Recognition, education and community for the Australian stage, screen and interactive design industries.

Recent News

  • APDG Response to the CPC Proposal

    The proposal circulated by the Commercial Producers Council (CPC) has produced a very negative reaction from all art and costume department crews working in the TV commercial world. Members of the APDG have been in contact with the guild expressing deep concern about the CPC document and seeking advice and guidance. The guild’s response has…
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  • The 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards

    The APDG congratulates Anna Gardiner, Lauren Peters, Julie Lynch APDG, Elizabeth Franklin, Benjamin Cisterne and Toby Knyvett for their wins at the Sydney Theatre Awards. At the Sydney Theatre Awards in January, APDG members shone with the following designers being nominated:  BEST STAGE DESIGN OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION Anna Gardiner (Henry V) Michael Hankin (A…
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  • Emerging Designer update

    A group of graduates across institutions, VCA, NIDA, WAAPA and ULTIMO TAFE have formed a Facebook group “Fresh Blood” for emerging and ‘merged’ designers wanting to network. The collective met in 2014 to discuss how emerging designers can better access the industry and “Fresh Blood” is the first change they have brought about; a forum…
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