Presented May 30, 2017 by The Australian Directors’ Guild in association with RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication and the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
Director Garth Davis, winner of 2017 ADG Award for Best Direction for a Feature Film, discusses his works from past to present with AFTRS Head of Directing, Rowan Woods (The Kettering Incident, Rake, Little Fish, The Boys). Wood talks to Garth about his work from his first short film through to the Academy Award nominated Lion.
Garth Davis made his feature directorial debut with Lion, which was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, and won 2017 DGA Award for First-Time Feature Film Director. Davis was previously nominated for an Emmy for co-directing the critically acclaimed drama Top of The Lake alongside Academy Award-winner Jane Campion. He also earned a DGA Award nomination for his work in commercials.
This session of The Directors Chair was presented by The Australian Directors’ Guild in Association with the AFTRS and RMIT University.