2018 SPADA Conference
SPADA Screen Industry Awards 2018
Nominations and entries for this year's SPADA Screen Industry Awards are now open. The annual SPADA Screen Industry Awards will be held Thursday 15 November (at 5.30pm) at the end of the first day of the 26th annual SPADA Conference in Wellington.
- New Filmmaker of the Year - Principal Sponsor Park Road Post Production
- Independent Producer of the Year - Sponsored by Crombie Lockwood
- SPADA/DATA BOOK Industry Champion
Here are last year's SPADA Screen Industry Award Recipients:
- SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year, sponsored by Park Road Post Production - THE CANDLE WASTERS
Be sure to check out The Candle Wasters latest webseries TRAGICOMIC
- SPADA Independent Producer of the Year, sponsored by Crombie Lockwood - KERRY WARKIA and KIEL MCNAUGHTON of Brown Sugar Apple Grunt (BSAG)
Following on from the box office and festival success of WARU, BSAG received production funding for VAI in early 2018. Similar to WARU, VAI will connect eight stories about the journey of empowerment through culture, over the lifetime of one woman, Vai. VAI will be released in New Zealand and Australia in 2019 by Vendetta Films, the distributors of WARU. Visit their website to see what other projects they're working on.
- SPADA Industry Champion - RICHARD FLETCHER of Libertine Pictures
2017 South Pacific Pictures Big Pitch
Reflecting the high calibre of pitches two winners were announced for the 2017 South Pacific Pictures Big Pitch: EMMA SCHRANZ and CHRIS CHALMERS.
A very BIG thank you to our long-term SPADA Screen Industry Award Sponsors