Wind & Sky’s The Missing a Finalist in 2020 ATOM Awards

3 September 2020

The Wind & Sky Productions short documentary ‘The Missing’ is a finalist in the Best Documentary – History category for the 2020 ATOM Awards.

The ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Awards celebrate the best of Australian and New Zealand screen content from the education sector and media industries.

The second-longest running film and media awards in Australia, behind the AFI/AACTA Awards, ATOM is well respected in the media industry.

It is a huge honour to be nominated.

This year, nearly forty diverse categories span film, television, animation, documentaries and educational websites and videos.

In the Best Documentary – History category Wind & Sky’s fellow finalists are of wonderful calibre.

Still from the film ‘The Final Quarter’ by Shark Island Productions, finalist in 2020 ATOM Awards Best Documentary – History category.

They are ‘The Final Quarter’ (Shark Island Productions, dir. Ian Darling, prod: Mary Macrae and Ian Darling,) a feature length documentary about champion footballer and Indigenous leader Adam Goodes; ‘I Want to Make a Film About Women’ (The Physical TV Company, dir. Karen Pearlman, prod. Richard James Allen and Karen Pearlman) a cinematic love letter to Russian constructivist women; and ‘Women of Steel’ (Jobs for Women Film Production Group, dir./prod. Robynne Murphy) about a group of women’s fight to work in the Wollongong steel industry.

Winners will be announced in an online awards ceremony on Thursday the 26th November 2020.

Still from the film ‘Women of Steel’ by Jobs for Women Film Production Group, finalist in 2020 ATOM Awards Best Documentary – History category

We congratulate all our fellow finalists this and all categories and send a big shout of thanks to the hard working ATOM organisation and judges for putting a spotlight on excellence in Australian screen content.

It was a welcome ray of sunshine to us in regional Victoria as we come to the last weeks of this winter of COVID.

About The Missing

When WW1 brought Australians face to face with mass death a Red Cross Information Bureau and post-war graves workers laboured to help families grieve for the missing.

A Wind & Sky Production, directed by Jary Nemo, written & produced by Lucinda Horrocks and Jary Nemo.

The film ‘The Missing’ is the first output of the ‘Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances’ film and digital gallery project, which is supported by the Victorian Government and is a project partnership of Federation University, Wind & Sky Productions, Australian Red Cross and RSL Ballarat.

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