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15 March 2017

 The Australian Director’s Guild awards First Gender Matters: Commercial and Content Directing Mentorship to Eight Recipients
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09 March 2017

First recipients of the Australian Directors' Guild's Gender Matters Commercial & Content Directing Mentorship program to announced. 
Acclaimed director Gillian Armstrong to reveal the names at a launch event in Paddington on March 14. 
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14 February 2017

The deadline for submissions to the 2017 ADG Awards has been extended. 


The deadline for entries to the annual ADG Awards has been extended to Friday 3 March 2017. The annual awards will take place on Friday 5 May at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. To be eligible for the Awards, all work must have screened publicly for the first time bwteen 1 July 2015 and 31 December 2016 except for student films where the project needs only to have been completed within these dates. 
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9 February 2017

Metro Screen recipients announced.

Brietta Hague, Amanda Hood, Rebecca Ingram and Shelly Lauman have been chosen as the recipients of the inaugural Metro Screen Fellowships. Brietta Hague, Amanda Hood and Rebecca Ingram will share in $15,000 as part of the Open Fellowship and Shelly Lauman's proposed short film "Birdie" will receive the $20,000 Production Fellowship.
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3 February 2017

Glee and Sons of Anarchy director Paris Barclay to visit Sydney as a guest of the Australian Directors' Guild. ADG launches the Respect, Rights and Remuneration Campaign.

The acclaimed television director and President of the Directors Guild of America, Paris Barclay, will visit Australia in late February as a guest of the Australian Directors Guild (ADG). During his time in Sydney, Paris Barclay will support the Australian Directors' Guild's new Respect, Rights and Remuneration campaign and, on Tuesday February 21 at 6.30pm, he will also run a masterclass for the ADG's "The Director's Chair" at AFTRS focused on televison directing and his Emmy-Award winning career. 
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Media Releases



February 2017
The deadline for entries to the 2017 ADG Awards is fast approaching, with all entries to be submitted by Saturday 11 February. The annual awards will take place on Friday 5 May at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. 
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January 2017

December 2016

ADG Awards 2017 Early Bird Entries Officially Open! The Australian Directors' Guild (ADG) has announced that early bird entries are officially open for the 2017 ADG Awards. 
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November 2016
The Australian Directors' Guild announces a Shadow Directing initiative in TV drama for Female Directors
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ADG condemns Fremantle Media for the importation of a Canadian director to direct the classic Australian story "Picnic at Hanging Rock"
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October 2016
The Australian Directors' Guild (ADG) today announced the establishment of the Metro Screen Fellowships program. 
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The Australian Directors' Guild (ADG) announces a Commercial and Content Directing Mentorship for Female Directors
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May 2016
Brooke Goldfinch and Catriona McKenzie announced as Director's Attachments on Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant
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Sherpa, Tanna and Peter Allen - Not the Boy Next Door, amongst the winners at the 2016 ADG Awards. 
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April 2016
Australian Directors' Guild announce the Presenters & Broadcast Partner for the 2016 Awards. 
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Sue Brooks, Geoffrey Nottage and lawyers Michael Frankel and Greg Duffy to be celebrated at the 2016 ADG Awards. 
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The 2016 Australian Directors' Guild Awards Nominations are revealed. 
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Jessica Redenbach announced as Director's Attachment on Matchbox Pictures' Hyde & Seek 
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March 2016
Nazeem Hussain announced as host of the ADG Awards 2016. Nominees will be announced mid April. Tickets on sale now. 
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The Australian Directors' Guild (ADG), Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder (CJZ) and Screen Australia announce an ADG Director's Attachment on BOND
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ADG Director's Attachment for TV drama announced on Matchbox Pictures' Hyde & Seek
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Screen Queensland, the Australian Directors' Guild and Fremantle Media announce a Director's Attachment for the TV drama biopic of iconic Australian Paul Hogan for Channel Seven
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ADG Awards 2016 - Only 4 more days to submit entries. 
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February 2016
Director's Attachment announced on Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant
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ADG Awards 2016 Entries close February 14th, venue announced. 
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