Ray Argall honoured by Australian Directors Guild

Director & Cinematographer will receive the Cecil Holmes Award at the the ADG Awards next week.

Director & Cinematographer Ray Argall will receive the Cecil Holmes Award at the the Australian Directors’ Guild Awards next week.

Argall, who was President of ADG from 2006 to 2015, has a career that has spanned across four decades. His cinematography has been lauded for Wrong World, The Prisoner of St Petersberg, The Plains of Heaven and Look Both Ways. He has directed short dramas, documentaries and features including Return Home, was set-up director for SeaChange and MDA, produced over sixty music videos for Midnight Oil, Split Enz, Crowded House, and Hoodoo Gurus.

Kingston Anderson CEO of the Australian Director’s Guild said “Ray Argall has been one of the ADG’s longest serving Presidents and has ushered in an era of development and change at the guild. His dedication in serving on the board and standing up for screen directors has been outstanding.”

The Cecil Holmes Award was first presented in 1995 and is presented by the ADG board to honour recipients who have advocated for the role of the director.

The 2018 ADG Awards will be held at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins next Friday, 4 May.

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