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#NZWF19 Finalists

#NZWF19 Finalists

We’re thrilled to be able to announce our 2019 finalists. We look forward to presenting them at #NZWF19, and to finding out which will win at our award ceremony on 16 November.

Nominees are not announced for Jury Awards. All shows are eligible for the Direct Selection awards to our partner festivals.

Keep an eye on our social media channels for all programme and ticket announcements.

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The #NZWF19 selections are…

 

 

OPEN AWARDS
BEST ANIMATED / PUPPETRY SHOW

Bibling

The Drawing Show

Fast Heroes Sixty

Tales from Pussy Willow

The Twist

 

 

OPEN AWARDS
BEST AR / MR / VR / 360 SHOW

Fangirl

Nubivagant

Overlooked

 



 

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
BEST PILOT

Fallin’ Off

Hinterher

Lost & Found Cowboy

Lotte Haus

Utopia Planitia

 



 

 

INTERNATIONAL FACTUAL AWARDS
BEST DIRECTOR

Christina Carvalho
Geoff Morrison

Farm Crime

Cam Elkins
Stories of Bike

Bryce McCoy
Vidad Narayan

The Streets Barber Stories

 

 

INTERNATIONAL FACTUAL AWARDS
BEST SHOW

Eating With Soula

Farm Crime

High Rising

Stories of Bike

The Streets Barber Stories

 



 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ENSEMBLE

In Bed

Knock Knock

Last Breath

People Like Us

¡Tócate!

Tokens

Whisper Naked Shadow

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ACTOR

Johnathan Cerio,
Joshua Pangborn

Skeleton Crew

Michael Deed
Gay & Loathing
in Bris Vegas

Dmitry Eletsky
Chekhov: Screenlife

Cam Faull
Swipe Right

Adjani Salmon
Dreaming Whilst Black

Arthur Santileone
Macbeth –
King Of The Favela

Christiaan Van Vuuren
Over and Out

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ACTRESS

Luciana Bollina,
Ana Paula Lima

Red

Rebecca Davey,
Marie-Claire Marcotte

Running with Violet

Mariana Lewis
Magic of the Mermaid

Mina
Wind Bell

Sarah Nicolazzo
The Holiest One

Rose of Dolls
Otsoen Lurraldean

Adele Vuko
Over and Out

Yoon Joo
Friday the 13th

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST DIRECTOR

Fernando Belo
Red

Kate Green
NarcoLeap

Winnifred Jong
Tokens

Stuart Kiczek
Skeleton Crew

Inchun Oh
Friday the 13th

Adjani Salmon
Dreaming Whilst Black

Herman Wang
The Spell Tutor

Martijn Winkler
Swipe

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
ALUMNI AWARD

Knock Knock

Atsushi Ogata

The Spell Tutor

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Young People)

Detention Adventure

Knock Knock

Magic of the Mermaid

The Spell Tutor

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Anthology)

20 Seconds to Live

In Bed

Last Breath

Swipe

True Dating Stories

 

 

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Episodic)

Dreaming Whilst Black

Friday the 13th

Otsoen Lurraldean

Over and Out

People Like Us

Red

 


 

NZ AWARDS
BEST PILOT

LiBros

Smoko

The Year of Yes

 


 

 

NZ FACTUAL AWARDS
BEST DIRECTOR

José Barbosa
Get It To Te Papa

Kent Belcher
Alien Weaponry Shake Europe

Matt Earle, Josh Hall, Tom Reed
The Josh & Mearle Diaries

Ramon Te Wake
Crips in Cars

Naashon Zalk
K Rd Chronicles

 

 

NZ FACTUAL AWARDS
ALUMNI AWARD

Attitude Pictures

Coconet.tv

Josh Hall & Matt Earle

 

 

NZ FACTUAL AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Anthology)

Crips in Cars

The Josh & Mearle Diaries

K Rd Chronicles

On the Rag

Scratched

 

 

NZ FACTUAL AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Episodic)

Alien Weaponry Shake Europe

Jessica’s Tree

Miss Amazing

 


 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ENSEMBLE

AFK

HousieWives

Touch Wood

The Watercooler

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ACTOR

Ivan Essin
AFK

Jake Pitcher
Touch Wood

Tom Sainsbury
The Watercooler

Emmett Skilton
Millennial Jenny

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST ACTRESS

Abby Damen
The Watercooler

Lagi Farani
Misadventures of a Pacific Professional

Holly Shervey
Millennial Jenny

Te Puawaitanga Winterburn
AFK

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST DIRECTOR

Andy Campion,
Mike Minogue

The Watercooler

Peter Haynes
AFK

Renee Mahy
Touch Wood

Emmett Skilton
Millennial Jenny

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
ALUMNI AWARD

Peter Haynes
Hweiling Ow

Roberto Nascimento

Holly Shervey
Emmett Skilton

Mike Minogue

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Anthology)

Millennial Jenny

Misadventures of a Pacific Professional

The Watercooler

 

 

NZ NARRATIVE AWARDS
BEST SHOW (Episodic)

AFK

HousieWives

Lost Connection

 

 

Published on 8 October 2019