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7th AACTA International Awards Nominees Announced

AACTA has today announced the nominees for the 7th AACTA International Awards.

A total of 15 films have received nominations this year, with CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, LADY BIRD and THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI leading the way with five nominations each.

Best Film nominations follow American Film Institute Movie of the Year acknowledgements for all five nominees: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, DUNKIRK, LADY BIRD, THE SHAPE OF WATER and THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.

Fresh from receiving two Awards at the Sydney-hosted AACTA Awards last week, Nicole Kidman continues an incredible year with her second consecutive AACTA International Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER. Nicole is chasing her second consecutive win, having won the Award earlier this year for LION.

This year also sees over three quarters of nominees receive their first AACTA nominations, including: Greta Gerwig (LADY BIRD), Christopher Nolan (DUNKIRK), Allison Janney (I, TONYA), Gary Oldman (DARKEST HOUR), Frances McDormand (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI), Willem Dafoe (THE FLORIDA PROJECT) and Australian actress Margot Robbie, who follows her first Golden Globe nomination with her first AACTA International Award nomination for Best Lead Actress for I, TONYA.

Fellow Australians also receiving nominations are: Hugh Jackman (LOGAN), Ben Mendelsohn (DARKEST HOUR), Abbie Cornish (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI) and Australian director Craig Gillespie (I, TONYA).

Winners of the 7th AACTA International Awards will be announced in Los Angeles on Friday 5 January at an exclusive ceremony held at The Avalon Hollywood. The Ceremony will be telecast in Australia exclusively on Foxtel Arts, Foxtel’s high definition dedicated arts channel, on Sunday 7 January at 8.30pm AEDT, with encores on Monday 8 January at 6.00pm AEDT and Wednesday 10 January at 7:30pm AEDT.

 

NOMINEES

AACTA International Award for Best Film

  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
  • DUNKIRK
  • LADY BIRD
  • THE SHAPE OF WATER
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

 

AACTA International Award for Best Direction

  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – Luca Guadagnino
  • DUNKIRK – Christopher Nolan
  • I, TONYA – Craig Gillespie
  • LADY BIRD – Greta Gerwig
  • THE SHAPE OF WATER – Guillermo del Toro

 

AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay

  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – James Ivory
  • DUNKIRK – Christopher Nolan
  • GET OUT – Jordan Peele
  • LADY BIRD – Greta Gerwig
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI – Martin McDonagh

 

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress

  • Judi Dench – VICTORIA & ABDUL
  • Sally Hawkins – THE SHAPE OF WATER
  • Frances McDormand – THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
  • Margot Robbie – I, TONYA
  • Saoirse Ronan – LADY BIRD

 

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actor

  • Timothée Chalamet – CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – PHANTOM THREAD
  • Hugh Jackman – LOGAN
  • Daniel Kaluuya – GET OUT
  • Gary Oldman – DARKEST HOUR

 

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress

  • Mary J. Blige – MUDBOUND
  • Abbie Cornish – THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
  • Allison Janney – I, TONYA
  • Nicole Kidman – THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER
  • Laurie Metcalf – LADY BIRD

 

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor

  • Willem Dafoe – THE FLORIDA PROJECT
  • Armie Hammer – CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
  • Tom Hardy – DUNKIRK
  • Ben Mendelsohn – DARKEST HOUR
  • Sam Rockwell – THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

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