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THE 2021 ADG AWARDS!
3 December 2021 

ADG AWARDS MOVE TO DECEMBER 3

 Additional Submission Period Added

  

The ADG has announced that the 40th anniversary ADG Awards have moved to Friday December 3.  The Awards will be held live, in person and socially distanced at the Actor’s Centre in Leichhardt.
 
And to give ADG members the best opportunity for success at this year’s Awards, an additional submission period has been added and entries can now also be made between September 27 and October 1.
 
This year submissions are invited across 20 categories. The ADG is welcoming any new eligible entries and particularly encouraging new submissions in the following categories:- Best Direction in TV or SVOD Drama Serial Episode, Best Direction in an Interactive or Immersive Title and Best Direction in an Animation Project.
 
Any Australian Directors' Guild member can submit for the ADG Awards. The judging panels are drawn from ADG's Full Members. The ADG also offers a discounted Associate Membership.
 
To submit and for a full list of the 2021 award categories across a wide range of genres and formats as well as for eligibility criteria head here: https://adg.awardsplatform.com.
 
Judging across the ADG Awards categories will take place in October, with nominees to be announced in November.
 
Please see full press release, and further information, here.
 
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THE 2020 ADG AWARDS
19 October 2020 

To watch the replay of the Awards:CLICK HERE
 
Please join us in celebrating our Aussie directors.
Hosted by Greta Lee Jackson and Nina Oyama.

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE...  
 

Best Direction in a Feature Film (Budget $1M or over)

Proudly sponsored by ASDACS

 

Ben Lawrence - Hearts and Bones

 

 

Best Direction in a Feature Film (Budget under $1M)

Proudly sponsored by Panavision

Winner prize $10,000 Camera Package

Josephine Mackerras – Alice

 

Best Direction in a Documentary Feature

Proudly sponsored by Screenrights

 

Maya Newell - In My Blood It Runs

 

 

Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Drama Series

Proudly sponsored by ABC

Jeffrey Walker - The Commons - Season 1 Episode 1

 

 

Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Mini-Series

Proudly sponsored by Docklands Studios Melbourne

 

Emma Freeman – Stateless – Episode 3

 

Best Direction in a Documentary Series

Proudly sponsored by Media Super

Rosie Jones - The Cult Of The Family - Episode 1

 

 

Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Comedy Series

Proudly sponsored by The Post Lounge

 

Matthew Saville – Upright - Episode 5

 

Best Direction in a Children’s TV or SVOD Drama Program

Proudly sponsored by Australian Children’s Television Foundation

Kacie Anning – Hardball – Episode 6

 

 

Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Drama Serial

Proudly sponsored by Fremantle

 

Kate Kendall – Neighbours – Episode 8052

 

 

Best Direction in an Animated Project

Proudly sponsored by Animal Logic

Jo Boag - Alice Miranda: Friends Forever

 

 

Best Direction in Commercial Content

 

Allan Hardy ACS - Volvo Penta Makes Australian Farming Possible (Allabah Pastural Co.)

 

Best Direction in Commercial Advertisement

 

Luke Shanahan – Little Fibs (NZ Post)

 

 

Best Direction in an Online Drama Series

Husein Alicajic - One Sided // The Acquired Inability To Escape

 

 

Best Direction in an Online Comedy Series

Proudly sponsored by Kaleidoscope Digital

Winner prize $1,000 Screen Director's Identity Package (Social Media and Website Services)

 

Dylan Hesp & Michael O’Neill- Australia's Best Street Racer

 

 

Best Direction in a Documentary Short Subject

Karen Pearlman – I Want To Write A Film About Women

 

Best Direction in a Music Video

 

Matthew Thorne – The Only Boy Racer Left On The Island (Artist: The Howl & The Hum)

 

 

Best Direction in an Interactive or Immersive Title

Matthew Sleeth – A Drone Opera 

 

Best Direction in a Short Film

Proudly sponsored by Panavision

Winner prize $5,000 Camera Package

 

Melissa Anastasi – Chlorine

 

Best Direction in a Student Film

 

Alies Sluiter – Ayaan


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Media enquiries: Tracey Mair, TM Publicity Ph: 0419 221 493 l E: traceym@tmpublicity.comFor any queries about the ADG Awards, please contact awards@adg.org.au or call (02) 9555 7045.

The 2020 ADG Awards is proudly sponsored by ASDACSScreen AustraliaScreen NSWMedia SuperPanavisionKaleidoscope Digital, Animal Logic, Docklands Studio MelbourneHLA ManagementABC TelevisionPhotoplayRGMAustralian Children's Television FoundationFremantleScreenrightsChannel 7Shanahan Management , Creative Content and The Post Lounge

 

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