For the first time, TV WEEK is proud to announce a prize for the Graham Kennedy Award For Most Outstanding Newcomer recipient, with thanks to our sponsor, Priceline Pharmacy. In addition to a coveted TV WEEK Logie Award, the recipient will win a trip to Hollywood through Australians in Film, the LA-based industry organization, including a round-trip ticket to Los Angeles flying Virgin Australia, a one-year scholarship at Stella Adler Acting School in LA, and mentoring with prominent industry contacts.
The nominees for the TV WEEK Logie award are: Anna Bamford (Wonderland), Caren Pistorius (Paper Giants: Magazine Wars), Meyne Wyatt (Redfern Now), Remy Hii (Better Man) and Shareena Clanton (Wentworth).
"It's very exciting and overwhelming," Anna, 23, told TV WEEK when she heard about the nomination.
"I'm friends with [fellow nominee] Shareena [Clanton] and we phoned each other straight away.
"It's a beautiful surprise for me. I never would've expected it."