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Capricornia Film Awards

The top flicks from Territory creatives were recognised at the local film industry’s night of nights, the Capricornia Film Awards. 

The competition was fierce and Indigenous stories and filmmakers were recognised with top gongs in most of the categories. 

The judging panel included actor Rob Collins, filmmakers Jeremy Sims and Penny Smallacombe and industry professionals Sally Ingleton and Gemma Blackwood. 

“The nation looks to the Territory for epic stories and fearless storytelling,” Collins says.

“There is a wave coming, and I’m excited to see some amazing work from future leaders in the industry.”

2018 WINNERS

Best Commercial & Corporate Production
MAGNT Exhibition – Franck Gohier: A Thousand Miles From Everywhere
Director: Alexandra Edmondson | Producer: Kate Fennell for Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
 
Best Music Video
Marryuna – Baker Boy feat. Yirrmal
Director: Daniel King | Producers: Rebecca McLean, Chryss Carr
 
Best Short Film - Documentary
Occupation: Native
Director: Trisha Morton-Thomas | Producers: Rachel Clements, Meredith Garlick, Trisha Morton-Thomas
 
Best Short Film - Fiction
Coat Of Arms
Director: Dylan Rivers | Producers: Rachel Clements, Trisha Morton-Thomas
 
Best Web Production & New Media
Black As Season 2
Director: David Batty | Producer: Jeni McMahon
 
Best Documentary Feature
Island Of The Hungry Ghosts
Director: Gabrielle Brady | Producer: Alex Kelly
 
Best Feature-Length Production
Sweet Country
Director: Warwick Thornton | Producers: Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey, David Tranter
 
Best Animation
Jonathon Saunders – Zero-Point: Season Zero
 
Youth Award
Nathaniel Kelly and Thomas Midena
 
Outstanding Performance
Hamilton Morris – Sweet Country
 
Community Award
Barkly Regional Artsa
 
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