Archive for March, 2007

pixel.play a winner

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

pixel.play a winnerpixel.play won the “Innovation in Digital Media” award category at this year’s SA Short Screen Awards.

Over the past 18 months the program has delivered workshops and mentoring to over 200 young artists (13 -22 years old) from over 200 schools in both metropolitan and regional SA with major programs have been running in Whyalla, Port Lincoln and Adelaide.

Accepting the award on behalf of ANAT, Executive Director Dr Melinda Rackham acknowledged the “real winners” - the young artists who participated and the program’s Producer Sasha Grbich. Pixel.play was initiated by ANAT’s former Director Julianne Pierce.

ANAT would like to thank the project’s sponsors which include Country Arts SA, SA Youth Arts Board, SA Film Corporation and the Australia Council for the Arts, through their Emerging Producers in the Community program. Thanks also to Holly Owen and Hugh Davies who assisted with many of the workshops.