Westside has received a Gold World Medal at the 2016 New York Festivals International Film & TV Awards.
New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards, now in its 59th year, presented the awards at a gala which was held at the annual NAB Show on April 19th, 2016. Entries were from more than 50 countries.
The Gold World Medal was awarded to the South Pacific Pictures series in the Drama category for 'Television - Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program'. Actor David de Lautour, who plays Ted West in the series, was on hand to accept the award on behalf of the production company.
The competition honours content in all lengths and forms and celebrates the exceptional and innovative programs being created on all continents. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, the Grand Jury members include over 200 directors, producers, journalists, writers, actors, creative directors, art directors, filmmakers, composers and programming executives.
A second series of Westside is set to screen on TV3 later this year.