Director Garth Davis has taken out the top gong at the Adg Awards for his work helming Lion..
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. .
Davis was up against Simon Stone (The Daughter), Ben Young (Hounds of Love), Craig Boreham (Teenage Kicks) and Jonathan Leahy (Skin Deep) — each of which was also a first feature..
The award for Best Direction in a Documentary Feature Film was presented to Dan Jackson for In The Shadow of the Hill, while Hotel Coolgardie director Pete Gleeson received High Commendation. The