Derry company 360 up for Irish Times award

Derry company 360 has been shortlisted for a prestigious creative technologies award.

The production company, based on Northland Road, is one of 18 nominees for the Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards

It was selected from 136 entries and is now one step closer in the search for the most innovative organisations across Ireland.

At a special awards ceremony on April 9, one winner from each category will be announced with an additional overall winner, ‘Innovation of the Year.’

Sarah Ashley-Cantello, YouTube Producer at 360Production said: “We are delighted that our original YouTube channel, Head Squeeze, has been nominated for the Innovation Awards. The channel has come so far in just one year and we have high hopes for its future. As a company, we’re proud to be making content for this exciting and rapidly growing online market.”

Speaking after the announcement, Michael McAleer, Editor, Business + Innovation, The Irish Times, said: “I would like to congratulate 360Production on their short listing. The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards is all about recognising the best innovations within organisations across the island of Ireland and I think 360Production and all the shortlist reflect the best.

“This year the calibre of entries was exemplary, with companies showcasing creativity and innovation at its best.”