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About the AACTA Awards



Feature Film, Documentary, Television and Online Video or Series entries are now open.
Click here for more information on eligibility and how to enter.

Applications are currently open for jurors across all AACTA Award category juries for the 7th AACTA Awards. Read more or apply now here.



See the full list of Nominees and Winners from the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel, held in December 2016 in Sydney, here.

See the full list of Nominees and Winners from the 6th AACTA International Awards, held in January 2017 in Los Angeles, here.



The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards are a continuum of the AFI Awards, which have honoured screen excellence in Australia since 1958. The AACTA Awards recognise film, television and documentary screen craft excellence - including screenwriting, producing and acting, through to cinematography, composition and costume design - across more than 45 Awards each year. As Australia's highest film and television Awards, the AACTA Awards are Australia's equivalent of the Oscars and the BAFTAs.

The AACTA Awards are held annually in Sydney in recognition and celebration of Australia’s highest achievements in film and television, as judged by the industry itself. AFI | AACTA also recognises screen excellence, regardless of geography, through the AACTA International Awards, held each January in Los Angeles.

The AACTA Awards are proudly supported by the New South Wales Government, through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.