2012 Film Competition Winners

The 2012 Film Competition received 30 entries from around New Zealand. Special thanks to everyone who attended the Awards Ceremony, and the generous support from prize partners & supporting organisations. Check out the selection of great films below.
 

Inspiring Stories Film Competition Winners 2012
 

Continuity Error
Continuity Error was made by James Pryor (21) of Whangarei, who made the film about his younger brother’s passion for conservation.

AWARDS
Most Inspiring Story
Technical Prowess

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My Friend Harriet
My Friend Harriet was made by Lindsey Horne (21) of Dunedin, who is mid-way through her Masters in Science Communication at Otago University.

AWARDS
Tertiary Category Winner
Sustainability Award

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Fueling our Future
Fueling our Future was made by Ella Soryl (16) of Christchurch, inspired by young New Zealanders taking action on climate change.

AWARDS
Secondary Category Winner
Local Solutions to Climate Change Award

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Harbour Co-op
Harbour Co-op: Feeding the Local Apetite was made by Lena Hesselgrave of Wellington, inspired by the Lyttelton community.

AWARDS
Open Category

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Hungry for Change
Hungry for Change was made by Troy Coutts of Kapiti Coast, inspired by Katie Smith’s incredible fundraising for the 40hour famine.

AWARDS
Making a Difference Award

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Brittany Trilford
Brittany Trilford was made by Estar Hombres team of Wellington, inspired by Brittany Trilford’s outstanding youth leadership.

AWARDS
Youth Leadership Award

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Jeremy
Jeremy was made by Tim Hamilton (17) of Palmerston North – an enquiry into homeless man Jeremy’s story.

AWARDS
Creativity & Culture

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On Yer Bike
On Yer Bike was made by Daisy Thor-Poet (14) of Wanaka, inspired by cycling!

AWARDS
Kaitiaki

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Silencio
Silencio was made by a team from St Catherine’s College in Wellington.

AWARDS
Human Rights Award

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The Power of Change
The Power of Change was made by a team of young filmmakers from the Matapuna Training Centre in Gisborne.

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The 6 Major Awards, 6 Special Awards and 2 People’s Choice Awards were publicly announced on Saturday 17th November 2012 at Te Papa, and presented by representatives of the New Zealand Film Commission, NZFact, Trade Aid, The Outlook For Someday, 350 Aotearoa, The Big Idea, Forest & Bird and the Sir Peter Blake Trust.

 

If you have any queries, please email – filmcompetition@inspiringstories.org.nz

 

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