SHOTOVER Camera Systems

An innovative Queenstown company has won an Academy Award for its helicopter camera mount. John Coyle, Brad Hurndell, Vikas Sathaye and Shane Buckham, of Shotover Camera Systems, have won the Scientific and Engineering Award for the "concept, design, engineering and...

$200k giveaway in frame

Queenstown winners of a prestigious Hollywood award are giving away a prize so expensive, people initially thought it was too good to be true. But Shotover Camera Systems' G1 giveaway competition, valued at $US145,000 ($206,000), is the real deal. Head honcho...
This year's Westpac Queenstown Business Excellence Awards entries are of an extraordinarily high standard and the largest number of entries on record. The judges noticed the finalists' entries are outstanding and the passion which people showed for their business...
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Filmo’s top take

A Queenstowner won two gongs at the inaugural New Zealand Cinematographers Society awards last weekend. Filmo Ben Ruffell, who specialises in directing car TV commercials, won gold (Flying South) and bronze (Mad Mike Conquers Highlands) at the awards, held in Auckland. Veteran Queenstown...
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