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Winners Of The 2012 Samsung AACTA Awards

The winners of the inaugural Samsung Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards were announced at Sydney Opera House last night.  The full list of nominees and winners is below, with the winners in bold.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG ACTOR
Olivia DeJonge. Good Pretender.
Emma Jefferson. My Place, Series 2 ‐ Episode 17 '1848 ‐ Johanna'. ABC3
Lara Robinson. Cloudstreet ‐ Part 1. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase
Lucas Yeeda. Mad Bastards.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES
East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey. Steve Knapman, Kris Wyld. SBS
Offspring, Season 2. John Edwards, Imogen Banks. Network Ten
Rake. Ian Collie, Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh. ABC1
Spirited, Season 2. Claudia Karvan, Jacquelin Perske. FOXTEL ‐ W

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE, MINI SERIES OR SHORT RUN SERIES
Cloudstreet. Greg Haddrick, Brenda Pam. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase
Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. John Edwards, Karen Radzyner. ABC1
Sisters Of War. Andrew Wiseman. ABC1
The Slap. Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SERIES
The Gruen Transfer, Series 4. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Jon Casimir. ABC1
Hungry Beast, Series 3. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Andy Nehl, Jon Casimir. ABC1
Judith Lucy's Spiritual Journey. Todd Abbott. ABC1
Junior MasterChef, Series 1. Tara McWilliams. Network Ten
RocKwiz. Brian Nankervis, Ken Connor, Peter Bain‐Hogg, Joe Connor. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN TELEVISION
Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo ‐ Episode 1. Daina Reid. ABC1
The Slap ‐ Episode 1 ‘Hector’. Jessica Hobbs. ABC1
The Slap ‐ Episode 3 ‘Harry’. Matthew Saville. ABC1
Small Time Gangster ‐ Episode 1 'Jingle Bells'. Jeffrey Walker. FOXTEL ‐ Movie Network

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION
Cloudstreet ‐ Part 3. Tim Winton, Ellen Fontana. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase
Laid ‐ Episode 3. Kirsty Fisher. ABC1
The Slap ‐ Episode 1 'Hector'. Kris Mrksa. ABC1
The Slap ‐ Episode 3 'Harry'. Brendan Cowell. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Rob Carlton, Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1
Alex Dimitriades, The Slap. ABC1
Don Hany, East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey. SBS
Jonathan LaPaglia, The Slap. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Essie Davis, Cloudstreet. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase
Kerry Fox, Cloudstreet. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase
Asher Keddie, Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1
Sarah Snook, Sisters Of War. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Richard Cawthorne, Killing Time ‐ Episode 2. FOXTEL ‐ TV1
Aaron Fa'aoso, East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey ‐ Episode 18 'The Price Of Salvation'. SBS
Jacek Koman, Spirited, Season 2 ‐ Episode 2 'Time After Time'. FOXTEL ‐ W
Todd Lasance, Cloudstreet ‐ Part 3. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Diana Glenn, The Slap ‐ Episode 3 'Harry'. ABC1
Rena Owen, East West 101, Season 3 ‐ The Heroes' Journey ‐ Episode 18 'The Price Of Salvation'. SBS
Susie Porter, Sisters Of War. ABC1
Lara Robinson, Cloudstreet ‐ Part 1. FOXTEL ‐ Showcase

SWITCHED ON AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION PROGRAM
MasterChef Australia, Network Ten
Packed To The Rafters, Seven Network
Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo, ABC1
Underbelly Razor, Nine Network

SWITCHED ON AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Rebecca Gibney, Packed To The Rafters. Seven Network
Asher Keddie, Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Underbelly Razor. Nine Network
Erik Thomson, Packed To The Rafters. Seven Network

SAMSUNG AACTA AWARD FOR BEST FILM
The Eye Of The Storm. Antony Waddington, Gregory Read, Fred Schepisi.
The Hunter. Vincent Sheehan.
Mad Bastards. David Jowsey, Alan Pigram, Stephen Pigram, Brendan Fletcher.
Oranges And Sunshine. Camilla Bray, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning.
Red Dog, Nelson Woss, Julie Ryan.
Snowtown. Anna McLeish, Sarah Shaw.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
The Eye Of The Storm, Fred Schepisi.
The Hunter, Daniel Nettheim.
Red Dog, Kriv Stenders.
Snowtown, Justin Kurzel.

]AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Griff The Invisible, Leon Ford.
The Loved Ones, Sean Byrne.
Mad Bastards, Brendan Fletcher, Dean Daley‐Jones, Greg Tait, John Watson.
Red Hill, Patrick Hughes.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Eye Of The Storm, Judy Morris.
The Hunter, Alice Addison.
Red Dog, Daniel Taplitz.
Snowtown, Shaun Grant.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
Willem Dafoe, The Hunter.
Daniel Henshall, Snowtown.
Geoffrey Rush, The Eye Of The Storm.
David Wenham, Oranges And Sunshine.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Judy Davis, The Eye Of The Storm.
Frances O'Connor, The Hunter.
Charlotte Rampling, The Eye Of The Storm.
Emily Watson, Oranges And Sunshine.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
John Gaden, The Eye Of The Storm.
Sam Neill, The Hunter
Robert Rabiah, Face To Face.
Hugo Weaving, Oranges And Sunshine.

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Morgana Davies, The Hunter.
Louise Harris, Snowtown.
Helen Morse, The Eye Of The Storm.
Alexandra Schepisi, The Eye Of The Storm.

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