Elvis, who won the first hand prize for art at the AACTA awards, gave the kitty four more prizes, including best film and best director Baz Luhrmann. The film also had awards for best actor and actor (Austin Butler) and actress (Olivia DeJonge) award, Variety reported.
Elvis already won seven previous AACTA awards on Mondays, which brings up its tally of 11 p.m. It also received the AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Film.
AACTA best actress in film awards came to Leah Purcell for her directorial debut, The Drovers Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson. In television, the Bunya-ABC produced mystery road: origin and received three awards to all three of the two categories: best drama, best lead actor (Mark Coles Smith) and best lead actress (Tuuli Narkle). After receiving four AACTA Industry awards, Mystery Road: Origin leads the TV-Series with the total of seven awards.
The night’s Netflix-released films did well. The remake of the highly-loved Heartbreak High was the most sought-after actor in a drama (Thomas Weatherall), while the show earned three audience choice awards, including best series.
The Stranger is a crime thriller from Netflix, which won best actor for Sean Harris. The first of the five best dramas in a series that received the AACTA award for best mini-series went to the courtroom drama The Twelve, produced by Warner Bros. It also won the best actress in a movie (Brooke Satchwell).
Honorary awards were given to Academy Award-winning actress Catherine Martin, who was paid tribute to her peers and colleagues, presenting the longford Lyell Award. (Martin won more than five times at the industry awards).
Chris Hemsworth gave the Trailblazer Award in the night-time award for his achievements, talents and success. Hemsworth was awarded the awards for his exceptional work and his contributions to the Australian screen industry.
The Australian screen industry has given me the awards so long as the rest of the world appreciates the countless advantages it offers to make the best movies Down Under. I feel like we’re all just starting out.
Watch Elvis trailer below.
The movie can be streamed on Amazon Prime.
The Glory Teaser, Song Hye-kyo is ready for Revenge.