Screen Producers Australia today announced the finalists in the 16th Screen Producers Australia Awards
The Screen Producers Australia Awards are the primary litmus test of industry excellence, and the only awards voted by production businesses working in the industry. They celebrate great Australian screen productions; honour the skill, accomplishment, and imagination of its Production Businesses; and aim to increase awareness of the role producers play in creating Australian screen stories.
The Awards recognise excellence in 11 categories of film, television and interactive productions.
“The Awards acknowledge the creation of outstanding screen content across various mediums, the incredible contribution of our Production Businesses, and the people behind them,” said CEO of Screen Producers Australia, Matthew Deaner. “We look forward to celebrating with all the finalists and industry in November.”
The full list of finalists in the Production Awards is as follows:
SERIES Children’s Series Production Bushwhacked! Bugs, Mint Pictures Exchange Student Zero, Created by Bogan, Produced by Fragrant Gumtree Mako - Island of Secrets Season 3, Jonathan M Shiff Productions Ready For This, Werner Film Productions Tomorrow When the War Began, Ambience Entertainment
FEATURE FILM Feature Film Production A Month of Sundays, Madman Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows, Matchbox Pictures Spin Out, Stella Rose Productions in association with Redman Entertainment The Daughter, Jan Chapman Films and Wildflower Films The Dressmaker, Film Art Media
Comedy Series Production Mad As Hell Series 6, ITV Studios Australia No Activity, Jungle Please Like Me Season 3, Guesswork Television Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane, Sticky Pictures The Family Law, Matchbox Pictures
DOCUMENTARY Series Documentary Production Afghanistan: Inside Australia's War, Essential Media and Entertainment Hitting Home, In Films Keeping Australia Alive, ITV Studios Australia Revolution School, Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder Streets of Your Town, Mint Pictures
Drama Series Production Cleverman, Goalpost Pictures Love Child Series 3, Playmaker Media Rake Season 4, Essential Media and Entertainment The Doctor Blake Mysteries Season 4, December Media Wanted, Matchbox Pictures and R & R Productions Wentworth Series 4, FremantleMedia Australia
Single Documentary Production Call Me Dad, Media Stockade Motorkite Dreaming, Intafusion Films Remembering the Man, Waterbyrd Filmz Strictly Jewish, Mint Pictures The Goddam Election! With John Safran, Princess Pictures
Light Entertainment Series Production Bondi Rescue Season 11, Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder Grand Designs Australia Season 6, FremantleMedia Australia Gruen, Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder HackLive: Australians On Series, Essential Media and Entertainment The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, Guesswork Television
SHORT FILM Cutting Edge Short Film Production Kill Your Dinner, Revlover Oscar Wilde's 'The Nightingale and the Rose’, Aquarius Films Ronny Chieng: International Student, Sticky Pictures The Future is Expensive, Goalpost Pictures The Trophy Thief, Arterial Motives
Reality Series Production Dancing With The Stars Series 15, FremantleMedia Australia I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, ITV Studios Australia The Great Australian Bake Off, FremantleMedia Australia The Real Housewives of Melbourne Series 3, Matchbox Pictures The X Factor Series 6, FremantleMedia Australia
INTERACTIVE Interactive Production Little Lunch App, Australian Children's Television Foundation VR Noir: A Day Before the Night, Start VR
Telemovie or Mini Series Production Barracuda, Matchbox Pictures Mary: Making of a Princess, FremantleMedia Australia Secret City, Matchbox Pictures The Kettering Incident, Porchlight Films and Sweet Potato Films Wolf Creek, Screentime
Screen Producers Australia have also today released a Finalists Reel showcasing all 53 productions across each of the 11 film, television and interactive categories, available via YouTube: https://youtu.be/Mkun9YdW69A.
Voting for the Production Awards is now open for Members who are eligible to vote. Voting Members will be contacted today with information on how to vote. An announcement will be made in the coming months regarding the Individual and Business Awards. The Award recipients will be revealed at the prestigious Screen Producers Australia Awards taking place at Crown Palladium, Melbourne on Thursday 17 November 2016 during the 31st SCREEN FOREVER conference (15-17 November 2016).