The ETC Award for Dance: WINNER – Michael Hulls for Conceal | Reveal, Russell Maliphant Company, Sadler’s Wells. SHORTLISTED – Chris Davey for 1984, Northern Ballet, and Charles Webber for COAL, Gary Clarke Company.
The Hawthorn Award for Musicals: WINNER – Mark Henderson for Sunset Boulevard, English National Opera. SHORTLISTED – David Hersey for Show Boat, Sheffield Crucible, and Christopher Akerlind for Into the Woods.
The Robert Juliat Award for Opera: WINNER – Joachim Klein for Saul, Glyndebourne Festival. SHORTLISTED – Lee Curran for Orphée et Eurydice, Royal Opera House and Mark Howland for Pelléas Et Mélisande, English Touring Opera.
The Elation Professional Award for Plays: WINNER – Jan Versweyveld for Songs from Far Away, Young Vic. SHORTLISTED – Lucy Carter for Husbands and Sons, Dorfman National Theatre and Jane Cox for The Flick, Dorfman, National Theatre.
The FIX8Group Award for Projection Design: WINNER – Will Duke for The Encounter, Edinburgh International Festival/The Barbican. SHORTLISTED – Gergö His and Róbert Zentai for The Magic Flute, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Southbank Centre, and Peter Mumford for The Ring Cycle, Opera North.
CONCERT TOURING & EVENTS
The Ambersphere Solutions Award for Arena: WINNER – Patrick Woodroffe for Adele. SHORTLISTED – Al Gurdon for Madonna, Tim Routledge for Jeff Lynne’s ELO.
The HSL Award for Club: WINNER – Francis Clegg for Public Service Broadcasting. SHORTLISTED – Tom Webber for Charlie Puth
The MA Lighting Award for Events: WINNER – Adam Bassett for The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism. SHORTLISTED – Dave Cohen for Arcadia and Al Gurdon for The Brit Awards 2016
The Ayrton Award for Stage: WINNER – Tobias G Rylander for The 1975. SHORTLISTED – Rob Sinclair for Pet Shop Boys and Squib Swain of Cassius Creative for Years & Years
The d3 Technologies Award for Video Electronic Content: WINNER – Ben Miles for Coldplay. SHORTLISTED – Jamie King with Moment Factory and Veneno Inc for Madonna, and Luke Halls for Adele
The Philips Vari-Lite Award for Drama: WINNER – Sue Gibson for Death in Paradise (honoured posthumously). SHORTLISTED – Martin Kempton for Upstart Crow and John Sorapure for Hunderby.
The Light Initiative Award for Events: WINNER – Bernie Davis for BBC Proms Season 2015/2016. SHORTLISTED – Nigel Catmur for Tom Jones and Rob Brydon, and Roger Williams and Zac Nicholson for The Sound of Music Live.
The PRG XL Video Award for Light Entertainment: WINNER – Mark Kenyon for Strictly Come Dancing 2015. SHORTLISTED – Philip Brines for BBC Music Day, and Gurdip Mahal for Robot Wars.
The VER Aurora Award for Small Studio: WINNER – Dave Evans for The One Show. SHORTLISTED – Iain Davidson for Thronecast, and Jeremy Tobert for Weekend.
The SGM Award for Video Graphic Display: WINNER – Julien Rigal for The Voice UK Final 2016. SHORTLISTED – 59 Productions for the BBC Proms 2016 Cello, and Joe Phillips and Nicholas Reyniers for You’re Back in the Room.
Enrico Caironi Lifetime Recognition Award: John Offord