Lockdown changes and COVID uncertainties saw the Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards (RAFFA) team take the Red Carpet to the winners. Pre-Covid, the Raglan Town Hall would have been abuzz with filmmakers and their supporters, glamorously attired, walking an actual red carpet.
This year, the RAFFA team went door-to-door delivering awards and catching the winners on film. Through the wonders of the internet the awards ceremony recently went live.
So, pop on your best red carpet trackies, grab a cuppa or a beer, jump on the couch and click on
Grand Phoenix Winner Thank You Letter – Sara Guix
Best Tamariki Winner Day of the Dogs -Dougal McGregor, Mac and Harry Ongley
Runner Up I Love Lemonade – Jamie Moss and Felix Dyer
Best Rangatahi Winner All I Need is You – Hailie Franklin and Siennah Barrett
Runner Up Metanoia – Josiah Low-Schuemperli
Special Mention Top Hat Man -Felix Sargent
Best Documentary Karioi Project
Best Open Karioi Project
Runner Up Thank You Letter – Sara Guix
Best Actor Siennah Barrett
Best Editing Karioi Project
Best Cinematography Metanoia – Josiah Low-Schuemperli
Best Screenplay Handcrafted Sand – Luke Cederman
Best Creative Endeavour Miller – Reiki Ruawai
Special mention for consistent entertainment, humour and attitude Luke Cederman
Thanks to our amazing sponsors – Institute of Awesome, Kiwi Designed Homes, Wanna Wifi, Waikato District Creative Communities, Marek Kaniewski, Christie Carpentry, Raglan Four Square, Raglan Community Board, Supervalue Raglan, Living Productions, Raglan Sign Company, Tonic, Raglan Community Radio, Raglan Brewing Co and LJ Hooker Kyle Leuthart.