The new Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts has been launched with fanfare, overlooking the stunning Sydney Opera House – which will be the iconic venue for the Inaugural Samsung AACTA Awards in January 2012.
Also announced, the identity of the founding President of AACTA, Mr Geoffrey Rush. The beautiful new statuette has also been unveiled, held aloft, and much admired.
We’ve also announced the 23 Feature Films in competition. For more information about all of these developments, visit the sparkling new website: www.aacta.org
In the meantime, watch this gorgeous three-minute video highlights package from Thursday night’s celebrations. Join in the party. Here’s to a brand new era!