Matchbox Pictures Awarded Media Super Production Business of the Year 2017

November 23, 2017

Congratulations to all winners and finalists of the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards!
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Matchbox Pictures Awarded Media Super Production Business of the Year 2017

Congratulations to all winners and finalists of the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards!

Screen Producers Australia would like to congratulate all winners and finalists of the SPA Awards for 2017. The 17th annual Screen Producers Australia Awards was hosted by Nazeem Hussain at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre during the 2017 SCREEN FOREVER Conference.

Matchbox Pictures was awarded the Media Super Production Business of the Year. Matchbox Pictures works with leading Australian talent to deliver content that is meaningful to Australian audiences and internationally renowned. They place a strong emphasis on developing a slate of content which will sell to multiple territories around the world to further the reach and awareness of Australian content around the globe.

Screen Producers Australia’s CEO Matthew Deaner said: “We are delighted to see such a powerhouse talented group such as Matchbox pictures take out best production company. They continue to expand and forge new pathways in the industry allowing Australian stories to be told through multiple partners on a local and global level. The Awards has showcased the tip of the iceberg of an incredible year of production to which we should all feel very proud. We commend every part of our industry for their fantastic work but particularly our outstanding winners tonight.”

The full list of Award recipients of the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards are:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Pam Barnes

Drama Series of the Year
Cleverman
Goalpost Pictures

Feature Film of the Year
LION
See-Saw Films

Comedy Series of the Year
Please Like Me
Guesswork Television

Series Documentary of the Year
Occupation: Native
Brindle Films

Single Documentary of the Year
The Go-Betweens: Right Here
Essential Media and Entertainment

Animated Series of the Year
Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding Dong
Sticky Pictures

Children’s Series of the Year
Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising
Matchbox Pictures

Light Entertainment of the Year
Anh’s Brush With Fame
Screentime

Online Series of the Year
Doodles
Ludo Studio

Reality Series of the Year
The Voice Australia
ITV Studios Australia

Telemovie or Mini Series of the Year
Top of the Lake: China Girl
See-Saw Films

Interactive or Game Production of the Year
Inside Manus
Hoodlum

Short Film of the Year
Mrs McCutcheon
Buffalo Media

Breakthrough Business of the Year
Factor 30 Films

Screen Business Export Award Tie:
Every Cloud Productions
and
FremantleMedia Australia

Services and Facilities Business of the Year
Film Finances

Ones To Watch Screen Internship
Ann Megalla

Ones To Watch SBS First Look Grant
Joel Kohn