IMDbPro: Feature Announcement

IMDbPro, the essential entertainment industry resource, has launched new features that empower you to authentically represent yourself to entertainment industry decision-makers so you can be discovered. With a Free or Standard Subscription, you will have the option to claim your IMDb page, and self-identify personal details which includes demographic data like your gender, ethnicity and [...]

MENTORAPDG 2022 – Participants Announced

After much deliberation, MENTORAPDG has offered places to 6 emerging practitioners to be mentored in 2022/23. We received applications from a pool of emerging practitioners who demonstrated excellence in their work, and commitment to developing their skills, networks and professionalism. The selection is based on the mentee’s level of experience in the industry, the calibre and potential [...]

From sewing room to film set: Cappi Ireland’s colourful career

Belinda Tromp from Docklands Studios Melbourne interviews multi-APDG Award winning member Cappi Ireland APDG about why American abstract painter Mark Rothko is an inspiration, what it is like being on set with Quentin Tarantino and how she rose to the top with no formal studies in costume design. It was in the Australian Outback that a young [...]

Production Designers Gathering – Spetses, Greece 2022

‘What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.’ Pericles, (495-429 B.C) Australian & New Zealand Contingent – Jo Briscoe APDG, David Ingram, Stephanie Crowe, Lina Zackariya, Helen O’Loan, Kate McKenzie, Courtney Westbrook, Grant Major, Caley Miles, Rosie Waugh, Bianca Milani, Parnell Marsden, [...]

APDGreen Conversations: Costumes

Imogen Ross shares some Costume Sustainability Tips she has gathered while researching Fashion’s environmental footprint.“Did you know that every time you buy something that is disposable you use it then throw it away. You are literally throwing your money away.”Everytime we make a decision, we have the power to support a practice that is either sustainable or one [...]

Happy Birthday ABC

George Liddle APDG (pictured with actress) reflects on his early days as a designer at the ABC as the national broadcaster celebrates its 90th year.  Our public broadcaster the ABC turned 90 in June, happy birthday ABC. The ABC is a cultural and information Australian icon.  Australia is a vast country, major population centres separated by thousands [...]