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'Hacksaw Ridge' dominates the AACTAs

7 December 2016 3:58 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Mel Gibson on the set of Hacksaw Ridge.. . Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge cleaned up at the 6th Aacta Awards ceremony last night, taking home five awards, including Best Film and Best Original Screenplay. . Gibson was honoured for Best Direction, while Andrew Garfield won Best Lead Actor and Hugo Weaving nabbed Best Supporting Actor. . .I need to thank Australia for making this film,. said Gibson in his acceptance speech. . He praised the "homegrown" film.s cast and crew, .the calibre of which is as good or better than anywhere in the world.. . .I.m not the only one who wants to make films here all the time, Ridley Scott said the same thing,. Gibson said. .I.m honoured to receive this.. . . The five awards add to the four Hacksaw Ridge already picked up earlier this week at the Aacta Industry Luncheon. The film was nominated in 13 categories overall. . Odessa Young »

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'Hacksaw Ridge' sweeps the AACTAs

7 December 2016 3:58 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Mel Gibson on the set of Hacksaw Ridge.. . Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge cleaned up at the 6th Aacta Awards ceremony last night, taking home five awards, including Best Film and Best Original Screenplay. . Gibson was honoured for Best Direction, while Andrew Garfield won Best Lead Actor and Hugo Weaving nabbed Best Supporting Actor. . .I need to thank Australia for making this film,. said Gibson in his acceptance speech. . He praised the "homegrown" film.s cast and crew, .the calibre of which is as good or better than anywhere in the world.. . .I.m not the only one who wants to make films here all the time, Ridley Scott said the same thing,. Gibson said. .I.m honoured to receive this.. . . The five awards add to the four Hacksaw Ridge already picked up earlier this week at the Aacta Industry Luncheon. The film was nominated in 13 categories overall. . Odessa Young »

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Paul Hogan to be honoured with Longford Lyell Award

5 December 2016 7:34 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

John Cornell and Paul Hogan on The Paul Hogan Show.

Paul Hogan will receive this year.s Aacta Longford Lyell Award, the Australian Academy.s highest honour.

First presented to Ian Dunlop in 1968, the Longford Lyell Award honours Australian film pioneer Raymond Longford and his partner in filmmaking and life, Lottie Lyell..

It recognises a person who has made a truly outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Australia.s screen environment and culture. Previous recipients include Peter Weir, Geoffrey Rush, Fred Schepisi, Jan Chapman, David Stratton and most recently, Cate Blanchett.

Hogan will be bestowed with the award at the 6th Aacta Awards Ceremony on Wednesday evening, in a presentation that will honour his 45 year career. It will feature tributes from Shane Jacobson, Michael Caton, former Tourism Minister John Brown, Peter Faiman, Dave Hughes, Adam Hills, Ernie Dingo and The Paul Hogan Show co-star Delvene Delaney..

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