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First presented in 1968, the Longford Lyell Award is the highest honour that the Australian Academy can bestow upon an individual in recognition of a person who has made a truly outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Australia.s screen environment and culture.
After graduating from Nida in 1992, Blanchett started »
- Inside Film Correspondent
It's about time Cate Blanchett got behind the camera. The Oscar-winning actress and producer who has long decried the state of things for women in movies is headed to Australian television with the drama "Stateless," which she is developing and set to direct. According to Screen Australia, “'Stateless' will be Cate Blanchett’s first venture into high-end TV,” and it centers on the true, headline-making story of Cornelia Rau, a young German-Australian woman who in 2005 escaped Sydney sect Kenja, only to be wrongly detained as an illegal immigrant in South Australia. Read More: Cate Blanchett on Cannes Lesbian Drama 'Carol': "It's Not 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'" Will Blanchett also star in the series? That's unclear. In 2013, it was announced that she would direct screenwriter Oren Moverman's ("Love and Mercy") "The Dinner," though no word yet on that project's whereabouts. Blanchett, who appeared in Aussie TV dramas »
- Ryan Lattanzio
2 items from 2015
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