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AUSTRALIAN DVD AWARDS 2003 – THE WINNERS

Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring lorded it over all comers the 2nd Australian DVD awards at Sydney’s glorious State Theatre on Friday March 7, picking up five awards including Best Use Of Special Features, Best Audio Commentary, Best Box Set Presentation, Best DVD and Highest Selling DVD 2002. Jackson recorded a special message of thanks for the night – on DVD.

Guest presenters included Kate Ceberano, Maria Venuti, Channel V presenter Andrew Mercado, Urban Cinefile editors Andrew and Louise, with Jimeoin as the MC. Some 500 DVD industry guests walked up the red carpet for a pre-presentation drink and the after party began just an hour later, providing ample networking opportunities.

The Awards are organised by Region 4 DVD magazine and Pioneer Electronics headed a sponsorship team that included Technicolor, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Ryan Wines and Urban Cinefile. 

The Awards are a vehicle to recognise and encourage excellence in the production of DVDs for Australian as well as international films.

WINNERS IN BLUE

Award 1
THE AGE AWARD FOR BEST AUST. PRODUCED AUST. FEATURE/NON
FEATURE DVD

Leunig Animated
The Hard Word
Lantana
Rabbit Proof Fence
Winner - Lantana

Award 2 - 
BEST AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED OVERSEAS FEATURE/NON FEATURE DVD

Amelie
Monster's Ball
Ali
Dinotopia
Winner - Monster's Ball

Award 3 - 
MOST INVENTITVE SPECIAL FEATURE ON AN AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED DVD

John Safran's Music Jamboree
Dinotopia
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Leunig Animated
Winner - Dinotopia

Award 4 - 
BEST SOUND ON AN AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED DVD

Mad Max
George:Polyserena In Bloom
Hedwig And The Angry Inch
Dinotopia
Winner - Hedwig And The Angry Inch

Award 5- 
BEST PICTURE TRANSFER ON AN AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED DVD

Ali
Lantana
Dinotopia
Rabbit Proof Fence
Winner - Rabbit Proof Fence

Award 6 -
HIGHEST SELLING AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED AUSTRALIAN TITLE ON DVD

2002
Winner - Mad Max

Award 7- 
HIGHEST SELLING AUSTRALIAN PRODUCED OVERSEAS TITLE ON DVD 2002

Winner - Cats & Dogs

Award 8 - 
HIGHEST SELLING DVD 2002

Winner - The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

Award 9 - 
BEST USE OF SPECIAL FEATURES

The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition
Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones
Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone
Spider-Man Collector's Edition
Winner - The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition

Award 10 - 
BEST MENU DESIGN

Shrek - 2 Disc Special Edition
Star Wars Episide II: Attack Of The Clones
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition
Winner - Star Wars Episide II: Attack Of The Clones

Award 11 - 
BEST AUDIO COMMENTARY

The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition
Monsters, Inc.
Star Wars Episide II: Attack Of The Clones
Spider-Man Collector's Edition
Winner - The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition

Award 12 - 
BEST ANIMATED DVD

Shrek- 2 Disc Special Edition
Ice Age
Beauty & The Beast
Monsters, Inc.
Winner - Monsters, Inc

Award 13 - 
BEST MUSIC DVD

U2: Best Of 1990-2000
Queen: The DVD Collection - Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Diana Krall: Live In Paris
Kylie: Fever 2002 Live In Manchester
Winner - Kylie: Fever 2002 Live In Manchester

Award 14 - 
URBAN CINEFILE BEST BOX SET PRESENTATION

The Red Curtain Trilogy
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition
Back To The Future Trilogy
Star Trek Next Generation Season 5
Winner - The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition

Award 15 - 
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD AWARD FOR BEST AUSTRALIAN FILM ON
DVD

Mad Max
Lantana
The Hard Word
Rabbit Proof Fence
Winner - Rabbit Proof Fence

Award 16 - 
PIONEER ELECTRONICS AWARD FOR BEST DVD

Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Extended Edition
Spider-Man Collector's Edition
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
Winner - The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

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