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The Australians in Film Awards & Benefit Dinner 2016

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 including the establishment of the new creative work sharing space, Charlie’s in Hollywood.

Australians in Film proudly acknowledge the wonderful support of the Title Sponsors of the 2016 AiF Awards: Ausfilm, Village Roadshow, FOXTEL 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.

 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.


Foxtel is one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media companies, directly employing around 2,500 people, and delivering a diverse subscription television service over cable, satellite and broadband distribution. We offer a better entertainment experience every day to each one of our 2.6 million subscribing homes through delivery of new and inspiring programming across all genres, the world’s most popular channel brands, and investment in high quality local content. As constant champions of innovation we have brought customers the iQ personal digital recorder, Australia’s largest HD offering, the Foxtel Go App for tablets and mobile devices, internet TV service, Foxtel Play and online movie service, Presto. Foxtel is owned by Telstra Corporation Limited ACN 051 775 556 (50%) and News Corporation (50%).

 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.

AiF also gratefully acknowledges

BrandingIron Worldwide

Driven by a philosophy of global thinking and hands-on experience in fashion, entertainment, lifestyle, and business, BIW understands the value of establishing an enduring and captivating image. The team excels at working with companies and brands to unlock their distinctive voice and tell their story in the most authentic, engaging and cohesive manner, across all platforms. They understand the continually evolving, multi-lingual design space, and the need for brands to connect with diverse audiences through a single distinctive identity.

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

Phone: 323 433 1464



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