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AACTA Awards Results From Sydney, Australia

The highly anticipated inaugural Samsung Australian Academy of Cinema and Televisions Arts (AACTA) Awards commenced with the AACTA Awards Luncheon, presented by Digital Pictures at the prestigious Westin Hotel in the heart of Sydney.

Today’s ceremony is for the Documentary, Short Film, Television and technical awards in Feature Film, with the writing, acting, directing and major dramatic awards to occur at the AACTA Awards Ceremony on the 31st of January.

The List Of Today’s Film Based Nominees, and at the footer, the nominations for the AACTA International Awards announced at the ceremony. Winners noted with *.

BYRON KENNEDY AWARD
*Ivan Sen

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
*The Hunter – Robert Humphreys ACS.
Red Dog – Geoffrey Hall ACS.
Sleeping Beauty – Geoffrey Simpson ACS.
Snowtown – Adam Arkapaw

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING
Oranges And Sunshine – Dany Cooper ASE.
Red Dog – Jill Bilcock ASE ACE.
*Snowtown – Veronika Jenet ASE.
Wasted On The Young – Leanne Cole

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SOUND
The Hunter – Sam Petty, David Lee, Robert Mackenzie, Les Fiddess MPSE, Tony Murtagh, Tom Heuzenroeder
Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole – Wayne Pashley, Derryn Pasquill, Polly McKinnon, Fabian Sanjurjo, Phil Heywood, Peter Smith
Mad Bastards – Phil Judd, Nick Emond, Johanna Emond
*Snowtown – Frank Lipson MPSE, Andrew McGrath, Des Kenneally, Michael Carden, John Simpson, Erin McKimm

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE
*The Hunter – Matteo Zingales, Michael Lira, Andrew Lancaster
Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole – David Hirschfelder
Red Dog – Cezary Skubiszewski
Snowtown – Jed Kurzel

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
*The Eye Of The Storm – Melinda Doring
The Hunter – Steven Jones-Evans APDG
Red Dog – Ian Gracie
Sleeping Beauty – Annie Beauchamp

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN
*The Eye Of The Storm – Terry Ryan
The Hunter – Emily Seresin
Oranges And Sunshine – Cappi Ireland
Sleeping Beauty – Shareen Beringer

AFI MEMBERS’ CHOICE AWARD
The Eye Of The Storm – Antony Waddington, Gregory Read, Fred Schepisi
The Hunter – Vincent Sheehan
Mad Bastards – David Jowsey, Alan Pigram, Stephen Pigram, Brendan Fletcher
Oranges And Sunshine – Camilla Bray, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning
*Red Dog – Nelson Woss, Julie Ryan
Snowtown – Anna McLeish, Sarah Shaw

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
Life In Movement – Sophie Hyde, Bryan Mason
*Mrs Carey’s Concert – Bob Connolly, Helen Panckhurst, Sophie Raymond. ABC1
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure – Sophie Hyde, Matthew Bate
The Tall Man – Darren Dale. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER ONE HOUR
The Ball – Yael Bergman, Laura Waters, Jessica Leski. ABC1
*Jandamarra’s War – Andrew Ogilvie, Andrea Quesnelle, Eileen Torres. ABC1
Leaky Boat – Penny Chapman. ABC1
Orchids: My Intersex Adventure – Phoebe Hart. ABC

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Immigration Nation, The Secret History Of Us – Jacob Hickey, Alex West, Lucy Maclaren. SBS
Outback Fight Club – Paul Scott, Isabel Perez. SBS
Outback Kids – Mike Bluett, Mark Hamlyn, Marc Radomsky. ABC1
*SAS – The Search for Warriors – Julia Redwood, Ed Punchard. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A DOCUMENTARY
Life In Movement – Bryan Mason, Sophie Hyde
*Mrs Carey’s Concert – Bob Connolly, Sophie Raymond. ABC1
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure – Matthew Bate
The Tall Man – Tony Krawitz. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A DOCUMENTARY
Jandamarra’s War – Allan Collins ACS, Jim Frater, Rusty Geller SOC. ABC1
Mrs Carey’s Concert – Bob Connolly. ABC1
*Out Of The Ashes – David Parer ACS. ABC1
The Tall Man – Germain McMicking. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING IN A DOCUMENTARY
Leaky Boat – Lawrie Silvestrin. ABC1
Mrs Carey’s Concert – Sophie Raymond, Ray Thomas ASE, Nick Meyers ASE. ABC1
*Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure – Bryan Mason
The Tall Man – Rochelle Oshlack. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SOUND IN A DOCUMENTARY
Jandamarra’s War – Laurie Chlanda, Glenn Martin, Ric Curtin, Ash Gibson Greig, Petris Torres. ABC1
Mrs Carey’s Concert – Sophie Raymond, Bob Scott, Doron Kipen. ABC1
*murundak – songs of freedom – Emma Bortignon, Michael Letho, Peter Smith, Christopher O’Young, Simon Walbrook. SBS
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure – Jonny Elk Walsh, Pete Best, Tom Heuzenroeder

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION
Forget Me Not – Emily Dean
The Missing Key – Garth Nix, Anna McFarlane, Jonathan Nix
The Moment – Justin Wight, Kristian Moliere, Troy Bellchambers, Shane McNeil
*Nullarbor – Alister Lockhart, Patrick Sarell, Katrina Mathers, Merrin Jensen, Daryl Munton

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FICTION FILM
Adam’s Tallit – Justin Olstein, Marie Maroun
Cropped – Bettina Hamilton, Dave Wade
*The Palace – Kate Croser, Anthony Maras, Andros Achilleos
The Telegram Man – James F. Khehtie, Victoria Wharfe McIntyre

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN A SHORT FILM
Afterglow – Nadine Garner
Cropped – Dave Wade
*The Palace – Anthony Maras
Waiting For The Turning Of The Earth – David Evan Giles

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Cloudstreet – Scott Zero. FOXTEL – Showcase
*Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole – Grant Freckelton
Sanctum – David Booth, Peter Webb, Ineke Majoor, Glenn Melenhorst
The Hunter – Felix Crawshaw, James Rogers

AACTA RAYMOND LONGFORD AWARD
*Don McAlpine

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST FILM (NOMINATIONS)
The Artist
The Descendants
Hugo
The Ides of March
Margin Call
Melancholia
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
We Need To Talk About Kevin

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR (NOMINATIONS)
George Clooney
Leonardo Di Caprio
Jean Dujardin
Michael Fassbender
Ryan Gosling
Brad Pitt

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS (NOMINATIONS)
Meryl Streep
Tilda Swanton
Michelle Williams
Mia Wasikowska
Kirsten Dunst
Glenn Close

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION (NOMINATIONS)
The Artist
Drive
Hugo
Margin Call
Melancholia
Midnight in Paris
The Tree of Life
We Need To Talk About Kevin

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY (NOMINATIONS)
The Artist
The Descendants
The Ides of March
Melancholia
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
We Need To Talk About Kevin

The Music News Australia agency congratulates everyone involved in the success of today’s awards.

Websites

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)
www.aacta.org

Australian Film Institute
www.afi.org.au

The Lantern Group
www.lanterngroup.com.au

Music News Australia
www.musicnewsaustralia.com

Eva Rinaldi Photography
www.evarinaldi.com

Eva Rinaldi Photography Flickr
www.flickr.com/evarinaldiphotography

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