Thursday, August 21, 2014

Click to vote for me to win a technology sustainability award

Help Sol Cinema win a sustainability award. 

The Sol Cinema is our unique mobile Cinema powered entirely by the Sun.

Vote for Paul O'Connor to win - just one click is all it takes.

Paul and usherettes in Sol Cinema

Press Release

A unique cinema seeks public votes to help win £10,000 next month.

The Sol Cinema is amongst just 3 UK finalists who have been shortlisted in the TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards for the sustainability category.This award is for people using technology to make their environment a greener, more pleasant place to live or work.

Based in Swansea the Sol Cinema accommodates just 8 adults for a unique cinematic experience. Complete with smartly dressed usherettes, popcorn and red carpet, the Sol Cinema is powered entirely by the Sun.

Paul O’Connor, the projectionist of the Sol Cinema has been short listed for the Digital Hero awards. He said today

‘I am delighted that Sol Cinema has been recognised for all the hard work and dedication we have put into creating an entertaining mobile show. We have toured all over the UK and performed for thousands of people. Winning the Digital Hero awards will allow us to update our solar power equipment and prepare the cinema for the next few years on the road. I urge the Swansea public to vote for me in these awards.’

The TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards, in association with Citizens Online was the UK’s first scheme recognising people who harness digital technology to bring about positive social change.

Each Digital Hero in each of the nine categories will be awarded £5,000 and the overall Digital Hero, as selected by a panel of judges, will receive £10,000. The Digital Heroes will be recognised at a ceremony at the House of Commons in London where their great work will be showcased to politicians and other key influencers in the world of technology.

To Vote for Paul O'Connor of Sol Cinema, please visit this page

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