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2019 AACTA Awards Red Carpet: Miranda Tapsell Leads Arrivals

'Turning the AACTAS into the BLAACTAS,' said Top End Wedding star Miranda.

The 2019 AACTA Awards kicked off with a star-studded red carpet on Wednesday night.

Some of the biggest names in Australian television and film arrived at The Star in Sydney to celebrate the screen industry’s night of nights.

Miranda Tapsell arrived in a dazzling outfit by Australian fashion label, Macgraw.

Miranda Tapsell attends the 2019 AACTA Awards.
Miranda Tapsell attends the 2019 AACTA Awards.
Miranda Tapsell attends the 2019 AACTA Awards.
Miranda Tapsell attends the 2019 AACTA Awards.

“Turning the AACTAS into the BLAACTAS,” the Indigenous star wrote on her Instagram account next to an image of her red carpet look.

Miranda is nominated for Best Lead Actress for her performance in feature film, Top End Wedding, as well as Best Performance In A Television Comedy for her work on Get Krack!n.

The movies nominated for Best Film this year are Top End Wedding, Hotel Mumbai, The Nightingale, The King, Judy & Punch, and Ride Like A Girl.

Pia Miranda 
Pia Miranda 
Magnolia Maymuru 
Magnolia Maymuru 
Asher Keddie 
Asher Keddie 
Ada Nicodemou 
Ada Nicodemou 
Deborah Mailman
Deborah Mailman
I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here host Julia Morris 
I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here host Julia Morris 
Suzan Mutesi
Suzan Mutesi
The Block judge Shaynna Blaze
The Block judge Shaynna Blaze

On Monday 32 awards were presented recognising screen craft and technical achievement across the industry.

Indigenous actress Magnolia Maymuru received the AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her debut performance in The Nightingale.

The Final Quarter, a documentary about former AFL player Adam Goodes’ battle with racism, received the award for Best Editing in a Documentary.

Lambs of God was a big winner, with seven awards for Best Direction in a Television Drama or Comedy, Best Cinematography in Television, Best Production Design in Television, Best Hair and Makeup, Best Costume Design in Television, Best Original Score in Television and Best Sound in Television.

Manu Feildel and wife Clarissa Weerasena 
Manu Feildel and wife Clarissa Weerasena 
Jacki Weaver 
Jacki Weaver 
Milly Alcock 
Milly Alcock 
Tegan Martin 
Tegan Martin 
Tina Bursill 
Tina Bursill 
Matt Okine 
Matt Okine 
Home and Away stars James Stewart and Sarah Roberts 
Home and Away stars James Stewart and Sarah Roberts 
Rob Collins
Rob Collins
Simu Lui 
Simu Lui 
Michelle Payne 
Michelle Payne 
Celia Massingham 
Celia Massingham 
Joel Creasey 
Joel Creasey 
Jessica De Gouw 
Jessica De Gouw 
Tilda Cobham-Hervey 
Tilda Cobham-Hervey 
Kate Peck
Kate Peck
Michelle Payne, Stevie Payne and Sophia Forrest 
Michelle Payne, Stevie Payne and Sophia Forrest 
Ksenija Lukich 
Ksenija Lukich 
Mia Wasikowski 
Mia Wasikowski 
Alison McGirr 
Alison McGirr 
Angelena Bonet 
Angelena Bonet 
Nazeem Hussain 
Nazeem Hussain 
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