Award Winners 2019

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WAIROA MAORI FILM FESTIVAL

AWARD WINNERS 2019

 

Pitch Wairoa Pitching Prize

Te Hira Horua Waiariki $1,500 towards his film project

Jade Waetford $1,500 towards her film project

 

Mana Wairoa Te Reo Prize

Recipient: HinekuraBecs Arahanga

 

Te Wairoa Media Prize

Recipient:  Liz Hunkin

Prize: Artwork from Wairoa District Council   

Kete by Jan McKenzie commissioned by Wairoa Maori Film Festival

 

Moana Jury Short Non-Fiction Prize –Pasifika Director

Recipient: Toa`ipuapuagā, Strength in Suffering, Vea Mafileo

 

Moana Jury Short Fiction Prize –Pasifika Director

Recipient: Liliu, Jeremiah Tauamiti

 

Whenua Jury Short Non-Fiction Prize Prize – Maori Director

Recipient: Take, Victoria Hunt

 

Whenua Jury Short Fiction Prize Prize – Maori Director

Recipient: Ani, Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu

  

Mana Wairoa Male Actor 

Recipient: Shane Rangi  (Die Like a Shark)

 

Mana Wairoa Female Actor

Recipient: Darneen Christian  (Krystal, by Briar Grace-Smith)

 

Women in Film & Television (WIFT) Mana Wahine Award

Recipient: Whetu Fala

 

Mana Wairoa International Indigenous Award                              

Recipient: Hiona Henare for women directors of Spirit Womon

 

Mana Wairoa – Advancement of Indigenous Film

Recipient: Fred Renata