Greenstone has won awards in all the genres in which it makes programmes – documentary, factual series, children’s drama, and business videos.
Several Greenstone series have led to books. Colin Hogg’s award-winning book “Meet the Locals” was inspired by our iconic series The Zoo and won at the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards in 2001.
Dozens of our documentaries have rated highly in prime time. Several have won major awards – which is a tribute to the participants, director and crew. A documentary can take between 9 months and 3 years to complete.
Greenstone has produced two children’s drama series, The Amazing Extraordinary Friends and Secret Agent Men – both have won awards. Most recently at at the Seoul Drama Awards in Korea.
Occasionally Greenstone produces educational and training videos. Burnwise was aimed at teaching youngsters the dangers of hot water in the home: and was ‘best in class’.
The Tem Show staring actor Temuera Morrison in his own showbiz series, was a Finalist at the Qantas Television Awards 2005 and at the Screen Directors’ Guild Awards in 2006.
Greenstone has won numerous awards in factual programming for Neighbours at War, Emergency, SCU, The Zoo and Motorway Patrol and many other programmes.
Greenstone was awarded Winner at the Regensburg Short Film Festival in 2005 for it’s only short film, Bella, written by the late Bill Payne.