Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis' and Helium Pictures' 'Last King of the Cross' were awarded best sound for feature film and television series, respectively, at the Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards held on Saturday.
Transmission Films managing directors Andrew Mackie and Richard Payten were honoured as the joint recipients of the Australian Cinema Pioneer of the Year Award Wednesday evening at the 90th anniversary dinner of the Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers, while Lori Flekser was named the organisation's next president.
'Carmen', 'Foe', 'Limbo', 'Shayda', 'Streets of Colour' and 'The Royal Hotel' will contend for Feature Film Production of the Year at next year's Screen Producers Australia Awards, to be held on the final night of Screen Forever on the Gold Coast.
David Vincent Smith's feature directorial debut 'He Ain't Heavy' led the winners at Sunday evening's WA Screen Culture Awards, picking up four prizes.
Anousha Zarkesh won Best Casting in A Feature Film at the Casting Guild of Australia Awards for the third consecutive year, recognised for her work on 'Shayda'.
AACTA has announced the nominees for Best Documentary, having expanded the field from the typical six to eight after receiving a record 41 submissions for the award.
Australian productions dominated the children's categories at the International Emmy Awards, with both 'Heartbreak High' and 'Built to Survive' picking up prizes, while 'Harley & Katya' took home the gong for Sports Documentary.