Call for Entries: Byron Kennedy Award
Recommendations open for Award which celebrates outstanding creative enterprise within the screen industry.
AACTA is now calling for recommendations for the Byron Kennedy Award, which celebrates outstanding creative enterprise within the screen industry.
The Award, which honours Dr George Miller’s original filmmaking partner and Mad Max co-creator Byron Kennedy, is given to an individual or organisation whose work embodies innovation and the relentless pursuit of excellence.
Recipients have included director Jane Campion, filmmaker Ivan Sen, cinematographer Adam Arkapaw, virtual reality filmmaker Lynette Walworth, filmmakers Martin Butler and Bentley Dean and filmmaker and philanthropist Ian Darling AO.
Presented by Kennedy Miller Mitchell in association with AACTA and selected by an appointed jury, the Byron Kennedy Award includes a cash prize of $10,000.
To submit your recommendation, please include:
A 500 word biography on your candidate;
A copy of your candidate’s filmography or link to professional website/IMDB page; and
A statement of support on why you believe they should be considered for the Byron Kennedy Award.
Recommendations close at 5pm AEDT on Monday 18 October.