2012 WINNERS

Congratulations to the winning films and filmmakers for Fist Full of Films 2012.

To watch the winners scroll down  . . .

Winning filmmaker Jason Japaljarri Woods (PAW Media) with Member for Drysdale, Ms Lia Finnochiaro who helped present the Galah Awards.

BEST FILM: JACK AND JONES
Jason Japaljarri Woods
PAW Media and Communications
Life in a remote community creates strong bonds of friendship between two young Walpiri men, but will that friendship withstand the challenge of a trip into town.

Sponsored by Darwin Film Society & Deckchair Cinema

BEST INDIGENOUS FILM: WALK THE LINE
Centralian Senior College with David Nixon, Lucy Stewart and music by Ashley McDonnell
A short film by students of Centralian Senior College marking 100 years of being a territory.

Sponsored by the Top End Aboriginal Broadcast Association (TEABBA)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO: TO THE OTHER SIDE
Tim Parish,  Verb Studios
A Yolngu hip hop parkour action film, produced by legendary hip hop MC Morganics and filmed in the streets of Darwin with local Parkour and break dancers.

Sponsored by Simon Says Television

BEST DOCUMENTARY: MAYANG
Ruby Alderton, The Mulka Project
Beneath the fresh water of YIrrkala is an underwater journey that connects to memories and it’s meaning in the present.

Sponsored by the Top End Aboriginal Broadcast Association (TEABBA)

BEST NARRATIVE: HELLFIRE
Todd Williams
A slightly needy military drone recounts his first combat mission.

Sponsored by Darwin Film Society & Deckchair Cinema

BEST ANIMATION: NYIRRIPI SETTLEMENT HISTORY
PAW Media and Communications
Senior Warlpiri women tell the story of how the Nyirripi settlement started and some of the challenges of the early days.

Sponsored by POWER WATER

TO WATCH NYIRRIPI SETTLEMENT HISTORY GO TO PAW MEDIA WEBSITE

BEST PRODUCTION VALUES: FROM ABOVE
Todd Whitaker
The day that changed Darwin forever.

Sponsored by FATANT

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: EVIL PIG
Maxim Hussey
A man discovers that bad things come in small packages

Sponsored by the Australian Cinematographers Association – NT Branch

BEST SOUND DESIGN: MAILER DEMON
Joshua Muirhead
Tom hates spam, but one chain email refuses to leave him alone.

Sponsored by Territory FM

BEST YOUTH FILM:   THE Horror of Teenage Haircuts
Nathaniel Kelly
There’s no saying no to this haircut, because after all: cutting is compulsory.

Sponsored by Darwin Film Society & Deckchair Cinema

BEST USE OF KEYWORD: LOVE BY NUMBERS
Al Oldfield
Tom and Jess are the perfect couple…at least they think so.

Sponsored by FATANT

DARWIN DIGITAL TELEVISION’S PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD 2012: BROWNS DAUGHTER
David Bitzer, Jacob Hazeldine, Zoe Mitchell
A student film project unlocks the dark and mysterious past of Brown’s Mart Theatre.