APDG would like to congratulate all winners and nominees of the 7th Annual APDG Awards.

The APDG Awards is an annual event that gathers together a myriad of talents and associated professionals from the Australian film, television, live performance and interactive multimedia industries, to celebrate the art of visually captivating audiences the world over.

Key dates

Dates for the 2018 8th Annual APDG Awards will be announced soon. Watch this space!

2017 Awards categories

  1. Costume design for a feature film
  2. Costume design for a television production
  3. Costume design for a live performance
  4. Design for a commercial
  5. Design for a short film or music clip
  6. Design for an animated short film, commercial or series
  7. Design on a live event
  8. Drawing and concept illustration
  9. Interactive, virtual reality or games design
  10. Lighting design for live performance
  11. Make-up, hair and prosthetic make-up design
  12. Production design for a feature film
  13. Production design for a television drama
  14. Production design for a television production
  15. Set decoration for a feature film
  16. Set design for a live performance
  17. Title design
  18. Visual effects design
  19. Student screen design (production, costume or animation design)
  20. Emerging designer for live performance (set, costume or lighting)
  21. Set decoration for a television production

Non enterable awards categories

  • Lifetime achievement artisan award for live performance
  • Lifetime achievement award for screen
  • Outstanding contribution to design

2017 APDG Awards Sponsors

Principal sponsor

Docklands Studios Melbourne is a state-of-the-art, dry-hire facility for film and television production.

Find out more

Major sponsors

The APDG Awards would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors.

If you would like to find out more about sponsorship for future awards, please get in touch with us.

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