Australian film and television’s biggest night is underway, with the nation’s biggest celebrities out in force at the Australian Academy of Cinema, Television, Arts (AACTA) Awards.
The likes of Chris Hemsworth, Russell Crowe and Austin Butler have graced the red carpet for the awards.
Stars attending largely went for black and white looks, while others opted for bright warm tones for a more summery vibe.
Hosted by Amanda Keller, with Rove McManus acting as host on the ground, Hollywood heavyweights have also touched down in Sydney for the ceremony.
Russell Crowe flew in from Coffs Harbour on Tuesday to present the biggest awards of the night to some of Australia’s brightest stars.
As the president of the AACTA board, Mr Crowe will present this year‘s Trailblazer Award to Thor star Chris Hemsworth.
Leading the nominations is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, which is up for 15 awards including Best Film.
Other nominees in that category include Sissy, The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson, The Stranger and Here Out West.
Up for Best Lead Actor in a Film are Austin Butler (Elvis), Rob Collins (The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson), Joel Edgerton (The Stranger), Idris Elba (Three Thousand Years of Longing) and Damon Herriman (Nude Tuesday).
The Best Lead Actress in Film award features powerhouse talent such as Aisha Dee (Sissy), Leah Purcell (The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson), Julia Savage (Blaze), Tilda Swinton (Three Thousand Years of Longing) and Jackie van Beek (Nude Tuesday).
Smash TV hits Heartbreak High, Wolf Like Me, Mystery Road: Origin, Bump and The Tourist will battle it out for Best Drama.
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