Best of Interactive Multimedia Festival

Liz Valentine has been awarded Best of Festival in the Student Interactive Multimedia Competition, at the American Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, 2007. She has also been awarded 1st Prize in the Student Interactive Multimedia Competition. Her entry, the Museum of Canterbury Digiguide, took first place in all categories. Digiguide is a collaborative project between the Digital Media Group at the University of Kent, Museum of Canterbury and the Swedish company, Insite. Liz’s supervisors at the University, Ania Bobrowicz and Adam Jastrzebski commented: “We are absolutely delighted with Liz’s achievement; it is a very innovative project, aimed at a multilingual audience, which is now available to museum visitors.” Liz is currently a Research student in Digital Media, having graduated from our MTD course a couple of years ago.This is not Liz’s first success; in 2004, she was one of the winners in the Europrix Top Talent Thesis award for her work: “Manhandling Joysticks and Pushing Buttons”.
For more information on Liz’s award and the Digiguide, see the main University news article.