• 2022 APDG Awards Categories

APDG FULL MEMBER CATEGORIES

APDG full members may enter the following categories. 

Animation Design
This award is for animation design screened in any media for a screen production, commercial or event.

Art Direction for a feature film or a television production
This awards is for art direction for a television production or a feature film. Entrants have the option of entering as an individual or a team for this category. Please note, one team member will apply on behalf of the team. All team members must be APDG members. Please read the terms and conditions, as entry fees are different for individuals and teams. Please note – there is only one trophy awarded per category.

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 for a feature film. 

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

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

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

Design for a digital production or performance
(Previously called the Visual Effects or Video Design Award)

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

Multi-Discipline Design for a live performance or event
This award is for the design of a live performance or event where the designer has multiple design roles: set and costume design, lighting and set design, set and video design or any other combination of these roles.

Lighting Design for a live performance or event
This award is for lighting design in any genre for live performance (event, 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 for a screen production, live performance or event. 

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

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

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

Set Decoration for a feature film or a television production
This award is for set decoration for a television production or a feature film. 

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

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

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

Video Design for a live performance or event
This award is for video design for any genre of live performance (event 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. 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 will apply on behalf of the team. All team members must be APDG members. Please read the┬áterms and conditions, as entry fees are different for individuals and teams.┬áPlease note – there is only one trophy awarded per category.

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 a live performance production in any genre (event, 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 (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. 

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. This award is presented in alternate years to screen or live performance artisans.

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.

If you are unsure which category your work is eligible for, please CONTACT US.

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