2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards

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The Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand and the New Zealand Television Broadcasters' Council came together to recognise the best of the best in the New Zealand film and television industry.

Previously run as separate awards (the New Zealand Screen Awards and the New Zealand Television Awards) the new awards programme celebrated achievements in 58 categories. The Best of the Best

From best feature film to best short film, from best news to best drama and best actor to best actress the new programme also included a dedicated craft awards ceremony recognising the talents of some of our leading script writers, editors, cinematographers and camera people.

Category Award Recipient Programme Channel
Qantas Best Picture - budget over $1 million Steven O'Meagher, Tim White and Robert Sarkies Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Best Picture ? budget under $1 million Mark Foster and Gregory King A Song of Good Robber.s Dog Films
Achievement in Directing in Film (budget under and over $1 million) Taika Waititi Eagle vs Shark Whenua Films Limited
Jameson Irish Whiskey Performance by an Actor in a leading role in Film Matthew Sunderland Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Performance by an Actress in a leading role in Film Geraldine Brophy Second-Hand Wedding Garage Sale Productions Ltd
Performance by an Actor in a supporting role in Film Karl Urban Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Performance by an Actress in a supporting role in Film Holly Shanahan Second-Hand Wedding Garage Sale Productions Ltd
Best Screenplay in Film Graeme Tetley and Robert Sarkies Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Achievement in Cinematography* Greig Fraser Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Achievement in Editing in Film* Annie Collins Out of the Blue Desert Road Films Ltd/Condor Films Ltd
Achievement in Original Music
in Film*
John Gibson and Jack Body Rain of the Children Wayward Films Ltd
Achievement in Sound Design
in Film*
Tim Prebble, Gethin Creagh and Gilbert Lake Black Sheep Livestock Films Ltd
Achievement in Production Design
in Film*
Phil Ivey Perfect Creature Sensible Films/Minute Productions
Achievement in Costume Design
in Film*
Kirsty Cameron Perfect Creature Sensible Films/Minute Productions
Achievement in Make-Up Design
in Film*
Dave Elsey Black Sheep Livestock Films Ltd
Outstanding Technical Contribution in Film - budget under $1 million* Ginny Loane, Cinematographer A Song of Good Robber's Dog Films
Images and Sound Best Short Film Christopher Dudman and Vicky Pope The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia POP Film Ltd
Performance in a Short Film Rawiri Paratene The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia POP Film Ltd
Atomic Coffee Roasters Best Screenplay for a Short Film Paul Stanley Ward The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia POP Film Ltd
Outstanding Technical Contribution to a Short Film* Ginny Loane, Director of Photography This Is Her Passenger Films
Television:
Details at KiwiTV