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01 February 2012

AACTA Award Winners 2012; Australian Entertainment Industry Showcase Event

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It was the hottest ticket in town last night with the who's who of the Australian film and television industry attending the AACTA awards.

The mega event was held at the world famous Sydney Opera House and was broadcast via Channel 9.

The list of winners from the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards...

FILM

SAMSUNG AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FILM

• RED DOG. Nelson Woss, Julie Ryan.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
• Snowtown. Justin Kurzel.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
• Griff The Invisible. Leon Ford.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
• Snowtown. Shaun Grant.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
• Daniel Henshall. Snowtown.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
• Judy Davis. The Eye Of The Storm.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
• Hugo Weaving. Oranges And Sunshine.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
• Louise Harris. Snowtown.

TELEVISION

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG ACTOR
• Lara Robinson. Cloudstreet - Part 1. FOXTEL - Showcase

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES
• East West 101, Season 3 - The Heroes' Journey. Steve Knapman, Kris Wyld. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE, MINI SERIES OR SHORT RUN SERIES
• The Slap. Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SERIES
• The Gruen Transfer, Series 4. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Jon Casimir. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN TELEVISION
• The Slap - Episode 3 ‘Harry’. Matthew Saville. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION
• The Slap - Episode 3 'Harry'. Brendan Cowell. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Alex Dimitriades. The Slap. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Sarah Snook. Sisters Of War. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Richard Cawthorne. Killing Time - Episode 2. FOXTEL - TV1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Diana Glenn. The Slap - Episode 3 'Harry'. ABC1

SWITCHED ON AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION PROGRAM
• Packed To The Rafters. Seven Network

SWITCHED ON AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Asher Keddie. Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1

WINNERS BY PRODUCTION

TELEVISION

The Slap ‐ 5 Awards
• AACTA Award for Best Telefeature, Mini Series or Short Run Series
• AACTA Award for Best Direction in Television ‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’
• AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television ‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama ‐ Alex Dimitriades
• AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama ‐ Diana Glenn
‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’

Cloudstreet ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Young Actor ‐ Lara Robinson ‐ Part 1

East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Television Drama Series

The Gruen Transfer, Series 4 ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Light Entertainment Television Series

Killing Time, ‐ Episode 2 ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama ‐ Richard Cawthorne

Packed To The Rafters ‐ 1 Award
• Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Television Program

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo ‐ 1 Award
• Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Performance in a Television Drama ‐ Asher Keddie

Sisters Of War ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama ‐ Sarah Snook

FILM

Snowtown ‐ 4 Awards
• AACTA Award for Best Direction
• AACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor ‐ Daniel Henshall
• AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress ‐ Louise Harris

The Eye Of The Storm‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress ‐ Judy Davis

RED DOG ‐ 1 Award
• Samsung AACTA Award for Best Film

Griff The Invisible ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay

Oranges And Sunshine ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor ‐ Hugo Weaving

WINNERS BY NETWORK...

ABC1
The Slap ‐ 5 Awards
• AACTA Award for Best Telefeature, Mini Series or Short Run Series
• AACTA Award for Best Direction in Television ‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’
• AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television ‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama ‐ Alex Dimitriades
• AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama ‐ Diana Glenn
‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’

The Gruen Transfer, Series 4 ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Light Entertainment Television Series

Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo ‐ 1 Award
• Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Performance in a Television Drama ‐ Asher Keddie

Sisters Of War ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama ‐ Sarah Snook

CHANNEL 7
Packed To The Rafters ‐ 1 Award
• Switched On Audience Choice Award for Best Television Program

SBS
East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Television Drama Series

FOXTEL
Cloudstreet, SHOWCASE ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Young Actor ‐ Lara Robinson ‐ Part 1

Killing Time, TV1 ‐ 1 Award
• AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama ‐ Richard Cawthorne
‐ Episode 2

The Music News Australia agency congratulates everyone involved in the success of the AACTA Awards.

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Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)

Australian Film Institute

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Sydney Opera House

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