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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2014

winner form y separately published work icon Mystery Road Moree Girls Ivan Sen , ( dir. Ivan Sen ) Australia : Mystery Road Films , 2013 Z1870365 2013 single work film/TV

Jay Swan, a detective, returns home to an outback town to solve the murder of a teenage Indigenous girl, whose body is found near a trucking route out of town.

Year: 2012

winner form y separately published work icon Snowtown The Snowtown Murders Shaun Grant , ( dir. Justin Kurzel ) Australia : Warp Films Australia , 2010 Z1679026 2010 single work film/TV crime horror

Sixteen-year-old Jamie feels isolated by the poverty of his surroundings, his lack of a father figure, and his mother's preoccupation with his younger, more demanding brothers. So when he falls in with the charismatic and much older John, he is slowly drawn into John's world of homophobia, violence, and murder.