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) will likely be offered within the Gold Coast in February 2024, aligning with worldwide awards season to “(drive) Australia’s gifted inventive group additional on the world stage,” AACTA mentioned in a press release.
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AACTA president and actor Russell Crowe welcomed the change, which is able to see the awards depart Sydney, the place they’ve lengthy been held.
“The Australian Movie Institute (AFI) and extra just lately The Australian Academy (AACTA) have supplied 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, Submit-production Homes, Visible Impact Artists, Writers, Producers, and naturally, Actors,” Crowe mentioned.
“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 individuals have plenty of enjoyable on our business and on this state.”
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was additionally delighted by the change, which is able to convey the awards to her house state.
“Our display screen business retains going from energy to energy as we construct our worldwide fame because the place to movie world-class cinema and tv content material,” she mentioned in a press release.
“Queensland is a manufacturing paradise providing the whole bundle, with film-friendly places, extremely expert crew, world-class services and aggressive incentives.
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Many profitable productions have been filmed in Queensland, together with Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, which gained 11 AACTA awards, together with Finest Movie and Finest Path in Movie, in addition to 9 BAFTA and eight Oscar nominations.
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