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Women Win Big at Australian Directors Guild Awards

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood May 7, 2013 at 10:06AM

Women won the majority of the major awards at last week's Australian Directors Guild Awards. Cate Shortland won the Best Director award for her film Lore and Rachel Perkins won Best Director for direction of a TV drama series for Redfern Now. Women directors rock it in Australia. Their success is a model that should be studied.
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Cate Shortland
Cate Shortland

Women won the majority of the major awards at last week's Australian Directors Guild Awards. Cate Shortland won the Best Director award for her film Lore and Rachel Perkins won Best Director for direction of a TV drama series for Redfern Now.   Women directors rock it in Australia.  Their success is a model that should be studied.

Here are the other women who won.

Jessica Hobbs - Direction in a TV mini-series for Devils' Dust

Jessica Reddenbach - Direction of a short film for Tender

Jennifer Peedom - Direction of a documentary series for Life At 7

Grace McKenzie - Direction of a documentary feature for Audrey of the Alps

Madeleine Parry - Best director in a documentary (stand alone) for Meatwork

Martha Ansara - Lifetime achievement award

Women dominate at Australian Directors Guild Awards (The Australian)

This article is related to: Women Directors, Cate Shortland