AACTA Awards 2022: guide

aacta awards 2022 guide

Amanda Keller hosts the AACTA Awards on Wednesday at The Hordern, Moore Park and screening on 10.

“I guess I’m a volunteer tour guide, my flag on a stick held aloft to take everyone through the sights, sounds and smells of the AACTA Awards. Looking at the calibre of nominees and guests, I think we will be inhaling the intoxicating and sweet smell of success,” she said.

Presenters: Rove McManus, Rebel Wilson, Mark Coles-Smith, James Majoos, Magda Szubanski, Celia Pacquola, Rhys Nicholson, Guy Pearce, Erik Thomson, Claudia Karvan, Sigrid Thornton, Coco Jack Gillies, Chloe Hayden, who star in AACTA nominated productions competing for Awards this year.

Executive Producer Craig Campbell said, “What a spectacular year of Australian screen excellence. Australia has produced some absolutely outstanding work, which has captivated audiences locally and in mindboggling numbers abroad. We can’t wait to celebrate and recognise these achievements on Wednesday night.”

AFI AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella said: “We are very excited for the inimitable Amanda Keller to be the host of this year’s AACTA Awards. Amanda’s talents span across many mediums, and she is an undeniable force within the industry of screen and entertainment. Having her at the helm of this year’s Awards is a privilege and we very much looking forward to seeing her, Rove and all of the presenters take the stage on Wednesday.”

Daniel Monaghan, Senior Vice President, Content and Programming at Paramount Australia and New Zealand said: “It’s going to be a fantastic night celebrating our industry with stellar hosts Amanda and Rove. The AACTAs are certainly gearing up to be an incredible event with a star-studded line up that will also be great entertainment on screen with our telecast on 10.”

Guests: Russell Crowe, Olivia DeJonge, Catherine Martin, Jessica DeGouw, Miranda Tapsell, Elsa Pataky, Pallavi Sharda, Jacqueline McKenzie , Matt Nable, Sean Kennan, Nakkiah Lui, Rarriwuy Hick , Luke Arnold, Carlos Sanson Jr, Natalie Imbruglia, Bojana Novakovic, Gracie Otto, Charlie Pickering, Leah Purcell, Yael Stone, Sonia Kruger, Myf Warhurst, Beau Ryan, Brihony Dawson, Melissa Leong, Andy Allen, Jock Zonfrillo , Kat Stewart, Katie Robertson, Doris Younane, Stephen Peacocke , Roy Joseph, Lincoln Younes , Johnny Carr, Chris Brown , Miguel Maestre, Barry Du Bois, Jan Fran, Bob Morley, Catherine Van-Davies, Stefan Dennis, Tai Hara, Will Lodder, Ben Lawson, Hamish Blake, Geraldine Hickey, Krew Boylan, Luke Hemsworth, Maia Mitchell, Marc Fennell, Matt Okine, Michelle Lim Davidson, Nadine Garner.

Broadcast: 7:30pm Wednesday on 10, and will be replayed on FOX Docos, Saturday, December 10 at 7:30pm.

Nominees (these TV categories yet to be announced):

Best Comedy Performer

  • Wayne Blair– Aftertaste
  • Patrick Brammall– Summer Love
  • Harriet Dyer– Summer Love
  • Tom Gleeson– Hard Quiz
  • Charlie Pickering– The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
  • Doris Younane– Five Bedrooms

Best Comedy Program

  • Aftertaste– Rebecca Summerton, Matthew Bate, Erik Thomson, Julie De Fina – Closer Productions (ABC)
  • Five Bedrooms– Nathan Mayfield, Tracey Robertson – Hoodlum Productions (Network 10, Paramount+)
  • Hard Quiz– Chris Walker, Kevin Whyte, Tom Gleeson, John Tabbagh – Thinkative Television and ABC (ABC)
  • Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell– Peter Beck, Beth Hart, Shaun Micallef – ITV Studios Australia (ABC)
  • Spicks and Specks– Rachel Millar, Anthony Watt – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
  • Summer Love– Wayne Hope, Robyn Butler – Gristmill (ABC)

Best Drama Series

  • Bump – Dan Edwards, John Edwards, Claudia Karvan, Kelsey Munro – Roadshow Rough Diamond (Stan)
  • Heartbreak High – Carly Heaton, Sarah Freeman – Fremantle (Netflix)
  • Love Me – Hamish Lewis, Michael Brooks, Angie Fielder, Polly Staniford – Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia (Binge, Foxtel)
  • Mystery Road: Origin – Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey – Bunya Productions (ABC)
  • The Tourist – Lisa Scott, Harry Williams, Jack Williams, Christopher Aird, Chris Sweeney, – Two Brothers Pictures (Stan)
  • Wolf Like Me – Steve Hutensky, Jodi Matterson, Bruna Papandrea, Abe Forsythe – Made Up Stories and Endeavour Content (Stan)

Best Entertainment Program

  • Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2022 – Paul Clarke, Stephanie Werrett, Emily Griggs – Blink TV (SBS)
  • LEGO® Masters Australia – David McDonald, Di Yang, AJ Johnson – Endemol Shine Australia (Nine Network)
  • Mastermind – Lucy De Luca, Anthony Watt – BBC Studios Australia and SBS (SBS)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under – Fenton Bailey, RuPaul Charles, Cailah Scobie, Amanda Duthie, Nicola Van der Meijden – World of Wonder and Warner Bros. International Television Production New Zealand Limited (Stan)
  • The Dog House Australia – Sarah Thornton, Ciaran Flannery, Samantha De Alwis, Naomi Elkin – Network 10 (Network 10)
  • The Voice Australia – Majella Hay, Beth Hart, Chloe Baker – ITV Studios Australia (Seven Network)

Best Lead Actor in a Drama

  • Mark Coles Smith – Mystery Road: Origin
  • Jamie Dornan – The Tourist
  • James Majoos – Heartbreak High
  • Sam Neill – The Twelve
  • Hugo Weaving – Love Me

Best Lead Actress in a Drama

  • Isla Fisher – Wolf Like Me
  • Claudia Karvan – Bump
  • Kate Mulvany – The Twelve
  • Tuuli Narkle – Mystery Road: Origin
  • Bojana Novakovic – Love Me

Best Miniseries

  • Barons – John Molloy, Michael Lawrence, Liz Doran, Justin Davies, Nicholas Cook – 2 Jons, Micanical Media, Fremantle (ABC)
  • Savage River – Angie Fielder, Polly Staniford – Aquarius Films (ABC)
  • The Twelve – Hamish Lewis, Ian Collie, Ally Henville, Rob Gibson, Michael Brooks – Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia and Easy Tiger Productions (Binge, Foxtel)
  • True Colours – Penny Smallacombe, Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey – Bunya Productions (SBS)
  • Underbelly: Vanishing Act – Kerrie Mainwaring, Matt Ford – Screentime (Nine Network)

Best Reality Program

  • Amazing Race Australia – Paul Franklin, Rikkie Proost, Chris Culvenor, Sophia Mogford – Eureka Productions (Network 10)
  • Australian Survivor: Blood V Water – Amelia Fisk, Drina Maruna, Adam Fergusson, Di Yang – Endemol Shine Australia (Network 10)
  • I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! – Ben Ulm, Riima Daher, Alex Mavroidakis, Beth Hart – ITV Studios Australia (Network 10)
  • Luxe Listings Sydney – Paul Franklin, Chris Culvenor, Rikkie Proost, Evan Wilkes, Anastassia Gerakis, Jake Hargreaves – Eureka Productions (Amazon Prime Video)
  • MasterChef Australia – David Forster, Eoin Maher, Simon Child – Endemol Shine Australia (Network 10)
  • The Bridge – Amelia Fisk, Lucy Connors, Toby Trappel – Endemol Shine Australia (Paramount+)

Best Screenplay in Television

  • Heartbreak High (Episode 1) – Hannah Carroll Chapman
  • Love Me (Episode 4) – Adele Vuko
  • Mystery Road: Origin (Episode 3) – Timothy Lee, Dylan River
  • Mystery Road: Origin (Episode 6) – Dylan River, Blake Ayshford
  • The Twelve (Episode 10) – Sarah Walker

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

  • Steve Bisley – Mystery Road: Origin
  • Brendan Cowell – The Twelve
  • Daniel Henshall – Mystery Road: Origin
  • Damon Herriman – The Tourist
  • Thomas Weatherall – Heartbreak High

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

  • Hayley McElhinney – Mystery Road: Origin
  • Jacqueline McKenzie – Savage River
  • Heather Mitchell – Love Me
  • Brooke Satchwell – The Twelve
  • Magda Szubanski – After the Verdict

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Film
• Elvis
• Thirteen Lives
• Thor: Love and Thunder
• Ticket to Paradise
• The Drover’s Wife the Legend of Molly Johnson
• Wog Boys Forever

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best TV Series
• Bluey
• Gogglebox
• Have you Been Paying Attention
• Heartbreak High
• Home and Away
• Married at First Sight

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Actor
• Bryn Chapman (Heartbreak High)
• Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love and Thunder)
• Christian Ravello (Here Out West)
• Hazem Shammas (The Twelve)
• Jacob Elordi (Euphoria)
• Thomas Weatherall (Heartbreak High)

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Actress
• Asher Yasbincek (Heartbreak High)
• Ayesha Madon (Heartbreak High)
• Chloe Hayden (Heartbreak High)
• Isla Fisher (Wolf Like Me)
• Margot Robbie (Amsterdam)
• Rebel Wilson (Senior Year)

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best TV Personality
• Abbie Chatfield
• Adam & Symon from Gogglebox
• Andy Lee
• Chris Brown
• Hamish Blake
• Robert Irwin

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Sports Program
• 100% Footy (Nine)
• AFL Sunday Footy Show (Nine)
• Friday Night Football AFL (Foxtel)
• Friday Night Football NRL (Foxtel)
• The Front Bar (Seven)
• Women’s Footy (Nine)

AACTA Audience Choice Award for Best Sports Commentary Team
• 2021 Melbourne Cup (Ten)
• 2022 AFL Grand Final (Seven)
• 2022 AFL Season (Foxtel)
• 2022 AFL Season (Seven)
• 2022 Australian Open (Nine)
• 2022 Commonwealth Games (Seven)

Longford Lyell Award:
Costume, Production and Set Designer, Producer and Academy Award winner, Catherine Martin.


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