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Australia picks up at 2011 Scinema Awards

9 August 2011 12:30 AM, PDT | Encore Magazine | See recent Encore Magazine news »

Sydney production company Essential Media and Entertainment has won Best Television Series at this year’s international Scinema Awards – a festival celebrating Science through film.

The documentary series – Voyage to the Planets – shows the solar system as a kind of travellers guide to the universe, and was described by the jury as  a “visionary production exploring our closest neighbours, from a world leader in innovative and engaging factual filmmaking.”  

The production company was among five other Australian winners including Best Short Film and Best Student Film.

Full list of 2011 Scinema winners:

Best Film – The Light Bulb Conspiracy (Spain) Producers: Alexandre Piel and Joan Ubeda, Director: Cosima Dannoritzer. Best Short Film – The Climatedogs (Australia) Producer: Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Animator: Clem Stamation. Best Television Series – Voyage to the Planets (Australia) Executive Producer: Chris Hilton for Essential Media, Series Producer, Director and Writer: Richard Smith, Producer, Director and Writer: Chris Thorburn, »

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