Australian Director’s Guild Awards 2021 winners announced

Shannon Murphy won two top awards, with other winners including Thomas Wilson-White, Claire McCarthy, Laurence Billiet and Christiaan van Vuuren.
Shannon Murphy

The Australian Director’s Guild announced the annual ADG Award winners at a ceremony today in Sydney, which was also live streamed internationally and around the country for those unable to cross borders. It’s available here if you want to watch.

Continuing her dream awards run including 7 AACTA Awards last year, Shannon Murphy won two 2021 ADG Awards, for Best Direction in a Feature Film (Budget $1M or over) for her debut feature film Babyteeth; and for Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Drama Series episode for her work on the international series Killing Eve (Series 3, Episode 5).

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She is a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk