DARE 2B DRINKAWARE

16th April 2009 by Maura McHugh

DARE2BDRINKAWARE is a digital film competition which challenges 3rd level students to creatively explore the relationship between Irish culture and drinking. The competition, which originated as a pilot project in 2007, is sponsored by drinkaware.ie, and run by the Digital Hub Development Agency.

In addition to a cash prize DARE2BDRINKAWARE offers students with an interest in film-making an excellent opportunity to develop their skills. Participants also have the chance to network, meet with industry professionals and gain valuable advice.

The Shortlisted Teams in the 2008 / 2009 competition are:

  • Bag Productions – Coláiste Dhúlaigh and Dublin City University – for their film, ‘Flaws in the Glass’
  • Craiceáilte – Trinity College Dublin – for their film, ‘28 Drinks Later’
  • The Final Four – Cavan Institute – for their film, ‘The Last Night’
  • Michelle Lovelle Glynn – Athlone Institute of Technology – for her film, ‘Drinkorexic’
  • Gobias Industries – Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology – for their film, ‘On The Cutting Room Floor’
  • Leddy Productions – Dublin City University – for their film, ‘Choices’
  • Mmm, I Like That Productions – Athlone Institute of Technology – for their film, ‘A Simple Choice’
  • Spraoi Productions – University College Dublin – for their film, ‘The Cure’
  • Thundercat Productions – Dublin City University – for their film, ‘On The Rocks’
  • Unit People Productions – NUI Maynooth – for their film, ‘Too Many Units’

The public can view the films, and vote on their favourite.

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