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About the AACTA Awards

AACTA Awards

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 over 40 Awards. 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.

To view AACTA Award and AFI Award winners and nominees please click here. To view AACTA International Award winners and nominees, click here and to see a selection of images and highlights from the Awards please visit our Image Galleries.

To view details of past Awards events, click here.

5th AACTA Awards Presented by Presto

The 5th AACTA Awards Presented by Presto will comprise two major events.

The 5th AACTA Awards Presented by Presto | Industry Dinner Presented by Blue Post will be held on Monday 30 November, 2015, at The Star Event Centre, Sydney.

The 5th AACTA Awards Ceremony & Official After Party Presented by Presto will be held on Wednesday 9 December, 2015, at The Star Event Centre, Sydney, and broadcast on Channel Seven.

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