SPA Awards winners: Massive week for Werner Film, multiple awards after sale to BBC Studios

March 21 2024

Screen Producers Australia (SPA) has announced the winners for 12 production categories at the 22nd Annual SPA Awards. The Awards celebrate content produced by SPA members and champion outstanding Australian screen productions, showcasing the skill, imagination, and innovative thinking of Australia’s production businesses and industry.

Werner Film Productions were the big winners. It has been a massive week for the business run by Joanna Werner. Just last Monday it was revealed she had sold the production business to BBC Studios. Then today she collected multiple awards including Production Business of the Year. Werner Film also picked up Drama Series Production of the Year for series two of The Newsreader.