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Sir Julius Vogel Award Results - 2003

Following are the nominations and results for the Sir Julius Vogel Awards for 2003. The nominees are for the 2002 calendar year.

Indicates the winner for the category in 2003:

Professional Award Nominees

Best Novel 

“Spirit City” Dale Elvy - 2002, HarperCollins
“Beast Master’s Ark” Andre Norton & Lyn McConchie - 2002, Tor
“Static” N.D. Hansen-Hill


N.D. Hansen-Hill

“Grave Images”

N.D. Hansen-Hill

Books by N.D Hansen-Hill are available as follows

All ebooks:

Print - “Elf” and “Static” (type in “Hansen-hill”)

Print - “Grave Images”

Book excerpts: 6 chapters of each (left side of page - scroll down) 

Best Art Work

John Baster, Mary Maclachlan For model making on “The Lord of the Rings” motion pictures. John and Mary were the lead model makers of the model team for this project.

For composition of a score for a science fiction drama production (The score from ‘This Miserable Thing Called Life: An AudioNovel’, first broadcast on Wellington Access Radio in August 2002).

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Fan Award Nominees

Best Fan Writing

Ross Temple
Alan Robson Alan’s writing can be seen in the pages of Phoenixine and Nova-Zine. Much of Alan’s work can be found on his website here.

Best Fanzine

Phoenixine Editor: Laurie Fleming
Time Space Visualiser Editor: Paul Scoones
NovaZine Editor: Struan Judd et al

Best Fan Art

Alex Herbert  
Grant Preston  

Special Award Nominees

Services to Fandom

Martin Kealey For support and administration of the web domain. This support enables many clubs and conventions to have websites for no cost.
Malcolm Fletcher For ongoing involvement with Stella Nova Science Fiction and Fantasy club and conventions
William and Adele Geradts For the many Armageddons of the past years. For the increasing calibre of the expos and guests over time. For their support of New Zealand clubs and New Zealand comic artists through advertising and table space.
Matthew Pavletich For continuous involvement in fandom, especially his expertise in matters of factual space travel

Services to SF and F

Weta Workshop, Weta Digital For being the premiere special effects and visual effects facilities in New Zealand. For excellence in design and artistry. As a result Weta Workshop and Weta Digital have helped raise the profile of the New Zealand film industry from "Meet the Feebles" to "The Lord of the Rings".
Philip Mann For his body of novels and written work in the past, and his support of science fiction in New Zealand, such as his patronage of Phoenix Science Fiction Society

There was another category nominated, but because there was only one nominee, these categories were ineligible.

Dramatic Presentation - Long Form - "The Two Towers" - Director: Peter Jackson

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