By Ian Neubauer
“This year we awarded the V Australia IF Living Legend award to the incredible acting talent Hugo Weaving as he really represents the integrity, passion and uniqueness of our industry and certainly the spirit that the IF Awards embrace,” said IF Awards producer, Clare Sawyer.
“He has a vast body of cinematic work over the past 20 years and has plenty more to come.”
Nominees at the 2008 Inside Film Awards
Now its 10th year, the V Australia Inside Film Awards celebrates Australian film and creative talent as decided by the general public through an independently audited voting system.
The 2008 event took place at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast and was broadcast live on SBS Television with delayed telecasts also screening on Showtime.
More than 900 celebrities, film industry members and media representatives attended the event. It was hosted by Julia Zemiro and produced by Bruce Ramus, Robert Kennett and Christie Baird, among other industry heavyweights.
Hair styling was provided by GHD and MAC took care of make-up for presenters, hosts, nominees and red-carpet presenters.
Post production and OB facilities were provided by Cutting Edge. Catering was provided Royal Pines.
Limelight PR took care of public relations.