• 10th Anniversary APDG Awards Categories

APDG FULL MEMBER CATEGORIES

APDG full members may enter the following categories. 

Animation Design
This award is for animation design in celluloid, 2D, 3D, motion graphics or stop motion on a screen production, commercial or event.

Concept Art
This award is for concept illustration, storyboard drawings, costume drawings or concept models for a live performance, screen production, event, game, interactive media, exhibition, transmedia, virtual reality, or augmented reality production.

Costume Design for a feature film
This award is for the design of costumes on a feature film. 

Costume Design for a live performance or event
This award is for the design of costumes in any genre of live performance (event, dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia).
 
Costume Design for a short film, music video or web series. 
This award is for the design of costumes on a short film, music video or web series. 

Costume Design for a television production.
This award is for the design of costumes on a television production.

Design for a commercial
This award is for production design, costume design, hair and/or makeup design, or visual effects design on a commercial screened via any media.

Design for a digital production or performance
This award is for visual effects design, world or production design, on a game or transmedia, interactive media, virtual reality, or augmented reality production, event or performance. 

Design collaboration for a live performance or event
This award is for a design team* collaborating on a production in any genre of live performance (dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia or live event). This award is tailored to teams of designers working in the roles of set, costume, lighting or video design and to designers working in combined roles. One team member, who must be an APDG member will apply on behalf of the team. 

Lighting Design for a live performance or event
This award is for the lighting design in any genre of live performance (dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia) or event. 

Make-up, Prosthetic Makeup or Hair Design 
This award is for the design of makeup, hair and/or prosthetics on a screen production, live performance or event. 

Production Design for a feature film
This award is for the production design of a feature film. 

Production Design for a television production
This award is for the production design of a television production in any format (series, stand-alone show, or documentary).

Production Design for a short film, music video or web series
This award is for the production design on a short film, music video or web series. 

Art Direction or Set Decoration for a feature film
This awards is for art direction or set decoration of a feature film. 

Art Direction or Set Decoration for a television production
This award is for art direction or set decoration of a television production. 

Set Design for a live performance or event
This award is for set design in any genre of live performance (dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia) or event. 

Graphic and Title Design
This award is for graphic design and title design for a screen production in any format. 

Video Design for a live performance or event
This award is for video design in any genre of live performance (dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia) or event. The video design may be video concept, content and/or video systems design.

APDG EMERGING MEMBER CATEGORIES

APDG emerging design members may enter the following categories. For the first time, the APDG will be accepting individual and team entries (for those designers that worked in different disciplines but on the same work). Please note, one team member, who must be an APDG member will apply on behalf of the team and the terms and conditions and entry fees are different for individuals and teams. 

Emerging Designer for a live performance or event
This award is for an APDG Emerging Designer member or team who has designed sets, costumes, lighting or video for an event or production in any genre of live performance (dance, drama, physical theatre, music theatre, transmedia).

Emerging Designer for a screen production
This awards is for an APDG Emerging Designer member or team who has designed sets, costumes, animation, or VFX for a screen production in any genre of screen (commercial, web series, short film, feature film, music video).


ARTISAN AWARDS

Please contact us if you would like to nominate someone for one of the following awards. 

Canal Road Film Centre Artisan Lifetime Achievement Award 
This award is for an artisan working in specialised screen or theatre crafts and who has contributed significantly over a lifetime to the screen or live performance industries.

Cameron Creswell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Design 
This award acknowledges an APDG Member who over their career has made a significant contribution to design in the screen or live performance industries. Designers in any of the roles or industry sectors represented by the guild may be nominated by the APDG membership, with the successful candidate selected by the APDG Management Committee.

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