2015 Sir Julius Vogel Awards

The winners of the 2015 Sir Julius Vogel Awards were announced during Reconnaissance, the 36th New Zealand National Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Convention, held in Rotorua from April 3-6.

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS NOMINEES

BEST NOVEL

  • Engines of Empathy by Paul Mannering (Paper Road Press)

BEST YOUTH NOVEL

  • The Caller: Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier (Pan Macmillan)

BEST NOVELLA

  • “Peach and Araxi” by Celine Murray (Published in Conclave: A Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Leapy Sheep)

BEST SHORT STORY

  • “Inside Ferndale” by Lee Murray (SQ Mag, Issue 12, January 2014)

BEST COLLECTED WORK

  • Lost In The Museum by Phoenix Writers Group (Makaro Press)

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTWORK

  • Cover for Lost In The Museum – Geoff Popham

BEST PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTION/PUBLICATION

  • Weta Digital: 20 Years of Imagination On Screen – Clare Burgess with Brian Sibley with the support of Weta Digital

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION

  • “What We Do In The Shadows” directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, produced by Chelsea Winstanley and Taika Waititi / (c) Shadow Pictures 2014

FAN AWARDS NOMINEES

BEST FAN PRODUCTION/PUBLICATION

  • Phoenixine – John & Lynelle Howell

BEST FAN ARTWORK

  • Keith Smith, for contributions in Novazine

BEST FAN WRITING

  • Rebecca Fisher

BEST NEW TALENT

  • A.J. Fitzwater

SERVICES TO SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND HORROR

  • Hugh Cook

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards recognize excellence in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror By New Zealanders. They are voted on By New Zealand fans and are presented at the National Science Fiction convention each year.

The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are administered By SFFANZ, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand.