Airdate: 5th AACTA International Awards


On Sunday Foxtel will screen the 5th AACTA International Awards.

Presented in Los Angeles, these are the AACTA Awards for global features.

Nominees include The Big Short, Carol, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant and Spotlight.

Brian Walsh, Foxtel Executive Director of Television, said: “Foxtel’s exclusive broadcast of the AACTA International Awards outlines our on-going commitment to supporting the Australian film and television industry on a global scale. Our sponsorship further extends our support of the domestic AACTA Awards and the governing body of the Academy.”


The AACTA International Awards are held annually in Los Angeles and recognise film excellence regardless of geography. The Awards are determined by the AACTA International Chapter, which is comprised of over 140 of Australia’s most recognised filmmakers and executives who vote across seven categories: Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Lead Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

The 5th AACTA International Awards ceremony will be held at an exclusive event in Los Angeles this Friday January 29 PST (Saturday January 30 AEDT) and attracts Australian and International guests, including actors, filmmakers, studio executives, film distributors and media.

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) announced that 17 films have received nominations recognising excellence across the seven categories.

Sunday January 31 at 7.30pm on Foxtel Arts and at 9:30pm on Arena.

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