Tue. Jun 18th, 2024
alert-–-margot-robbie-shows-off-her-very-ample-cleavage-in-a-glittering-bustier-gown-as-she-joins-cate-blanchett-and-rebel-wilson-at-the-2024-aacta-awardsAlert – Margot Robbie shows off her very ample cleavage in a glittering bustier gown as she joins Cate Blanchett and Rebel Wilson at the 2024 AACTA Awards

Margot Robbie put on a very busty display as she joined Cate Blanchett and Rebel Wilson on the star-studded red carpet at the 2024 AACTA Awards in the Gold Coast on Saturday.

The Hollywood A-listers pulled out all the stops as they arrived at HOTA (Home of the Arts) for the ‘Oscars of ‘, which recognises the country’s biggest names with a string of prestigious awards.

The glitzy event is being hosted on the Gold Coast for the first time ever after they wrestled the event away from Sydney in a three-year deal.

For the big night, Margot, 33, showed off her incredible figure in a dazzling off-the-shoulder glittering gown with a bustier-style cinched waist and plunging neckline.

The Barbie star – who is set to receive the AACTA Trailblazer Award at the ceremony – gave herself a few extra inches in a pair of heels as she strutted her stuff.

Margot Robbie put on a very busty display at the 2024 AACTA Awards

Cate Blanchett looked equally as glamorous for the night

Awards host Rebel Wilson made sure to capture attention on the red carpet

Margot Robbie put on a very busty display as she joined Cate Blanchett and Rebel Wilson on the star-studded red carpet at the 2024 AACTA Awards in the Gold Coast on Saturday

Margot pulled out all the stops as she stepped out at HOTA (Home of the Arts) for the ' Oscars of ', which recognises the country's biggest names with a string of prestigious awards

Margot pulled out all the stops as she stepped out at HOTA (Home of the Arts) for the ‘ Oscars of ‘, which recognises the country’s biggest names with a string of prestigious awards

She let her outfit do all the talking as she kept her accessories simple while bringing the Hollywood glamour to the prestigious event. 

On the red carpet, Margot was hilariously given ‘s favourite chocolate biscuit – Tim Tams – after she returned to her native country for the glitzy affair.

She was left overjoyed as she was handed a bright pink packet of Tim Tams with her name printed across it as the brand made her a Barbie-themed version.

Lighting up, Margot – who grew up in Dalby – exclaimed: ‘I’m gonna keep this forever!’ 

Meanwhile, Cate, 54 – who is nominated for Best Lead Actress for The New Boy – brought the glamour in a one-shouldered black jumpsuit with a gold satin bodice.

She gave herself a few extra inches in a pair of pointed black heels and let her outfit do all the talking as she kept her accessories minimal.

Her film The New Boy, directed by Warwick Thornton, has already picked up Best Cinematography and Best Production Design in film in early winners revealed ahead of the ceremony, and is up for Best Film. 

Rebel – who is co-hosting the awards ceremony with Harry Connick Jr – made sure to capture attention in a very voluminous ensemble as she stormed the red carpet with her fiancée Ramona Agruma.

For the big night, Margot, 33, showed off her incredible figure in a dazzling off-the-shoulder glittering gown with a corset-style cinched waist and plunging neckline

For the big night, Margot, 33, showed off her incredible figure in a dazzling off-the-shoulder glittering gown with a corset-style cinched waist and plunging neckline

The Barbie star - who is set to receive the AACTA Trailblazer Award at the ceremony - stunned in the attention-grabbing gown

The Barbie star – who is set to receive the AACTA Trailblazer Award at the ceremony – stunned in the attention-grabbing gown 

Margot's gown shimmered under the lights as she put on a stunning display for the awards ceremony

Margot’s gown shimmered under the lights as she put on a stunning display for the awards ceremony 

The Saltburn producer accessorised her ensemble with stunning jewelled earrings as she chatted to the media on the red carpet

The Saltburn producer accessorised her ensemble with stunning jewelled earrings as she chatted to the media on the red carpet 

Margot made an epic entrance on the red carpet after returning to her native  for the glitzy event

Margot made an epic entrance on the red carpet after returning to her native for the glitzy event 

Margot took the time to pose with eager fans as they all got in for a group photograph on the red carpet

Margot took the time to pose with eager fans as they all got in for a group photograph on the red carpet 

On the red carpet, Margot was hilariously given 's favourite chocolate biscuit - Tim Tams - after she returned to her native country for the glitzy affair

On the red carpet, Margot was hilariously given ‘s favourite chocolate biscuit – Tim Tams – after she returned to her native country for the glitzy affair

She was left overjoyed as she was handed a bright pink packet of Tim Tams as the brand made her a Barbie-themed version

She was left overjoyed as she was handed a bright pink packet of Tim Tams as the brand made her a Barbie-themed version

The packet had her name printed across it as they made sure to create a special version just for her

The packet had her name printed across it as they made sure to create a special version just for her 

Margot pulled out all the stops as she lead the A-list arrivals at the huge night of the year

Margot pulled out all the stops as she lead the A-list arrivals at the huge night of the year 

Margot looked incredible as she smiled for the crowds and chatted with Candice Dixon

Margot looked incredible as she smiled for the crowds and chatted with Candice Dixon 

She was seen posing with Tomorrow star Lincoln Lewis, who cut a suave figure in a blue satin paisley suit

She was seen posing with Tomorrow star Lincoln Lewis, who cut a suave figure in a blue satin paisley suit 

Meanwhile, Cate, 54 - who is nominated for Best Lead Actress for The New Boy - brought the glamour in a one-shouldered black jumpsuit with a gold satin bodice

Meanwhile, Cate, 54 – who is nominated for Best Lead Actress for The New Boy – brought the glamour in a one-shouldered black jumpsuit with a gold satin bodice

She gave herself a few extra inches in a pair of pointed black heels and let her outfit do all the talking as she kept her accessories minimal

She gave herself a few extra inches in a pair of pointed black heels and let her outfit do all the talking as she kept her accessories minimal

Cate strolled into the star-studded event alongside comedian Rebel and laughed and smiled at the crowds

Cate strolled into the star-studded event alongside comedian Rebel and laughed and smiled at the crowds 

Kate portrays Sister Eileen in The New Boy, which is directed by Warwick Thornton and has already picked up Best Cinematography and Best Production Design

Kate portrays Sister Eileen in The New Boy, which is directed by Warwick Thornton and has already picked up Best Cinematography and Best Production Design

She was joined by her fellow castmates Deborah Mailman, Aswan Reid - who is up for Best Leading Actor - Kath Shelper, Warwick Thornton and Wayne Blair

She was joined by her fellow castmates Deborah Mailman, Aswan Reid – who is up for Best Leading Actor – Kath Shelper, Warwick Thornton and Wayne Blair

At 11 years old, Aswan has made his acting debut alongside some of the biggest n stars in The New Boy, which sees an Aboriginal orphan boy captured by police and taken in at a monastery for Indigenous boys

At 11 years old, Aswan has made his acting debut alongside some of the biggest n stars in The New Boy, which sees an Aboriginal orphan boy captured by police and taken in at a monastery for Indigenous boys

The actress, 43, looked glamorous in a stunning black dress with a feathered skirt which billowed out behind her.

She accessorised her ensemble with a statement silver pendant necklace as she posed arm-in-arm with Ramona on the red carpet.

Ramona looked equally glamorous in a layered brown tulle gown with waterfall sleeves as she supported Rebel on the big night. 

Also in attendance was Elsa Pataky, who made sure all eyes were on her in a figure-hugging shimmering gown.

The Spanish model, 47, who is married to Chris Hemsworth, showed off her enviable curves in a metallic gold gown with a fitted waist.

Rebel - who is co-hosting the awards ceremony with Harry Connick Jr - made sure to capture attention in a very voluminous ensemble as she stormed the red carpet

Rebel – who is co-hosting the awards ceremony with Harry Connick Jr – made sure to capture attention in a very voluminous ensemble as she stormed the red carpet 

The actress, 43, looked glamorous in a stunning black dress with a feathered skirt which billowed out behind her as she posed with her fiancée Ramona Agruma

The actress, 43, looked glamorous in a stunning black dress with a feathered skirt which billowed out behind her as she posed with her fiancée Ramona Agruma 

She accessorised her ensemble with a statement silver pendant necklace as she smiled for the cameras

She accessorised her ensemble with a statement silver pendant necklace as she smiled for the cameras 

Rebel styled her golden locks loosely over her shoulders and opted for a high-glamour make-up palette

Rebel styled her golden locks loosely over her shoulders and opted for a high-glamour make-up palette 

Ramona looked equally glamorous in a layered brown tulle gown with waterfall sleeves as she supported Rebel on the big night

Ramona looked equally glamorous in a layered brown tulle gown with waterfall sleeves as she supported Rebel on the big night

The couple looked as loved-up as ever as they put on a cosy display on the red carpet

The couple looked as loved-up as ever as they put on a cosy display on the red carpet 

Rebel added a touch of colour to her ensemble with a gold jewelled handbag as she pulled out all the stops

Rebel added a touch of colour to her ensemble with a gold jewelled handbag as she pulled out all the stops 

Rebel opted for a high-glamour make-up palette and a glossy slick of red lipstick for the night

Rebel opted for a high-glamour make-up palette and a glossy slick of red lipstick for the night 

She was seen smiling as she arrived at the awards ceremony toting her handbag as she got ready for the red carpet

She was seen smiling as she arrived at the awards ceremony toting her handbag as she got ready for the red carpet 

Also in attendance was Elsa Pataky, who made sure all eyes were on her in a figure-hugging shimmering gown

Also in attendance was Elsa Pataky, who made sure all eyes were on her in a figure-hugging shimmering gown

The Spanish model, 47, who is married to Chris Hemsworth, showed off her enviable curves in a metallic gold gown with a fitted waist

The Spanish model, 47, who is married to Chris Hemsworth, showed off her enviable curves in a metallic gold gown with a fitted waist

She opted for a bronzed make-up palette to bolster her stunning features as she stepped out solo without her husband Chris Hemsworth

She opted for a bronzed make-up palette to bolster her stunning features as she stepped out solo without her husband Chris Hemsworth 

Elsa showed off her incredible figure in the ensemble as she flashed a huge smile

Elsa showed off her incredible figure in the ensemble as she flashed a huge smile 

She added to her frame with a pair of black strapped heels and opted for a bronzed make-up palette to bolster her stunning features. 

Elsa looked as glamorous as ever as she stepped out solo on the red carpet for the high-profile event, as her husband Chris didn’t appear to be in attendance. 

Abbie Chatfield also showed off her incredible figure as she put on a daring display by going braless in a bombshell ensemble while storming the red carpet.

The media personality, 28, flaunted her toned abs in a cropped satin shirt with a plunging neckline, which she styled with a floating black skirt.

The television host added to her striking features with a bold blue eyeshadow palette and accessorised with statement gold earrings.

Abbie Chatfield also showed off her incredible figure as she put on a daring display in a bombshell ensemble while storming the red carpet

Abbie Chatfield also showed off her incredible figure as she put on a daring display in a bombshell ensemble while storming the red carpet

The media personality, 28, flaunted her toned abs in a cropped satin shirt with a plunging neckline, which she styled with a floating black skirt

The media personality, 28, flaunted her toned abs in a cropped satin shirt with a plunging neckline, which she styled with a floating black skirt

She showed off her incredible figure in the daring ensemble as she stormed the event

She showed off her incredible figure in the daring ensemble as she stormed the event 

Abbie styled her brunette tresses in loose waves cascading across her shoulders

Abbie styled her brunette tresses in loose waves cascading across her shoulders 

The television host added to her striking features with a bold blue eyeshadow palette and accessorised with statement gold earrings

The television host added to her striking features with a bold blue eyeshadow palette and accessorised with statement gold earrings

The Bold Type's Aisha Dee put on a very daring display in a sheer black jewelled dress, which she wore over black underwear

The Bold Type’s Aisha Dee put on a very daring display in a sheer black jewelled dress, which she wore over black underwear 

Joel Edgerton and Christine Centenera looked as loved-up as ever as they walked hand-in-hand down the red carpet

Joel Edgerton and Christine Centenera looked as loved-up as ever as they walked hand-in-hand down the red carpet 

Joel, best known for his role in drama The Secret Life of Us, looked suave in an all-black ensemble

Joel, best known for his role in drama The Secret Life of Us, looked suave in an all-black ensemble 

Alycia Debnam-Carey opted for an elegant black gown for the occasion, styled with an array of dainty gold jewellery

Alycia Debnam-Carey opted for an elegant black gown for the occasion, styled with an array of dainty gold jewellery 

Meanwhile, Simon Baker, 54, who has recently seen huge success starring in Boy Swallows Universe, cut a suave figure in a dark suit and tie for the event.

He completed his look with a patent pair of black suit shoes and framed his face with round glasses as he smiled for the cameras. 

Comedian Celeste Barber, 41, showed off her incredible figure in a strapless red gown, which she styled with colour coordinated heels.

She made sure to capture attention in her vibrant ensemble and swept her glossy brunette locks back into a sleek up-do. 

Jesinta Franklin also showed off her sensational sense of style in a gorgeous blue satin gown with one single waterfall sleeve as she joined the guest list.

American singer Harry Connick Jr, who is hosting the awards with comedian Rebel, cut a dapper figure in a black suit as he joined the stars at the event.

Meanwhile, Simon Baker, 54, who has recently seen huge success starring in Boy Swallows Universe, cut a suave figure in a dark suit and tie for the event

Meanwhile, Simon Baker, 54, who has recently seen huge success starring in Boy Swallows Universe, cut a suave figure in a dark suit and tie for the event

He completed his look with a patent pair of black suit shoes and framed his face with round glasses as he smiled for the cameras

He completed his look with a patent pair of black suit shoes and framed his face with round glasses as he smiled for the cameras

Simon - who portrayed Robert Bell in Boy Swallows Universe - appeared in good spirits at the A-list event

Simon – who portrayed Robert Bell in Boy Swallows Universe – appeared in good spirits at the A-list event 

Comedian Celeste Barber, 41, showed off her incredible figure in a strapless red gown, which she styled with colour coordinated heels

Comedian Celeste Barber, 41, showed off her incredible figure in a strapless red gown, which she styled with colour coordinated heels

She slicked her brunette locks back into a tight up-do and accessorised with gold hoop earrings

She slicked her brunette locks back into a tight up-do and accessorised with gold hoop earrings 

It is his first job hosting job since his father, New Orleans district attorney Harry Connick Sr, died ‘peacefully’ at his New Orleans home on January 25.

Harry was sweetly joined on the red carpet by his daughters Georgia, 27, Sarah Kate, 26, and Charlotte, 21, who he shares with his wife Jill Goodacre.

His beloved daughters spoke exclusively to Daily Mail on the red carpet ahead of the awards ceremony about how they are enjoying living Down Under.

Harry, his wife Jill and their daughters all relocated to for his stint as a judge on  Idol a year ago, and are all loving living in the country.

When asked how they were enjoying , Sarah Kate gushed: ‘We’re, we’re so happy to be here and, it’s an amazing country.’

Charlotte – who is a drama student in – added: ‘We’re all kind of doing our own thing right now. We all started off in Sydney and then Kate lived in Byron Bay for a little bit. 

Jesinta Franklin showed off her sensational sense of style in a gorgeous blue satin gown with one single waterfall sleeve as she joined the guest list

Jesinta Franklin showed off her sensational sense of style in a gorgeous blue satin gown with one single waterfall sleeve as she joined the guest list

The n model added to her stunning features with a touch of bronzer and a slick of lip gloss

The n model added to her stunning features with a touch of bronzer and a slick of lip gloss 

She was seen laughing and smiling as she made a jovial red carpet appearance for the hotly-anticipated night of the year

She was seen laughing and smiling as she made a jovial red carpet appearance for the hotly-anticipated night of the year 

She let her outfit do all the talking as she simply paired her look with simple strapped heels

She let her outfit do all the talking as she simply paired her look with simple strapped heels 

Lincoln Lewis, who rose to fame on Home and Away, looked smart in a paisley satin jacket and a black tuxedo

Lincoln Lewis, who rose to fame on Home and Away, looked smart in a paisley satin jacket and a black tuxedo 

He flashed a huge smile as he arrived alongside his fellow n stars for the esteemed night

He flashed a huge smile as he arrived alongside his fellow n stars for the esteemed night 

‘I’m living in Melbourne and she has to follow me down there, of course. But there’s so much to see.’

Though they gushed over the many positives, Sarah Kate added: ‘The spiders! I mean, they are really worse than I even thought they would be.

‘I’m so happy to be living here now. But, I mean, I’m terrified every time I see one and it’s not getting any better?’

A whole array of awards were already handed out on Thursday ahead of the main red carpet ceremony, with the biggest winners set to be announced at Saturday’s event.

Charlie Pickering is up for Best Comedy Performer for The Weekly, and spoke exclusively to Daily Mail ahead of the ceremony, admitting he wasn’t ‘nervous’ about the awards.

He said: ‘I’m feeling great. I am not nervous. It’s not cos I think I’ll win. It’s because I’m pretty sure I’m not going to. So, I’m just gonna sit back, relax and enjoy the show tonight.’ 

Harry Connick Jr, who is hosting this year's awards alongside Rebel Wilson, cut a dapper figure in a black suit as he arrived for the ceremony

Harry Connick Jr, who is hosting this year’s awards alongside Rebel Wilson, cut a dapper figure in a black suit as he arrived for the ceremony

It is Harry's first big hosting gig since his father, Harry Connick Sr, died 'peacefully' at his New Orleans home on January 25

It is Harry’s first big hosting gig since his father, Harry Connick Sr, died ‘peacefully’ at his New Orleans home on January 25 

Harry was joined on the red carpet by his daughters Georgia, 27, Sarah Kate, 26, and Charlotte, 21, who he shares with his wife Jill Goodacre (also pictured: Candice Dixon)

Harry was joined on the red carpet by his daughters Georgia, 27, Sarah Kate, 26, and Charlotte, 21, who he shares with his wife Jill Goodacre (also pictured: Candice Dixon)  

Charlie is up against the likes of Tom Gleeson, Jim Jefferies, and The Great n Bake Off’s Natalie Tran and Cal Wilson in the category.

Of The Weekly, he went on: ‘I can’t believe that the show’s been going for 10 years and, but it’s a tribute, the whole team that make the show, the best group of people I’ve ever worked with.

‘They are like the best football team in the world. There’s no egos, everyone does their job. Except for me, obviously, my ego takes centre stage, obviously.’

Elsewhere on the red carpet, entertainment reporter Renee Bargh, 39, cut a sophisticated figure in a one-sleeved pink gown featuring a wrap neck tie as she arrived at HOTA.

She accessorised her statement ensemble with a pair of chunky gold earrings as she posed for the cameras, showing off her dewy make-up palette. 

Angela Bishop, 56, put on a very leggy display in a bold leopard print dress with a daring side split, which she styled with huge platform metallic gold heels.

Charlie Pickering is up for Best Comedy Performer for The Weekly, and spoke exclusively to Daily Mail  ahead of the ceremony, admitting he wasn't 'nervous' about the awards

Charlie Pickering is up for Best Comedy Performer for The Weekly, and spoke exclusively to Daily Mail ahead of the ceremony, admitting he wasn’t ‘nervous’ about the awards

He modestly said: 'I'm feeling great. I am not nervous. It's not cos I think I'll win. It's because I'm pretty sure I'm not going to. So, I'm just gonna sit back, relax and enjoy the show tonight'

He modestly said: ‘I’m feeling great. I am not nervous. It’s not cos I think I’ll win. It’s because I’m pretty sure I’m not going to. So, I’m just gonna sit back, relax and enjoy the show tonight’

For the event, Charlie cut a dapper figure in a black suit and appeared in jovial spirits as he smiled for the cameras

For the event, Charlie cut a dapper figure in a black suit and appeared in jovial spirits as he smiled for the cameras 

The former Studio 10 entertainment presenter added some extra glitz to her look with a gold necklace and added to her features with a bronzed make-up palette.

Also in attendance were the likes of The Bold Type’s Aishee Dee, Joel Edgerton and Christine Centenera, and Natalie Tran, among many others. 

With some early winners already having been announced ahead of the ceremony, internationally acclaimed horror movie Talk to Me and hit Amazon series The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart have already dominated the awards.

Danny and Michael Philippou’s Talk to Me cleaned up in the film category on Thursday, with their smash hit indie film taking out Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Screenplay, Best Sound, and Best Hair and Makeup. 

Meanwhile, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart also won a slew of awards for the television category.

The Amazon series, based on the hit novel of the same name and starring movie star legend Sigourney Weaver, picked up Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Sound. 

Amazon’s black comedy crime series Deadloch also collected some gongs, with Best Casting, Best Editing, and Best Original Score in the television category.  

Renee Bargh cut a glamorous figure in a one-sleeved pink gown featuring a wrap neck tie as she stormed the 2024 AACTA Awards red carpet

Renee Bargh cut a glamorous figure in a one-sleeved pink gown featuring a wrap neck tie as she stormed the 2024 AACTA Awards red carpet

The Channel [V]  host opted for a high-glamour make-up palette and styled her golden locks in loose waves

The Channel [V] host opted for a high-glamour make-up palette and styled her golden locks in loose waves 

She accessorised her statement ensemble with a pair of chunky gold earrings as she posed for the cameras

She accessorised her statement ensemble with a pair of chunky gold earrings as she posed for the cameras 

Angela Bishop put on a very leggy display in a bold leopard print dress with a daring side split, which she styled with huge platform metallic gold heels

Angela Bishop put on a very leggy display in a bold leopard print dress with a daring side split, which she styled with huge platform metallic gold heels 

The Studio 10 entertainment presenter added some extra glitz to her look with a gold necklace and added to her features with a bronzed make-up palette

The Studio 10 entertainment presenter added some extra glitz to her look with a gold necklace and added to her features with a bronzed make-up palette 

Actor Brian Nankervis cut a dapper figure in a black square suit as he made his grand entrance

Actor Brian Nankervis cut a dapper figure in a black square suit as he made his grand entrance 

Andrew Winter looked smart in a black suit and a grey jacket as he posed in front of the AACTA branding

Andrew Winter looked smart in a black suit and a grey jacket as he posed in front of the AACTA branding 

Neale Whitaker joined the guest list, looking equally suave in a black tuxedo and smart loafers

Neale Whitaker joined the guest list, looking equally suave in a black tuxedo and smart loafers 

Hugo Gruzman opted for a smart black tuxedo as he socialised with the stars at the event

Hugo Gruzman opted for a smart black tuxedo as he socialised with the stars at the event 

James Lyell showed off his signature fashion sense in a white T-shirt and trousers, styled with a black jacket adorned with a gold chain

James Lyell showed off his signature fashion sense in a white T-shirt and trousers, styled with a black jacket adorned with a gold chain 

Comedian Nina Oyama put on a stunning display in a latex red dress, worn with a quirky silver clutch bag

Comedian Nina Oyama put on a stunning display in a latex red dress, worn with a quirky silver clutch bag 

Genevieve Hegney looked sophisticated in a navy blue suit, which she styled with a glittering black beaded top

Genevieve Hegney looked sophisticated in a navy blue suit, which she styled with a glittering black beaded top 

She styled her honey tresses in loose waves across her shoulders to complete the chic ensemble

She styled her honey tresses in loose waves across her shoulders to complete the chic ensemble 

Sarah Ellen put on a glitzy display in a bright pink velvet dress with jewelled straps as she looked as stunning as ever

Sarah Ellen put on a glitzy display in a bright pink velvet dress with jewelled straps as she looked as stunning as ever 

Alexander England looked sophisticated in a tuxedo as he stepped out on the red carpet

Alexander England looked sophisticated in a tuxedo as he stepped out on the red carpet 

Brooke Satchwell oozed sophistication in a black one-shouldered gown featuring a statement gold button

 Brooke Satchwell oozed sophistication in a black one-shouldered gown featuring a statement gold button 

Narelda Jacobs cut a stylish figure in a black gown with one tasseled sleeve as she stepped out hand-in-hand with partner Karina Natt

Narelda Jacobs cut a stylish figure in a black gown with one tasseled sleeve as she stepped out hand-in-hand with partner Karina Natt 

The couple looked as loved-up as ever as they grinned on the red carpet together

The couple looked as loved-up as ever as they grinned on the red carpet together 

YouTuber Natalie Tran looked stunning in a strapless red gown with a daring side split, styled with gold heels

YouTuber Natalie Tran looked stunning in a strapless red gown with a daring side split, styled with gold heels 

Podcaster Maddy MacRae stunned in a one-shouldered blue satin gown, which she teamed with a white beaded handbag

Podcaster Maddy MacRae stunned in a one-shouldered blue satin gown, which she teamed with a white beaded handbag 

In total, 15 productions received recognition in 28 categories.

Even more winners will be announced at Saturday’s main event, with prestigious gongs including Best Drama Series, Best Mini Series, Best Film and the Best Lead Actress/Actor in a Drama yet to be handed out.

Nominees for Best Film include Of An Age, Shayda, Sweet As, Talk to Me, The New Boy, and The Royal Hotel. 

Cate Blanchett is up for Best Leading Actress for The New Boy, where she is nominated with Julia Garner, Sarah Snook, Zar Amir Ebrahimi and Shantae Barnes-Cowan.

Up for Best Leading Actor are Elias Anton, Simon Baker, Thom Green, Phoenix Raei, Aswan Reid and Osamah Sami. 

The Vampire Diaries star Todd Lasance cut a suave figure in a grey suit and a black shirt for the occasion

The Vampire Diaries star Todd Lasance cut a suave figure in a grey suit and a black shirt for the occasion 

Tom Tate, Mayor of the Gold Coast, and his wife Ruth showed their support for the event as they walked the red carpet

Tom Tate, Mayor of the Gold Coast, and his wife Ruth showed their support for the event as they walked the red carpet 

Indy Clinton looked elegant in a simple black gown, while she added some glitz with a sparkling gold handbag

Indy Clinton looked elegant in a simple black gown, while she added some glitz with a sparkling gold handbag 

Liz Cantor cut an elegant figure in a black strapped gown with keyhole cut-outs as she joined the arrivals

Liz Cantor cut an elegant figure in a black strapped gown with keyhole cut-outs as she joined the arrivals 

Candice Dixon, who was interviewing the stars on the red carpet, stunned in a strapless white ruched gown for the occasion

Candice Dixon, who was interviewing the stars on the red carpet, stunned in a strapless white ruched gown for the occasion 

A whole array of awards were already handed out on Thursday ahead of the main red carpet ceremony, and internationally acclaimed horror Talk to Me (pictured) dominated the winners

A whole array of awards were already handed out on Thursday ahead of the main red carpet ceremony, and internationally acclaimed horror Talk to Me (pictured) dominated the winners

Nominees for the Award for Best Film include Of An Age, Shayda, Sweet As, Talk to Me, The New Boy, The Royal Hotel. 

In the television category, ABC’s popular drama The Newsreader led the field with an astounding 15 nominations.

Colin From Accounts and Deadloch, have both secured ten nominations each, including Best Narrative Comedy Series.

Patrick Brammall, Harriet Dyer, Helen Thomson, Kate Box, Nina Oyama, Kitty Flanagan, Julia Zemiro, and Celeste Barber have been nominated for the newly introduced award for Best Acting in a Comedy. 

The complete 2024 AACTA Award nominations – Film and Television

AACTA Award for Best Film

Of An Age

Shayda

Sweet As

Talk to Me

The New Boy

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in Film

Zar Amir Ebrahimi – Shayda

Shantae Barnes-Cowan – Sweet As

Cate Blanchett – The New Boy

Julia Garner – The Royal Hotel

Sarah Snook – Run Rabbit Run

Sophie Wilde – Talk to Me

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in Film

Elias Anton – Of An Age

Simon Baker – Limbo

Thom Green – Of An Age

Phoenix Raei – The Rooster

Aswan Reid – The New Boy

Osamah Sami – Shayda

AACTA Award for Best Indie Film

A Savage Christmas

Limbo

Monolith

Streets of Colour

The Rooster

The Survival of Kindness

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in Film

Alex Jensen – Talk to Me

Deborah Mailman – The New Boy

Tasma Walton – Sweet As

Mia Wasikowska – Blueback

Ursula Yovich – The Royal Hotel

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in Film

Mojean Aria – Shayda

Eric Bana – Blueback

Wayne Blair – The New Boy

Rob Collins – Limbo

Zoe Terakes – Talk to Me

Hugo Weaving – The Rooster

AACTA Award for Best Direction in Film

Of An Age – Goran Stolevski

Shayda – Noora Niasari

Sweet As – Jub Clerc

Talk to Me – Danny Philippou, Michael Philippou

The New Boy – Warwick Thornton

The Royal Hotel – Kitty Green

AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Film

Of An Age – Goran Stolevski

Shayda – Noora Niasari

Talk to Me – Danny Philippou, Bill Hinzman

The New Boy – Warwick Thornton

The Royal Hotel – Kitty Green, Oscar Redding

AACTA Award for Best Short Film

An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Ashes

Finding Addison

Jia

Mud Crab

Not Dark Yet

AACTA Award for Best Visual Effects or Animation

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

I Am Groot: Season 2

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Scarygirl

Wolf Like Me

AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in Film

Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism

Shayda

Sweet As

Talk to Me

The New Boy

AACTA Award for Best Editing in Film

Carmen – Dany Cooper

Scarygirl – Michelle McGilvray, Matt Villa, Courtney Teixera

Sweet As – Katie Flaxman

Talk to Me – Geoff Lamb

The New Boy – Nick Meyers

AACTA Award for Best Original Score in Film

Blueback – Nigel Westlake

Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism – Dmitri Golovko

Suka – Me-Lee Hay

Talk to Me – Cornel Wilczek

The Big Dog – Sam Weiss

AACTA Award for Best Production Design in Film

Carmen

Scarygirl

The New Boy

The Portable Door

True Spirit

AACTA Award for Best Costume Design in Film

Blueback – Lien See Leong

Carmen – Emily Seresin

Seriously Red – Tim Chappel

The New Boy – Heather Wallace

The Rooster – Ellen Stanistreet

AACTA Award for Best Sound in Film

Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism – Benni Knop

Scarygirl – Stuart Morton, Cameron Grant

Seriously Red – Sam Hayward, Angus Robertson, Guntis Sic, Danielle Wiessner

Talk to Me – Emma Bortignon, Pete Smith, Nick Steele

Three Chords and the Truth – Anthony Marsh

AACTA Award for Best Casting in Film

Run Rabbit Run

Shayda

Sweet As

The New Boy

The Royal Hotel

AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in a Documentary

‘s Wild Odyssey

Shackleton: The Greatest Story of Survival

The Dark Emu Story

The Giants

This Is Going To Be Big

AACTA Award for Best Editing in a Documentary

Because We Have Each Other – Patrick McCabe

Folau – Peter Crombie, Lawrie Silvestrin

Harley & Katya – Simon Njoo, Pete Ward

Queerstralia – Aleck Morton, Lydia Springhall

The n Wars – Andrea Lang, Mark Atkin, Hilary Balmond

AACTA Award for Best Original Score in a Documentary

John Farnham: Finding The Voice – David Hirschfelder

Kindred – Caitlin Yeo

Splice Here: A Projected Odyssey – Brett Aplin, Burkhard Dallwitz

The Dark Emu Story – Caitlin Yeo, Damien Lane

Under Cover – Mark D’Angelo

AACTA Award for Best Sound in a Documentary

Ego: The Michael Gudinski Story

John Farnham: Finding The Voice

Kindred

Memory Film – A Filmmaker’s Diary

The Dark Emu Story

AACTA Award for Best Drama Series

Bay Of Fires

Black Snow

Bump

Erotic Stories

Love Me

The Newsreader

AACTA Award for Best Narrative Comedy Series

Colin From Accounts

Deadloch

Fisk

Gold Diggers

Upright

Utopia

AACTA Award for Best Miniseries

Bad Behaviour

In Our Blood

Safe Home

The Clearing

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

While The Men Are Away

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama

Kate Box – Erotic Stories

Aisha Dee – Safe Home

Bojana Novakovic – Love Me

Teresa Palmer – The Clearing

Anna Torv – The Newsreader

Sigourney Weaver – The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Drama

Tim Draxl – In Our Blood

Travis Fimmel – Black Snow

Joel Lago – Erotic Stories

Sam Reid – The Newsreader

Richard Roxburgh – Bali 2002

Hugo Weaving – Love Me

AACTA Award for Best Acting in a Comedy

Celeste Barber – Wellmania

Kate Box – Deadloch

Patrick Brammall – Colin From Accounts

Harriet Dyer – Colin From Accounts

Kitty Flanagan – Fisk

Nina Oyama – Deadloch

Helen Thomson – Colin From Accounts

Julia Zemiro – Fisk

AACTA Award for Best Documentary

Ego: The Michael Gudinski Story

Harley & Katya

John Farnham: Finding The Voice

The Dark Emu Story

The Giants

The Last Daughter

This Is Going To Be Big

To Never Forget

AACTA Award for Best Comedy Performer

Tom Gleeson

Jim Jefferies

Luke McGregor

Rhys Nicholson

Nina Oyama

Charlie Pickering

Natalie Tran

Cal Wilson

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

Alycia Debnam-Carey – The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Marg Downey – The Newsreader

Michelle Lim Davidson – The Newsreader

Heather Mitchell – Love Me

Leah Purcell – The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Brooke Satchwell – Black Snow

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

Tim Draxl – Erotic Stories

Alexander England – Black Snow

William McInnes – The Newsreader

Bob Morley – Love Me

Hunter Page-Lochard – The Newsreader

Guy Pearce – The Clearing

AACTA Award for Best Entertainment Program

Dancing With The Stars

Eurovision Song Contest 2023

Lego Masters: Grand Masters

Mastermind

The 1% Club

The Amazing Race : Celebrity Edition

AACTA Award for Best Direction in Drama or Comedy

Colin From Accounts (Episode 3) – Trent O’Donnell

Colin From Accounts (Episode 6) – Matt Moore

Deadloch (Episode 1) – Ben Chessell

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart (Episode 1) – Glendyn Ivin

The Newsreader (Episode 4) – Emma Freeman

AACTA Award for Best Children’s Program

Barrumbi Kids

Beep and Mort

Bluey

Crazy Fun Park

The PM’s Daughter

Turn Up The Volume

AACTA Award for Best Stand-Up Special

Aaron Chen: If Weren’t Filmed, Nobody Would Believe

Celeste Barber: Fine, thanks

Hannah Gadsby: Something Special

Jim Jefferies: High & Dry

Lizzy Hoo: Hoo Cares!?

Rhys Nicholson’s Big Queer Comedy Concert

AACTA Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Program

Hard Quiz

RocKwiz

Taskmaster

Thank God You’re Here

The Cheap Seats

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering

AACTA Award for Best Factual Entertainment Program

Alone

Gogglebox

Kitchen Cabinet

Old People’s Home for Teenagers

Take 5 with Zan Rowe

Who The Bloody Hell Are We?

AACTA Award for Best Documentary or Factual Program

Matildas: The World at Our Feet

Ningaloo Nyinggulu

Queerstralia

The n Wars

War on Waste

Who Do You Think You Are

AACTA Award for Best Lifestyle Program

Adam and Poh’s Great n Bites

Gardening

Grand Designs

Love it or List It

Selling Houses

The Great n Bake Off

AACTA Award for Best Reality Program

n Survivor: Heroes V Villains

FBOY Island

Hunted

MasterChef

Real Housewives of Sydney

RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under

AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television

Black Snow (Episode 1) – Lucas Taylor

Colin From Accounts (Episode 3) – Harriet Dyer

Colin From Accounts (Episode 6) – Patrick Brammall

Deadloch (Episode 1) – Kate McCartney, Kate McLennan

The Newsreader (Episode 4) – Adrian Russell Wills

AACTA Award for Best Online Drama or Comedy

Appetite

Latecomers

Me & Her(pes)

Monologue

The Disposables

The Future of Everything

AACTA Award for Best Direction in Nonfiction Television

Aaron Chen: If Weren’t Filmed, Nobody Would Believe – Henry Stone

Adam and Poh’s Great n Bites (Episode 1) – Josh Martin

Matildas: The World at Our Feet (Episode 2) – Katie Bender Wynn

Queerstralia (Episode 1) – Stamatia Maroupas

The n Wars (Episode 1)

AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in Television

Aunty Donna’s Coffee Cafe – Episode 1 – Aaron Farrugia

Deadloch – Episode 1 – Katie Milwright

Erotic Stories – Episode 2 – Tania Lambert

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Episode 1 – Sam Chiplin

The Newsreader – Episode 4 – Earle Dresner

AACTA Award for Best Editing in Television

Aunty Donna’s Coffee Cafe – Episode 1

Colin From Accounts – Episode 3

Deadloch – Episode 1

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Episode 1

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Episode 6

The Newsreader – Episode 4

AACTA Award for Best Original Score in Television

Bad Behaviour – Episode 1 – Caitlin Yeo

Deadloch – Episode 1 – Amanda Brown

Fisk – Episode 4 – Megan Washington, Daniel O’Brien

In Limbo – Episode 1 – Matteo Zingales

RFDS – Episode 5 – Amanda Brown, Damien Lane

AACTA Award for Best Production Design in Television

Beep and Mort – Episode 2

Black Snow – Episode 1

Deadloch – Episode 1

Gold Diggers – Episode 3

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Episode 1

The Newsreader – Episode 4

AACTA Award for Best Costume Design in Television

Ten Pound Poms – Episode 1 – Xanthe Heubel

The Claremont Murders – Episode 1 – Lisa Galea Gunning

The Clearing – Episode 1 – Erin Roche

The Newsreader – Episode 4 – Zed Dragojlovich

While The Men Are Away – Episode 2 – Nina Edwards

AACTA Award for Best Sound in Television

Black Snow – Episode 6

Last King of The Cross – Episode 4

The Clearing – Episode 1

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Episode 6

The Newsreader – Episode 6

AACTA Award for Best Casting in Television

Colin From Accounts – Kirsty McGregor, Stevie Ray

Deadloch – Alison Telford, Kate Leonard

Safe Home – Nathan Lloyd

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Jane Norris

The Newsreader – Nathan Lloyd

AACTA Award for Best Hair and Makeup

Last King of The Cross – Jennifer Lamphee

Talk to Me – Rebecca Buratto, Paul Katte, Nick Nicolaou

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart – Lara Jade Birch, Georgia Lockhart-Adams

The Portable Door – Jennifer Lamphee

Wolf Like Me – Sheldon Wade, Adam Johansen, Damian Martin

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