The Sydney, UNESCO City of Film Award is a $10,000 cash prize presented to an outstanding NSW-based screen practitioner, whose work stands for innovation, imagination and impact.
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 Sydney Film Festival's Closing Night ceremony.
The 2017 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award, bestowed by Create NSW to a trail-blazing NSW-based screen practitioner, goes to Indigenous Australian actor, director and writer Leah Purcell.
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