The FOCAL International Awards, now in their 18th year, champions creativity, integrity and sustainability in screen culture. It endeavours to recognise the exceptional work of archive researchers as well as accomplishments in film and television restoration work.
We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees in the following categories:
- The Jane Mercer Researcher of the Year
- Best Archival Restoration and Preservation Project
- Best Archival Restoration and Preservation Title
- Student Jury Award for Most Inspiring Use of Archive
A special thank you for the hard work and dedication of our international jury who volunteered their time to review and deliberate on all submissions.
We would like to thank everyone who entered their work and reiterate that the quality of the 2021 submissions has been exceptional.