Michael Caton was the only actor not in The Dressmaker to win, with Best Lead Actor Award for his work in Jeremy Sims’ Last Cab to Darwin, a multiple nominee.
Among the show’s highlights was the presentation of Australia’s highest screen accolade, the AACTA Longford Lyell Award, to Cate Blanchett, who received tributes from some of the world’s biggest names in film, including Martin Scorsese, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Robert Redford, Ridley Scott and Ron Howard.
Andrew L. Urban glances through Blanchett’s career, recalling some of the conversations they had about her films and her views on acting. READ IT HERE
FEATURE FILM AWARDS:
Mad Max: Fury Road
George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road
BEST LEAD ACTOR:
Michael Caton – Last Cab to Darwin
BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Kate Winslet – The Dressmaker
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Hugo Weaving - The Dressmaker
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Judy Davis - The Dressmaker
The AACTA Awards were presented on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at The Star Event Centre in Sydney and televised on Channel Seven. Winners of the craft categories were presented with awards at an industry lunch on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Published December 10, 2015