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6th AACTA International Awards

The 6th AACTA International Awards were held at The Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles on Friday 6 January 2017. The International Awards recognise film excellence regardless of geography, across seven categories: Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Lead Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress.

The Awards were a star-studded affair, with guests and Nominees attending including Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Emma StoneKenneth Lonergan, Harvey Weinstein, Luke Hemsworth, Garth Davis, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sunny Pawar and Dev Patel.

Ocean Park Standoff (featuring Samantha Ronson, Ethan Thompson and Pete Nappi) opened the Ceremony, which was hosted by Daniel MacPherson. Joining Daniel on stage were Presenters Isla FisherJulian McMahon, Alan Dale, Radha Mitchell, Damon Herriman, Luke Bracey and Simon Baker.

Four films were awarded across the seven categories - LA LA LAND, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, LION and HACKSAW RIDGE.

The 6th AACTA International Awards will be telecast in Australia exclusively on Foxtel Arts, Foxtel’s high definition dedicated arts channel, on Sunday 8 January at 7.30pm AEDT followed by an encore on Arena at 9.30pm AEDT and encores the following day on Foxtel Arts.

For more information on the AACTA International Awards, click here.

 

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AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST FILM

  • ARRIVAL
  • HACKSAW RIDGE
  • LA LA LAND - WINNER
  • LION
  • MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION

  • ARRIVAL | Denis Villeneuve
  • HACKSAW RIDGE | Mel Gibson - WINNER
  • LA LA LAND | Damien Chazelle
  • LION | Garth Davis
  • MANCHESTER BY THE SEA | Kenneth Lonergan

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

  • HACKSAW RIDGE | Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan
  • HELL OR HIGH WATER | Taylor Sheridan
  • LA LA LAND | Damien Chazelle
  • LION | Luke Davies
  • MANCHESTER BY THE SEA | Kenneth Lonergan - WINNER

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR

  • Casey Affleck | MANCHESTER BY THE SEA - WINNER
  • Joel Edgerton | LOVING
  • Andrew Garfield | HACKSAW RIDGE
  • Ryan Gosling | LA LA LAND
  • Denzel Washington | FENCES

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS

  • Amy Adams | ARRIVAL
  • Isabelle Huppert | ELLE
  • Ruth Negga | LOVING
  • Natalie Portman | JACKIE
  • Emma Stone | LA LA LAND - WINNER

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Mahershala Ali | MOONLIGHT
  • Jeff Bridges | HELL OR HIGH WATER
  • Lucas Hedges | MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
  • Dev Patel | LION - WINNER
  • Michael Shannon | NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Viola Davis | FENCES
  • Naomie Harris | MOONLIGHT
  • Nicole Kidman | LION - WINNER
  • Teresa Palmer | HACKSAW RIDGE
  • Michelle Williams | MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
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