Press release from the IF Awards

The highly anticipated Tomorrow When The War Began took an impressive $765,830 in its first day at the Australian Box Office on Friday, making it the second-biggest ever non-holiday opening for an Aussie film behind Australia. However, will the box office success translate to awards glory at Australia’s only people’s choice film awards, the Inside Film Awards?

Tomorrow When The War Began is the latest in what has been an outstanding year for Australian film with cinema audiences really embracing home grown productions. The IF Awards gives cinema goers a voice about the films they’ve seen. With less than two weeks to go until ratings for the 2010 awards close, this is the final chance for film fans to have their say on who will walk away with the coveted awards at this November’s ceremony.

Before Tomorrow When The War Began’s release the top films in terms of rating for the IF Awards were: Accidents Happen, Animal Kingdom, Beneath Hill 60, The Boys Are Back, Bran Nue Dae, Bright Star, Charlie & Boots, Daybreakers, I Love You Too, The Kings of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2, Mao’s Last Dancer, Triangle and The Waiting City.

Other films already eligible for rating for this year’s awards include $9.99, A Day at the Oasis, Bathing Frankly, Before the Rain, Being in Heaven, Blame, Blind Company, Braille, Caught Inside, Coffin Rock, Dreamland, Eraser Children, Girl Clock, Little Sparrows, Lou, Passengers, Playing for Charlie, Prime Mover, Red Hill, Road Train, Savages Crossing, Stone Bros, South Solitary, Subdivision, Summer Coda, Surviving Georgia, The Clinic, The Horseman, The Loved Ones, The Marriage of Figaro, The Nothing Men, The Tree, The Wedding Party, Uninhabited, Van Dieman’s Land and Wasted on the Young.

Who will be among the nominees when they are announced on October 12th is still to be decided, so log on to and tell us which films you loved or hated amongst this year’s selection.

Ratings for the IF Awards 2010 close on September 17. Make sure that your favourite actors and filmmakers walk away with the IF trophy this year by rating this year’s eligible films online at

The 2010 Inside Film Awards is the favourite celebration of the Australian film Industry and the ceremony will be held in mid November in Sydney. Tickets will be available from in late September.

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