The Rory Peck Award for News Features went to Roopa Gogineni for The Rebel Puppeteers of Sudan (broadcast by the New York Times), her unique film about the creator of a satirical puppet show sharing news of the ongoing conflict in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains. 
 
The Sony Impact Award for Current Affairs was won by Deeyah Khan & Darin Prindle for White Right: Meeting the Enemy (Fuuse Films for ITV Exposure). Their film sees Muslim filmmaker Deeyah sit face-to-face with fascists, racists and proponents of the American ‘alt-right’ to get behind their violent ideology.
 
The Rory Peck Award for News, sponsored by Google, was presented to Mikel Konate for his Reuters footage following a Spanish NGO carry out an arduous, ten-hour rescue mission of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.