ABC shines in Big Apple TV and movie awards


ABC programs have won several glittering gongs at the New York Festivals Television & Film Awards, celebrating uniquely Australian dramas and documentaries on the world stage.

The CBA winners included gold medals for Love on the spectrum and Ocean’s Ocean Odyssey – A Voyage in the East Australian Current and a silver medal for catalyst “Kill or cure? The story of Venom ”.

ABC’s commitment to stories for and about Indigenous Australia was recognized with a silver award for the documentary Maralinga Tjarutja and bronze for the theater Total control, whose second season will air on ABC TV and ABC iview on Sunday, November 7.

The applause came in the form of ABC audio programs Stuff the British stole, within earshot and Background briefing won medals at the New York Festivals Radio Awards.

The 2021 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards showcased world-class work from over 40 countries.

ABC Award Winners

Love on the spectrum, Gold Medal for Best Documentary – Human Concerns
Produced by Northern Pictures for the ABC.
Program Credits: Series Producer / Director Cian O’Clery, Executive Producer Karina Holden, Supervising Producer Jenni Wilks, Editor Rachel Grierson-Johns, Editor Simon Callow-Wright.

Ocean’s Ocean Odyssey – A Voyage in the East Australian Current, Gold Medal for Best Documentary – Environment & Ecology
Produced by Wild Pacific Media for ABC.
Program credits: Producer / Writer / Director / Filmmaker Nick Robinson, Executive Producer Electra Manikakis, Producer / Underwater Cinema John Shaw ACS, Producer / Co-Writer Peta Ayers, Narrator Marta Dusseldorp, Cinematography / Editor Caspar Mazzotti, Cinematography Cam Batten , Editor Bobbi Hansel, Editor Natasha Alves, Editor Jake Flannery, Music Hylton Mowday.

Catalyst “Kill or Heal?” The story of Venom», Silver Medal for Best Documentary – Health / Medicine Information
Program Credits: Producer / Director David Symonds, Associate Producer Alice Goodman, Editor Andrew Glover, Writer Belinda Gibbon, Executive Producer Penny Palmer, Producer of the Elle Gibbons series.

Maralinga Tjarutja, Silver Medal for Best Documentary – Human Rights
Produced by Blackfella Films for ABC.
Program credits: Writer / Director Larissa Behrendt, Producer Darren Dale, Writer / Producer Jacob Hickey, Cinematographer Bryan Mason, Editor Jane Usher, Composer Antony Partos.

Total control, Bronze Medal for Best Drama
Produced by Blackfella Films for ABC.
Program Credits: Director / Writer Rachel Perkins, Producer / Creator Darren Dale, Producer / Creator Miranda Dear, Writer / Co-Creator / Writer Stuart Page, Writer Pip Karmel, Writer Angela Betzien, Writer Kim Wilson, Executive Producer / Creator Rachel Griffith, Executive Producer Sally Riley, Executive Producer Kelrick Martin, Cinematographer Garry Phillips ACS, Production Designer Pete Baxter, Editor Deborah Peart ASE, Cast Anousha Zarkesh, Costume Designer Margot Wilson, Make-up and Hairstylist Nikki Gooley, Composer Antony Partos, Composer Matteo Zingales, voice and lyrics composed by Missy Higgins.

Hymns: Solutions to Climate Change, Finalist for Best Documentary – Climate Change and Sustainability
Program Credits: Reporter / Producer Jane Bardon, Video Editor Owain Stia-James, Executive Producer Michael Reid, Cameraman Ian Redfearn, Cameraman Terry McDonald, Cameraman Michael Donnelly, Cameraman Mitchell Woolnough, Cameraman Alan Dowler, Cameraman Erik Havnen.

Click here for the full list of winners.

For more information:
Peter Munro, ABC Communications


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