• 2019 APDG Awards Winners

The 2019 APDG Award winners are:

AFTRS Award for Student and Emerging Designer for Screen

‘Sweet Tooth’

Emma Bourke, Production Designer
Sabina Myers, Costume Designer
Barry Jarrot, Art Director

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A Mouth To Feed
Production Designer
Elena Lyons-Dawson

Pseudomonas
Production Designer
Esther Rosenberg


The NIDA Foundation Trust Award for Emerging Designer for live performance

‘Wake in Fright’

Brianna Russell, Set and Costume Designer

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Animal Farm (by George Orwell, adapted by Geordie Brookman)
Set and Costume Designer
Bianka Kennedy

pool (no water)
Set, Costume & Co-Video Designer
Aislinn King

Stay Happy Keep Smiling
Set and Costume Designer
Emma White


Title Design – Sponsored by Design Awards

‘TEDx: Legacy’

Scott Geersen, Title Design Director
Substance, 3D / Cinematography
Joseph Morris, Editor
Michael Yezerski, Original Music Composition
Dave Robertson, Sound Design

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Harrow: Season 2 Opening Titles
Zenon Kohler

Nodefest: Explore, Connect, Create
Scott Geersen

Tidelands Opening Titles
Zenon Kohler


WYSIWYG 3D Award for Visual Effects Design

‘Aquaman’

Josh Simmonds, VFX Supervisor

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Christopher Robin
Glenn Melenhorst

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Glenn Melenhorst

Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox
Craig Wilkinson


Animation Design for screen

‘The Twist’

Broken Yellow
Mario Lendvai, Art Director and Master Illustrator
Vanessa St Pier, Motion Designer and Animator

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Francobollo – We’re Dead
Samuel Lewis

The Amazing True Story of How Babies are Made
Jonathan Nix


ACS Award for Concept Design Visualisation

‘Tidelands’

Bowen Ellames, Concept Artist

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I Am Mother
Bowen Ellames

Madama Butterfly
Sabina Myers

Madame Butterfly
Jennifer Irwin APDG


M.A.C Cosmetics Award for Make-up and Hair Design: for film, television or live performance

‘Danger Close – The Battle of Long Tan’

Tess Natoli, Make-up, Hair and Make-up Effects Designer
Sean Genders, Key Make-up Effects
Anita Morgan, Key Make-up and Hair

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Bloom
Tess Natoli

Mystery Road
John Logue


Hero Frock Hire Award for Costume Design for a feature film

‘Judy and Punch’

Edie Kurzer APDG, Costume Designer

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Animals
Renate Henschke

I Am Mother
Mariot Kerr

Ladies in Black
Wendy Cork APDG


Lisa Mann Creative Management Award for Costume Design on a television production or web series

‘Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries’

Maria Pattison, Costume Designer

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On The Ropes
Amelia Gebler

Sheilas
Teresa Negroponte

Wrong Kind Of Black
Oriana Merullo


The Jennie Tate Award for Costume Design for a live performance – Sponsored by HLA Management

’30 years of 65 Thousand Years’

Jennifer Irwin APDG, Costume Designer

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Jonathon Oxlade

Madame Butterfly
Jennifer Irwin APDG

The Harp in the South: Part One & Two
Renée Mulder


HME Services Award for Design for a live event

‘Aura: Bunjil Story’

Nicholas Tory, Director of Projection Show and Design Director
Andrew Walsh, Artistic Director
Jonathan Nix, Director of Animation
Oliver Abbott, Senior Designer, Animator
Julian Reinhold, Senior Designer Animator
Atticus Gough, Designer Animator
Kieran Kenny, 3D Scan & Prelim Design Template Build

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Larger Than Life: Backstreet Boys Las Vegas Residency
Richard Neville

Light For The Wild – Taronga VividSydney 2019
Ample Projects


Lighting Design for a live performance

‘Death of a Salesman’

Verity Hampson, Lighting Designer

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A View From The Bridge
Niklas Pajanti

Saint Joan
Nick Schlieper

The Harp In The South
Nick Schlieper


Photoplay Award for Design for a commercial

‘Enter Asahi’

Michael Iacono, Production Designer
Joanna Mae Park, Costume Designer

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CHALLENGER “A Lot of Living Left” TVC
Aaron Crothers APDG

Guide to Sydney Film Festival 2019 – Program Launch
Esther Rosenberg

Koala – Mattress (Ex)orcism
Isabella Andronos


Docklands Studios Melbourne Award for Set Decoration for a feature film or television

‘Ladies in Black’

Katie Sharrock, Set Decorator
Felicity Abbott APDG, Production Designer
Sophie Nash, Art Director
Joanna Pullen, Property Master
Tania Einberg, Senior Buyer Dresser

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Hotel Mumbai
Nicki Gardiner APDG

I Am Mother
Lisa Brennan

Tidelands
Justine Dunn


NEXT-Printing Award for Set Design for a live performance

‘Madama Butterfly’

Michael Scott-Mitchell APDG, Production Designer

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Jonathon Oxlade

Counting and Cracking
Dale Ferguson

The Harp In The South
David Fleischer


New York Film Academy Australia Award for Production Design for a television drama or web series

‘A Place to Call Home, Series 6’

Fiona Donovan APDG, Production Designer
Diana Robertson, Set Decorator

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Black Mirror: Striking Vipers Season 5
Annie Beauchamp APDG

Bloom
Carrie Kennedy APDG

Tidelands
Matt Putland APDG


AFTRS Award for Design for a short film or music clip

‘The Egg’

Jacqui Schofield, Production Designer
Merryn Schofield, Set Decorator

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Amour
Steven Jones-Evans APDG

Hilltop Hoods – Exit Sign feat. Illy & Ecca Vandal
Hannah Sitters

Strangers
Isabella Andronos


The Australian Ballet Award for Design for Live Performance

‘Welcome the Bright World’

Karla Urizar, Designer

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Billionaire Boy
Set, Costume and Prop Designer
Isabella Andronos

La La Luna
Designer
Cornelis (Casey) Van Sebille

The Selfish Giant
Designer
Charlotte Lane


Docklands Studios Melbourne Award for Production Design for a feature film

‘Hotel Mumbai’

Steven Jones-Evans APDG, Production Designer
Nicki Gardiner APDG, Set Decorator
Marita Musset, Art Director
Dilip Moore, Art Director

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Judy And Punch
Jo Ford

Ladies In Black
Felicity Abbot APDG

Storm Boy
Melinda Doring


Canal Road Film Centre Artisan Award for Lifetime Achievement for Screen

Grant Slotboom

Construction Manager, Illusions


Artisan Award for Lifetime Achievement for Live Performance

Laurel Frank

Costume Designer and Maker, Circus Oz


Cameron Creswell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Design

Hugh Colman

Theatre Designer

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