Origin’ Dominate Australia’s AACTA Craft Awards

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis dominated the movie classes on the Australian Academy of Cinema Tv Arts (AACTA) Trade Awards on Monday, whereas crime sequence prequel Thriller Street: Origin took prime honors within the tv part. 

Hosted by Aussie display screen veteran Rove McManus, the AACTA Trade Awards have been held on the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney’s historic leisure quarter — marking the primary time the present occurred in individual because the begin of the pandemic. The ceremony honored Australia’s most interesting craft practitioners of 2022. It will likely be adopted Wednesday by the principle AACTA ceremony, honoring the 12 months’s finest movies, sequence and performances. 

Luhrmann’s Elvis achieved nearly a clear sweep of Monday’s classes, taking dwelling seven AACTA craft prizes, together with a twin finest costume design and finest manufacturing design win for Catherine Martin, and finest cinematography for Mandy Walker, the primary girl to assert the Australian DOP prize. The movie additionally nabbed finest enhancing, finest sound, finest visible results and finest hair and make-up. 

Elsewhere, Thomas M. Wright received dwelling the perfect screenplay award for The Stranger. A Sew In Time received the prize for finest indie movie, whereas River, the sequel to three-time AACTA Award-winning documentary Mountain, scored finest documentary honors. 

On the small display screen, Thriller Street: Origin cleaned up with 4 AACTA Awards, spanning finest cinematography in tv, finest enhancing, finest course and finest sound. The Bunya/ABC-produced sequence is up for an additional six classes on the foremost awards present on Wednesday.

Comic Ronny Chieng took dwelling his first ever AACTA Award for finest stand-up particular for Speakeasy on Netflix. And the internationally common youngsters’s present Bluey received the AACTA Award for finest youngsters’s program for a fourth consecutive 12 months. 

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“We’re thrilled that after the two-year pandemic hiatus, the AACTA Trade Awards is again as a significant reside occasion, “mentioned AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella in a press release. “It’s glorious to once more deliver collectively Australia’s most gifted display screen practitioners and have fun the onerous work and talent prevalent in our trade. The AACTA Trade Awards give us an opportunity to honor and acknowledge the unbelievable productions and gifted creatives who contribute to the Australian leisure panorama. I wish to lengthen my honest congratulations to all of at the moment’s winners and nominees.”



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