Latest Awards
A Little Bit Mongolian wins Best Film on Mountain Culture Banff Mountain Film Festival 2009. Also selected for inclusion Banff Film Travelling Festival. The film was shown at the 4th Dungog Film Festival where it proved so popular and encore screening was required. The film was also an official selection at the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival and received the Silver Award for Cinematography NSW ACS Awards 2009. The following is a full list of awards for A Little Bit Mongolian
Best Film on Mountain Culture, Banff Mountain Film Festival 2009
Silver Award for Cinematography, NSW ACS Awards 2009
Official Selection (with additional screening by demand), Dungog Film Festival 2010
Official Selection New Zealand Mountain Film Festival 2010
Official Selection Pacific Rim Film Festival 2010
Best Film on Nature and Culture, Poprad International Film Festival, Slovakia
Official Selection Autrans Mountain Film Festival, France 2010
Silver Award, Kathmandu Mountain Fim Festival 2010
Official Selection Byron Bay International Film Festival 2011

Career Awards

Michael is a founding Director of the Australian Himalayan Foundation and a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society. He was awarded the inaugural Australian Geographic Silver Medallion for Excellence in 1986 and was the first Australian to win the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.

In 2004 Michael became a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the Australian Film Industry as a pioneer in adventure and mountain film cinematography, and to the community through support for international humanitarian work.

Michael has received international awards in the diverse fields of Natural History, Adventure and General Documentary cinematography as well as for Direction, Production and Scriptwriting.

Australia: Two Logie Awards, Two AFI Awards, Six Australian Cinematographers Society Awards including Two Golden Tripods 

Italy: Two Gold Gentians and Three Silver Gentians at the International Mountain and Exploration Film Festival, Trento; International Festival of Tourist Films, Mila

France: International Festival of Adventure and Sports Films, Annecy; Underwater Film Festival Antibes

USA: Two US Emmy Nominations; Kodak Vision Award: Grand Prize New York Mountain Film Festival; Gold Camera Award US International Film & Video Festival; Merit Award for Action Cinematography International Wildlife Film Festival, Montana; Gold Medal Best Camerawork New York Film Festival

Mountain Film festivals J.I.F.A.S., Poprad, Torello, Andorra, Calcutta, Teplice Nad Metuji (Grand Prizes) Telluride, Les Diablerets, Graz, Slovakia, Vancouver and Banff 


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