Major Festival Awards
Winner of the Preston Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement - Henry Augustine
of Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media (PAKAM)
Henry has been a dedicated remote media worker for 17 years, starting with Goolarri Media in 1997 where he trained and worked as a sound recordist, TV presenter and radio broadcaster. He has worked tirelessly for the development of Indige- nous media in the Pilbara and Kimberley and has served conscientiously on the boards of PAKAM, ICTV and IRCA.
Winner of the NITV Spirit Award - PAW Media for ‘Desert Yarns – Yuendumu Early Days’
presented by Pauline Clague, NITV
The NITV Spirit Award, initiated in 2013, is given to develop a video project with a strong storyline into a half hour documentary for prime time screening on NITV. NITV provides a presale of $30,000 to the organisation and supports the organisation with the project’s development. This is the second year PAW Media have won this prize.
Winner of the new CBF ‘Excellence in Community Television Award’ - Wavely Morta
presented by Claire Stuchbery, CBF
This new award was inaugurated by the CBF to recognise and encourage talent and provide the winner with a grant of $5,000 to assist with production and equipment.
Steve McGregor Award: Dennis Jupurrurla Charles, PAW Media
presented by Bernard Namok of TEABBA; this award was inaugurated by TEABBA in 2008
This award acknowledges Dennis’ body of work in video production as Director of ‘So they can carry on’ and also Desert Yarns, Drover’ working with Anmatjere elder Jack Cook of Yuelamu.
The John Macumba Award for the Indigenous Media Operator of the Year - Brian Gordon
of Ngaanyatjarra Media, presented by CAAMA who inaugurated the award
Media Organisation Awards Winners
Best Technical Innovation: PY Media
For its use of iOS devices and convergent tieline mobile technology to conduct Outside Broadcasts, and enable mobile journalists to record, edit and send reports from remote locations.
Winner of the Best Training and Professional Development Award: PAW Media & Barkly Regional Arts
Winner of the Best Innovation in Online Media: Barkly Regional Arts
Special Mention - PAW Media for their online crowd funding campaign for Bush Mechanics Animation.
Other Award Winners
Best Song: PAW Media – Pama Yampiya
Best Album: PAW Media – Yapa Beats 2
Best Digital Photograph: - Lacey Remedio
RIMO Radio Award Winners
Best RIBS Radio Operator Award went to
|CAAMA||Jonathon Doolan & Gary Mumu|
|NG Media||Brian Gordon|
|PAW Media||Dennis Jupurrurla Charles|
Best Emerging Radio Talent Awards went to
|NG Media||Wingellina Community School|
|PAW Media||Warwick Dickson|
RIMO Radio Award Winners
Best Radio Outside Broadcast: PAW Media – Yuendumu Sports Weekend 2014 broadcast.
Best Station ID: PAW Media – Willowra Re-mix
Best Radio Interview: PY Media – Wati Ngintaka Interview
Best Radio Documentary: PAW Media - When We Walked: Irritaltju Tjina Anangi
Inaugural ICTV Video Awards
Over 140 entries were received - the largest number ever! ICTV believes this response reflects the increasing interest and growing skill base of Indigenous filmmakers in remote communities. Judges were drawn from Festival delegates with judging based on criteria and values relevant to ICTV’s remote audience. The 12 Award categories reflect ICTVs programming range in both genre and craft.
Mr Mckenzie Memorial Award
Awarded by ICTV to Neil Turner, PAKAM
ICTV Board Member, Francis Jupurrurla Kelly, presented the prestigious Mr McKenzie Life time Achievement Award to Neil Turner, in recognition of his long term contribution to the remote Indigenous Community Television sector. Neil said ‘I feel exceptionally honoured to receive this award which commemorates the pioneering work and legacy of my dear friend and colleague, Simon Tjiyangu McKenzie ... I am proud to have contributed to the development of the strong remote media industry.’
Best Cultural Video
|Keeping the Language (PAKAM)
Ochre Dig - Warumungu and Warlmanpa Women of Tennant Creek (CLC)
|Best Community Video||Our Country (NG Media)
|Best Music Video||Tjamuku Ngurra, Tjintu Desert Band (CAAMA)|
|Best Youth Video||Uncle Alfred’s Men’s Group - Spear of Destiny (Desert Pea Media)|
|Best Collaborative Video||Dauma and Garom Animation - Erub Erwer Meta|
|Best Visual Recording
Sponsor Pro AV
|Sean-Bahr Kelly for Eleanor Dixon Video Postcard (Barkly Regional Arts)|
|Wavely Morta for Little Murries (Batchelor Institute Media Unit)|
|Best On Screen Presence||Keith Lapalung for Wurray (Skinnyfish)|
|Most Popular Indigitube||Desert Mulga Band Video (PAW Media and WYDAC)
|People’s Choice Award||Dauma and Garom Animation (Erub Erwer Meta)|
|ICTV Special Award||Ian Waina (PAKAM) for his performance and work on Somewhere near a Creek and Ian’s Getaway, Penda Bay|
Congratulations to all the winners!