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2014 AACTA Awards Nominations

The Great Gatsby Leads the 2014 AACTA Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 2014 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards have been announced, with The Great Gatsby scoring 14 nods in the film categories — including potential honours for international stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan — closely followed by The Rocket with 12 nominations. In the TV categories, Top of the Lake leads with 10 nominations, while Mrs Biggs, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story and Redfern Now all received eight each.

The 2014 AACTA Awards will be held on Jan. 30 at The Star in Sydney, but there will also be an industry lunch held on Jan. 28 before the big ceremony. You can find the full list of film and TV nominations after the jump.

FEATURE FILM

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Dead Europe
The Great Gatsby
Mystery Road
The Rocket
Satellite Boy
The Turning

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
Baz Luhrmann, The Great Gatsby
Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
Kim Mordaunt, The Rocket
The Turning Ensemble, The Turning

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Colin and Cameron Cairnes, 100 Bloody Acres
Morgan O'Neill and Tim Duffy, Drift
Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
Kim Mordaunt, The Rocket

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Christopher Hampton, Adoration
Louise Fox, Dead Europe
Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce, The Great Gatsby
The Turning Ensemble, The Turning

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Geoffrey Hall ACS and Rick Rifici, Drift
Damian E. Wyvill ACS, Goddess
Simon Duggan ACS, The Great Gatsby
Andrew Commis ACS, The Rocket

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING
Matt Villa, Jason Ballantine and Jonathan Redmond, The Great Gatsby
Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
Nick Meyers, The Rocket
The Turning Ensemble, The Turning

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SOUND
The Great Gatsby
Mystery Road
The Rocket
Satellite Boy

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE
Jed Kurzel, Dead Europe
Michael Yezerski, Drift
Craig Armstrong, The Great Gatsby
Caitlin Yeo, The Rocket

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Annie Beauchamp, Adoration
Annie Beauchamp, Goddess
Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Ian Gracie and Beverley Dunn, The Great Gatsby
Pete Baxter, The Rocket

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Joanna Mae Park, Adoration
Shareen Beringer, Goddess
Catherine Martin, Silvana Azzi Heras and Kerry Thompson, The Great Gatsby
Woranun Pueakpun and Sylvia Wilczynski, The Rocket

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Great Gatsby
Sitthiphon Disamoe, The Rocket
Ewen Leslie, Dead Europe
Hugo Weaving, The Turning

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Rose Byrne, The Turning
Carey Mulligan, The Great Gatsby
Tasma Walton, Mystery Road
Naomi Watts, Adoration

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Marton Csokas, Dead Europe
Joel Edgerton, The Great Gatsby
Thep Phongam, The Rocket
Angus Sampson, 100 Bloody Acres

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Elizabeth Debicki, The Great Gatsby
Isla Fisher, The Great Gatsby
Mirrah Foulkes, The Turning
Alice Keohavong, The Rocket

TELEVISION

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CHILDREN'S TELEVISION SERIES
Dance Academy — Series 3
Nowhere Boys
Peleda
You're Skitting Me — Series 2

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION COMEDY OR LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SERIES
The Agony of Life
Gruen Nation — Series 2
Please Like Me
Shaun Micallef's MAD AS HELL — Series 2
Upper Middle Bogan

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST REALITY TELEVISION SERIES
Australia's Got Talent — Series 7
MasterChef: The Professionals
My Kitchen Rules — Series 4
The X Factor — Series 4

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES
Offspring — Season 4
Redfern Now — Series 2
Serangoon Road
WENTWORTH — Series 1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE OR MINI SERIES
An Accidental Soldier
Mrs Biggs
Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story
Top of the Lake

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A TELEVISION DRAMA OR COMEDY
Rachel Ward, An Accidental Soldier
Matthew Saville, Please Like Me — Episode 3, "Portugese Custard Tarts"
Geoff Bennett, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 1
Garth Davis, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN A TELEVISION LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT OR REALITY SERIES
Mark Adamson, Big Brother — Episode 1, "Launch"
Tim Bartley and Jo Siddiqui, Hamish and Andy's Gap Year Asia — Episode 1, "Week 1"
Michael Venables, MasterChef: The Professionals — Episode 13, "Mansfield Offsite"
Ken Connor, STUDIO at the MEMO — Episode 3

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION
Debra Oswald, Offspring — Season 4, Episode 13
Samantha Winston, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 1
Steven McGregor, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 3, "Babe in Arms"
Robyn Butler, Wayne Hope and Gary McCaffrie, Upper Middle Bogan — Episode 5, "No Angel"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN TELEVISION
Germain McMicking, An Accidental Soldier
Fabian Wagner, Mrs Biggs — Episode 3
Jules O'Loughlin, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 6, "Dogs of War"
Adam Arkapaw, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST EDITING IN TELEVISION
Ben Lester and Mark Atkin, Mrs Biggs — Episode 3
Mark Perry, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 1
Dany Cooper, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 6, "Dogs of War"
Scott Gray, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SOUND IN TELEVISION
Australa's Got Talent — Series 7, Episode 1, "Auditions"
Mrs Biggs — Episode 5
Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 3, "Babe in Arms"
Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE IN TELEVISION
Bryony Marks, Mrs Biggs — Episode 3
Cornel Wilczek, Nowhere Boys — Episode 1
Antony Partos, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 3, "Babe in Arms"
Mark Bradshaw, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION
Clayton Jauncey, An Accidental Soldier
Pat Campbell, Mrs Biggs — Episode 5
Nathan Jurevicius, Peleda — Episode 3, "The Amber Shard"
Fiona Crombie, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN TELEVISION
Terri Lamera, An Accidental Soldier
Marion Boyce, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries — Series 2, Episode 1, "Murder Most Scandalous"
Amy Roberts and Kitty Stuckey, Mrs Biggs — Episode 3
Emily Seresin, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Ernie Dingo, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 6, "Dogs of War"
Remy Hii, Better Man
Lachy Hulme, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story
Meyne Wyatt, Redfern Now — Series 2, Episode 3, "Babe in Arms"

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Marie Bunel, An Accidental Soldier
Claudia Karvan, The Time of Our Lives
Asher Keddie, Offspring — Season 4
Sheridan Smith, Mrs Biggs

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Alexander England, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 1
Luke Ford, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 2
Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake — Episode 5, "The Dark Creator"
David Wenham, Better Man — Part 2

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Kris McQuade, WENTWORTH — Series 1, Episode 10, "Checkmate"
Heather Mitchell, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story — Part 1
Robyn Nevin, Top of the Lake — Episode 4, "A Rainbow Above Us"
Kat Stewart, Offspring — Season 4, Episode 9

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION COMEDY
Lisa McCune, It's a Date — Episode 1, "Abandon"
Shaun Micallef, Shaun Micallef's MAD AS HELL — Series 2
Robyn Nevin, Upper Middle Bogan
Josh Thomas, Please Like Me

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