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Many Happy Returns – 2018 Summer Newsletter

Have you ever wondered what to do with crockery, cutlery, groceries, toiletries and toys at the end of a shoot? Zuzia Buszewicz in Sydney is redistributing goods to those in need. She writes: MANY HAPPY RETURNS, a film and TV technicians’ initiative, supporting sustainable production wrap-ups, invites you to clear out your art department storage […]

Ladies in Black Event

By George Liddle APDG, President On 6 October, the APDG, along with the ADG and AIT, hosted a special screening of Ladies in Black at Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney. Afterwards, guests enjoyed a discussion with Director, Bruce Beresford, Production Designer, Felicity Abbott APDG and Costume Designer, Wendy Cork APDG, that was facilitated by SMH Writer, Garry […]

2018 Live Performance Report – Summer Newsletter

By Stephen Curtis, Live Performance Committee Chair and this year’s Cameron Creswell Award Winner After a number of very busy years putting together The APDG Live Performance Standard Agreement for Design this year has been an opportunity for reaching out and taking stock. We had the great pleasure of hearing back from our Live Performance membership through […]

President’s Letter – 2018 Summer Newsletter

PRESIDENT’S LETTER Congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 APDG Awards announced at a wonderful evening held at the Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst. It was a sparkling event, where our design community gathered to celebrate the work of our colleagues and to enjoy their company at the bar and after party. A great night enjoyed […]

Congratulations to AACTA Awards winners

Huge congratulations to all our APDG members who received AACTA Awards yesterday. Wendy Cork APDG for Best Costume Design for Feature Film Ladies in Black   Roger Ford APDG and Lisa Thompson for Best Production Design for Feature Film Peter Rabbit   Jo Ford for Best Production Design in Television Picnic at Hanging Rock Edie […]

2018 APDG Awards Nominee Announcement

The APDG President, George Liddle APDG, Vice-President Fiona Donovan APDG,  State Committees, Awards Committee and judges are delighted to release the nominees for the 2018 APDG Awards. The announcement took place at the facilities of one of our valued sponsors, Yeo Creative Solutions, on Thursday 15 November. With the addition of six new categories, the […]

APDG announces Fenella Kernebone as the 8th Annual 2018 APDG Awards

The Australian Production Design Guild is delighted to announce Fenella Kernebone will host the 8th Annual 2018 APDG Awards at the stunning Eternity Playhouse in Darlinghurst on Sunday 16th December. President George Liddle APDG says ‘In 2018 we have introduced 6 new categories and once again we received the highest number of outstanding entries to date, […]

AFTRS launches LUMINA Podcast about technology and storytelling

AFTRS launches Lumina, a podcast series about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories. The host is TedxSydney’s Head of Curation, Fenella Kernebone, a former presenter at ABC RN and triple j. In the eight-part series, Fenella speaks to a carefully curated brainstrust of storytellers about why technological developments in the […]

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