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Davis was presented the prize for Best Direction in a Feature Film by Peter Weir at an award ceremony in Melbourne on Friday..
Lion, which received six Oscar nods and has gone on to be the fifth highest-grossing Australian film of all time at the local box office, is Davis. debut feature. .
- Jackie Keast
Davis received the prize from Peter Weir at a ceremony at the Sofitel Hotel in Melbourne.
Dan Jackson, and Brazilian-set “In the Shadow of the Hill,” won the prize for direction of a feature documentary. The jury said that the category had a particularly high quality of submissions, at a time when it is difficult to raise money for full-length documentaries in Australia.
After winning the narrative feature prize last year with their film “Tanna,” Bentley Dean and Martin Butler won an Adg Award for the second year in a row, this year with co-director Liz Jackson and documentary short subject A Sense of Self.
- Patrick Frater
The nominees for best feature direction at this year.s Adg Awards are Garth Davis (Lion), Simon Stone (The Daughter), Ben Young (Hounds of Love), Craig Boreham (Teenage Kicks) and Jonathan Leahy (Skin Deep). All are celebrated for their feature debuts..
Adg CEO Kingston Anderson says the Adg is angling for a high-profile director to present the feature film award. .I can.t say who it is but if we get him it.d be great," he tells If. "It.s a timing issue as usual...
.As always TV drama continues to be a strong and important and powerful category, and that reflects what.s going on in our industry, »
- Harry Windsor
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