Capricornia Film Awards

The 3rd Capricornia Film Awards

120 mins | Rated CTC

Sunday May 09

Celebrating the past two years of NT screen excellence.


Having begun in 2016, the biennial awards are designed to showcase the best film, television and video productions being created in the Northern Territory or by Territorians. The awards celebrate the best of the best in a number of categories including: Feature film, Short film, Series, Music Video and Commercial and Corporate.


THE JURY

Geoff Burton

Geoff Burton has worked in the Australian film and television industry since the mid 1960s. He has worked on more than 50 feature films, mostly as Cinematographer, but also has credits as writer, director and producer. He is also a passionate documentarist and has made many documentary films in most parts of the world, many through his own production company with film-maker partner Sharon Bell. These days he is mostly found making wine on his vineyard near Canberra.

Jenny Day

Jenny has been producing feature films, short films and documentaries for around 40 years. Her feature credits include The Crossing, Resistance, Radiance and Careless Love. As a documentary producer she’s collaborated with Gillian Armstrong on the theatrical documentaries Not Fourteen Again and Love Lust and Lies, produced Safina Uberoi’s A Good Man and David Bradbury’s The Crater, both for the ABC.

Sue Maslin

Sue Maslin is one of Australia's most successful screen producers. Her smash hit The Dressmaker, became one of Australia’s all time highest grossing films. Other feature and documentary credits include Japanese Story, Road To Nhill, Jill Bilcock Dancing The Invisible and The Show Must Go On. In 2019 Sue was appointed as an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia.

Sandy O'Sullivan

Dr Sandy O'Sullivan is a Wiradjuri transgender/non-binary person. An Associate Professor in Creative Industries at the University of the Sunshine Coast, they work across creativities, performance, gender and queer studies, museum studies framed within identity and representation.


THE NOMINEES

Congratulations to all 22 nominees!

Best Feature Film

HIGH GROUND

2020, Dir. Stephen Maxwell Johnson

IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS

2019, Dir. Maya Newell

TOP END WEDDING

2019,  Dir. Wayne Blair

Best Broadcast Documentary

LOOKY LOOKY HERE COMES COOKY

2020, Dir. Steven McGregor

NOT JUST NUMBERS


2019, Dir. Shirleen Campbell

TAYAMANGAJIRRI (We look after each other)

2019, Dir. Charmaine Ingram

Best Series

OUR BEDTIME STORIES - season 1

2020, ICTV, Dir. Kiara Bailey

ROBBIE HOOD

2019, Dir. Dylan River

JIMMY SHU'S TASTE OF THE TERRITORY

2020, Dir. Naina Sen

Best Short Film - Narrative

A ZOMBIE TOOK MY DINGO

2019, Dir. Biddy O'Loughlin

TJ GO HOME

2019, Dir. Biddy O'Loughlin

YOU DO YOU

2018, Dir. Thomas Midena and Lexie Gregory

Best Short Film - Factual

IN MY OWN SKIN

2019, Dir. Huni Bolliger, Johanna Bell

KWATJA NGKAMA - TALKING WATER

2020, Dir. Andre Sawenko

THERESE RITCHIE: BURNING HEARTS

2020, Die. Kate Fennell

Best Music Video

CAITI BAKER - "GONE"

2019, Dir. Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore

KUYA JAMES - "SABAW" 

2020, Dir. Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore

TASMAN KEITH X STEVIE JEAN – "PREY"

2019, Dir. Harry Hunter, Joey Hunter, Tasman Jarrett

YUWANI – "MAMBALI"

2019, Dir. Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore

Best Commercial / Corporate

ARGP - Dhimurru - Marine Debris

2020, Dir. Sam  Frederick


ARGP - Yugul Mangi 2 - Burn

2020, Dir. Sam Frederick

CARD STORIES -  Season 2

2018, ICTV, Dir. Shirleen Campbell