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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 2018 Awards Night was held as part of the Opening Night Gala in Auckland on Wednesday, 23 May at Q Theatre.
The 2018 Jury Panel: Andre Ktori
(Victoria University), Dorothée Basel (French Film Festival), Florian Habicht (Filmmaker), Hollie Fifer (Filmmaker), Jamie Selkirk (Miramar Creative), Judy Bailey (Indie), Mark Sainsbury (Mediaworks), Michael Brook (Film Auckland), Mike Rehu (Maori TV), Peter Roberts (RPM), Susan Parker (Filmmaker), Victoria Spackman (Te Auhua)
Category Winner
Best International Short
(sponsored by Panasonic)
Edith + Eddie
Best International Feature
(sponsored by Panasonic)
 Of Fathers and Sons
Best International Director Hao Wu, People’s Republic of Desire
Best NZ Short
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
Born This Way: Awa’s Story
Best NZ Feature
(sponsored by NZ On Air)
Stan
Best NZ Director
(sponsored by Panasonic)
Mitchell Hawkes, Stan
Best NZ Cinematography
(sponsored by Panasonic)
Stan
Best NZ Editing
(sponsored by Panasonic)
Stan
Best NZ Emerging Filmmaker
(sponsored by the Wallace Foundation)
Zihan Chang, Searching for the Bone People
Doc Edge Superhero  Diane Weyermann, Participant Media, USA

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