has a keen interest in filmmaking and in the area of social justice. You can check out more of Gabrielle’s work here: https://www.ucc.ie/en/filmstudies/ma/blog/