Arts & entertainment awards
Category: Arts & entertainment
Held annually in Sydney in recognition and celebration of Australia's highest achievements in film and television, the AACTA Awards present over 55 awards across two major ceremonies. The peer-assessed AACTA Awards are the only Australian industry body to honour practitioners across all crafts and industry sectors, including feature film, documentary, short film, television, online, visual effects and animation.
Held annually in Los Angeles, the AACTA International Awards honour the best achievements in screen excellence, regardless of geography, across seven film categories and four Series categories. – Including Best Film, Best Direction in Film, Best Screenplay in Film, Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, Best Lead Actor in Film, Best Lead Actress in Film, Best Supporting Actor in Film, Best Supporting Actress in Film, Best Actress in a Series and Best Actor in a Series.
The Australia Council Awards showcase a series of online presentations across Australia. Each artist in their own way reflect the vibrancy of Australia’s diverse cultural life.
FRINGE WORLD Awards are given to the best shows in each genre category, plus there are a bunch of special awards that are unique to FRINGE WORLD.
The G'Day AAA Arts Gala provides a unique and intimate opportunity to cultivate this community by bringing together notable Americans and Australians to celebrate the exceptional contribution to the arts made by the 2022 Honorees. The Gala will deliver high-profile performances, presenters, a star-studded red-carpet for a night that cannot be missed.
Designed to enable artists with disabilities to succeed in their profession, the National Leadership Award aims to support new and emerging leaders in the arts and disability sector. The Award is presented each year as part of the National Arts and Disability Awards, which is presented by Arts Access Australia and the Australia Council for the Arts.
The South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) exist to recognise, promote and celebrate excellence in the South Australian contemporary music industry and take place annually in Adelaide, South Australia every November. It has become a stand out fixture on the UNESCO Adelaide, City of Music’s calendar of music events and is a “night of nights” for the South Australian music community.
N.B: Please keep in mind that awards programs regularly shift their dates. New awards programs open up regularly. Established awards programs can cease running with little notice. While we endeavour to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy.