FINALISTS

CRAFT AWARDS FINALISTS AND WINNERS

Best Editing: Documentary/Factual

WINNER:
Johnny Agnew

The Unortho_docs

Two Heads (TVNZ OnDemand)

Paul Sutorius
My Year With Helen
Gaylene Preston Productions (Three)

Richard Shaw
Dark Tourist
Razor Fumes (Netflix)

Best Editing: Drama

WINNER:
Raewyn Humphries

Mistress, Mercy: The Renee Chignell Story

The Gibson Group (TVNZ 1)

 

Kerri Roggio
The Brokenwood Mysteries

South Pacific Pictures (Prime TV)

Allannah Bazzard
Fresh Eggs
Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)


Huawei Mate30 Pro Best Camerawork: Documentary/Factual

 

WINNER:
Johnny Agnew

The Unortho_docs

Two Heads (TVNZ OnDemand)

 

Jacob Bryant
Dark Tourist
Razor Fumes (Netflix)

Phil Johnson
Big Decision (The Abortion Debate)
Stuff Circuit (Stuff NZ)


Best Director: Multi Camera

 

WINNER:
Mitchell Hawkes

You Are Us / Aroha Nui

MediaWorks NZ (Three)

 

Nigel Carpenter
Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2018
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Marcus Kennedy
All Blacks vs Argentina
SKY Sport (SKY NZ)


Best Cinematographer: Drama

 

WINNER:
DJ Stipsen

Fresh Eggs

Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)

 

Dave Garbett
The Bad Seed
South Pacific Pictures and Jump Film & TV Ltd (TVNZ 1)

 

Alun Bollinger
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)


Best Contribution to a Soundtrack

 

WINNER:
Chris Sinclair, Steve Finnigan, Ben Sinclair, Images & Sound
In Dark Places
Images & Sound for South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)

Tom Miskin, Steve Finnigan, Alan Kidd, Mike Bayliss, Images & Sound
The Bad Seed
Images & Sound for South Pacific Pictures & Jump Film & TV Ltd (TVNZ 1)

Chris Burt
In a Flash
Inside Track for Screentime NZ (TVNZ 1)


Images & Sound Best Original Score

WINNER:
Don McGlashan

Kiri and Lou

Kiri and Lou (TVNZ HEIHEI)

 

Jan Preston
My Year With Helen
Gaylene Preston Productions (Three)

Mike Newport
Alibi
Plus6Four (TVNZ OnDemand)

Tihema Bennett, Joel Haines
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)


Best Post Production Design

 

WINNER:
Mikee Carpinter

The Unortho_docs

Two Heads (TVNZ OnDemand)

 

Alana Cotton
In Dark Places
Images & Sound for South Pacific Pictures & 10000 Company (TVNZ 1) 

 

Andrew Brown
Straight Forward
Toybox Post for Screentime NZ (TVNZ OnDemand)


Screen Auckland Best Art Direction or Production Design

 

WINNER:
George Hamilton

Fresh Eggs

Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)

 

Miro Harre
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1) 

Nick Williams
The Bad Seed
South Pacific Pictures and Jump Film & TV Ltd (TVNZ 1) 


Best Costume Design

WINNER:
Sarah Voon

Give Kate a Voice

Vendetta Productions (Noted)

 

Sacha Teuila
Dancing with the Stars S8
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Jaindra Watson
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1) 


Revlon Best Makeup Design

WINNER:
Stefan Knight

Fresh Eggs

Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)

 

Katherine Gould
Dancing with the Stars S8
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Don Brooker, Frankie Karena, Sean Foot
Wellington Paranormal
New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd (TVNZ 2) 


Huawei Mate30 Pro Best Script: Comedy

 

WINNER:
Louis Mendiola

The Adventures of Suzy Boon

R & R (TVNZ OnDemand) 

 

Jemaine Clement, Paul Yates
Wellington Paranormal
New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd (TVNZ 2) 

Amanda Alison
Mean Mums
South Pacific Pictures (Three)


Best Script: Drama

 

WINNER:
Sarah-Kate Lynch, Michael Beran, Joss King

The Bad Seed

South Pacific Pictures and Jump Film & TV Ltd (TVNZ 1) 

 

Hannah Marshall & David de Lautour
Alibi
Plus6Four (TVNZ OnDemand) 

Michael Bennett, Jane Holland
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)

HUAWEI MATE30 PRO NEW ZEALAND TELEVISION AWARDS FINALISTS

NZ On Air Best Drama Series

 

Robin Scholes, Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey
The Bad Seed
South Pacific Pictures and Jump Film & TV Ltd (TVNZ 1) 

Mark Beesley, Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey, James Griffin
Westside
South Pacific Pictures (Three)

Sally Campbell, Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey, Tim Balme
The Brokenwood Mysteries
South Pacific Pictures (Prime TV)


Images & Sound Best Feature Drama

 

Carmen J Leonard, Thomas Robbins, Charlotte Purdy
Kiwi
Rogue Productions (TVNZ 1)

Riccardo Pellizzeri, Bridget Bourke, Philly de Lacey, Screentime NZ
In A Flash
Screentime NZ (TVNZ 1) 

Michael Bennett, Jane Holland, Chloe Smith, Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)

Gary Scott, Mike Smith, Karen Curtis
Mistress, Mercy: The Renee Chignell Story
The Gibson Group (TVNZ 1)

 

Best Factual Series

 

Candida Beveridge
Grand Designs NZ
Imagination TV (Three) 

Arwen O’Connor
The Curious Mind
Ruckus (TVNZ 1)

Owen Hughes
Unchartered with Sam Neill
Frame Up Films (Prime TV)


NZ On Air Best Documentary

 

Melanie Reid, Paul Enticott, Phill Prendeville

The Uplift

Newsroom

 

Gaylene Preston
My Year With Helen
Gaylene Preston Productions (Three)

Jill Macnab, Robyn Paterson
In the Zone
Vendetta Productions (TVNZ OnDemand)


Best Original Reality Series

Sarah-Luise Whatford
Police Ten 7
Screentime NZ (TVNZ 1)

Carmen J Leonard, Susan Leonard, Annabelle Lee-Mather, Philip Smith
The Casketeers
Great Southern Television (TVNZ 1)

Sue Woodfield, Angela Mann, David Lomas
Lost and Found
MediaWorks (Three)


Stage & Screen Travel Services Best Format Reality Series

 

John McDonald, Hayley Cunningham, Charlotte Hobson
Dancing with the Stars S8
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Sue Woodfield, Angela Mann, Emma White, Greg Heathcote, Aaron Dolbel
The Block NZ S7
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Dominic Smith
Secret Life of Girls
Screentime NZ (TVNZ 1)


Best Lifestyle Programme

 

Fishing and Adventure
Fiordland Part 1
Bullet Ride Ltd in association with Locus Creative  (TVNZ 1)

Piri’s Tiki Tour (Pango Productions)
Hokianga
Pango Productions (Maori Television)

Easy Eats (Pango Productions)
Easy Eats
Pango Productions (Maori Television)


Best Current Affairs Programme

 

Annabelle Lee-Mather, Rewa Harriman, Mihingarangi Forbes, Philip Smith
The Hui
Great Southern Television (Three)

Melanie Reid, Paul Enticott, Mark Jennings, Tim Murphy
Newsroom Investigates
Newsroom

Eugene Bingham, Phil Johnson, Toby Longbottom, Paula Penfold
Stuff Circuit
Stuff Circuit (Stuff NZ)


Best Web Series

 

Gerard Smyth, Jendy Harper, Oliver Dawe
Frank – Changing South
Frank Film (YouTube)

Jazz Thornton, Alex Reed, Cass Avery
Jessica’s Tree
Augusto (NZME)

Jesse Griffin, Rachel Jean, Jackie van Beek, Jonny Brugh, Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey
Educators
South Pacific Pictures (TVNZ OnDemand)


NZ On Air Best Children’s Programme

 

Fiona Copland, Harry Sinclair
Kiri and Lou
Kiri and Lou (TVNZ HEIHEI)

Te Amokura Productions
Tiki Towns
Te Amokura Productions (Prime TV & Nickleodeon)

Phil Brough, Matt Heath, Orlando Stewart
Welcome to Cardboard City
Vinewood Animation Studio (TVNZ HEIHEI)


Te Māngai Pāho Best Maori Programme

 

Carmen J Leonard, Susan Leonard, Annabelle Lee-Mather, Philip Smith
The Casketeers
Great Southern Television (TVNZ 1)

Mako Media Ltd
Haka Life
Mako Media Ltd (Māori Television)

Te Ori Paki, Nix Jacques, David Clayton Green, Kewana Duncan
Marae DIY
Screentime NZ (Māori Television)


Te Māngai Pāho Best Reo Programme

 

Nicole Hoey, Campbell Farquhar
Tākaro Tribe
Cinco Cine Film Productions (TVNZ OnDemand) 

Ngahuia Wade
Whiua te Pātai
Māori Television (Māori Television)

 

Kereama Wright, Mana Epiha, Megan Douglas
Waka Huia - Rereata Makiha
Scottie Productions (TVNZ 1)


NZ On Air Best Pasifika Programme

 

Tuki Laumea, Lisa Taouma
1918: Samoa & The Talune - Ship Of Death
Tikilounge Productions (The Coconet)

Dana Youngman, Damon Fepulea'i
Life After Footy - Legends of the Pacific
Tikilounge Productions (Prime TV)

Elizabeth Koroivulaono, Indira Stewart
Daughters of the Migration – Fala Haulangi
Tikilounge Productions (The Coconet)


Best News Coverage

Newshub News Team
Christchurch Mosque Shootings
MediaWorks NZ (Three) 

Newshub News Team
Newshub: Tasman Fires
MediaWorks NZ (Three) 

1 News
Christchurch Terrorist Attack
1 News (TVNZ 1)


Monstavision Best Sports Programme

 

Brian Hitchcock, Dean Pooley, Gareth Thorne, Kerry Russell, Carl Matthews
Joseph Parker: Metamorphosis
Sky Sport (SKY NZ)

Brian Hitchcock, Dean Pooley, Gareth Thorne, Simon Head, Mark Malaki-Williams
Keeping the Faith: 25 Years of the Warriors Ep 1
Sky Sport (SKY NZ)

    Brian Hitchcock, Dean Pooley, Gareth Thorne, Simon Head, Mark Malaki-Williams
Keeping the Faith: 25 Years of the Warriors Ep 2
Sky Sport (SKY NZ)

Dana Youngman, Damon Fepulea'i
Life After Footy, Legends of the Pacific
Tikilounge Productions (Prime TV)


 Best Live Event Coverage

 

Annabelle Lee-Mather, Mihingarangi Forbes, Rewa Harriman, Philip Smith
The Hui: Mike King Special
Great Southern Television (Three)

John McDonald, Hayley Cunningham, Charlotte Hobson
Dancing with the Stars S8
MediaWorks NZ (Three) 

Newshub News Team
Christchurch Mosque Shootings
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

TVNZ
The National Memorial Service
TVNZ (TVNZ 1)


Best Comedy/Comedy Entertainment Programme

 

Browynn Bakker, John McDonald
Funny Girls Suffragette Special
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

Ashley Coupland, Paul Casserly, Charlotte Purdy, Anika Moa
Anika Moa Unleashed S2
Rogue Productions (TVNZ OnDemand)

Nick Ward, Kim Harrop, Britta Hawkins, Philippa Rennie
Fresh Eggs
Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)


Best Director: Documentary/Factual

 

Colin Rothbart
Dark Tourist
Razor Fumes (Netflix)

Sally Aitken
Unchartered with Sam Neill
Frame Up Films (Prime TV)


Gaylene Preston
My Year With Helen
Gaylene Preston Productions (Three)


Screen Auckland Best Director: Drama

 

David de Lautour
Alibi
Plus6Four (TVNZ OnDemand)

Michael Bennett
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)

Josh Frizzell
Fresh Eggs
Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)


Huawei Mate30 Pro Best Actress

 

Karen O’Leary
Wellington Paranormal
New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd (TVNZ 2)

Claire Chitham
Fresh Eggs
Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)

Nancy Brunning
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)

Danielle Cormack

Fresh Eggs

Warner Bros. New Zealand (TVNZ 2)


Best Actor

 

Joel Tobeck
Alibi
Plus6Four (TVNZ OnDemand)

Mike Minogue
Wellington Paranormal
New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd (TVNZ 2)

Richard Te Are
In Dark Places
South Pacific Pictures and 10000 Company (TVNZ 1)


Reporter of the Year

 

Melanie Reid
Newsroom
Newsroom

Paula Penfold
Stuff Circuit
Stuff NZ

Janet McIntyre
Sunday
TVNZ (TVNZ 1)


Huawei Mate30Pro Best Presenter: Entertainment

 

Sam Neill
Unchartered with Sam Neill
Frame Up Films (Prime TV)

Anika Moa
Anika Moa Unleashed S2
Rogue Productions (TVNZ OnDemand)

Nigel Latta
The Curious Mind
Ruckus (TVNZ 1)


Best Presenter: News & Current Affairs

 

Patrick Gower
The Project
MediaWorks NZ (Three)

 

Hilary Barry 
Christchurch Terror Attack
TVNZ (TVNZ 1)

 

John Campbell
Christchurch Terror Attack
TVNZ (TVNZ 1)


Woman’s Day Television Personality of the Year

Miriama Kamo
Anika Moa
Jeremy Corbett
Rebekah Palmer
Kanoa Lloyd
Matty McLean
Samantha Hayes
Antonia Prebble
Sharyn Casey
Scotty Morrison


Huawei Mate30 Pro Television Legend

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