Australian actress Cate Blanchett will be honoured at the AACTA Awards in Sydney on Wednesday night.
She will receive the Longford Lyell Award, one of Australia’s highest honours for outstanding contribution.
Rachel Griffiths and Teresa Palmer will host the AACTAS, which pay tribute to the best local movies.
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Two time Oscar winner Blanchett could also secure wins for films Carol and Truth.
Mad Max and The Dressmaker will both battle hard for recognition.
Holding The Man, Last Cab to Darwin and Paper Planes also in the running.