Television entries for the 2021 AACTA Awards are now open.


To find out what awards your production is eligible for under each Production category, please click on the below. 

AACTA Award for Best Children’s Program
AACTA Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Program
AACTA Award for Best Documentary or Factual Program
AACTA Award for Best Drama Series
AACTA Award for Best Entertainment Program
AACTA Award for Best Factual Entertainment Program
AACTA Award for Best Lifestyle Program
AACTA Award for Best Miniseries or Telefeature
AACTA Award for Best Narrative Comedy Series
AACTA Award for Best Reality Program
AACTA Award for Best Stand-Up Special


Entries Open: Thursday 13th May
Entries Close: Monday 2nd August
Round 1 Voting Period: Early September – Early October


Children’s Program - $1350
Comedy Entertainment Program - $1350
Documentary or Factual Program - $680
Drama Series - $1350
Entertainment Program - $1350
Factual Entertainment Program - $1350
Lifestyle Program - $1350
Miniseries or Telefeature - $1350
Narrative Comedy Series - $1350
Reality Program - $1350
Stand-Up Special - $630


All television programs submitted to the AACTA Awards must have had their first episode, or in the case of Telefeatures/one-off programs, the whole singular episode, broadcast in Australia on a FTA Network or VOD/SVOD platform for the first time between November 1st 2020 and October 31st 2021. 

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.


Entries can be made by visiting our entry portal by clicking the button below. You may need to create an account if you’ve not previously used this system.

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