The ACS CineKids award was won by thirteen-year-old Bella Merlino for Hermione and a Gold Award for Student Cinematography was awarded to David Luff for Memoir.
Other Gold Tripod winners included Tony Luu ACS who won the John Bowring ACS Station Breaks & Promos for I'm A Celebrity Promo - Season 6, Michael McDermott ACS took home the Music Videos award for Leaving LA - Tim Minchin x Tee Ken Ng and Paul Walker who won the Syd Wood ACS Local / National News award for CBD Stabber.
The Neil Davis International News award went to Timothy Myers ACS for Beat The Press: Journalism Under Attack, John Varga took the Current Affairs award for Children of Chernobyl, Cesar Salmeron-Hoving and Cameron Morley won in Entertainment & TV Magazine for Chromatopia – Black and Gerald Thompson won the Art, Innovation & Specialised Cinematography award for Rebooted.
The Ron Taylor AM ACS Wildlife & Nature went to Jon Shaw ACS for Australia's Ocean Odyssey S1Ep1 The Tropics, the Documentaries award went to Allan Hardy ACS for Viva the Underdogs, Dramatised Documentaries was won by Michael McDermott ACS for Wild Butterfly and Michael McDermott and Kieran Fowler NZCS ACS took out the gong for Short Films with Soulmate.
The Gold Tripod for Feature Films - Budget under $2m went to Sky Davies for Blood Vessel and the Gold Tripod for Feature Films - Budget $2m and over was won by Dion Beebe ACS ASC for I am Woman.