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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Film Critics Circle of Australia - Nominations for Best Australian Film - Media Release

17 January, 2017
Media Release (Apologies at this point that I can't fit the names next to the films in some cases. I've had formatting issues. ......... But almost as many stars behind and in front of the camera as there are in heaven. A great Awards night in store for the audience as well as the talent.)
The Daughter, 10 Nominations including Best Picture

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 FCCA AUSTRALIAN FILM AWARDS
FCCA (Film Critics Circle of Australia), the country’s foremost body of professional film critics and film journalists, are delighted to announce the nominations for their 2016 Australian Film Awards.
Leading the votes with nods in 10 categories is writer/director Simon Stone’s family drama, The Daughter, followed closely by Mel Gibson’s WWII epic, Hacksaw Ridge, which has attracted 9 nominations.
Other key contenders include Goldstone (8 nominations), Looking for Grace and Girl Asleep (6 nominations each) and Pawno (5 nominations).
Held annually for over 30 years, these prestigious Awards acknowledge and celebrate the high level of creativity and expertise within the Australian film industry and will be held on the evening of Tuesday 21st February 2017, at Paddington Woollahra RSL, 226 Oxford Street, Paddington.
Nominations for the 2016 FCCA Australian Film Awards are:
BEST FILM
GIRL ASLEEP GOLDSTONE HACKSAW RIDGE
LOOKING FOR GRACE THE DAUGHTER
BEST DIRECTOR
Mel Gibson Rosemary Myers Matthew Saville Ivan Sen
Simon Stone
BEST ACTOR
John Brumpton Andrew Garfield Ewen Leslie Aaron Pedersen Richard Roxburgh
BEST ACTRESS
Maeve Dermody Radha Mitchell Maggie Naouri Bethany Whitmore Odessa Young
BEST CINEMATOGRAHY
Andrew Commis Simon Duggan Bonnie Elliott Katie Milwright Ivan Sen
BEST ACTRESS SUPPORTNG ROLE
Kerry Armstrong Justine Clarke Rachel Griffiths Miranda Otto Jacki Weaver
BEST ACTOR SUPORTING ROLE
Mark Coles-Smith Damon Herriman Sam Neill
Hugo Weaving Terry Norris

BEST SCRIPT
Damian Hill
Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan Ivan Sen
Simon Stone
Matthew Whittet

BEST MUSIC
Marco Beltrami
Mark Bradshaw
Rupert Gregson-Williams
Ivan Sen
Shinjuku Thief & Darrin Verhagen
BEST EDITOR
Peter Carrodus Karryn de Cinque John Gilbert Veronika Jenet Ivan Sen

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
ANOTHER COUNTRY
IN THE SHADOW OF THE HILL THE FAMILY
ON RICHARD'S SIDE
ZACH'S CEREMONY

The FCCA is the national body of professional critics. Awards for Australian film are presented each year. All members of the organisation vote in all categories, except for the Feature Documentary Category, where films are submitted and viewed by a specialist panel.
To purchase tickets for the 2016 FCCA Australian Film Awards please visit:
http://fcca.com.au

MEDIA ENQUIRIES
Adrienne McKibbins
Awards Manager
M: 0425 214 950 / E: filmcriticsaust@bigpond.com

The 2017 Awards are financed with the assistance of Screen Australia
The Feature Documentary Award is presented in partnership with the NFSA.
The Awards for 2017 are kindly sponsored by Universal Pictures, ACS, Mind Blowing Films, Australian Guild of Screen Composers, and Filmink

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