Thank you to our Guest of Honour; Jack Thompson AM.

One of Australiaís most loved and respected actors, Jack Thompson has appeared in numerous Australian and American films including the classic SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY (1975), THE CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH (1978), BREAKER MORANT (1980), which won him an Australian Film Institute award for Best Actor in a leading role, and the award for Best Supporting Actor at the Cannes International Film Festival.

Other credits include THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER (1982), MERRY CHRISTMAS MR. LAWRENCE (1983), THE SUM OF US (1994), MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (1997), THE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON (2003), AUSTRALIA (2008), THE GREAT GATSBY (2011), THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (2017) and most recently DONíT TELL(2018) for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the 2018 AACTA Awards.

Most recently Jack shot the feature film HIGH GROUND on location in Kakadu. A film that he executive produced and starred in. Jack has just completed shooting NEVER TOO LATE.

In 1986 Jack was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia for his services to the Australian film industry. In 2009 Jack was awarded the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Australian Film and T elevision.

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