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9th AACTA Awards

The 9th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (generally known as the AACTA Awards) is an award's ceremony to celebrate the best of Australian films and television of 2019. The main ceremony was held at The Star in Sydney, New South Wales and was televised on the Seven Network. First awards were presented on 4 December 2019.[1] The recipient of the Longford Lyell Award was actor and filmmaker Sam Neill[2]

Feature film


Best Casting
Best Indie Film
  • Buoyancy -- Rodd Rathjen, Samantha Jennings, Kristina Ceyton, Rita Walsh
    • Book Week -- Heath Davis, Joanne Weatherstone
    • Acute Misfortune -- Thomas M. Wright, Virginia Kay, Jamie Houge, Liz Kearney
    • Emu Runner -- Imogen Thomas, Victor Evatt, Antonia Barnard, John Fink
    • Sequin in a Blue Room -- Samuel Van Grinsven, Sophie Hattch, Linus Gibson


Best Lifestyle Program
Best Reality Series
Best Non-Fiction Television Direction
Best Cinematography in Television
Best Editing in Television
Best Sound in Television
  • Lambs of God -- Nick Emond, Stephen Smith, Paul Devescovi, Mia Stewart - Episode 1: The Devil Into Paradise
Best Original Music Score in Television
Best Production Design in Television
Best Costume Design in Television
  • Lambs of God -- Xanthe Heubel - Episode 1: The Devil Into Paradise


Best Documentary Television Program
Best Editing in a Documentary
Best Cinematography in a Documentary
  • Magical Land of Oz -- Paul Bell, Dan Proud, Jon Shaw
    • 100 Days To Victory -- Torstein Dyrting - Episode 1: The Spring Offensive
    • Finke: There and Back -- Dylan River, Shane Mulcahy, Peter Beeh
    • In My Blood It Runs -- Maya Newell
Best Original Music Score in a Documentary
  • 2040 -- Bryony Marks
    • The Cult of The Family -- Amanda Brown - Episode 1: Unseen, Uheard, Unknown
    • The Leunig Fragments -- Luke Altmann
    • Martha: A Picture Story -- Adit Gauchan, Vincent Goodyer
Best Sound in a Documentary
  • 100 Days To Victory - Episode 1: The Spring Offensive -- Ric Curtin, Xoe Baird, Laurie Chlanda, Adrian Tucker
    • Defend, Conserve, Protect -- Chris Goodes
    • Don't Stop The Music -- Ric Curtin, Glenn Martin, Ben Ohayon, Gavin Fernie, Ash Charlton
    • Mystify: Michael Hutchence -- Robert Mackenzie, Mick Boraso, Simon Rosenberg, Lynn-Maree Milburn

Short film

Best Short Fiction Film
  • The Egg -- Jane Cho, Ilana Lazar
    • Rebooted -- Michael Shanks, Nicholas Colla, Chris Hocking
    • Snare -- Madeleine Gottlieb, Tom Slater
    • Yulubidyi - Until The End -- Curtis Taylor, Nathan Mewett, Glen Stasiuk
  • Pinchpot -- Greg Holfeld
    • Jasper -- Simon Rippingale, Alessandra Grasso
    • Sohrab And Rustum -- Lee Whitmore
    • Sole -- Yori Narpati, Erika Ju, Quynh Truong

Additional awards

Best Asian Film


  1. ^ https://www.aacta.org/aacta-awards/winners-and-nominees/
  2. ^ "Winners & Nominees". Aacta.org. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Winners & Nominees". Aacta.org. Retrieved 2019.

Further reading

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