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Julius Vogel Awards for Science Fiction, Fantasy And Horror


Press Release – For Immediate Release – 7th of June, 2011.


Sir Julius Vogel Awards for New Zealand
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

2011 Results Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Categories and winners in each category are listed.

Professional Awards Section
Best Novel - Adult

Joint Winners:

The Heir of Night
by Helen Lowe (Orbit)


The Questing Road
by Lyn McConchie (Tor Books)

Best Novel - Young Adult

Winner : Summer of Dreaming by Lyn McConchie (Cyberwizard Publications)


Best Short Story

Winner: High Tide At Hot Water Beach by Paul Haines
(A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction), Random Static


Best Novella/Novelette

Winner: A Tale Of The Interferers – Hunger For Forbidden Flesh by Paul Haines
(Sprawl Anthology)





Best Collected Work

Winner : A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction
Edited by Anna Caro and Juliet Buchanan, Random Static


Best Professional Artwork

Winner: Frank Victoria – Tymon’s Flight cover
(HarperCollins Publishers Australia)

Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form

Joint Winners:

This Is Not My Life – Pilot Episode

Directors: Rob Sarkies & Pete Salmon
Executive Producers: Gavin Strawhan, Rachel Lang, Steven O’Meagher & Tim White
Producer: Tim Sanders
Associate Producer: Polly Fryer

Kaitangata Twitch – Pilot Episode

Production Shed TV
Producer: Chris Hampson
Director/Executive Producer: Yvonne Mackay
Executive Producer: Dorothee Pinfold, Jan Haynes
Associate Producer: Margaret Mahy
Writer: Gavin Strawhan, Michael Bennett and Briar Grace-Smith
Actors: Te Waimarie Kessell, George Henare

Best Professional Publication

Winner: White Cloud Worlds Anthology
Edited by Paul Tobin


Best New Talent

Winner: Karen Healey
http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvNominations-2011.shtml

Fan Awards Section
Best Fan Production
Winner: Doctor Who Podcast
Paul Mannering
Broken Sea Productions

Best Fan Writing
Winner: Jacqui Smith
Musings From Under The Mountain and Novazine Contributions

Best Publication

Winner: Novazine
Edited by Jacqui Smith

Special Awards

Services to Fandom

Winner: Ross Temple
http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvNominations-2011.shtml

Services to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

Winner: Simon Litten
http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvNominations-2011.shtml


This year's Sir Julius Vogel Awards were voted on at ConText, the 2011 New Zealand National Science Fiction Convention, held at the Barrycourt Quality Hotel, Auckland, NZ. Results were announced to the ConText attendees on the evening of Sunday the 5th of June after the convention banquet function.

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards were awarded to professionals and fans for work that was undertaken, completed or released during the 2010 calendar year. To see FULL nomination details, please go here: http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvNominations-2011.shtml

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are administered by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand.
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