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MAJOR PERPETUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS
The Preston Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement
This Award is managed by IRCA and judging criteria based on this nomination form. IRCA will present the Award.
Person you wish to nominate: ________________________________
(in <200 words)
The Mr McKenzie Memorial Award for Best Contribution to Remote Indigenous Television
This Award is now a discretionary Award judged and presented by ICTV
The Mr Garawirrtja Memorial Award for contribution to media, entertainment & the arts
This is a discretionary Award decided and awarded by TEABBA in consultation with the Festival Host RIMO each year.
John Macumba Indigenous Community Operator of the Year
This Award is Sponsored and presented by CAAMA and is given to the Best RIBS Radio operator out of all the RIMO Radio nominations for the year as per this RIMO Nomination process.
Person you wish to nominate: _______________________
[Must be one of your Radio Award nominees above]
Reason for nomination:
(in <200 words)
Steven McGregor Award for Emerging Talent in Indigenous Film
This Award will be decided and awarded by TEABBA. The Steve McGregor Award was also inaugurated at the TEABBA hosted Remote Media Festival in 2009.
Person you wish to Nominate: ________________________________ Reason:
(in < 100 Words)
NITV SPIRIT Award
The NITV Spirit Award is given to an organization that has shown a strong story line that could be developed into a half hour TV broadcast. NITV will offer a presale of $30,000 to the organization and work with them to deliver the story for a prime time slot on NITV.
Discretionary Award based on Festival Video Screenings & Nominations
MEDIA ORGANISATION AWARDS
Describe why you are nominating for this award. i.e. Demonstrating best practice, Board training, Strategic Planning, Policy Development and Community Engagement.
Best Technical Innovation Award
Describe why you are nominating for this award i.e. Responding and adapting to digital convergence opportunities.
Best Training and Professional Development Award
Describe why you are nominating for this award. i.e. Description of training, trainee participation, performance outcomes, special elements.
OTHER MEDIA AWARDS
Best Digital Photograph
Images to be taken during the Festival – Theme: ‘Media Worker’
Nominees for individual awards must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who live in a remoteor very remote location, or work for a remote media organization.
Entries close: August 27th, 2014 for Radio Broadcaster Awards (to enable printing on actual trophies)
Entries close: All other non-discretionary awards - September 10, 2014
All nominees are prepared to accept the nomination and preferably are able to attend the Festival to receive their Award.
Judging: to be coordinated by IRCA and advised prior to the Festival
New Radio Awards: By submitting a radio broadcast for judging the entrant and their sponsoring organization agrees to release the content for upload to IndigiTUBE Radio. By submitting the content to IRCA for consideration of an award and for upload to IndigiTUBE, you represent to us that:
IRCA’s use of the content does not infringe or violate any rights, including the intellectual property rights, of anyone else;
You have obtained all necessary clearances in respect of the performance or mechanical copying in any sound recording or musical compilation in the content;
You have obtained all necessary rights and clearances in respect of our anticipated use and distribution of the content, and our use and distribution of the content will not require us to obtain any clearances or pay any fees to any person;
You have the ability to license to us
You have specifically obtained all clearances and rights (including approvals from any relevant tribal elders relating to the use of stories, references to individuals and voices), in the content required by Australian law or Aboriginal customary laws.
Music Awards: by submitting a song or album for judging the entrant and their sponsoring organization agrees to release the content for upload to IndigiTUBE Music (same conditions as for New Radio Awards apply).
Digital Photography: By submitting an entry to the Digital Photography Award, entrants agree to release their image to IRCA for the purpose of cross-platform promotion of the remote media sector.
RETURN TO: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 08 8992 9669 HISTORY OF SPECIAL AWARDS
The Preston Award was inaugurated and presented to PAKAM at the 2003 BRACS Festival (hosted in Darwin by TEABBA), in recognition of one of our pioneers, Mr Nooley Preston. Nooley was a founder broadcaster at Wangki Yupurnanupurru Radio in Fitzroy Crossing and trained for the BRACS Certificate at Batchelor in the first years of the course. He was a tireless and beloved champion of Remote Community Media. The Award is presented annually in recognition of lifetime achievement and dedication to the development of the national Remote Indigenous Media industry.
TheMr McKenzie Memorial Award for Best Contribution to remote Indigenous Television - inaugurated by PY Media and now managed by ICTV. This award honours the memory of Kunmanara McKenzie and his outstanding work at EVTV and PY Media, is presented to the organization or individual who has made an outstanding contribution to remote television over the previous year. Mr Garawirrtja Memorial Awardfor Contribution to Media, Entertainment and the Arts – inaugurated by TEABBA in honour of Mr Garrawirtja, a founding member of TEABBA 1989 since its inception, contributing 20 years of dedicated Service to TEABBA and the Indigenous Multimedia Industry both remotely and nationally. His involvement in this industry has been nationally recognised for his contributions to dance, music & media, by being one of Australia’s best BRACS/RIBS Broadcasters. Participating in many Local & National Indigenous Incentives, Australian Olympics Indigenous Broadcast, Garma Festival, Barunga Festival and as well as the NT Indigenous Media Awards. He promoted and participated with bands from the Galiwinku Community, Elcho Island, East Arnhem Land. These include United in One (Gospel), and the Soft Sands. Mr Garrawirtja has worldwide recognition and is respected as a role model and leader for his enthusiastic and passionate work in the indigenous multimedia industry, known through his Film contributions to the Yarning up Series, by introducing the very popular Chooky Dancers. Sponsored by TEABBA.
TheJohn Macumba Indigenous Community Media Operator of the Year Award – was inaugurated by CAAMA in 2011, in memory of John Macumba, one of the pioneers of Indigenous media in Australia, who passed away in 2010. “As a radio broadcaster in Alice Springs in the late 1970s, he was one of the first Aboriginal voices on the public airwaves. He was the prime mover behind the establishment of CAAMA in 1981-82, and then - as a consultant under contract to the ABC - he went on to set up Umeewarra Media in Port Augusta in 1989. John was a member of the Ministerial Task Force on Remote Broadcasting in 1982 and a consultant to the Dix Committee's Review of Public Broadcasting in the same year. He was the Founding Chairman of the National Aboriginal and Islander Broadcasting Association (NAIBA), which was the forerunner to National Indigenous Media Association (NIMAA).” Sponsored by CAAMA.
Steve McGregor Award
The Steve McGregor Award was inaugurated at the TEABBA hosted Remote Media Festival in 2009. Steven McGregor has worked in the Film Industry since his late teens. He started out as a Production Assistant in the NT Chief Minister’s Media Unit. He then moved to Alice Springs, where he was a cameraman for Imparja Television, undertaking a traineeship with CAAMA learning writing and directing. He then successfully completed his Masters in Drama Directing with the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney. Since the mid-ninety’s Steven has written, directed and produced many award winning documentaries and short stories. These include ‘Cold Turkey’ nominated for two Australian Film Industry Awards, nominated for a Logie for Most Outstanding documentary. ‘Five Seasons’ filmed in South East Arnhem Land, winning Best Indigenous Film in New Mexico at the Santa Fe Film Festival and screened worldwide including Hollywood, Oregon and Washington as part of the US National Geographic All Roads Film Project. Other achievements to his credit have been contributing efforts in ‘Apekathe’, ‘Arafura Pearl’, ‘D-Evolution’, ‘Grey’, ‘Merrepen’, ‘My Colour Your Kind’, Nganampa Anwernekenhe’, ‘Marn-Grook’, ‘Shellie Morris Swept Away’, ‘The Watchers’, ‘Willaberta Jack’, ‘Willigan’s Fitzroy’, Tiwi bombers documentary, ‘In a League of their Own’, to the Baz Luhrmann’s movie ‘Australia’, ‘Crocker Island Exodus’, ‘Redfern Now’, ‘Pretty Boy Blue’ winning AACTA Best Screen play in Television. Steven has provided major support as Director mentor for several of the Yarning Up series working with first time Remote Indigenous film makers; and has provided professional direction advice and assistance for film introduction and development for TEABBA staff and its remote membership network.
NITV Spirit Award
This Award was inaugurated at the 2013 15th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival at Ntaria, NT.
The NITV Spirit Award is presented by NITV to an organization that has submitted a video that has shown a strong story line that could be developed into a half hour TV documentary. NITV Awards a presale of $30,000 to the organization and commits to work with them to deliver the story for a prime time NITV slot.