Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Rob Will Attend 'Australians in Film' Awards & Benefit Dinner in LA Next Week - October 24th

Australia will flex its Hollywood muscle in Los Angeles next week, with Baz Luhrmann, Jacki Weaver, Joel Edgerton and Alex O'Loughlin among the list of Aussies to be honoured at a benefit dinner in Los Angeles.

The dinner, organised by LA-based non-profit Australians in Film, will also include plenty big name non-Aussies, headed by Twilight heart-throb Robert Pattinson, Oscar-nominated director David O. Russell and Matrix duo Andy and Lana Wachowski who will present awards.

Luhrmann and Edgerton's Blue-Tongue Films collective will receive the Fox Studios Australia-sponsored Orry-Kelly International Award, named after Australia's most prolific Oscar-winning costume designer, who won three Academy Awards in the 1950s for An American in Paris, Les Girls and Some Like It Hot.

Weaver, who became hot property in Hollywood with her 2010 performance in the Blue-Tongue crime drama Animal Kingdom, and Hawaii Five-O star O'Loughlin, will receive Breakthrough Awards.

Australia's touted next big thing actor, Sullivan Stapleton, who stars in the upcoming 300 sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire and had a role opposite Sean Penn in Gangster Squad, will also receive a Breakthrough Award.

The AusFilm international award will be presented to Warner Bros president of worldwide production Steve Papazian.

The annual benefit dinner, to be held at LA's InterContinental hotel next Thursday (October 24), will support Australians in Film's mission to usher Australian filmmakers into the international market and provide educational programs for the organisation's members.

More Details - From 'Australians in Film' Official Twitter:

Australians in Film Awards & Benefit Dinner 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
InterContinental Los Angeles

Full press release - Click on the picture or read it HERE

More at Australians in Film's official webpage.

Source | Thanks to @patsystew


debbie nerissa threet said...

Thank you God.

twilightnan said...

Thank you RPLife for this Great News!!!we all know how Fabulous Rob looks in a suit...OMG!..so excited to see him again he had been MIA for a while since he was last papped out driving alone in LA on the 6th Oct...good for him:-) and glad to see him presenting on This event as one of the Stars of The Rover ,it's a great way to start promoting his new film The Rover!...hi to all the rplifers:-D

Eliz said...

This is great news and some more exposure for Rob's film The Rover. I do hope we get some inside pics and video of Rob presenting.

No one special said...

I will look forward to, hopefully, seeing any pics and/or videos. Hi to all you ladies.

Iluvthemovies said...

@no one special, I agree I hope we get a clip of him presenting the award. Hi twilightnan, hope to be here more often, but RL is very busy lately. Take care all.

twilightnan said...

Hi Iluvthemovies & No one special...and the other rplifers:)..I'm with you ladies about getting pics or a clip of Rob presenting the award..that would be terrific!..Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone:)

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