Winners of News Corp Australia Box Office Awards announced at AIMC 2013

16 October, 2013 by Staff Writer

The winners of the News Corp Australia Box Office Awards were announced at a luncheon held at the Australian International Movie Convention today. 

Unsurprisingly, The Great Gatsby took home the Rentrak Award for Highest Grossing Australian Film, with Roadshow Films' Joel Pearlman accepting the award. In addition, director Baz Luhrmann sent a taped thank-you speech.

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Skyfall took out the Coca-Cola Gold Award for Highest Grossing Film, with a box office total of $49,009,485.

Te Arepa Kahi's Mt Zion won the Award for Highest Grossing New Zealand Film, while The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was awarded the Real D Award for Highest Grossing Film in New Zealand.

A full list of winners can be found below. 

The 68th Australian International Movie Convention 2013 will run from the 14-17 October, at Jupiter’s Casino & Hotel, Gold Coast.

WINNERS:

The Award for Highest Grossing New Zealand Film
Presented by Mathew Preen, General Manager Online, Vista Entertainment Solutions
Awarded to: MT ZION (Sony Pictures Releasing) – $1,283,764
Award accepted by Andrew Cornwell, General Manager, Sony Pictures Releasing New Zealand

The Rentrak Award for Highest Grossing Australian Film
Presented by Steve Ashmore, Vice-President Rentrak Latin America and Asia Pacific
Awarded to: THE GREAT GATSBY (Roadshow Films) – $27,555,618
Award accepted by Joel Pearlman, Managing Director, Roadshow Films

The Real D Award for Highest Grossing 3D Film in Australia
Presented by Kristina Warner, Vice-President, Marketing Cinema, Real D
Awarded to: THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Roadshow Films) – $42,919,891
Award accepted by Phil Oneile, Director of Marketing, Roadshow Films

The Real D Award for Highest Grossing Film in New Zealand
Presented by Kristina Warner, Vice-President, Marketing Cinema, Real D
Awarded to: – THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Roadshow Films) $11,593,367
Award accepted by John Davey, General Manager, Roadshow Films NZ

Award for Highest Grossing Foreign Language Film
Presented by Greg Hughes, Managing Director, Dendy Cinemas

 

 

 

 

 

 

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