A 2015 Meet the Nominees event.

AACTA has unveiled the full schedule for its Meet the Nominees series: nine events featuring AACTA nominees presented by AFTRS.

"We’re thrilled to be partnering with AACTA to present the 2016 Meet the Nominees events; an exclusive opportunity to hear the inside stories from Australia’s leading film, television and documentary makers," AFTRS CEO Neil Peplow said. 

This year’s events will feature nominated editor Veronika Jenet ASE (The Daughter); editor Andrew Cooke (Hitting Home); sound designer Liam Egan ASSG (The Daughter); editor Steven Robinson ASE (In The Shadow of the Hill); and sound designers Yulia Akerholt ASSG (The Daughter) and Robert Mackenzie (Hacksaw Ridge).

Director Rosemary Myers (Girl Asleep) will feature on the panel for THE DIRECTORS event, alongside Bentley Dean ADG and Martin Butler ADG, whose film Tanna was recently announced as Australia’s foreign language Oscars entry.

Bentley Dean ADG will also join the panel for THE CINEMATOGRAPHERS event alongside Simon Morris, who is nominated twice for Best Cinematography in a Documentary for Changing Minds: The Inside Story and DNA Nation.

THE WRITERS event will feature Matthew Whittet (Girl Asleep); Damian Hill, who is nominated for both Best Original Screenplay and Best Lead Actor for Pawno; and Alison Bell, who is also a double nominee for ABC Comedy Showroom – The Letdown (Best Screenplay in Television alongside Sarah Scheller and Best Performance in a Television Comedy). 

Meet the Nominees will be held at the AFTRS Theatre in Sydney across two days – Sunday 4 December and Tuesday 6 December. Attendance is complimentary for members of AFI, AACTA and Guild members.

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