AACTA Awards 2021: All the celebrity looks from the red carpet

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The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, better known as the AACTAs, has officially kicked off for 2021 with some of Australia’s biggest stars gracing the red carpet.

Rebel Wilson, Russell Crowe, Eric Bana, Taika Waititi, Carrie Bickmore and Lisa Wilkinson are just a few of the famous faces attending the 11th annual event at the Sydney Opera House.

While the actual awards ceremony will air at 7:30pm on Channel 10, featuring live performances from Lime Cordiale, Baker Boy and Steve Kilbey, all eyes are currently on the fashion.

Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson showed off the incredible results of her transformation in a zip-up dress.

Rebel Wilson at the AACTAs.
Rebel Wilson made a special trip to Australia for the AACTAs. Photo: Getty

The Project hosts

Susie Youssef (in custom Velani), Hamish Macdonald, Carrie Bickmore (in a green frock by Jason Grech), Waleed Aly and Lisa Wilkinson brought their A-game to the red carpet.

The Project hosts at the AACTAs.
The Project cast stunned at the AACTAS. Photo: Getty

Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Tonkin wowed in a plunging white gown with black detailing by Chanel.

Phoebe Tonkin at the AACTAS.
Phoebe looked incredible in a monochromatic look. Photo: Getty

Brittany Hockley

Life Uncut podcast host Brittany Hockley wore a jaw-dropping Vera Wang creation featuring a sheer corset and satin skirt with a thigh-high split.

Brittany Hockley at the AACTAs.
Brittany Hockley looked incredible on the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Taika Waititi

Director Taika Waititi donned a sleek black suit.

Taika Waititi at the AACTAs.
Taika Waititi looked very classy. Photo: Getty

The Living Room hosts

Miguel Maestre, Amanda Keller (in a white suit by Effie Kats), Chris Brown and Barry Du Bois rocked the red carpet.

The Living Room cast at the AACTAs.
The Living Room cast brought their all to the AACTAs. Photo: Getty

Courtney Act

Courtney Act was gladiator-chic.

Courtney Act at the AACTAs.
Courtney Act shined on the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Eric Bana and Rebecca Gleeson

Eric Bana’s film The Dry is up for 12 awards, including Best Film and Best Lead Actor.

Eric Bana and Rebecca Gleeson at the AACTAs.
Eric Bana brought his wife Rebecca Gleeson as his date. Photo: Getty

Rachel Griffiths and Deborah Mailman

Total Control stars Rachel Griffiths and Deborah Mailman (in custom Velani) both chose to wear glamorous gowns.

Rachel Griffiths and Deborah Mailman at the AACTAs.
The ABC co-stars dressed to impress. Photo: Getty

Bonjana Novakovic

I, Tonya actress Bonjana Novakovic opted for a nude illusion dress.

Bonjana Novakovic at the AACTAS.
Bonjana Novakovic shimmered on the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Baz Luhrmann

Director Baz Luhrmann looked very classy on the red carpet.

Baz Luhrmann at the AACTAs.
Baz Luhrmann was super stylish at the AACTAs. Photo: Getty

Hamish Blake and Zoë Foster Blake

Hamish Blake and Zoë Foster Blake were couples goals at the AACTAs.

Hamish Blake and Zoë Foster Blake at the AACTAs.
Hamish and Zoë wore matching black ensembles on the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Osher Günsberg

Osher Günsberg shined in his black and gold suit.

Osher Günsberg at the AACTAs.
The reality TV host matched his mask with his suit. Photo: Getty

Wentworth cast

The cast of Wentworth, including Susie Porter (in a custom hot pink gown by Daniel Learmont Couture) and Big Brother VIP star Bernard Curry, showed up together.

Wentworth cast at the AACTAS.
Susie Porter stood out in a bright pink dress among her Wentworth co-stars. Photo: Getty

Simon Baker

The Mentalist actor Simon Baker was all class on the red carpet.

Simon Baker at the AACTAs.
Simon Baker looked great in a black suit. Photo: Getty

Simon Cohen, D'Leanne Lewis and Gavin Rubinstein

The Luxe Listings Sydney cast made their mark on the red carpet.

Simon Cohen, D'Leanne Lewis and Gavin Rubinstein at the AACTAS.
The Luxe Listings Sydney cast shined at the AACTAS. Photo: Getty

Sarah Snook

Actress Sarah Snook wore a vibrant red gown on the red carpet.

Sarah Snook at the AACTAs.
Sarah Snook definitely popped in a red dress. Photo: Getty

Renee Bargh

Entertainment reporter Renee Bargh stunned in a long-sleeve black dress.

Renee Bargh at the AACTAS.
Entertainment reporter Renee Bargh stunned in a long-sleeve black dress. Photo: Getty

Danielle Cormack

Wentworth actress Danielle Cormack rocked a power suit.

Danielle Cormack at the AACTAS.
Danielle stood out in a blue power suit. Photo: Getty

Remy Hii

Australian actor Remy Hii has starred in a number of recent Hollywood productions, including The Princess Switch 3, Crazy Rich Asians and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Remy Hii at the AACTAS.
Remy His wore a classic black suit. Photo: Getty

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