Revelation Perth International Film Festival has received accreditation as a Qualifying AACTA Film Festival.
The accreditation means that Australian films selected to screen at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival will be eligible for the annual AACTA Awards.
Revelation Festival Director Richard Sowada said it was great recognition for the festival.
“We’re delighted to be working actively with AACTA/AFI as a Qualifying film festival for the AACTA Awards and we look forward to being a major gateway for Australian independent filmmakers to consideration,” Richard said.
“Rev has a great tradition of supporting high-risk, high-concept work of all forms and if we can play a part in bringing film makers one step closer to national and international recognition, we’re doing our job.”
The announcement comes as AACTA revealed two new awards; Best Casting and Best Indie Film for projects with budgets under $2 million.
Entries for the feature film and feature documentary categories for the eighth AACTA Awards are now open. More information can be found at http://www.aacta.org.
Revelation will formally announce its 2018 program on 31 May.
You can find out more about Revelation Perth International Film Festival here.