Posted Monday 28 Nov 2022
High fives to directors Michelle Ang and Julie Zhu who both won gongs at the NZ Webfest Awards this month. Michelle 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, (executive produced by Wrestler's Kat Lintott) which won Best Show NZ Narrative and Best Ensemble NZ Narrative, Michelle took home the award for Best Director NZ Narrative alongside Rawiri Jobe.
DEGANZ reports that Michelle’s wins mark the first time someone has won awards for their work on factual and narrative shows in the same year at NZ Web Fest.
For her work on Takeout Kids, Julie was a joint winner of Best Director – NZ Factual with Michelle. All five episodes of Takeout Kids are available to watch on The Spinoff website.
Image: A still from Hair Now