AwardsWinners

Awards

Each year, Doc Edge celebrates excellence and achievement with presenting Film Awards during the Festival. Local and international awards are presented in various categories.
The 2017 Awards Night was held as part of the Opening Night Gala in Auckland on Wednesday, 24 May at Q Theatre.
The 2017 Jury Panel: Chloe Smith (Indie), Colin Mathura-Jeffree (Indie), Corey Tong (Indie), Jess Feast (Story Box), Mark Jennings (NewsRoom), Michael McHugh (MindFood), Nevak Rogers (Maori TV), Patricia Lichon (FIFO, Tahiti), Rachel Àntony (Greenstone TV), Renee Liang (Indie), Sarina Pearson (University of Auckland), Shizuka Arao (Rei Foundation)
CategoryWinner
Best International Short
(sponsored by Panasonic)
 Close Ties
Best International Feature
(sponsored by Panasonic)
 Plastic China
Best International Director

Yonathan Nir
My Hero Brother

Best NZ Short
(sponsored by NZ On Air)

 After Life

Best NZ Feature
(sponsored by NZ On Air)

 Making Good Men

Best NZ Director
(sponsored by Panasonic)

Fiona Apanui-Kupenga
Making Good Men

Best NZ Cinematography
(sponsored by Panasonic)
 On An Unknown Beach
Best NZ Editing Making Good Men
Best NZ Emerging Filmmaker
(sponsored by Panasonic & QT Museum Hotel)

Kevin Double
Set In Stone

Doc Edge Superhero Leanne Pooley
  
  

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