Sam Worthington and ALICE IN WONDERLAND's Mia Wasikowska both went home with prizes at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards on Saturday (11Dec10).
Worthington won the International Award for Best Actor at the event in his homeland for his turn in Avatar while newcomer Wasikowska walked away with the female equivalent.
The night's biggest winner was gritty crime thriller Animal Kingdom, which took home trophies for Best Film, Best Direction (David Michod), Best Lead Actor (Ben Mendelsohn) and Best Lead Actress (Jacki Weaver).
The ceremony was hosted by actor Shane Jacobson at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.