Eddie Perfect to host Jameson IF Awards Sydney
Press release from 6dc
With one week to go until the close of ratings, the Jameson IF Awards Sydney is excited to welcome back Eddie Perfect as host for what is arguably the favourite celebration of the Australian film industry. This year’s awards will be held on Wednesday 16th November at the iconic Big Top at Sydney’s Luna Park with the who’s who of the Australian film industry. Help celebrate and be part of the action with tickets going on sale this Wednesday 14th September through www.ifawards.com.
Eddie Perfect is a well known for his role as Mick Holland in the Channel Ten Series, Offspring. An actor, musician and comedian, Eddie is currently playing the role of Macheath in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Threepenny Opera and in 2011 Eddie toured his solo show Misanthropology as part of the comedy circuit, including sell-out shows at Sydney’ Festival’s Spiegelltent.
“I'm thrilled to be on board hosting the 2011Jameson IF Awards Sydney, back at the wonderful surrounds of Sydney's Luna Park. As always, it's great for me to combine work with an ongoing commitment to facing my fear of clowns and fair-ground rides head-on.” Eddie Perfect
“The Jameson IF Awards Sydney are delighted to have such a talented performer as Eddie Perfect as host for the 2011 awards. Eddie is one of those performers who crosses over from musician to comedian to actor to host with such ease that he was an obvious choice. He thoroughly entertained the live and broadcast audiences at the 2009 Awards and we are thrilled that he will be part of the IF Awards again for 2011.” Annie Parnell, IF Awards Producer
With only one week left to rate, this is your last chance to have YOUR say on who will take out the acclaimed titles for best feature film, best actor and best actress for 2011. Ratings for the Jameson IF Awards Sydney will officially close midnight Friday 16th September 2011, so make sure you rate now through your mobile at http://vote.ifawards.com or online at http://www.ifawards.com, where over 500 Australian films and music videos from the past year are available now to rate.
The Jameson IF Awards Sydney will also be holding a Ratings Day, presented by AFTRS, Australia’s national screen arts and broadcast school, on Thursday 15th September at Customs House Square at Sydney’s Circular Quay, where you can watch trailers of eligible films such as Griff the Invisible, Here I am, Big Mamma’s Boy, The Reef and the box office hit Red Dog. IF Awards staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you rate the films and music videos you have seen.
The 2011 Jameson IF Awards Sydney will be returning to the Big Top at Sydney’s Luna Park on Wednesday 16th November. Tickets are available online at www.ifawards.com from Wednesday 14th September.
2011 Jameson IF Awards Sydney Ratings Day, presented by AFTRS, Australia’s national screen arts and broadcast school
Date: Thursday 15th September
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Where: Customs House Square, Circular Quay, Sydney
What: A free event with giveaways, a big screen showing clips from recent Australian films, information about the 2011 Jameson IF Awards Sydney and ticket sales.