Best Namibian film and theatre productions awarded
The film commission extended congratulations to all the winners and participants in the 2014 Theatre and Film Awards.
Following are the category winners:
Lifetime Achievement, Paul van Schalkwyk and Stanley van Wyk. Best Original Screenplay
Ingrid Kinda & Krischka Stoffels for Coming Home. Best Original Music Score
Hishishi Papa & Philip Miller for Paths to Freedom. Best Sound Design
Guy Steer & Catherine Meyburgh for Paths to Freedom. Best Production Design Tanya Stroh for Coming Home. Best Cinematography Renier de Bruyn for Tjitji – The Himba Girl. Best Editor
Haiko Boldt for Everything Happens For A Reason. Best Male Actor
Dawie Engelbrecht for Now That I Can Talk About It. Best Female Actor Anna Louw for My Best Interest: Stinky Boy
Special Mention of the Jury Nicola Brandt for Indifference. Best Music Video Director Jana Eleanor Brückner for Undefended by Tonetic. Best Director Florian Schott for Everything Happens For A Reason. Audience Choice Award Andrew Botelle for Waterberg to Waterberg.
Best Documentary Film
Richard Pakleppa for Paths to Freedom. Best Narrative Film Virginia Witts for Tjitji – The Himba Girl.
The film jury consisted of Hans-Christian Mahnke (chair), Aino Moongo, Simon Wilkie, Byron Joseph, and Jane Katjavivi.
All the films and videos were presented to the public from 28 September to 05 October. A total of 264 votes were cast by the public for the Audience Choice Award.
Two Lifetime Achievement Awards were announced for actor Stanley van Wyk (posthumously) and filmmaker and TV station founder, Paul van Schalkwyk (posthumously).