Nov 19 2009

2009 Kodak IF Awards

Winners of the 2009 Kodak IF Awards were announced last night at Sydney’s Luna Park.

AFTRS graduates picked up awards in key areas of best feature film, cinematography, script, editing, music, sound, documentary and the independent Spirit IF Award – demonstrating the breadth and depth of graduate talent and achievements.

The complete list of AFTRS graduates who were winners at the 2009 Kodak IF Awards include:

The SHOWTIME IF Award for Best Feature Film

Samson & Delilah, written, directed and shot by Warwick

Thornton (Cinematography, 1996), produced by Kath Shelper

The Jameson IF Award for Best Script

Samson & Delilah - Warwick Thornton (Cinematography, 1996)

The Dinosaur Design IF Award for Best Music

Samson & Delilah - Warwick Thornton (Cinematography, 1996)

The National Film & Sound Archive IF Award for Best Direction

Samson & Delilah - Warwick Thornton (Cinematography, 1996)

The Zig Zag Lane IF Award for Best Sound

Balibo, Sam Petty (Sound,1992) / shared with Emma

Bortignon, Phil Heywood and Ann Aucote

The AVID IF Award for Best Editing

Balibo - Nick Meyers (Editing, 1992)

The Sony IF Award for Best Cinematography

Beautiful Kate - Andrew Commis (Cinematography, 1999)

The Resolution Design Independent Spirit IF Award

My Tehran for Sale, directed by Granaz Moussavi

(Editing, 2006), produced by Julie Ryan, Kate Croser, Granaz Moussavi

The FACB IF Award for Best Documentary

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce - Michael James Rowland (Design, 1997), Producer Nial Fulton

Image: Still from Samson & Delilah - Rowan McNamara as Samson. Photo by Mark Rogers.


The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.