6 ADG Award wins

AFTRS Healing Craig Monahan Still from 'Healing' directed by AFTRS alumnus Craig Monahan

May 13 2015

Celebrating the outstanding achievements and contribution by Australian Directors in the fields of film, television and new media platforms, the annual Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Awards was held last Friday, May 8 at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

AFTRS is delighted to see six alumni wins across the 17 categories including Best Direction in a Student Film go to 2013 AFTRS MSA student film I Am Emmanuel directed by Genevieve Clay-Smith.

Congratulations to all the AFTRS wins!

  • Best Direction in a TV Drama Series: Shawn Seet (Editing) - The Code, Series 1, Episode 4
  • Best Direction in a Documentary (Stand Alone): Kelrick Martin (Documentary) - Prison Songs
  • Best Direction in a Student Film: Genevieve Clay-Smith (MSA) - 2013 AFTRS Student Film I Am Emmanuel
  • ADG/DGA Finders Award: Craig Monahan (Conversion) - Healing
  • Best Direction in a TV Mini Series: Tony Krawitz (Directing) - Devil's Playground, Episode 5
  • Best Direction in a Documentary Feature: Amin Palangi (Screenwriting) - Love Marriage in Kabul

Visit ADG's website for a full list of 2015 winners >

Image attribution: Still from Healing. Image sourced from variety.com.





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