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Strong contingent of Victorian productions among finalists for 2019 SPA Awards

Industry Updates  20 Aug 2019

The finalists for the 2019 Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Awards have been announced, with Victorian production businesses well represented among the contenders.

The Awards celebrate outstanding Australian screen productions, recognise the skill and achievement of production businesses and aim to increase awareness of the role producers play in creating great homegrown screen stories.

Award recipients will be revealed on 14 November at the SPA Awards ceremony, which takes place on the final night of the Screen Forever conference.

Film Victoria is delighted to have supported 18 of the 54 productions recgonised across 12 categories of film, television and interactive:

Children’s Series Production of the Year

Mustangs FC, Matchbox Pictures

Nowhere Boys: The Battle for Negative Space, Matchbox Pictures

Comedy Program or Series Production of the Year

Mr Black, CJZ

Get Krack!n, Guesswork Television & Katering Productions

How To Stay Married, Princess Pictures

Drama Series Production of the Year

Wentworth, Fremantle

Five Bedrooms, Hoodlum

Glitch, Matchbox Pictures

Bloom, Playmaker Media

Telemovie or Mini Series Production of the Year

The Cry, December Media

Online Series Production of the Year

Superwog, Princess Pictures

Feature Documentary of the Year

The Eulogy, Freshwater Pictures & iKandy Films

2040, GoodThing Productions

The Australian Dream, GoodThing Productions

Feature Film of the Year

Judy & Punch, Blue-Tongue Films

Angel of Mine, SixtyFourSixty

Short Film Production of the Year

Elders, Typecast

Interactive or Game Production of the Year

RONE, StudioBento

Visit the Screen Producers Australia website for the full list of finalists.