“Film Fly Australia Experience” is a video competition to explore the theme of improving the quality of life through humanitarian engineering and entrepreneurship.
Organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Australian Government, the competition is open to students between grades 9 and 12 from schools across South Asia. The themes for Sri Lanka this year were Artificial Intelligence, and UN Sustainability Goals. The winning team comprising two students and a teacher is awarded a fully sponsored study tour for a week in a leading Australian University.
Spearheaded by the school’s Broadcasting Unit, the students of Gateway College Dehiwala, presented their videos under both themes. Savin Vindiv de Alwis and Abdul Aziz Fauzul Ameer were adjudged winners for their video on UN Sustainability Goals and along with their teacher in charge will be leaving to the University of Wollongong this June. Pulindu Iddawela and Senal Silva who presented their video on Artificial Intelligence were adjudged runners up. Both videos were commended highly by Austrade for being creative, informative and artistic.
Savin Vindiv de Alwis, Pulindu Iddawela and Abdul Aziz Fauzul Ameer. Senal Silva is absent.