DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie competition Shortlist announced

The shortlist has been announced for the DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition challenges students to explore the relationship between Irish culture and drinking through a film or multimedia project.

There are five shortlisted projects in the multimedia category, including an online game, website, social media jigsaw, interactive installations and comic book, as well as seven shortlisted films, covering topics such as broken dreams, domestic accidents, alcohol-fueled violence and the dark side of drinking games:

1 A Different Perspective
2 drinkaware Comic
3 Do you know
4 Night To Remember
5 memoryGamble
6 Through The Mirror
7 Babes in Bits
8 The Ignorant Truth
9 U-Booze
10 The Conversation

The shortlisted entries in the DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie competition will be assessed by panel of judges, including RTÉ and Lyric FM presenter John Kelly; SiliconRepublic.com editor John Kennedy; Ross Whitaker, Editor of Film Ireland; and Alicia McGivern, Head of Education at the IFI. The judges will award €1,000 prizes to the best film and multimedia entries, as well as an additional €1,000 prize for the best overall entry.

The winners in this year’s competition will be announced at an awards ceremony next week, and award-winning director Juanita Wilson is the keynote speaker for this event.

Also one film and one multimedia entry will win special ‘public vote’ prizes: starting today. All shortlisted entries are available to view online, and members of the public can vote for their favorite entries up until 6pm on 6th April.

For further information – and to view and vote for entries visit www.DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie.

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