‘The Banshees Of Inisherin’, ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Head Nominations For Australia’s AACTA International Awards
15.12.2022 - 22:04
The Banshees Of Inisherin and Everything Everywhere All At Once head the nominations for the 12th edition of the AACTA International Awards, with six nods apiece. They were followed by Elvis with four nominations.
The awards, presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), are focused on content made worldwide in 2022, as determined by Australia’s leading filmmakers and content creators. The ceremony will take place virtually on February 24, 2023.
Everything Everywhere All At Once is nominated for Best Film, Best Direction for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, and also scored big in the acting categories with Best Lead Actress for Michelle Yeoh, Best Supporting Actor for Ke Huy Quan and Best Supporting Actress nods for Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu.
The Banshees Of Inisherin was also nominated for Best Film, Best Direction and Best Screenplay (both Martin McDonagh), along with Best Lead Actor for Colin Farrell, Best Supporting Actor for Brendan Gleeson, and Best Supporting Actress for Kerry Condon.
Also nominated for Best Film are Elvis, Avatar: The Way Of Water and Top Gun: Maverick. Elvis also picked up nods for Best Direction for Baz Luhrmann, Best Lead Actor for Austin Butler in the role of Elvis and Best Supporting Actress for Olivia DeJonge in the role of Priscilla (see full list of nominations below).
Elvis also recently dominated the Australia-focused AACTA awards ceremony, where it picked up trophies for Best Film, Direction, Actor (Austin Butler) and Actress (Olivia DeJonge).
In the television categories, Australian productions Heartbreak High and Mystery Road: Origin are both up for Best Drama Series, along with Severance, Stranger Things and The Bear. Best Comedy Series