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Shirley Horrocks

Director, Producer

Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM)
For services to documentary filmmaking

2010 Documentary Edge Film Festival (New Zealand)
Best New Zealand Short Documentary: Dance of the Instant: The New Dance Group Wellington 1945 - 1947 
Best Educational Documentary: Dance of the Instant 
Best Research: Dance of the Instant 

2010 Amsterdam Film Festival
Van Gogh Award: Art that Moves

2006 International Family Film Festival (United States)
Best Documentary: Sophie's Story

2006 Jewish Eye - World Jewish Film Festival (Israel)
Best Documentary: Marti - the Passionate Eye 

2004 International Film and Video Festival (United States)
Award for Creative Excellence: Stay in Touch

1995 International Festival of Films on Art (France)
Nominated for Best Documentary: Flip & Two Twisters

1995 International Festival of Films on Art (Canada)
Nominated for Best Documentary: Flip & Two Twisters

1993 Media Peace Awards (New Zealand)
Premier Prize (Grand Prize): Act of Murder

1990 National Education Film and TV Awards (United States)
Documentary Award: Pleasures and Dangers