Members Win NZ Web Fest Awards

The winners for the 2022 NZ Web Fest Awards were announced earlier in the week, with DEGANZ members Michelle Ang and Julie Zhu walking away with awards!

Michelle Ang took away an award for Best Director – NZ Factual for her work on Hair Now which also won the award for Best Show – NZ Factual. For her work on Self Help, which won Best Show NZ Narrative and Best Ensemble NZ Narrative, Michelle took home the award for Best Director NZ Narrative alongside Rawiri Jobe. With her two directing awards, Michelle’s win marked the first time someone has won awards for their work on factual and narrative shows in the same year at NZ Web Fest. Both shows are free to watch online.

For her work on Takeout Kids, Julie Zhu was a joint winner of Best Director – NZ Factual together with Michelle. All five episodes of Takeout Kids are available to watch on The Spinoff website.

Congratulations to Michelle and Julie!

See the full list of winners here

Last updated on 17 November 2022