Directors Guild Awards 2014: nominees

By David Knox on April 9, 2014 / Filed Under News 2

2014-04-09_1113ABC shows dominate the nominations announced today for the annual Australian Directors Guild Awards, including Redfern Now, Rake, Please Like Me, The Broken Shore, The Time of our Lives, Paper Giants, An Accidental Soldier, Dance Academy and Nowhere Boys.

They will compete against directors of Puberty Blues, Wentworth, The Packer-Murdoch Story, Better Man and Mr and Mrs Murder.

In the feature film category the nominees have directed The Great Gatsby, Mystery Road, The Railway Man, The Rocket and These Final Hours.

The ADG Awards will be announced on Friday May 2nd at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, hosted by Claire Hooper.

TV Nominees:

TV Comedy:
Daniel Nettheim – Mr and Mrs Murder – Series 1 Episode 5 “Lost Soul”
Matthew Saville – Please Like Me – Series 1 Episode 3 “Portuguese Custard Tarts”
Trent O’Donnell – The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting – Episode 1

TV Drama Serial:
David Gould – Home & Away – Episode 5873
Geoffrey Nottage – Home & Away – Episode 5712
Geoffrey Nottage – Home & Away – Episode 5713
Howard Scott Hartford-Davis – Home & Away – Episode 5884

TV Children’s:
Craig James Irvin – Nowhere Boys – Series 1 Episode 8
Daniel Nettheim – Dance Academy – Series 3 Episode 12 “A Perfect Storm”
Peter Carstairs – Nowhere Boys – Series 1 Episode 7

TV Mini Series:
Daina Reid – Paper Giants: Magazine Wars – Part 1
Geoff Bennett – The Packer-Murdoch Story – Episode 1
Khoa Do – Better Man – Episode 4

TV Drama Series:
Adrian Russell-Wills – Redfern Now – Series 2 Episode 1 “Where the Heart Is”
Glendyn Ivin – Puberty Blues – Series 1 Episode 6
Kevin Carlin – Wentworth – Series 1 Episode 1
Peter Duncan – Rake – Series 2 Episode 2
Rachel Perkins – Redfern Now – Series 2 Episode 2 “Starting Over”
Tori Garrett – The Time of our Lives – Series 1 Episode 5

Documentary Series:
Bentley Dean/Martin Butler – First Footprints – Episode 1
Gary Doust – Next Stop Hollywood
Nick Robinson – Kakadu – Episode 4

Documentary Stand-Alone:
Corrie Chen – Suicide & Me
John Hughes – Love & Fury
Madeleine Hetherton – The Surgery Ship

Telemovie:
Rachel Ward – An Accidental Soldier
Rowan Woods – The Broken Shore

2 Comments »

  1. marc April 12, 2014 at 6:46 pm -

    Home & Away is such a sign for the quality of this event

  2. daveinprogress April 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm -

    Offspring snubbed.

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