Revelation Film Festival receives accreditation as a Qualifying AACTA Film Festival

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…

JUST ANNOUNCED! Feature films in competition for 2017 AACTAs

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the nominees for Best Feature Length Documentary as well as the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards. Reinforcing a strong year for Australian documentary and following changes to the nominations process to introduce a Documentary Branch, AACTA has announced five nominees…

Eligibility changes at AACTA and new award announced

AACTA have announced a few policy changes for feature film eligibility making it easier for films to get AACTA recognition. A new award has also been announced for Best Online Video or Series. You can read the statements from AACTA below. Feature Film Eligibility Policy Changes Following extensive industry consultation, AACTA has announced a new…

Here are our predictions for the 6th AACTA Awards

It’s AACTA time again! An important date on the Australian film and television calendar where a handful of our finest filmmaking talent are awarded for their hard work and dedication to their craft. Below are our predictions for this year’s awards. There aren’t too many differences between our ‘will win’ and ‘should win’ predictions this year which is…

The Contenders: AACTA nominees announced

A full list of nominations have been announced for the 6th AACTA Awards. It’s no surprise Mel Gibson’s brutal and brilliant war epic, Hacksaw Ridge, leads the charge with a whopping 13 nominations followed closely by Simon Stone’s The Daughter (10), Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep (7), and arguably the best Australian films of the year,…