FILM AND MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (F.A.M.E) Awards
An initiative of the Port Lincoln City Band the Film and Music Entertainment Awards were launched in 2012.
Providing an opportunity for budding artists to showcase their contemporary music and short film with a chance to win great cash prizes. Also the chance for musicians to develop their skills by combining on stage in a mass band to perform at the awards ceremony.
The PLCB combines with local school musicians & other groups to provide an entertaining evening amongst the stars - at the Nautilus Theatre - to show the entries & announce the winners!
The event is now growing interest & participation.
We are ever so grateful to our sponsors over the last 5 years and we hope they are keen to get on board again this year.
Special Thanks to our recent major sponsors:
City of Port Lincoln
Port Lincoln Community Bank - Bendigo Bank
Raine & Horne Real Estate
Double Corner Store
Port Lincoln Carpets & Flooring Direct
Southern Cross Austereo
And all our volunteers who work tirelessly to present this exclusive initiative!
A special thankyou to the City Band's Music Director Steve Campbell who works tirelessly with the City Band and also the High School and coordinates with other schools to ensure the best performance on the night!
2012 FAME AWARDS
The Port Lincoln City Band launched the inaugural Film And Music Entertainment (FAME) Awards in June 2012. Inviting musicians and film makers to create and enter original short films and music videos for their chance to win some fabulous prizes.The Port Lincoln City Council got on board and sponsored the event with Community Projects Grants funding which helped provide much needed funds which partly went to the winners as cash prize for their entries!
A number of local artists entered their music videos and short films. Short Films were judged by the Port Lincoln Film Society, Music Videos were judged by the Magic FM Brekky Crew.
The First Ever winners for the Best Original Music Video were ;
The Chillies for their song "Port Lincoln My Home"
The First Ever winner for the Best original Short Film was:
Nic Campbell for his film "Immortal"
The Awards night was a red carpet event held at the Nautilus Theatre in Port Lincoln. With the paparazzi present on the red carpet and free champagne provided the scene was set for a movie star experience. Guests arrived dressed to impress on the red carpet, some movie characters also appeared, including Darth Vader, Dorothy & the Three Muskateers
Local talents Helen Marks and Ian Beeby hosted the evening, music was performed by the mass band on stage, consisting of the Port Lincoln City Band, Port Lincoln High School Band, St Joseph's School Band and Port Lincoln Primary School musicians and other local musicians.
The After Party Entertainment was presented by the Tin Shed Rockers, playing a wonderful variety of covers that was enjoyed by all.
The FAME Awards could not have been presented without the impressive support of the local businesses, volunteers and schools.
Special Thanks to our sponsors
The City of Port Lincoln
Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln
The Grand Tasman Hotel
Doug Watson's Mens and Boys Wear
Special Thanks to our judges
Port Lincoln Film Society
Magic FM 89.9