Aacta awards

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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis leads 2022 Aacta award nominations
Austin Butler and Tom Hanks up for acting roles alongside director Luhrmann, while ABC drama Mystery Road: Origins leads TV categories with 15 nominations

Sian Cain

23, Oct, 2022 @11:55 PM

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Aacta awards 2021: Nitram dominates ceremony as stars pay tribute to David Gulpilil
Justin Kurzel’s film wins eight awards, with The Newsreader taking four of the television categories

Kelly Burke

08, Dec, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Aacta awards 2021: The Newsreader, Nitram and High Ground scoop nominations
Drama series commissioned by the ABC dominate nominations recognising Australian film and television content

Kelly Burke

30, Oct, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Aacta awards 2020: Cate Blanchett’s Stateless and Shannon Murphy’s Babyteeth win big
Women-led productions dominate distanced ceremony after year academy president Russell Crowe describes as ‘very challenging’

Stephanie Convery

30, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Aacta awards 2020: Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Ned Kelly gang vie for honours
Lockdown-inspired TV comedy At Home Alone Together among the few nods to Covid in screen industry’s annual gongs

Stephanie Convery

31, Oct, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Aacta awards 2019: it's strange to be a critic at the ceremony | Luke Buckmaster
Guardian Australia’s film critic tries to avoid red carpets at all costs. We made him sit through this one

Luke Buckmaster

04, Dec, 2019 @11:23 PM

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Aacta awards 2019 winners: The Nightingale and Total Control dominate Australian screen awards
Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffiths recognised for ABC TV drama, while Jennifer Kent’s colonial horror film sweeps film categories

Staff and agencies

04, Dec, 2019 @9:18 AM

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Sweet Country deserves its Aactas but Australia's stellar indie films lose out again | Luke Buckmaster
Academy still sending message that it’s big bucks, not talent, that will win you the top prize

Luke Buckmaster

06, Dec, 2018 @1:24 AM

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Aactas 2018: Warwick Thornton hits out at offshore detention as Sweet Country wins big
ABC miniseries Riot wins best telefeature or miniseries with Mystery Road taking out best drama series

Stephanie Convery

05, Dec, 2018 @10:55 AM

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Aactas 2018: Sweet Country and Ladies in Black lead early categories
Sweet Country, Warwick Thornton’s neo-western film, and Ladies In Black, starring Rachael Taylor, pick up three awards each

AAP and Steph Harmon

03, Dec, 2018 @7:19 AM

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‘This is barbarity’: stars to wear blue ribbons at Aacta event to support asylum seekers
More than 700 arts industry professionals sign letter that will be presented to Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten

Luke Henriques-Gomes

01, Dec, 2018 @5:45 AM

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Why is Australia so keen to reward films full of staggering misogyny? | Andy Hazel
The passion projects of the Australian film industry are overwhelmingly produced by men – and overwhelmingly tell stories that debase women

Andy Hazel

29, Nov, 2018 @5:00 PM

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