Samson and Delilah

Short Film Awards


Camera D’Or
Cannes Film Festival Winners

Best Short Film Festivals Award

Best Short Films Award
Best Feature Film Award
Asia Pacific Awards 2009

Best Film, Director, Script, Cinematography, Sound, Young Actors
(jointly awarded Marissa Gibson & Rowan McNamara)
Australian Film Institute Awards 2009

Best Film, Director, Script, Music, Actor, Actress
IF (Inside Film) Awards 2009

Best Editor, Feature (Roland Gallois)
Australian Screen Editor’s Guild Awards 2009

Best Achievement in Sound Design (Liam Egan and Team)
Australian Screen Sound Awards 2009

Blue Angel Award for Best Director
17th Art Film Fest, Slovakia

AWGIE Awards (Australian Writer’s Guild Awards) Feature Film Screenplay (Original)
Major AWGIE Award (for Most Outstanding Script in any discipline)

Audience Award – Adelaide Film Festival

Kate Challis RAKA Award for Indigenous Script Writing

Grand Jury Prize
Best Female Actors Award – Marissa Gibson
National Award For Best Actor – Male – Rowan McNamara
St Tropez Film Festival, France

The City Prize for Best Film (awarded by teenage jury)
Grand Jury Prize for Best Film (awarded by the adult jury)
Festival Ciné-jeune, France

Grand Jury Award
Press Jury Award
EKWA Film Festival of the Indian Ocean (Reunion Island)

Grand Premio (Best Film)
Amazonas Film Festival, Brazil

IFA Cultural Film Award
Around the World in 14 Films – Berlin Independent Filmfest

Australian’s 2009 Submission for the Academy Awards

Warwick Thornton subject of the Archibald Prize for People’s Choice


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