The LauraLynn Oscars were in Town

22 Apr

Eight LauraLynn families hit the red carpet for the screening of their short films at the second annual LauraLynn Oscars Awards Ceremony.

Hosted by entrepreneur and well known business woman, Marissa Carter, the event at the Odeon Cinema, Charlestown featured the screening of short films starring the children of LauraLynn and their families. Each film was directed and produced by the children and families along with the support of Windmill Lane Recording Studios and professional script writers.

The following awards were presented as part of Ceremony:

  • Best Action Movie: SuperWheels
  • Best Adapted Movie: Manny McPhee
  • Best Adventure: Adventures with Alister
  • Best Animated Short: Hollie the Hero
  • Best Comedy: Evie’s School Adventure
  • Best Drama: Paw Patrol Birthday Heroes
  • Best Fantasy: Danceformers
  • Best Reality Entertainment: Strictly Come Barking

Speaking at the event, Marissa Carter said, “it was an honour to host the LauraLynn Oscars on behalf of these incredible children and their families. They’ve all worked so hard over the past few weeks screenwriting, producing and acting, of course, and have created some brilliant short films. It’s fantastic that we can give them a true red carpet experience.”

Working with families and siblings is a key area of support at LauraLynn. As part of the ongoing support for families, LauraLynn’s multidisciplinary team includes a music therapist, play specialist and psychologist. A core part of the team’s activity is creating engaging memory making activities for the children and their families.

View more pictures from the event here.

LauraLynn Oscars Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

The eight LauraLynn Oscars Award Winners! 

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