awards

Alex Kelly

2016 The Fitzgerald Social Change Award – NT Human Rights Awards
2016 Sidney Myer Creative Fellow
2015 Screen Producer’s Australia One’s To Watch program & Kickstart pitch winner
2012 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship
2011 Screen Territory Bob Plasto Award
2010 Australia Council for the Arts Cité Internationale des Arts residency
2009 Youth Action Net Global Fellow
2009 Australia Council for the Arts Kirk Robson Award
2008 Miss Camel Cup – Alice Springs

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

2018 Best Documentary – Tribeca Film Festival
2018 Prix Buyens-Chagoll – Visions du Reel Film Festival
2018 Best Documentary – Valetta Film Festival
2018 Best Documentary – Crested Butte Film Festival
2018 Special Jury Mention – Edinburgh Film Festival
2018 Best Documentary – Capricornia Film Awards
2018 ATOM Awards – Best Documentary – General
2018 Best Documentary – Mumbai Film Festival
2018 AACTA Awards – Shortlisted Best Documentary
2018 AACTA Awards – Nominated best cinematography Michael Latham
2018 AACTA Awards – Nominated Best Sound Leo Dolgan
2018 Asia Pacific Screen Awards – In Competition
2018 Best Documentary – Adelaide Film Festival
2018 Amsterdam Human Rights Award - IDFA Film Festival

Queen of the Desert

2013 Bloody Hero Film Festival Phoenix – Winner Best Short Documentary
2013 Transcreen Amsterdam – Tied Winner Audience Award
2013 Translations Film Festival Seattle – Winner Audience Award
2013 Rio Gay Brazil July Special Jury Mention
2013 Down Under Berlin Film Festival Germany – Audience Award
2013 Brisbane Queer Film Festival – Best Short & Audience Award, Queer Aussie Shorts
2013 Award of Excellence – Canadian International Film Festival

Ngapartji Ngapartji

2008 Deadly Awards – Winner Most Outstanding Achievement in Film, TV and Theatre
2008 Sydney Theatre Awards – Winner Best Lead Man Trevor Jamieson
2008 Sydney Theatre Awards – Nominee Best Mainstage Production
2008 Sydney Theatre Awards – Nominee Best Direction
2008 NT Innovation Awards – Finalist

Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji

2010 Finalist – Best biography, ATOM Awards
2011 Finalist – Global Social Change Film Festival
2011 El Capitan Award – Yosemite Film Festival