Paul Hogan To Receive AACTA Longford Lyell Award

Paul Hogan to be awarded Australia’s highest screen accolade
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced Australian screen icon Paul Hogan AM as this year’s recipient of the prestigious AACTA Longford Lyell Award.
First presented in 1968, the Longford Lyell Award honours Australian film pioneer Raymond Longford and his partner in filmmaking and life, Lottie Lyell. The Award is the highest honour that the Australian Academy can bestow upon an individual and recognises a person who has made a truly outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Australia’s screen environment and culture.
In honour of his outstanding contribution to the Australian screen industry, the Longford Lyell Award will be presented to Paul Hogan at the 6th AACTA Awards Ceremony presented by Foxtel in Sydney on Wednesday 7 December 2016, televised on Channel 7 at 8.30pm.
The presentation will celebrate and honour Paul’s 45 year career, and will feature tributes from Shane Jacobson, Michael Caton, former Tourism Minister John Brown, Peter Faiman, Dave Hughes, Adam Hills, Ernie Dingo and THE PAUL HOGAN SHOW co-star Delvene Delaney.

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