Australian Filmmakers Academy Awards® Nominee Reception, LA

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Affair: Australian Filmmakers Academy Awards® Nominee Reception

When: Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 6-8PM

Hot Spot: Four Seasons Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: Screen Australia and Australians in Film will host an intimate reception to celebrate the Australian filmmakers nominated for the 89th Academy Awards®. The event will take place at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills (300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048) on Friday, February 24th from 6-8pm.

The evening commemorates the record-breaking 13 nominations including, for the first time in history, two nominations for best motion picture for Lion and Hacksaw Ridge. Tanna marks the first foreign language nomination for Australia.

The event is supported by Qantas, Australian Consulate Los Angeles, Ausfilm and Penfolds.

About Screen Australia

 Screen Australia is the Australian Federal Government agency charged with supporting screen development, production and promotion across television, film, documentary and digital originals. Academy Award nominees Lion and Tanna were both recipients of this kind of funding support from Screen Australia. The agency also administers the Producer Offset tax rebate which assists eligible television and film works to be made, including Academy Award nominated feature Hacksaw Ridge. Australia's official co-production program is run by Screen Australia and the agency is a proud supporter of Australians in Film. screenaustralia.gov.au

About Australians In Film

Australians in Film is a Los Angeles based film, television and digital content non-profit foundation with a mission to connect the Australian industry to the international market. Founded in May 2001, AiF serves as the industry guild for Australian entertainment professionals in Los Angeles, holding regular screenings, career development programs, seminars and labs, and currently has over 600 members. For more information on AiF, please visit australiansinfilm.org

Who You May Spot: 


HACKSAW RIDGE
Luke Bracey, actor
Rachel Griffiths, actor and 1999 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Supporting Actress for Hilary and Jackie
Bill Mechanic, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture
David Permut, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture
John Gilbert, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Film Editing
Robert Mackenzie, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Sound Editing, and for Sound Mixing
Andy Wright, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Sound Editing, and for Sound Mixing
Peter Grace, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Sound Mixing

LION
Emile Sherman, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture
Iain Canning, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture
Angie Fielder, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture
Luke Davies, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Greig Fraser, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Cinematography
Dustin O'Halloran, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Music (Original Score)
Volker Bertelmann, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Music (Original Score)

TANNA
Bentley Dean, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film
Martin Butler, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film
Carolyn Johnson, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film
Selin Kawia, actor
Lingai Kawia, actor

DEEPWATER HORIZON
Jason Billington, 2017 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Special guests:
Graeme Mason, CEO, Screen Australia
Chelsey Martin, Australian Consul-General Los Angeles
Luke Hemsworth, actor, Westworld
Jai Courtney, actor, Suicide Squad
Jacki Weaver, 2011 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Supporting Actress, Animal Kingdom
Eva Orner, 2008 Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary, Taxi to the Dark Side
Dean Semler, 1991 Academy Award® Winner for Best Cinematography, Dances With Wolves

Additional talent to be announced next week.


Hint For The Average Socialite: This is strictly invite only.

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