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AFI AWARDS 2008 – INDUSTRY CATEGORIES - WINNERS

UNFINISHED SKY – SIGHTS AND SOUNDS AWARDED
Unfinished Sky has won three craft awards, for best music, cinematography and sound, at the first of two AFI Awards presentation nights (December 5 & 6) in which veteran cinematographer Peter James was recognised with the International Award for Excellence.


The AFI Raymond Longford Award was presented to one of the world’s leading nature documentary makers, Dione Gilmour. This award is reserved for an individual who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment over many years to excellence in the film and television industries and has through their body of work, contributed to the enrichment of Australian culture.

THE WINNERS
International Award for Excellence in Filmmaking
Peter James ACS, ASC

Visual Effects Award

H2O – Just Add Water (Series 2). Barry Lanfranchi. Network Ten

Raymond Longford Award
Dione Gilmour

Best Children´s Television Drama
Blue Water High (Series 3). Noel Price & Dennis Kiely. ABC

Best Light Entertainment Television Series
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton. Andrew Denton
& Anita Jacoby. ABC

Outstanding Achievement in Television Screen Craft

Steve Evans. Editing - Underbelly. Nine Network

Best Direction in a Documentary
The Oasis. Ian Darling & Sascha Ettinger Epstein

Best Cinematography in a Documentary
A Northern Town. Andrew Commis & Rachel Landers

Best Editing in a Documentary
The Oasis. Sally Fryer

Best Sound in a Documentary
Rare Chicken Rescue. Brett Aplin, Greg Docwra, John Willsteed
& David White

Best Short Animation
Dog With Electric Collar. Steve Baker & Damon Escott

Award for Best Short Fiction Film
Jerrycan. Stuart Parkyn & Julius Avery

Best Screenplay in a Short Film
The Ground Beneath. Rene Hernandez

Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Screen Craft

Xanthe Highfield. Production Design - fOUR

Feature Film Award for Best Cinematography
Unfinished Sky. Robert Humphreys ACS

Best Editing
The Black Balloon. Veronika Jenet ASE

Best Sound
Unfinished Sky. Andrew Plain, Annie Breslin & Will Ward

Best Original Music Score
Unfinished Sky. Antony Partos

Best Production Design
Death Defying Acts. Gemma Jackson

Best Costume Design
The Tender Hook. Cappi Ireland

Published December 6, 2008

 

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Unfinished Sky
Industry Awards:
Short films, documentaries, sound, editing, cinematography and design plus some TV categories make up what the AFI refers to as the ‘industry’ awards, presented separately on December 5, to reduce the volume of awards on the televised night (December 6).
AFI WINNERS 2008

Peter James


Antony Partos


The Black Balloon

Death Defying Acts

JerryCan







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