Come and party with us! Tickets on sale for 2nd AACTA Awards

Tickets on Sale

The votes are all in. Round 2 Feature Film voting closed last night at midnight, and now we’ve started the countdown to the 2nd AACTA Awards in January where the winners will be revealed and presented with golden statuettes.

You can find listings of all the AACTA Awards nominees  here. If you missed our coverage of the 2nd AACTA Awards Nominations Announcement, it’s all available here.

This year, the AACTA Awards will be held at the brand new The Star Event Centre in Pyrmont, Sydney, and due to the capacity of this new state-of-the-art venue, we have more tickets to offer to the public than we have in past years.

We’d love you to see you there and extend an invitation to members of both the screen industry and the general film and television-loving public, to join us in the celebrations. Book your tickets now, and if you’re not based in Sydney, why not plan a visit to Australia’s most beautiful city? (It’s a fact! Even those of us most passionate about Melbourne have to admit it…). Ticketing information here.

Here’s a clip to whet your appetite, complete with clips from the Inaugural AACTA Awards mashed up with clips featuring this year’s nominees. It’s sizzling!

Here is the information you need to book tickets. We’d love to see you in Sydney in January!

2nd AACTA Awards Luncheon presented by Deluxe

Join us as we honor and celebrate outstanding film and television performers, practitioners and productions over a three-course luncheon, marking the first public event to be held at Sydney’s stunning new venue. An event highlight will be the presentation of the AACTA Raymond Longford Award, recognising the lifetime achievement of producer Al Clark, complete with tributes from those who’ve worked with Al over the last three decades. To see which AACTA Awards will be presented at this event, click here.

Date: Monday, 28 January 2013
Time: Red Carpet Arrivals presented by David Jones from 12.00 noon
Venue: The Star Event Centre, Sydney
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, Sydney
Dress: Formal.
Tickets: $235

2nd AACTA Awards Ceremony & Official AfterParty

Join film and television actors and practitioners as the industry and the public come together to celebrate Australian screen excellence.

Walk the red carpet with some of the world’s most celebrated screen icons and sit alongside AACTA Award nominees and winners as the nation watches to see which television productions, films and screen professionals will be honoured with an AACTA Award. To see which AACTA Awards will be presented at this event, click here.

Then, celebrate into the night in style at one of Australia’s most glamorous After Parties, complete with champagne, canapes, dancing and DJs.

Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Time: Red Carpet Arrivals presented by David Jones from 1.00pm
Venue: The Star Event Centre, Sydney
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, Sydney
Dress: Black tie.
Ceremony & Official After Party, Premium Seats: $550
Ceremony & Official After Party: $295
Ceremony Only: $99 SOLD OUT

Click through for more information, and to book tickets to the AACTA Awards. 

Interested in what the new Star Event Centre is going to look like? Why not check out this 3D fly-through video?

Excitement builds towards the 2nd AACTA Awards!

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.)

statuettes for blogCongratulations again to all the nominees, which are spread across 13 Feature Films (out of a possible 23), 16 Documentariesfour Short Animationsfour 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!