CONGRATULATIONS to all nominees for the 2015 AACTA Awards


CONGRATULATIONS to all nominees for the 2015 AACTA Awards announced today!

The 4th AACTA Awards nominees as voted by industry peers, AACTA and AFI members were announced today with more than forty Awards across feature film, television, documentary and short film to be presented across two major events in late January 2015 in Sydney.

Screen Queensland congratulates all nominees for the 4th AACTA Awards and would like to do a special shout-out to productions supported by Screen Queensland development and production investment funding including:

FEATURE FILM NOMINEES

Congrats to Paddy McDonald, Tim McGahan, Peter Spierig and Michael Spierig for receiving an outstanding nine (9) nods for their Sci-Fi thriller Predestination.

Predestination has received the most nominations for the 2015 AACTAs coming in front of Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner (eight nominations) and David Michôd’s The Rover (seven nominations):

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FILM
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION (Peter Spierig and Michael Spierig)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY (Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Ben Nott ACS)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING (Matt Villa ASE)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE (Peter Spierig)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN (Matthew Putland)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN (Wendy Cork)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS (Sarah Snook)

Congrats to Chris Brown, Andy Paterson and Bill Curbishley for receiving six (6) nods for The Railway Man:

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FILM
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY (Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Gary Phillips ACS)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SOUND (Andrew Plain, Gethin Creagh, Craig Walmsley and Colin Nicolson)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE (David Hirschfelder)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN (Lizzy Gardiner)

Congratulations also to Jennifer Kent for The Babadook:

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORGINAL SCREENPLAY

DOCUMENTARY NOMINEES

Congrats to Eddie Martin, George Pank and James Gay-Rees for receiving four (4) nods for All This Mayhem:

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A DOCUMENTARY (Eddie Martin)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING IN A DOCUMENTARY (Chris King)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE IN A DOCUMENTARY (Jed Kurzel)

TELEVISION NOMINEES

In the television catergory, congratulations to Secrets and Lies and Schapelle for their nominations:

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE OR MINI SERIES (Tracey Robertson, Leigh McGrath and Nathan Mayfield)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA (Piper Morrissey, Secrets and Lies)
AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA (Denise Roberts, Schapelle)

SHORT FILM NOMINEES

And congratulations to The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 and 3/4:

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION (Steve Baker)

Another BIG congratulations to John Stokes ACS for his 2015 ACCTA Award nomination for Best Cinematography in a Documentary for Deepsea Challenge 3D.

(John Stokes ACS receiving his GOLD award in the Screen Queensland funded catergory ‘Telefeatures, Series, TV Drama or Comedy’ at the 2014 ACS Awards for Cinematography for his work on A Place to Call Home from Ron Johanson OAM ACS)

Also congrats to Queenslander Michelle McGahey for her ACCTA Award for Best Production Design in Television for The Code.

The 4th AACTA Awards Ceremony will be broadcast on Network Ten on Thursday 29 January 2015.

For more information and to view the full listing, please visit the AACTA website.