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AACTA Audience Choice Nominees Announced



The Australian Academy has revealed the top six finalists for the 2022 AACTA Audience Choice Awards. The winners will be announced at the 2022 AACTA Awards Ceremony, presented by Foxtel Group, this Wednesday 7 December at The Hordern in Sydney’s iconic Entertainment Quarter, in addition to the peer-voted awards.

Now in its third year, theAudience Choice Awards allows the viewing public the opportunity to decide for their favourite actors, films, TV shows and digital creators from the past year.

The general public voted to determine six nominees in eight categories including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Film, Best TV Series, Best TV Personality, Best Sport Commentary Team, Best Sports Program, and Best Digital Creator.

 The nominees are:

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Film

  • Elvis
  • Thirteen Lives
  • Thor: Love and Thunder
  • Ticket to Paradise
  • The Drover's Wife the Legend of Molly Johnson
  • Wog Boys Forever


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best TV Series

  • Bluey
  • Gogglebox
  • Have you Been Paying Attention 
  • Heartbreak High
  • Home and Away
  • Married at First Sight


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Actor

  • Bryn Chapman (Heartbreak High)
  • Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love and Thunder)
  • Christian Ravello (Here Out West)
  • Hazem Shammas (The Twelve)
  • Jacob Elordi (Euphoria)
  • Thomas Weatherall (Heartbreak High)


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Actress

  • Asher Yasbincek (Heartbreak High)
  • Ayesha Madon (Heartbreak High)
  • Chloe Hayden (Heartbreak High)
  • Isla Fisher (Wolf Like Me)
  • Margot Robbie (Amsterdam)
  • Rebel Wilson (Senior Year)


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best TV Personality

  • Abbie Chatfield
  • Adam & Symon from Gogglebox
  • Andy Lee
  • Chris Brown
  • Hamish Blake
  • Robert Irwin


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Digital Creator

  • Anna Paul
  • Esmé Louise James
  • Jeff van de Zandt
  • Kat Clark
  • Luke and Sassy Scott
  • Sooshi Mango


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Sports Program

  • 100% Footy (Nine)
  • AFL Sunday Footy Show (Nine)
  • Friday Night Football AFL (Foxtel)
  • Friday Night Football NRL (Foxtel)
  • The Front Bar (Seven)
  • Women's Footy (Nine)


AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Sports Commentary Team

  • 2021 Melbourne Cup (Ten)
  • 2022 AFL Grand Final (Seven)
  • 2022 AFL Season (Foxtel)
  • 2022 AFL Season (Seven)
  • 2022 Australian Open (Nine)
  • 2022 Commonwealth Games (Seven)


AFI AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella said: “I wish to extend my congratulations to the 2022 AACTA Audience Choice Award nominees. To be selected by the Australian public as the best in your field shows the influence and impact that you have on your viewers.” 

Amanda Laing, Chief Content and Commercial Officer for the Foxtel Group said: “It’s wonderful that Australian fans have the opportunity to support their favourite shows, films and on-screen talent through the AACTA Audience Choice Awards. Massive congratulations to all nominees and we look forward to the winners being revealed on Wednesday night.”

Wednesday’s ceremony will be broadcast on 10, at 7.30pm, and will be encored on Fox Docos, Saturday, December 10 at 7:30pm. The broadcast will also be available to stream on demand via Foxtel, Binge and AACTA TV.

To view the full list of nominees for 2022, click here.


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