AWARDS & RECOGNITION

YEAR DOCUMENTARY AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2006 CAPITALIST DRIVE
  • New Zealand International Documentary Film Festival
  • Nominated AWGIE, Best Broadcast Television, 2005
  • JIHLAVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 2004 Official Selection, Czech Republic
2003 WELCOME TO THE WAKS FAMILY
  • REAL LIFE FILM FESTIVAL, Melbourne
  • SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL – Dendy Awards – Finalist
  • AWGIE Awards – Finalist Public Broadcast television
2002 VIVA LA DIVA – Portrait of Yvonne Kenny
  • BANFF Television Festival
1999 PASSPORT TO PLANET SUB
  • Puppet and animation about an alien trapped in a High Voltage Electricity Sub-station
  • Finalist – 1999 ATOM Awards (Australian Teachers of Media)
1997 AUSTRALIAN FILM COMMISSION DOCUMENTARY FELLOWSHIP
1997 THE RAID
  • BRONZE APPLE awarded by the National Educational Media Network, USA.l
  • Dendy Award Finalist, Sydney Film Festival
1996 ATOM AWARD
  • Australian Teachers of Media Award for Best Documentary
1995 AWGIE
  • Australian Writer’s Guild Award for Best Public Broadcast Documentary
  • MEDIA NET AWARD, International Competition judged in Munich, Germany
  • BILLION DOLLAR CROP
  • Screened ABCTV in 1994 and 1996
  • Special Recommendation – Environmental Film Festival, France
  • Featured on LANDLINE, ABC TV 1997
  • Broadcast internationally on television (cable and free to air) in USA, Europe, Canada
  • WOMEN HEAL WOMEN
1996 GOLD
  • MOBIE for Best Training Film, International Television Association of Australia.
  • ATOM, Australian Teachers of Media – Best Training Film
    AUSSIE RULES
1993 MARIA
  • Finalist Atom Awards for Best Documentary
1992 Australian Human Rights Commission Award – Best Documentary
  • NSW Ethnic Affairs Commission Award Sydney Film Festival
  • Dendy Award for Best Documentary Sydney Film Festival
  • AWGIE Australian Writer’s Guild – Best Public Broadcast Documentary
1991 AUSTRALIAN FILM COMMISSION AND ABCTV DOCUMENTARY FELLOWSHIP
  • Awards and Film Festival Screenings prior to 1990
1989 Right Angles (Writer)
  • Girls and mathematics
  • Finalist ATOM AWARDS
1987 THE WITCH HUNT
  • Feature Length Documentary Film
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • AFI Award for Best Screenplay
  • Golden Gate Award, San Francisco Film Festival
  • Special Pater Award, Brisbane
1981 Violation (Co-Producer, Co-Writer)
  • Training Film commissioned by
    NSW Film Corporation to assist officers in dealing with victims of rape,
  • Finalist: Sydney Film Festival
1982 Talking Hands
  • 18 x Twenty-Minute Interactive Instructional Videos
  • Australian Deaf Sign Language
1981 EORA – Unique Aboriginal School in Sydney
  • Television Film
  • 1982 Cinema du Reel, Paris, International
  • Ethnographic Film Festival
1979 Pins & Needles
  • 42 Mins. GENNI BATTERHAM’S struggle with Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Shown on Channel 9, Sixty Minutes
  • Winner: New York Rehabilitation Film Festival
  • 2nd Prize Montreal Film Festival
  • Silver Boomerang Award, Melbourne Film Festival
  • Finalist, Greater Union Awards, Sydney Film Festival
  • Finalist, 1980 American Film Festival
  • 1981 Chicago Film Festival
  • 1981, Berlin Film Festival
1979 Child Development Film Series
  • Gentle Birth, Baby in Arms, First Year, Bill a Lone Parent -Writer-Producer/Director, 2nd Camera
  • Sponsored by Tresillian, Society for Welfare of Mothers and Children
    Four Short Films -Finalist: Sammy Awards
  • Nominated: Melbourne Film Festival 1977,1978,1979,
  • Nominated: Tokyo Scientific Film Festival 1978
  • International Scientific Film Festival, Paris 1979
  • Cilect IV RIFE Budapest 1977
1979 Nobody Else Can Feel it For You
  • Melbourne Film Festival
1979 Seen But Not Heard
  • Training Film
  • International Year of the Child
  • Sydney Film Festival
1977 Birth at Home
  • Finalist: Greater Union Award
  • Finalist: Melbourne Film Festival
  • Screened: Cannes Film Festival
  • London Film Festival
  • American Film Festival