The AACTA Red Carpet is all about black tie and ballroom gown glamour. There are few antics but there often is at least one. This came in the form of octogenarian priest and radio personality Father Bob Maguire who had flown up from Melbourne to walk the Red Carpet both at the Aria and AAACTA awards. By lifting a bit of his trouser leg he mimicked some of the gowns that had splits right up to the thigh.
Just as ‘Lambs of God’, the dark tale of cruelty to Tasmania’s indigenous people, dominated the AACTA luncheon awards, ‘The Nightingale’ swept the ‘front of camera’ awards. In a first in the history of AACTA a woman filmmaker Jennifer Kent won awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay for ‘The Nightingale’. The Nightingale’ also won best actress for Aisling Franciosi and Magmolia Maymuru who received her best supporting actress award at the ACCTA’s luncheon, Continue reading AACTA RED CARPET AND MEDIA ROOM