Deets: Australians in Film (AiF) is excited to announce the initial 2019 honorees for the 8th AiF Awards Gala and Benefit Dinner, an annual fundraising event celebrating Australian talent in the entertainment industry. This year’s event will take place at Intercontinental Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
The fundraising event will be hosted by Australian singer-songwriter, comedian, writer and actor, Eddie Perfect, best known for his performance in critically acclaimed series Offspring and more recently for his Tony-nominated work on Broadway, writing the score for Beetlejuice.
The Create NSW Annette Kellerman Award was first awarded to Rebel Wilson in 2016. Since then, the Emmy-nominated director of The Handmaid’s Tale Kate Dennis and comedian Hannah Gadsby (Nanette) have both been recipients.
The 8th AiF Awards Gala and Benefit Dinner is presented by Ausfilm, Screen Australia and Create NSW and proudly supported by media partners Vogue and GQ Australia, together with Qantas, AiF's official airline and hotel partner, The Standard Hollywood. Beverage partners include Penfolds, Bird in Hand and Little Creatures.
The awards support AiF’s non-profit mission to usher Australian talent into the international market and provide educational and career development programs including the highly successful creative work sharing space, Charlie’s in Hollywood.
Who You May Spot: Ruby Rose, Sarah Snook, Dacre Montgomery, Anthony Maras, Bill Draper, and more
Hint for the Average Socialite: Tickets are available here.
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