Phil Noyce honoured by AFTRS

A old man pointed past the camera Phil Noyce: AFTRS alumnus and recipient of the 2013 AFTRS Honourary Masters Degree.

Dec 6 2013

On December 6, at the AFTRS graduation ceremony, iconic Australian filmmaker Phillip Noyce (an alumnus of AFTRS from the first intake in 1973) was presented with an AFTRS honorary masters degree.

Phil joins a stellar group of significant Australian film and television industry practitioners including, Dr George Miller, Baz Luhrmann, John Edwards, Darren Dale and Jan Chapman wilm Television and radio School.ho have been awarded honorary masters degrees from the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
The 2013 honorary degree was awarded to Phillip Noyce in recognition of his significant contribution to the screen industry and was presented by David Elfick, who was the producer of two of Phillip's best loved films; Newsfront and Rabbit Proof Fence.

In a pre-recorded clip, from the set of his latest feature film being shot in South Africa, Phillip said, "I owe everything to AFTRS, they taught me how to make movies and now here I am making movies all over the world. I want to say how honoured I am to accept this award and how grateful I am to AFTRS for providing me with my career."

Hearty congratulations to Phillip






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