Australian Directors Guild Awards

6 Annual May 03, 2013 to May 03, 2013

 
Category

Feature Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
December 7, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Regular Deadline
February 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00
Extended Deadline
March 2, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 1, 2013

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 75 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

4 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 4    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best direction in A Feature Film

Category Rules

Film must be 75 minutes or over for cinematic or theatrical or dvd release.

Associate members are not eligible to nominate themselves or other members in this category.

Only full financial ADG members are eligible to nominate themselves or another member in this category.

If you wish to join the Australian Directors Guild:
http://www.adg.org.au/membership.aspx

Except for student films, only works publicly screened for the first time between July 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012 are eligible for entry in the 2013 ADG Awards.

If more than one category may be applied to an entry, the onus is on the entrant to submit to the category that they feel is best fit. However if insufficient entries are received for a category the entrant will be contacted to decide if they wish to alter their decision and submit into another category that could apply.

All feature films entered and accepted into the ADG Awards will be eligible for the ADG/DGA Finders Series Award if they conform to the following criteria:

1. The film conforms to the normal eligibility criteria that are required to enter the ADG Awards;
2. The film does not have distribution In the United States of America;
3. The director will make him/herself available travel with the film to Los Angeles on dates to be confirmed;
4. Feature length entries with a theatrical release in Australia are eligible.


Judging
1. The ADG/DGA Finders Series Award will be shortlisted after consultation with judges in the feature film categories;
2. The winner of the award will be selected by this group of judges in consultation with the President and General Manager of the ADG ;
3. The winner of the award will be announced at the ADG Awards;
4. The judging panel reserves its right to not give the award if a suitable film is not found that meets the criteria;
5. The ADG reserves the right to include feature films that may not have been submitted for the 2013 ADG awards in special circumstances.

For further details on the ADG/DGA Directors Finders Series Award please contact the ADG office on 02 9555 7045 or the ADG Executive Director, Kingston Anderson : kingston@adg.org.au