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Film

Film entries for the 2021 AACTA Awards are now closed.

 

AACTA Award for Best Film
AACTA Award for Best Indie Film
AACTA Award for Best Direction in Film
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in Film
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in Film
AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in Film
AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in Film
AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay in Film
AACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in Film
AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in Film
AACTA Award for Best Editing in Film
AACTA Award for Best Sound in Film
AACTA Award for Best Original Score in Film
AACTA Award for Best Production Design in Film
AACTA Award for Best Costume Design in Film
AACTA Award for Best Hair and Makeup*
AACTA Award for Best Casting*.


*Note: Combined with scripted television candidates.

 

Entries Open: Thursday 13th May
Entries Close: Thursday 1st July
Round 1 Viewing and Voting Period: Monday 11th October - Friday 22nd October
Nominations Announcement: Late October
Round 2 Viewing and Voting Period: Thursday 28th October - Tuesday 5th November

 

Budget over $4m - $2016
Budget $2m - $4m - $1799
Budget $500K to $2M - $1099
Budget under $500K - $599

 

A Production must be a film consisting of a dramatised story of at least 70 minutes’ duration and have been released publicly between November 26th 2020 and November 24th 2021 to be eligible in this category. For eligible release strategies, please see the 2021 AACTA Awards Rule Book. 

For full eligibility requirements, please see the 2021 AACTA Awards Rule Book

A minimum of five Award Candidates listed on the Form must be current AACTA members. If you are listing less than five Candidates on the Entry Form, then all Candidates must be current AACTA Professional members.

The only valid form of AACTA membership for this category is AACTA Professional. For more information on AACTA membership, visit our website here.

If you are unsure of whether you currently satisfy the membership requirement, or may fail to do so, please contact the AACTA Awards Department

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