2010 AFI Award Nominations

2010 AFI Award Nominations

2010 AFI Award Nominations

The nominations for the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards were announced today, revealing a clean sweep of nods for Animal Kingdom, along with a number of other Madman and SBS DVD catalogue releases.

Animal Kingdom has taken out a total of eighteen nominations across all major feature film categories - a record achievement. The complete list of award nominations for the film is as follows:
  • AFI Member's Choice Award - Animal Kingdom
  • Best Film - Animal Kingdom
  • Best Direction - David Michôd
  • Best Lead Actor - James Frecheville
  • Best Lead Actor - Ben Mendelsohn
  • Best Lead Actress - Jacki Weaver
  • Best Supporting Actor -Joel Edgerton
  • Best Supporting Actor - Guy Pearce
  • Best Supporting Actor - Sullivan Stapleton
  • Best Supporting Actress - Laura Wheelwright
  • Best Original Screenplay - David Michôd
  • Best Cinematography - Adam Arkapaw
  • Best Editing - Luke Doolan
  • Best Sound - Sam Petty, Rob Mackenzie, Phillipe Decrausaz
  • Best Original Music Score - Antony Partos, Sam Petty
  • Best Production Design - Jo Ford
  • Best Costume Design - Cappi Ireland
  • AFI Young Actor Award - James Frecheville

    Madman and SBS DVD catalogue titles have also received several nominations across the Television, Non Feature Film and Additional Nominee categories. The complete list of award nominations for these titles is as follows:
  • Best Children's Television Animation - Dirtgirlworld, ABC1
  • Best Short Animation - The Lost Thing, Sophie Byrne, Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan
  • Best Television Comedy Series - Wilfred II, SBS
  • Best Screenplay in Television - Wilfred II, Episode 7 'Dog Star' by Jason Gann and Adam Zwar, SBS
  • Best Performance in a Comedy Series - Jason Gann
  • Best Television Drama Series - The Circuit - Series 2
  • Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama - Aaron Pederson, The Circuit - Series 2
  • Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama - John Waters, OffSpring, Network Ten
  • Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama - Deborah Mailman, OffSpring, Network Ten
  • Best Documentary Series - Liberal Rules, SBS
    The 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards winners will be announced on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th of December in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre. The ceremony will be hosted by Shane Jacobson (Kenny).




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