Hot off the press for you, here are the top stories from tonight's Jameson IF Awards in Sydney:
RED DOG takes home seven awards including the Event Cinemas IF Award for Best Box Office Achievement and the Showtime IF Award for Best Feature Film
MARGARET POMERANZ and DAVID STRATTON are named the Jameson Living Legend IF Award recipients for 2011
EMILY WATSON takes out the Dinosaur Design IF Award for Best Actress for Oranges and Sunshine
JOSH LUCAS wins the IF Award for Best Actor for his role in Red Dog
KRIV STENDERS wins the IF Award for Best Direction for Red Dog
ANNA MCGAHAN, most recently seen in Underbelly: Razor, wins the Out of the Box IF Award · RACHEL PERKINS, known for First Australians and Bran Nue Dae, receives the Docklands Studio Melbourne IF Award for Contribution to Television
On a rainy night in the Harbour City, stars of the big and small screen came together to celebrate another great year in Australian film at the Jameson IF Awards Sydney. This year’s awards was dominated by Box Office favourite Red Dog which took out seven awards on the night including the IF Award for Best Script, the Event Cinemas IF Award for Best Box Office Achievement, IF Award for Best Cinematography, IF Award for Best Music and the coveted Showtime IF Award for Best Feature Film. Kriv Stenders took out the IF Award for Best Direction whilst Josh Lucas won the IF Award for Best Actor. The film Oranges and Sunshine, a look at the forced migration of English children to Australia, was also acknowledged on the night by winning the Dyson IF Award for Best Production Design and by Emily Watson winning the Dinosaur Designs IF Award for Best Actress. The Jameson Living Legend IF Award was awarded to Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton for their continual support for Australian films, and for just being totally fucking cool really.