The Faculty of Classics at Cambridge is well known for putting the Ancient World on screen. With Mary Beard, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, and others on the staff, Cambridge Classics academics are some of the most familiar faces on TV documentaries.
The Cambridge Ancient World Video Competition showcases the best of a new generation of Classicists in film, featuring entries from teams in Years 9-13, that is aged between 13 or 14 and 19.
After receiving over 60 entries, which were winnowed down to a shortlist of 13, the winners have been announced.
With such a strong field of entries, one winner was not enough; there are three equal winners and two highly commended runners up.
The winners are:
The Journey of Odysseus: JOO, Net School
Aphrodite: Fletchman, The Lady Eleanor Holles School
Echo and Narcissus: SHerklots Films, Cheney School
The highly commended runners-up are:
The Catiline Conspiracy: The Catiline Conspiracy, Nower Hill High School
A Language Walks into a Bar: The Paragogic Nus, King Edwards School, Bath