The Australian Film Industry (AFI) Awards have a new name and a new look, they are now the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). The reason for the revamp was to bring more awareness and attention to Australian films. Last night the stars took to the Red Carpet in L.A, take a look to see which Aussie favourites wore what.

For the first time the awards also honoured American actors in an international ceremony, held in Los Angeles on the weekend and attended by Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Nicole Kidman and Geoffrey Rush. The Sydney ceremony was held last night, here is a list of all the winners and the looks from the red carpet.


Samsung AACTA Award for Best Film – RED DOG
Best Direction – Snowtown
Best Original Screenplay – Griff The Invisible
Best Adapted Screenplay – Snowtown
Best Lead Actor – Daniel Henshall. Snowtown.
Best Lead Actress – Judy Davis. The Eye Of The Storm.
Best Supporting Actor – Hugo Weaving. Oranges And Sunshine.
Best Supporting Actress – Louise Harris. Snowtown.

Best Television Drama Series – East West 101
Best Telefeature, Mini Series or Short Run Series – The Slap.
Best Light Entertainment Television Series – The Gruen Transfer.
Best Direction in Television – The Slap – Episode 3 ‘Harry’.
Best Screenplay in Television – The Slap – Episode 3 ‘Harry’.
Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama – Alex Dimitriades. The Slap.
Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama – Sarah Snook. Sisters Of War.
Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama – Richard Cawthorne. Killing Time.
Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama – Diana Glenn. The Slap.
Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Television Program – Packed To The Rafters.
Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Performance in a Television Drama – Asher Keddie. Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo.



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