It’s been a huge week here at AFI | AACTA, with the revelation of the all the nominees for the 2nd AACTA Awards, the announcement of the dates and venue of the AACTA Awards, and the commencement of round two voting in the feature film categories to determine the winners. (Round two voting closes at 11.59 EDST on Thursday 13 December. In this round, all AACTA members vote on the feature film nominees which were determined by AACTA’s 15 specialised chapters in round one.)
Congratulations again to all the nominees, which are spread across 13 Feature Films (out of a possible 23), 16 Documentaries, four Short Animations, four Short Fiction Films and 32 Television Productions. To find out more about them, visit our website here.
The Winners of the 2nd AACTA Awards will be announced at two events in Sydney at the brand new The Star Event Centre, January 2013:
- 2nd AACTA Awards Luncheon presented by Deluxe – Monday 28 January 2013. This event includes the presentation of Australia’s highest screen accolade, the AACTA Raymond Longford Award, which will be awarded to producer Al Clark.
- 2nd AACTA Awards Ceremony & After Party – Wednesday 30 January 2013.
Both events are open to members of the industry and to the general public and tickets can are now on sale. Details here.
In the meantime, here is a gallery of gorgeous images from the 2nd AACTA Awards Nominations Announcement, where a sprinkling of the nominees in acting categories attended the media call, which was hosted by Sigrid Thornton and AACTA Award winners Alex Dimitriades and Diana Glenn (who fittingly played a married couple in The Slap). Enjoy the pics, and for those of you who are AACTA members, get your skates on to vote in round two!