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Posted on 01 December, 2017 in Students

Uday Alexander wins 2017 Comedy BUFTA Award

Uday Alexander wins 2017 Comedy BUFTA Award

Congratulations to Darwin High School Year 12 student, Uday Alexander on his film Constable Rebound winning the 2017 Comedy Bond University Film and Television Award (BUFTA). BUFTA is a short film competition for aspiring filmmakers from Year 11 and 23 secondary schools across Australia and Uday was one of two finalists from the Northern Territory.

Darwin High School Year 12 student Will Roberts, was also a top 3 finalist in the Music Video category and while he wasn’t an overall winner, he said

It was a fantastic experience

On Saturday 25 November both Will and Uday attended the BUFTA Gala Awards ceremony on the Gold Coast, where Uday was announced as the winner of the Comedy Award.

Uday said that

We were able to take out the Best Comedy Award at the BUFTAs. I'm extremely happy to have moved to Darwin High this year, and met all you wonderful people, and thank you to everyone who supported me over this year and in the past, I couldn't have done it without you! I can't believe it's finally over.

Congratulations to both Will and Uday for such an outstanding achievement.

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