AACTA Nominations 2024

AACTA Nominations 2024

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards are held each year to recognize and honour the outstanding achievements of the Australian film and television industry from the past year.

Due to be held on 8 February 2024 at its new home on the Gold Coast, MDW was ecstatic to learn that many of our clients have been nominated in a number of categories.

Four out of the six titles nominated in the ‘Best Film’ category were films that MDW provided legal services on: the A24 horror-blockbuster Talk to Me (Causeway Films), Of An Age (Causeway Films), The Royal Hotel (See-Saw Films) andShayda (Origima45) – which recently won the coveted $100,000 Film Prize at Cinefest Oz.

These films also swept the board with nominations for best lead actress and actor in a feature film:

  • Zar Amir Ebrahimi (Shayda);
  • Julia Garner (The Royal Hotel);
  • Sophie Wilde (Talk to Me);
  • Elisa Anton (Of An Age);
  • Thom Green (Of An Age);
  • Osamah Sami (Shayda).

MDW is proud to have worked on a number of television projects that have been nominated for best television series: Black Snow (Season 1) (Goalpost Pictures), The Newsreader (Season 2)  (Werner Film Productions), best miniseries: Safe Home (Kindling Pictures), While The Men Are Away (We Are Arcadia), and The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart (Made Up Stories) and best children’s program Crazy Fun Park (Werner Film Productions).

We would like to congratulate our Entertainment Law team and wish all the talented nominees good luck!