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Australian Film Institute Awards 2010: Nominations

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The nominations for the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards have been announced. The Australian Film Institute Awards 2010 (AFI Awards 2010) are “awards of merit presented annually by the Australian Film Institute. The awards recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry and television industry, including directors, actors and writers. It is the most prestigious awards ceremony for the Australian film and television industry.” The awards show will be held on December 10, 2010 through December 11, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. The nominations for the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards are presented below.

SAMSUNG MOBILE AFI AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts
Beneath Hill 60. Bill Leimbach
Bran Nue Dae. Robyn Kershaw, Graeme Isaac
Bright Star. Jan Chapman, Caroline Hewitt
The Tree. Sue Taylor, Yaël Fogiel
Tomorrow When The War Began. Andrew Mason, Michael Boughen.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
Animal Kingdom. David Michôd
Beneath Hill 60. Jeremy Hartley Sims
Bright Star. Jane Campion
The Tree. Julie Bertuccelli.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
Brendan Cowell. Beneath Hill 60
James Frecheville. Animal Kingdom
Ben Mendelsohn. Animal Kingdom
Clive Owen. The Boys Are Back.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Abbie Cornish. Bright Star
Morgana Davies. The Tree
Charlotte Gainsbourg. The Tree
Jacki Weaver. Animal Kingdom.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Joel Edgerton. Animal Kingdom
Guy Pearce. Animal Kingdom
Kodi Smit-McPhee. Matching Jack
Sullivan Stapleton. Animal Kingdom.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Julia Blake. The Boys Are Back
Kerry Fox. Bright Star
Deborah Mailman. Bran Nue Dae
Laura Wheelwright. Animal Kingdom.

MACQUARIE AFI AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Animal Kingdom. David Michôd
Beneath Hill 60. David Roach
Bright Star. Jane Campion
Daybreakers. Peter Spierig, Michael Spierig.

MACQUARIE AFI AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Bran Nue Dae. Reg Cribb, Rachel Perkins, Jimmy Chi
The Boys Are Back. Allan Cubitt
The Tree. Julie Bertuccelli
Tomorrow When The War Began. Stuart Beattie.

AFI MEMBERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts
Beneath Hill 60. Bill Leimbach
Bran Nue Dae. Robyn Kershaw, Graeme Isaac
Bright Star. Jan Chapman, Caroline Hewitt
The Boys Are Back. Greg Brenman, Tim White
Tomorrow When The War Began. Andrew Mason,
Michael Boughen.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Animal Kingdom. Adam Arkapaw
Beneath Hill 60. Toby Oliver ACS
Bright Star. Greig Fraser
The Waiting City. Denson Baker ACS.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST EDITING
Animal Kingdom. Luke Doolan
Beneath Hill 60. Dany Cooper ASE
Bright Star. Alexandre de Franceschi ASE
Tomorrow When The War Began. Marcus D’Arcy.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SOUND
Animal Kingdom. Sam Petty, Rob Mackenzie, Philippe Decrausaz
Beneath Hill 60. Liam Egan, Alicia Slusarski, Mark Cornish, Tony Murtagh
Bran Nue Dae. Andrew Neil, Steve Burgess, Peter Mills,
Mario Vaccaro, Blaire Slater, David Bridie, Scott Montgomery
Tomorrow When The War Began. Andrew Plain, David Lee, Gethin Creagh, Robert Sullivan.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE
Animal Kingdom. Antony Partos, Sam Petty
Beneath Hill 60. Cezary Skubiszewski
Bran Nue Dae. Cezary Skubiszewski, Jimmy Chi, Patrick Duttoo Bin Amat, Garry Gower, Michael Manolis Mavromatis, Stephen Pigram
Bright Star. Mark Bradshaw.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Animal Kingdom. Jo Ford
Beneath Hill 60. Clayton Jauncey
Bright Star. Janet Patterson
Tomorrow When The War Began. Robert Webb, Michelle McGahey, Damien Drew, Bev Dunn.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Animal Kingdom. Cappi Ireland
Beneath Hill 60. Ian Sparke, Wendy Cork
Bran Nue Dae. Margot Wilson
Bright Star. Janet Patterson

AFI AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
Contact. Martin Butler, Bentley Dean. ABC1
Inside The Firestorm. Lucy Maclaren, Alex West. ABC
The Snowman. Rachel Landers, Dylan Blowen
Strange Birds In Paradise – A West Papuan Story. Jamie Nicolai, John Cherry.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER ONE HOUR
A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes In Australia.
Sharyn Prentice, Marianne Latham, Lavinia Riachi. ABC
Rudely Interrupted. Susie Jones, Benjamin Jones. ABC1
Surviving Mumbai. Andrew Ogilvie, Andrea Quesnelle. ABC
You Only Live Twice – The Incredibly True Story Of The Hughes Family. Ruth Cullen. ABC1

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Addicted To Money. Andrew Ogilvie, Andrea Quesnelle. ABC
Disable Bodied Sailors. Karina Holden, Nick Robinson. SBS
Kokoda. Andrew Wiseman. ABC1
Liberal Rule- The Politics That Changed Australia. Nick Torrens, Frank Haines. SBS

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A DOCUMENTARY
A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes In Australia. Amanda Chang. ABC
Contact. Martin Butler, Bentley Dean. ABC1
Inside The Firestorm. Jacob Hickey. ABC
Strange Birds In Paradise – A West Papuan Story. Charlie Hill-Smith.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A DOCUMENTARY
Disable Bodied Sailors – Episode 3. Nick Robinson. SBS
Miracles – Episode 1, ‘Miracle in the Storm’. Tony Oliver ACS. ABC1
Strange Birds In Paradise – A West Papuan Story. Angus Kemp
Surviving Mumbai. Jim Frater. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST EDITING IN A DOCUMENTARY
A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes In Australia.
Karin Steininger. ABC
Contact. Tania Nehme. ABC1
Inside The Firestorm. Steven Robinson. ABC
Surviving Mumbai. David Fosdick. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SOUND IN A DOCUMENTARY
A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes In Australia
Brett Aplin, Andrew McGrath, Erin McKimm. ABC
Inside The Firestorm. Jock Healy, Tristan Meredith. ABC
Kokoda – Episode 1, ‘The Invasion’. David Bridie, Chris Goodes, Ian Grant, Patrick Slater. ABC1
Strange Birds In Paradise – A West Papuan Story. Mik la Vage, Doron Kipen, David Bridie.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION
The Lost Thing. Sophie Byrne, Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan
Zero. Christopher Kezelos, Christine Kezelos.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FICTION FILM
Deeper Than Yesterday. Ariel Kleiman, Benjamin Gilovitz,
Sarah Cyngler, Anna Kojevnikov
The Kiss. Sonya Humphrey, Ashlee Page
The Love Song Of Iskra Prufrock. Lucy Gaffy, Lyn Norfor
Suburbia. Antonio Oreña-Barlin, Richard Halsted.

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN A SHORT FILM
A Parachute Falling In Siberia. Sarah Shaw, Ian Meadows
Deeper Than Yesterday. Ariel Kleiman
Glenn Owen Dodds. Trent Dalton
The Kiss. Ashlee Page

AFI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR
Simon Baker. The Mentalist, Season 2. Nine Network
Ryan Kwanten. True Blood, Season 3. Showcase
Kodi Smit-McPhee. The Road
Sam Worthington. Avatar

AFI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
Toni Collette. United States of Tara, Season 2. ABC1
Bojana Novakovic. Edge of Darkness
Mia Wasikowska. Alice in Wonderland
Naomi Watts. Mother and Child

AFI YOUNG ACTOR AWARD
Ashleigh Cummings. Tomorrow When The War Began
Morgana Davies. The Tree
James Frecheville. Animal Kingdom
Harrison Gilbertson. Beneath Hill 60

AFI VISUAL EFFECTS AWARD
Daybreakers. Peter Spierig, Michael Spierig, Rangi Sutton, James Rogers, Randy Vellacott
The Tree. Dave Morley, Felix Crawshaw, Claudia Lecaros, Tim Walker
Tinglewood. Wil Manning
Tomorrow When The War Began. Chris Godfrey, Sigi Eimutis, Dave Morely, Tony Cole

Source: Altfilmguide

 

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