Ronan Hill from Ballycastle and Mervyn Moore from Coleraine were part of the team that won the Outstanding Sound Mixing category for a TV drama series for Game of Thrones. They picked up their awards of Saturday night at a star-studded bash in Los Angles.
Games of Thrones is filmed at spectacular locations all over Europe. Ballintoy Harbour and the old Lime Works leading to the Carrick-a-Rede rope Bridge have been used recently for location setting.
Moyle Independent Councillor, Padraig Mc Shane, congratulated the pair and said;
“Their outstanding individual achievements provided a springboard for future success in the film industry. I know the lads have taken on a few local apprenticeships and the team are adapt at giving something back to the local community.
“Ronan’s brother, Conleth also acts in Game of Thrones. The Hill family are lauded here locally for their efforts in stage, drama and film and its nice to have local guys to cheer on when these prestigious awards are being handed out.