Australia’s AACTAs are making the transfer to peak awards season on the Gold Coast, in recognition of Queensland’s rising contribution to the Australian movie business.
The AACTAs (Australian Academy of Cinema and Tv Arts Awards) shall be offered within the Gold Coast in February 2024, aligning with worldwide awards season to “(drive) Australia’s gifted artistic group additional on the world stage,” AACTA stated in an announcement.
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AACTA president and actor Russell Crowe welcomed the change, which can see the awards depart Sydney, the place they’ve lengthy been held.
“The Australian Movie Institute (AFI) and extra not too long ago The Australian Academy (AACTA) have offered the platform that has seen this nation’s contributions to the worldwide movie business simply continue to grow and making family names out of Administrators, Designers, Cinematographers, Put up-production Homes, Visible Impact Artists, Writers, Producers, and naturally, Actors,” Crowe stated.
“We’re wanting ahead to broadcasting a memorable present and showcasing the Gold Coast and the Nice state of Queensland.”
He continued: “That is going to be an occasion that basically shakes issues up and makes folks have quite a lot of enjoyable on our business and on this state.”
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was additionally delighted by the change, which can carry the awards to her house state.
“Our display screen business retains going from energy to energy as we construct our worldwide repute because the place to movie world-class cinema and tv content material,” she stated in an announcement.
“Queensland is a manufacturing paradise providing the whole package deal, with film-friendly places, extremely expert crew, world-class amenities and aggressive incentives.
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Many profitable productions have been filmed in Queensland, together with Baz Luhrmann’s elvis which received 11 AACTA awards, together with Finest Movie and Finest Course in Movie, in addition to 9 BAFTA and eight Oscar nominations.
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