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The Australians in Film Awards & Benefit Dinner 2017


If you are unable to attend, please consider donating. All donations are tax deductible.

The AiF Awards and Benefit  Dinner is aimed at supporting the organization’s mission to usher Australian filmmakers into the international market and to provide educational and career development programs.  

Australians in Film proudly acknowledge the wonderful support of the Title Sponsors of the 2017 AiF Awards: Ausfilm, Qantas, Village Roadshow, and Fox Studios Australia. 

For Event Sponsorships, Congratulatory Advertising, and Individual Tickets (prices start at $100), please contact Lauran Huff at or phone 310-201-5033 ext 3.

Title Sponsors
The Australians in Film Foundation greatly appreciates the generosity of this year's title sponsors.

   Qantas carries 27 million passengers each year, and together with its codeshare and oneworld partners, the Qantas Group offers customers        travel to more than 1,000 destinations around the world. Qantas' support for the Australian film industry is on almost every international flight,      offering a dedicated channel of all Australian films on the In-Flight Entertainment system.

Ausfilm connects the international film community with Australia’s screen incentives, talent and facilities. Ausfilm markets Australia’s Screen Production Incentive Scheme which comprises the Location, PDV (post, digital and visual effects) and Producer Offsets. Ausfilm is an Australian industry – government partnership. It comprises Australia’s Federal and State Governments and the major studios and the leading post and digital effects facilities and production service providers.

Fox Studios Australia is the largest end-to-end production facility in the southern hemisphere, featuring eight sound stages, including 2 MEGA stages at 3,535sqm (38,000 sq ft) each and 6 stages ranging from 705sqm (7,586 sq ft) to 3,005sqm (32,355sq ft). The stages are supported by production offices, construction workshops, art department craft shops, make-up and dressing rooms, storage, screening rooms, parking and 24-hour security. The studio also hosts over 70 screen production businesses including Fox Production Services, Fox Lighting and Fox Textiles.

Village Roadshow Entertainment Group is a leading global entertainment company building premier, content-rich businesses in the entertainment industry. VREG employs innovative strategies to produce, acquire and deliver intellectual properties with timeless appeal, while maximizing group-wide strategic and operational efficiencies. VREG is the holding company of Village Roadshow Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures Asia.

Screen Australia is the Australian Federal Government agency charged with supporting Australian screen content through development, production and promotion across television, film, documentary and digital originals. The agency administers Australia’s official co-production program, in addition to the Producer Offset tax rebate which assists eligible television, film and online works to be made. Screen Australia provides a range of resources and opportunities to the industry including access to research, market intelligence plus special initiatives such as its highly success Gender Matters program. 

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 Gold Sponsors

One of the world's most highly respected digital production studios, Animal Logic produces and develops award-winning design, animation and visual effects for the film and television industries. Credits include, ‘Happy Feet’, ‘300’, ‘House of Flying Daggers’, ‘Moulin Rouge!’, ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie’, ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’, ‘Iron Man 3’, ‘The LEGO® Movie’, ‘Unbroken’ and ‘Insurgent’. Animal Logic recently completed production on feature films ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and Chen Kaige’s ‘Monk Comes Down The Mountain’. The studio is currently in production on LEGO Batman and Ninjago, as well as a growing slate of projects currently in development. Animal Logic has studios in Sydney and Los Angeles, and will open a second animation studio in Vancouver in September 2015.

Annette Kellerman Award sponsors 


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Australians in Film
Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Avenue
Suite #B211, Bronson Bldg 
Hollywood, CA 90038

Phone: 323 433 1464



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