Emmy nominated Director Kate Dennis to be honoured with the Create NSW Annette Kellerman Award with Vogue Australia
Director Kate Dennis (The Handmaid’s Tale) will be honoured with the Create NSW Annette Kellerman Award with Vogue Australia, which honours trailblazing women in Hollywood, at the AiF Awards and Benefit Dinner in LA.
Screenwriter Luke Davies (Lion) will receive The Fox Studios Australia International Award, which recognises an Australian creative working behind the camera that has achieved excellence internationally; and Disney executives Mary Ann Hughes and Paul Steinke will be honoured with the Ausfilm International Award for their significant contribution to the Australian film industry.
Kate Dennis started her career in Australia where she directed five seasons of the critically acclaimed Offspring. Most recently she directed two episodes of the critically acclaimed series The Handmaid’s Tale, which earned her a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Director for a Drama Series. Her other credits include, GLOW, Party Tricks, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Rake (series 2 & 3), Time of Our Lives, Love My Way, The Secret Life of Us, Rush and Secrets and Lies, for which she was nominated for an Australian Directors’ Guild Award in 2015. Dennis recently wrapped on the ten part series Harrow starring Ioan Gruffudd.