Animation festival was located in Australia. In this year special guest in jury judges was Hugo Weaving ("Agent Smith" in Matrix movie).
From right to left, bottom row - Vladimir Gottwald, (sponsoring photography, filming and editing 2007 FNI(A)
Achievement Awards night); Jana Gottwald (crouching) sponsoring photography, filming, and editing 2007 FNI(A) Achievement Awards night)); Nora Preston (crouching)(President/Founder/Sponsor FNI(A), holding winners trophies for Rising Star Score, Skafandr Music Video by TOONDRA animation studio (Russia), Best Animation, Scratch, TOONDRA animation studio (Russia), Rising Star Animation, Robin Vood, by TOONDRA animation studio (Russia), Jennifer Jones (Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design, Best Documentary for Here Be Dragons, an Ensemble Films (Hanoi)/Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design (ACT) Production))); Wendy Shanley (Rising Star
Documentary, Art Overboard Awards 2007, NSW)),
From left to right, top row - Phil Nizette (Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design, Best Documentary for Here Be Dragons, an Ensemble Films/Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design Production (Hanoi/ACT); Liliana Bogatko, (Best Short Film Another World, Rising Star Short Film, Another World (ACT)); Peter Hayes (Best Short Film, Another World, Rising Star Short Film, Another World, Best Score, Another
World (ACT)); Steve Moxey (Cinematographer, Best Short Film/Rising Star Short Film, Another World, (ACT)).
2nd FNI(A) Achievement Awards 2007 opened with the KIKU ARTs Gallary grand opening on Saturday 23 February 2008, at 6pm in Bungendore, in conjunction with the KIKU ARTs:The Art Overboard Awards 2008.
Russian Animators and composers TOONDRA animation studio received 3 awards for his animation music video clips, Best
flash cartoons Animation, Skafandr, Rising Star Music Scratch, and Rising Star Animation Robin Vood.
New comer ACT documentary makers Jennifer Jones and Phil Nizette, Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design, produced Here Be Dragons, filmed in Vietman, accepting the award for Best Documentary, made with British Director Paul Zetter, Ensemble Films, who lives in Hanoi.
New comer documentary maker, formerly from the ACT, now residing in NSW, Wendy Shanley, accepted the Rising Star Documentary award for her first documentary Art Overboard Awards 2007.
FNI(A) received outstanding entries locally, nationally and internationally, making it difficult to choose the winners.
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