The Sydney-Unesco City of Film Award

The $10,000 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award, bestowed by Create NSW to a trail-blazing NSW- based screen practitioner, went to Indigenous Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton (We Don’t Need A Map, SFF 2017 Opening Night Film). The Award was presented by his friend and Archibald Prize-winning painter and activist Ben Quilty.

This annual award recognises a trailblazing NSW-based screen practitioner whose work stands for innovation, imagination and high impact.

Create NSW awards a $10,000 cash prize to the winner at SFF’s Closing Night ceremony on Sunday 17 June.

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