Winners of APDG Awards announced

26 September, 2011 by IF

Press release from Australian Production Design Guild

The inaugural APDG Awards were held Wednesday 21st September 2011 in Sydney at NIDA’s Parade Theatres. Renowned film critic and presenter Margaret Pomeranz hosted the evening which was attended by some of the best, most innovative, most exciting designers in the world. A myriad of talents from the film, television, stage and interactive multimedia industries gathered to celebrate the art of visually captivating audiences the world over.

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The CAMERON CRESWELL AGENCY APDG award for Outstanding Contribution to Design

Awarded to – Roger Ford – Production designer and costume designer for film and television. Roger’s long list of works include Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005) and Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)

The DOCKLANDS STUDIOS MELBOURNE APDG award for Design on a Feature Film

Winner – Beneath Hill 60 – Clayton Jauncey; production designer.
Highly commended – The Tree – Steven Jones-Evans; production designer.
Highly commended – Daybreakers – George Liddle; production designer.

The ENCORE APDG award for design on a Short Film

Winner – The Cartographer – Jane Shadbolt; designer/director.
Highly commended – The Missing Key – Jonathan Nix; designer/director, Shane Ingram; 3D designer.
Highly commended – The Telegram Man – David McKay; production designer.

The MATCHBOX PICTURES APDG award for Design on a Television Drama

Winner – Cloudstreet – Herbert Pinter; production designer.
Highly commended – Hawke – Carrie Kennedy; production designer, Ben Morieson; production designer.
Highly commended – Paper Giants – Jon Rohde; production designer, Scott Bird; art director.

The NEXT PRINTING APDG award for Design on a Television Production

Winner – ABC News 24 – Leigh Tierney; designer, Jon Rohde; art director.
Highly commended – The Late Session, series 1 – Jo Briscoe; production designer.

The RIVERSIDE THEATRES APDG award for Design on a Theatre Production

Winner – The Girl from the Golden West – Michael Scott-Mitchell; set designer.
Highly commended – Doctor Zhivago – Michael Scott-Mitchell; set designer.
Highly commended – Hairspray – Eamon D’arcy; set designer.

The PHOTOPLAY FILMS APDG award for Design on an Advertisement

Winner – Bankers Trust – Karen Murphy, production designer.
Highly commended – Honda CRV – Aaron Crothers; designer/art director.
Highly commended – Gucci, Guilty – Damien Drew; art director, Michael Turner; set designer.

The WYSIWYG 3D APDG award for Drawing

Winner – Beneath Hill 60 – Peter Sheehan; storyboard artist
Highly commended – The Pacific – Annet Mackie; concept illustrator
Highly commended – Narnia, Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Gypsy Taylor; costume illustrator

The HERO FROCK HIRE APDG award for Costume Design

Winner – La Boheme – Julie Lynch; costume designer.
Highly commended – Lamb Spring Fashion – Claude Marcos; costume designer.
Highly commended – L.A. Noire – Wendy Cork; costume designer.

The QANTM APDG award for Visual Effects

Winner – The Cartographer – Bill McGuire; VFX artist.
Highly commended – Gucci, Guilty – Damien Drew; art director, Dave Morley; VFX supervisor, Michael Turner; set designer.
Highly commended – Hair Spray – Robbie Klaesi; creative director digital content.

The M.A.C AUSTRALIA APDG award for Makeup Design

Winner – Sleeping Beauty – Lesley Vanderwalt; make-up and hair design, Bec Taylor; hair dresser
Highly commended – My Place – Bec Taylor; make-up and hair designer

The WACOM APDG award for Design on a Game

Winner – Sleeping Beauty – Lesley Vanderwalt; make-up and hair design, Bec Taylor; hair dresser
Highly commended – My Place – Bec Taylor; make-up and hair designer

The REVOLVER APDG award for Title Design

Winner – Paper Giants – Adam Rickwood; concept design and animation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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