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Equity congratulates AACTA nominees

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Actors Equity congratulates all the nominees announced by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts for the 2nd annual AACTA Awards.

The Sapphires
The Sapphires
leads the field with nominations in 12 categories


AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
• Joel Edgerton. Wish You Were Here
• Matthew Goode. Burning Man
• Chris O’Dowd. The Sapphires
• Guy Pearce. 33 Postcards

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
• Toni Collette. Mental
• Deborah Mailman. The Sapphires
• Felicity Price. Wish You Were Here
• Sarah Snook. Not Suitable For Children

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
• Ryan Corr. Not Suitable For Children
• Liev Schreiber. Mental
• Antony Starr. Wish You Were Here
• Gary Waddell. The King Is Dead!

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
• Essie Davis. Burning Man
• Rebecca Gibney. Mental
• Deborah Mailman. Mental
• Jessica Mauboy. The Sapphires

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Jimi Bani -  Mabo. ABC1
• Anthony Hayes – Devil’s Dust. ABC1
• Lachy Hulme – Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War. Nine Network
• Richard Roxburgh – Rake – Season 2. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Ashleigh Cummings – Puberty Blues. Network Ten
• Essie Davis – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. ABC1
• Susie Porter – Dangerous Remedy. ABC1
• Leah Purcell – Redfern Now – Episode 1 ‘Family’. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Luke Carroll – Redfern Now – Episode 6 ‘Pretty Boy Blue’. ABC1
• Abe Forsythe – Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War – Part 1. Nine Network
• Aaron Jeffery – Underbelly Badness – Episode 3 ‘The Loaded Dog’. Nine Network
• Dan Wyllie – Puberty Blues – Episode 4. Network Ten

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
• Shareena Clanton – Redfern Now – Episode 1 ‘Family’. ABC1
• Mandy McElhinney – Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War – Part 2. Nine Network
• Susan Prior – Puberty Blues – Episode 4. Network Ten
• Laura Wheelwright – Underground. Network Ten

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION COMEDY
• Patrick Brammall – A Moody Christmas. ABC1
• Barry Crocker – The Strange Calls. ABC2
• Damon Herriman – Laid – Series 2. ABC1
• Frank Woodley – Woodley. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG ACTOR
• Brenna Harding – Puberty Blues. Network Ten
• Ed Oxenbould -  Julian
• Saskia Rosendahl – Lore
• Lily Sullivan – Mental

The 2nd annual AACTA Awards Ceremony will take place in Sydney in early 2013.

For more information, including a full list of all nominees, visit www.aacta.org.au

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