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2016 ADG AwardsFriday 6 May 2016
Date: Friday 6 May
Venue: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
Time: 5pm for pre-ceremony drinks
6pm sharp for Awards Ceremony
8pm Gala Dinner
Dress: Black Tie
SHERPA, TANNA AND PETER ALLEN – NOT THE BOY NEXT DOOR AMONGST THE WINNERS AT THE 2016 ADG AWARDSFriday 6th May 2016
Jennifer Peedom has won Best Direction in a Documentary Feature at this evening’s Australian Directors Guild Awards in Melbourne, in the same week as her film SHERPA passed $1 million at the local box office.
Hosted by Nazeem Hussain, the awards honoured the outstanding work over the past year of Australian directors working in film, television, music and advertising.
SUE BROOKS AND JOHN HUGHES TO BE PRESENTED WITH LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS AT THIS WEEK’S ADG AWARDSMonday 2nd May 2016
The Australian Directors Guild Awards take place this Friday at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne and the ADG have announced that this year they will present Sue Brooks and John Hughes with prestigious Lifetime Memberships.
The people who make Australia's favourite film and TV shows have called on the Prime Minister to work with them to "future-proof" Australia's screen industry.Monday 2nd May 2016
The industry wants to ensure that Australians continue to see themselves reflected in screen content across all platforms into the future. That means confronting head-on the challenges of changing technology, copyright law and open world markets.
THE AUSTRALIAN DIRECTORS GUILD ANNOUNCE THE PRESENTERS & BROADCAST PARTNER FOR THE 2016 AWARDSThursday 28th April 2016
With just over a week to go until the 2016 Awards, the Australian Directors Guild have revealed a line-up of some of the Australian screen industry’s most respected figures as presenters at this year’s ceremony. Fred Schepisi, Lisa McCune, Catherine McClements, Lucy Honigman, Mark Coles Smith, Anna McGahan, Damian Walshe-Howling, Ray Meagher, Craig Monahan and Spencer McLaren will be amongst the presenters who will hand out the prestigious awards.
SUE BROOKS, GEOFFREY NOTTAGE AND LAWYERS MICHAEL FRANKEL AND GREG DUFFY TO BE CELEBRATED AT THE 2016 ADG AWARDSTuesday 26th April 2016
Three Special Awards will be presented at this year's ADG Awards - The Finders Award, The Michael Carson Award and The Cecil Holmes Award.
Sue Brooks is the recipient of the prestigious Finders Award for her film LOOKING FOR GRACE. The Finders Award is a partnership between the ADG and the Directors Guild of America.
THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN DIRECTORS GUILD AWARDS NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALEDTuesday 12th April 2016
In a year when gender equality is a focus of the Australian screen industry more than a third of nominees in the 2016 Australian Directors Guild Awards are women. Two of the four nominees in the Best Direction in a Feature Film category are women and all five films in the Best Documentary Feature category were directed or co-directed by female filmmakers.
Jen Peedom is well-known for her gripping, intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances.
Her credits include the internationally renowned documentaries MIRACLE ON EVEREST, LIVING THE END and SOLO, which played in the Official Selection of major documentary festivals including IDFA and Sheffield and won numerous awards including an AFI for Best Documentary.
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Phillip Noyce was born in Griffith, New South Wales, attended high school at Barker College, Sydney, and began making short films at the age of 18, starting with Better to Reign in Hell, using his friends as the cast. At the moment Noyce is directing The Wonga Coup for producer Jeremy Thomas, from a script by Steven Knight.
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David Michôd is a writer and actor, known for Animal Kingdom (2010), The Rover (2014) and Hesher (2010).
'Animal Kingdom' changed my life. It meant for me that I didn't have to work out what movie I was going to make next. I had to work out how to work. I went from having no options to a thousand.
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Kate Dennis is known for her work on Offspring (2010), The Alice (2004) and Twisted Tales (1996). She is also a director of network, cable and premium cable television drama and comedy with pilots and episodes to her credit. Kate’s directing work includes Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Rake (series 2 & 3), Time of Our Lives, The Secret Life of Us, Twisted Tales, MDA and Rush, to name a few.
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