The NZ Unofficial Film Awards announces winners: Flying Fish's 'Honk if you're Horny' wins three; Robber's Dog's 'Shihad: Beautiful Machine' wins two and Curious' 'I'm The One' wins one

honk-thumb-200x284-93298.jpgFlying Fish, Robber's Dog and Curious Films have all come out on top after being announced as winners at the New Zealand Unofficial Film Awards (MOA's) held last night at the Wintergarden at the Civic Theatre.

Flying Fish's Joe Lonie won Best Short Film as well as Best Short Film Script for 'Honk if you're Horny'. Andy Anderson also won an award for the film in the Best Short Film - Actor category.

Robber's Dog's Sam Peacocke won Best Documentary Director for his film 'Shihad: Beautiful Machine' - an all-access pass to the extraordinary rock saga of the legendary band's fight with fame, fortune, the industry and finally itself. The film also picked up the Best Documentary Editing award thanks to the efforts of Cushla Dillon.

Curious Films' 'I'm The One' picked up Best Short Film Cinematography thanks to Bonnie Elliot's capturing of the story.
The Winners:

Best film
The Orator

Best Self-Funded Film
The Red House

Best Director
The Orator - Tusi Tamasese

Best Cinematography
The Most Fun You Can Have Dying - Crighton Bone

Best Editing
Two Little Boys - Annie Collins

Best Actor
The Orator - Fa'afiaula Sagote

Best Actress
The Orator - Tausili Pushparaj

Best Supporting Actor
Netherwood - Will Hall

Best Supporting Actress
The Orator - Salamasina Mataia

Best Screenplay
The Orator - Tusi Tamasese

Best Score
The Most Fun You Can Have Dying - Grayson Gilmour

Best Sound
The Orator - Tim Prebble, Chris Todd, Richard Flynn, Mike Hedges and Gilbert Lake

Best Production Design
The Most Fun You Can Have Dying - Bruce Everard

Best Makeup Design
The Devil's Rock - Davina Lamont, Sean Foot and Richard Taylor

Best Costume Design
The Orator - Kirsty Cameron

Best Visual Effects
Two Little Boys - Jon Baxter and Puck Murphy

Best Short Film
Honk If You're Horny

Best Short Film Actor
Honk If You're Horny - Andy Anderson

Best Short Film Actress
Whakatiki - Mabelle Dennison

Best Documentary
Maori Boy Genius

Best Documentary Director
Shihad: Beautiful Machine - Sam Peacocke

Best Documentary Cinematography
How Far is Heaven - Christopher Pryor

Best Documentary Editing
Shihad: Beautiful Machine - Cushla Dillon

Best Self-Funded Short Film
In Safe Hands

Best Short Film Cinematography
I'm the One - Bonnie Elliott

Best Short Film Script
Honk If You're Horny - Joe Lo


really.... said:

Zia was robbed, defies explanation. Go Alyx, amazing commitment.

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