International Black Carpet arrivals took place in King George Square from 5.30pm Thursday 12 December, and was hosted by Nine Network’s Katherine Feeney. APSA nominees will be treated by Napoleon Perdis make-up artists for their Black Carpet appearance. 1200 film industry guests were at the opening at the Town Hall. Some of the guests that were on the carpet were David Wenham (Top of The Lake, Lord of The Rings, Seachange), iconic Australian actor and debut director in Best Feature Film nominee The Turning
• Aaron Pedersen (Jack Irish, The Circuit), nominated Australian actor and star of Mystery Road
• Mandy Walker, award-winning Australian cinematographer, nominated for epic adventure film Tracks, starring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver.
• Nominated actress and New Zealand Māori recording artist Whirimako Black (White Lies)
• Actress, model and star of Best Feature Film nominee Television (Bangladesh), Nusrat Imrose Tisha, together with break out director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and screenwriter
Anisul Hoque
• Nominated director and one of Variety’s directors to watch in 2013 Anthony Chen (Ilo, Ilo,
Singapore), a Cannes Film Festival and Golden Horse Award winner and Singapore’s
Oscar® submission
• Producer and one of Sri Lanka’s best known actors Mohamed Adamaly, representing
Best Feature Film nominee With You, Without You (Sri Lanka)
• Korean actress and producer Park Jooyoung for Juvenile Offender, nominated for Best
Children’s Feature Film and Korea’s entry to the 86th Academy Awards®
• Nominated actresses Negar Javaherian (Islamic Republic of Iran) and Ayca Damaci
• Nominated producer David Gerson for the three-time nominated film Omar (Palestine)
• Rami Yasin co-producer of Jordan’s Best Children’s Feature Film nominee When I Saw
• Nominated actor Yerbolat Toguzakov (The Old Man) from Kazakhstan
• Actress Laura Petersen, star of Berlinale award winner Shopping (New Zealand),
nominated for Best Children’s Feature Film
Photo Credit Hush Hush Biz Mirre Jennings

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