Screen Producers Australia today announced the finalists in the 17th Screen Producers Australia Awards
We’re thrilled to announce the finalists in the 17th Annual Screen Producers Australia Awards. The Awards are the primary litmus test of industry excellence and the only awards voted by production businesses working in the industry. They celebrate great Australian screen productions; honour the skill, accomplishment, and imagination of its Production Businesses; and aim to increase awareness of the role producers play in creating Australian screen stories.
The Awards recognise excellence in 13 categories of film, television and interactive productions.
"The Awards acknowledge the creation of outstanding screen content across all our genres as well as the contribution of our Production Businesses and the people behind them," said SPA CEO, Matthew Deaner. "I congratulate all the finalists whose work has promoted and strengthened the Australian screen industry. We look forward to celebrating our industry’s collective achievements in November."
Following a record number of entries and extremely competitive categories, the full list of finalists in the Production Awards are:
Animated Series Production Fanshaw & Crudnut, Blue Rocket Prisoner Zero, Planet 55 Studios The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill, Flying Bark Productions Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding Dong, Sticky Pictures
Children’s Series Production My Year 12 Life, Princess Pictures Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising, Matchbox Pictures Oh Yuck!, Flying Bark Productions Random and Whacky Series 1, Ambience Entertainment Trip for Biscuits, Robot Panther You're Skitting MeSeries 3, CJZ
Comedy Series Production Get Krack!n, Katering Productions/Guesswork Television Mad As Hell Series 7, ITV Studios Australia No Activity Series 2, Jungle Please Like Me Series 4, Guesswork Television Rosehaven Series 1, Guesswork Television The Family Law Series 2, Matchbox Pictures
Drama Series Production Cleverman Season 2, Goalpost Doctor Doctor Season 1, Essential Media Glitch Season 2, Matchbox Pictures Janet King - Playing Advantage, Screentime The Wrong Girl Series 1, Playmaker Wentworth Series 5, FremantleMedia Australia
Light Entertainment Series Production Anh's Brush With Fame Series 2, Screentime Bondi Rescue Season 12, CJZ Family Feud, FremantleMedia Australia Grand Designs Australia, FremantleMedia Australia Gruen Series 8, CJZ The Weekly with Charlie Pickering Series 3, Guesswork
Online Series Production Bruce, Guilty Doodles, Ludo Studios Little Acorns, PocketTV Starting From Now, Common Language Films The Other Guy, Aquarius Films This is Desmondo Ray!, Sense & Centsability
Reality Series Production Great Australian Bake Off, FremantleMedia Australia I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Australia, ITV Studios Australia Real Housewives of Sydney, Matchbox Pictures The Voice Australia Season 6, ITV Studios Australia The XFactor Australia, FremantleMedia Australia
Telemovie or Mini Series Production HOGES, FremantleMedia Australia House of Bond, CJZ Hyde & Seek, Matchbox Pictures Seven Types of Ambiguity, Matchbox Pictures Top of the Lake: China Girl, See-Saw Films
Series Documentary Production Chef's Table: France, Michael Hilliard Court Justice: Sydney, CJZ Occupation: Native, Brindle Films Tales By Light, Untitled Film Works The Queen & Zak Grieve, In Films The Surgery Ship, Media Stockade
Single Documentary Production PACmen, Scribble Films Spookers, Madman Production Company The Go-Betweens: Right Here, Essential Media and Entertainment The Opposition, Media Stockade The Song Keepers, Brindle Films Westwind: Djalu's Legacy, Madman Production Company & Jonnie & Kate Films
Feature Film Production Ali's Wedding, Matchbox Pictures Australia Day, Hoodlum Dance Academy: The Movie, Werner Film Productions Don't Tell, Tojohage Productions Hounds Of Love, Factor 30 Films Jasper Jones, Bunya Productions and Porchlight Films LION, See-Saw Films The Butterfly Tree, Midwinter Films
Short Film Production Brown Lips, Noble Savage Pictures Deep Storage, Happening Films In a Cane Field, Cosmia Films Lake Terror, Brewcasa Creative Mrs McCutcheon, Buffalo Media
Interactive Production Atlas Obscura VR, Start VR Dream Channel VR, Cobbstar Productions Inside Manus, Hoodlum, Chemical Media & Cutting Edge