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Australian Film Institute Awards 2010: Winners: ANIMAL KINGDOM, BRIGHT STAR

Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom, Bright Star, Liz Watts, and the other winners of the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards have been announced. The Australian Film Institute Awards 2010 (AFI Awards 2010) were held on December 10, 2010 through December 11, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. The full listing of the winners of the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards are listed below.

AFI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR
Sam Worthington. Avatar

AFI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
Mia Wasikowska. Alice in Wonderland

AFI YOUNG ACTOR AWARD
Harrison Gilbertson. Beneath Hill 60

AFI VISUAL EFFECTS AWARD
Daybreakers. Peter Spierig, Michael Spierig, Rangi Sutton, James Rogers, Randy Vellacott

AFI RAYMOND LONGFORD AWARD
Reg Grundy

BYRON KENNEDY AWARD
Animal Logic. Presented to Zareh Nalbandian

READERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts

TELEVISION

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S TELEVISION DRAMA
My Place. Penny Chapman. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S TELEVISION ANIMATION
dirtgirlworld. Cate McQuillen. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION COMEDY SERIES
Review With Myles Barlow, Season 2. Dean Bates. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SERIES
The Gruen Transfer, Series 3. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Jon Casimir, Debbie Cuell. ABC1

AFI AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES
Rush, Season 3. John Edwards, Mimi Butler. Network Ten

AFI AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE, MINI SERIES OR SHORT RUN SERIES
Hawke. Richard Keddie. Network Ten

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN TELEVISION
Hawke. Emma Freeman. Network Ten

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION
Wilfred II – Episode 7, ‘Dog Star’. Jason Gann, Adam Zwar. SBS

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Richard Roxburgh. Hawke. Network Ten

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Catherine McClements. Tangle, Season 2. Showcase

AFI AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Damien Garvey. Underbelly: The Golden Mile ? Episode 10, ‘Hurt on Duty’. Nine Network

AFI AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Deborah Mailman. Offspring. Network Ten

AFI AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION COMEDY
Phil Lloyd. Review With Myles Barlow, Season 2. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TELEVISION SCREEN CRAFT
Shaun Micallef. Talkin’ ‘bout Your Generation, Host. Network Ten

NON-FEATURE FILM

AFI AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
Contact. Martin Butler, Bentley Dean. ABC1

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER ONE HOUR
You Only Live Twice ? The Incredibly True Story Of The Hughes Family. Ruth Cullen. ABC1

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Liberal Rule ? The Politics That Changed Australia. Nick Torrens, Frank Haines. SBS

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A DOCUMENTARY
Inside The Firestorm. Jacob Hickey. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A DOCUMENTARY
Miracles ? Episode 1, ‘Miracle in the Storm’. Toby Oliver ACS. ABC1

AFI AWARD FOR BEST EDITING IN A DOCUMENTARY
Inside The Firestorm. Steven Robinson. ABC

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SOUND IN A DOCUMENTARY
Inside The Firestorm. Jock Healy, Tristan Meredith, AJ Bradford. ABC

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

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FICTION FILM
The Kiss. Sonya Humphrey, Ashlee Page

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN A SHORT FILM
Deeper Than Yesterday. Ariel Kleiman

AFI AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SHORT FILM SCREEN CRAFT
Nick Matthews. The Kiss, Cinematography

FEATURE FILM

AFI MEMBERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts

SAMSUNG MOBILE AFI AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
Animal Kingdom. David Michôd

MACQUARIE AFI AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Animal Kingdom. David Michôd

MACQUARIE AFI AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Tomorrow When The War Began. Stuart Beattie

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Bright Star. Greig Fraser

AFI AWARD FOR BEST EDITING
Animal Kingdom. Luke Doolan

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SOUND
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

AFI AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Bright Star. Janet Patterson

AFI AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Bright Star. Janet Patterson

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
Ben Mendelsohn. Animal Kingdom

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Jacki Weaver. Animal Kingdom

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Joel Edgerton. Animal Kingdom

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Deborah Mailman. Bran Nue Dae

Source: Chinokino

 

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