Each year, Documentary Edge celebrates excellence and achievement with presenting Awards during the Festival. Local and international awards are presented in various categories.
Doc Edge Gala Awards night 2016 was held at 7.30pm, Thursday 12 May 2016 at the Roxy Cinema Grand Lobby, Wellington. Full media release
Category Winner
Best International Short
(sponsored by Panasonic NZ)
A Girl in the River – The Price of Forgiveness
Best International Feature
(sponsored by Panasonic NZ)
Miners Shot Down
(Special Mention: Among The Believers)
(Special Mention: Sonita)
Best International Director Hemal Trivedi, Mohammed Naqvi – Among The Believers
Best NZ Short
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
On the Backs of Women
(Special Mention: An Animated Guy)
Best NZ Feature
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
Loving in Limbo
Best NZ Director
(sponsored by Panasonic NZ)
Susan Parker, Loving in Limbo
Best NZ Cinematography
(sponsored by Panasonic NZ)
A Kick to Heaven
Best NZ Editing The Sound of Her Guitar
Best NZ Emerging Filmmaker
(sponsored by Panasonic NZ & QT Museum Hotel)
Lisa Burd, Monterey
Best NZ Online Documentary or Web Series
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
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Best NZ TV Documentary or Series
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
Target Zero
Doc Edge Superhero Marti Friedlander