RTÉ Audience Choice Book Awards 2021 | Campaign

Project: To create a video for each entry in the RTÉ Audience Choice Book Awards as part of the An Post Irish Book Awards.

Client: Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)

Scope: Shot over two days in two locations, the five videos were published across RTÉ central social media channels and on the RTÉ website.

Equipment: Shot on our Blackmagic Pocket 4k with a 100mm FD and Sony a7III on gimbal with a native 35mm. Aputure 120D used for key lighting plus some smaller for background.

Post production: Edited in-house Adobe Premiere Pro while lower thirds imported from Adobe After Effects.

Producer/Project Manager: Maria Buckley, Marketing Manager RTÉ

Cinematography, lighting, sound and edit: Rowan Gallagher/Kaper Video

Endboard animation: Dave Phelan/Mode Vision

Presenters: Doireann Garrrihy, Ray D’Arcy, Joe Duffy, Séan Rocks and Zainab Boladale.

The books:

  • Doireann Garrihy – Dr Maureen Gaffney: Your One Wild And Precious Life 
  • Joe Duffy – Zoe Holohan: As the Smoke Clears 
  • Seán Rocks – Nuala O’Connor: Nora
  • Zainab Boladale – Jade Jordan: Nanny, Ma, and Me 
  • Ray D’Arcy – Ann Ingle: Openhearted

The RTÉ Audience Choice Award went to Maureen Gaffney’s ‘Your One Wild And Precious Life’ after a public vote.

Huge thanks to RTÉ for supporting the freelance creative sector and to all the presenters for their time.

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