Awards & Nominations

CAAMA Production Awards and Nominations

2009 Samson and Delilah (Co-production with Scarlett Pictures): Cannes International Film Festival, Camera d’Or first film prize, for writer/director Warwick Thornton’s first feature film; also winner of Adelaide Film Festival Audience Award

2008 Double Trouble: Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards, Nominated for Best Children’s Television

2008 Case 442: International Cherokee Film Festival, Best International Documentary

2008 Jarlmadangah: International Cherokee Film Festival, Best International Short Documentary

2008 Solid Rock: International Cherokee Film Festival, Best International Music Video

2007 Willaberta Jack: Winnipeg Indigenous Film Festival, Nominated for Best Documentary

2007 Double Trouble: AWGIE (Australian Writers’ Guild), Winner (Danielle MacLean) Award for Best C Classification Script

2007 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Pacific International Documentary Film Festival, Finalist – Official Competition.

2007 Destiny in Alice: Sydney Queer Screen, Opening Night Selection

2006 Green Bush: Flickerfest, Sydney, Best Direction in an Australian Short Film

2005 Green Bush: Sundance Film Festival, Official Selection

2005 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Sundance Film Festival, Finalist – World Cinema Documentary Competition

2005 Yellow Fella: Festival De Cannes, France, Official Selection, Un Certain Regard

2005 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Chicago International Documentary Film Festival, Finalist – Short Film Grand Prix Competition Section

2005 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Asia Pacific Film Festival, Finalist – Best Short/Documentary,

2005 Green Bush: Dendy Award and Rouben Mamoulian Award, Sydney Film Festival

2005 Case 442: United Nations Media Peace Award

2005 CAAMA PRODUCTIONS: Film Australia Stanley Hawes Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Documentary.

2005 Green Bush: Best Short Film, Panorama Berlin Film Festival

2004 Wirriya: WOW (Women on Women) Festival, Winner Best Short Film

2004 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Sydney Film Festival Dendy Awards, Winner – The Rouben Mamoulian Award

2004 Dhakiyarr vs the King: NSW Premier’s History Awards, Winner – Audio/Visual History Prize

2004 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Human Rights Medal and Awards, Highly Commended – Television Award

2004 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, Finalist – Best Documentary

2004 Dhakiyarr vs the King: Centre for Australian Cultural Studies National Cultural Awards, Special Mention for An Outstanding Contribution to Australian Culture

2003 Trespass: Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards, Finalist Best Short Form Documentary

2003 Trespass: Sydney Flickerfest Festival, Highly Commended

2003 Cold Turkey: Down Under Film Festival, Best Northern Territory Film and Best Cinematography

2003 Cold Turkey: Australasian Video Awards, Gold Medal Short Film Drama

2002 Trespass: Canada Sheaf Awards, Best International Documentary under 30 minutes

2002 Mistake Creek: National Australian Cinematographers’ Society (ACS) Awards, Finalist Documentary Category (Allan Collins)

2002 Apekathe: Australian Cinematographers’ Society (ACS), South Australian and West Australian Branches, Best Cultural Documentary

2001 Mistake Creek: Australian Cinematographers’ Society (ACS), SA and WA Branches Winner Gold Award Documentaries, Cinema and Television Category (Alan Collins)

2000 My Colour Your Kind: Flickerfest 8th International Film Festival, Gold Award

2000 My Colour Your Kind: 8th Festival of Pacific Arts, Best Cinematography

2000 Apekathe: Tudawali Awards, Highly Commended

1999 My Colour Your Kind: Australian Cinematographers’ Society (ACS), SA and WA Branches, Silver Award

1999 My Colour Your Kind: Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards, Nominated for Best Screenplay in a Short Film

1999 My Colour Your Kind: Sydney Flickerfest Festival, Best cinematography

Our Catalogue entries include a more comprehensive list of awards and screenings by title.