ADG Awards extends deadline for entries

11 February, 2015 by Press Release

The Australian Directors Guild (ADG) has extended the entry deadline to the Awards until Monday March 2.

To be eligible all work must have screened publicly for the first time between July 1 2013 and December 31, 2014, except for student films where the project needs only to have been completed within these dates.


Award applicants must be financial ADG members for the 2014 – 2015 year. Membership details are available at:

Each award is judged by a panel of director peers. The awards will be held at the Sofitel Hotel in Melbourne on Friday May 8,  the first time outside  Sydney. The 17 categories are:

1. Feature Film
2. Documentary Feature
3. Documentary Series
4. Documentary Stand-Alone
5. Telemovie
6. TV Children’s Program
7. TV Drama Series
8. TV Drama Serial
9. TV Mini Series
10. TV Comedy
11. Animation
12. Cross Platform Project
13. Original Online Project
14. TVC
15. Music Video
16. Short Film
17. Student

The ADG board also considers awarding special awards each year including the Cecil Holmes Award, First Assistant Directors Award, Finders Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. The award from this group that will be given in 2015 will be announced in coming weeks.

Ticket sales will open in March and can be pre-booked by emailing the ADG on or by contacting the ADG office on 1300 539 639.

To submit your entry and for further information to the ADG Awards:

or contact the ADG office on 1300 539 639 or mail