52 Tuesdays and Welcome To Iron Knob were the big winners at the 2014 South Australian Screen Awards, which were handed out at a gala event at the Mercury Cinema last Friday night (May 17).
52 Tuesdays and Welcome To Iron Knob were unsurprisingly the big winners at the 2014 South Australian Screen Awards, which were handed out at a gala event at the Mercury Cinema last Friday night (May 17). Sophie Hyde’s 52 Tuesdays took home the $3,000-prize for Best Feature Film, while David Wade’s short comedy Welcome To Iron Knob nabbed five awards, including Best Short Film. Other winners included Nathan March’s documentary Living On Country – Irrunytju, Aaron Schuppan’s short Pale Blue Dot and the ‘80s-inspired music video for Adelaide punk band’s I Think I Might Be Dying / Vision. The full list of winners can be found below. All nominated films are now screening in a mini film festival, Best of SASA Screenings, at the Mercury Cinema until Sunday May 25. Best Animation: Motorbike Short Nine Network Best Comedy: Welcome To Iron Knob AIDC Best Documentary: Living On Country – Irrunytju Cutting Room Best Drama: Pale Blue Dot Music SA Best Music Video: Beaver I Think I Might Be Dying / Vision MRC Best Short Film: Welcome To Iron Knob SAFC Best Feature: 52 Tuesdays Adelaide Film Festival Best Web Series: Peleda Samstag Museum of Art Best Non-Narrative: This Is Africa Pro AV Solutions Best Cinematography: Nima Nabili Rad (Pale Blue Dot) Adelaide Festival Centre Best Composition: Chris Larkin (Motorbike Short) Kojo Best Direction: Danny and Michael Philippou (Deluge) Footage Firm Inc. Best Editing: Benjamin Dowie (This Is Africa) Adelaide Artist Agency Best Performance: James Smith (Bird Bath) Anomaly Studios Best Production Design: Manda Webber (Carbon Daters) Australian Writers Guild and Storynerd’s Best Screenplay: Dave Wade (Welcome To Iron Knob) Best FX Sound Design: Russell Alexander (Welcome To Iron Knob) Independent Arts Foundation Emerging Producer: Alex Blue MRC Independent Vision Award: Peter Ninos and Trent Ninos Carclew Emerging Filmmaker: Stephen Packer Image: Andre Castelucci