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 The World of Film in Australia - on the Internet Updated Monday June 15, 2020 

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Best Picture  
Chocolat David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Li-Kong Hsu, William Kong, Ang Lee
Erin Brockovich Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher
Gladiator - WINNER David H.Franzoni, Branko Lustig, Douglas Wick
Traffic Edward Zwick, Laura Bickford, Marshall Herskovitz
Best Foreign Language Film  
Amores perros Alejandro González Iñárritu (Mexico)

Wo hu zang long - WINNER

Ang Lee (Taiwan)

Musíme si pomáhat Jan Hrebejk (Czech Republic)
Iedereen beroemd! Dominique Deruddere (Belgium)
Goût des autres, Le Agnès Jaoui (France)
Best Director  
Stephen Daldry Billy Elliot
Ang Lee Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Steven Soderbergh Erin Brockovich
Ridley Scott Gladiator
Steven Soderbergh - WINNER Traffic
Best Writing - Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen  
Almost Famous - WINNER Cameron Crowe
Billy Elliot Lee Hall
Erin Brockovich Susannah Grant
Gladiator David H Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson
You Can Count on Me Ken Lonergan
Best Writing - Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published  
Chocolat Robert Nelson Jacobs
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon HuiLing Wang, James Schamus and Kuo Jung Tsai
O Brother Where Art Thou? Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Traffic - WINNER Stephen Gaghan
Wonder Boys Steven Kloves
Best Actor  
Javier Bardem Before Night Falls

Russell Crowe - WINNER


Tom Hanks Cast Away
Ed Harris Pollock
Geoffrey Rush Quills
Best Actress  
Joan Allen The Contender
Juliette Binoche Chocolat
Ellen Burstyn Requiem for a Dream
Laura Linney You Can Count On Me
Julia Roberts - WINNER Erin Brockovich
Supporting Actor  
Jeff Bridges The Contender
Willem Dafoe Shadow of the Vampire
Benicio Del Toro - WINNER Traffic
Albert Finney Erin Brockovich
Joaquin Phoenix Gladiator
Supporting Actress  
Judi Dench Chocolat
Marcia Gay Harden - WINNER Pollock
Kate Hudson Almost Famous
Frances McDormand Almost Famous
Julie Walters Billy Elliot
Best Cinematography  
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - WINNER Peter Pau
Gladiator John Mathieson
Malèna Lajos Koltai
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Roger Deakins
The Patriot Caleb Deschanel
Best Art Direction - Set Decoration  
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - WINNER Tim Yip
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Michael Corenblith, Merideth Boswell
Gladiator Arthur Max, Crispian Sallis
Quills Martin Childs, Jill Quertier
Vatel Jean Rabasse, Françoise Benoît Fresco
Best Costume Design  
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Tim Yip
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Rita Ryack
Gladiator - WINNER Janty Yates
102 Dalmatians Anthony Powell
Quills Jacqueline West

Best Sound  
Cast Away Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, William B. Kaplan
Gladiator - WINNER Scott Millan, Bob Beemer, Ken Weston
The Patriot Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Lee Orloff
The Perfect Storm John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, David Campbell, Keith A. Wester
U571 Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Rick Kline, Ivan Sharrock
Best Editing  
Almost Famous Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Tim Squyres
Gladiator Pietro Scalia
Traffic - WINNER Stephen Mirrione
Wonder Boys Dede Allen
Best Sound Editing  
Space Cowboys Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
U-571 - WINNER Jon Johnson
Best Effects - Visual Effects  
Gladiator - WINNER John Nelson, Neil Corbould, Tim Burke, Rob Harvey
Hollow Man Scott E. Anderson, Craig Hayes, Scott Stokdyk, Stan Parks
The Perfect Storm Stefen Fangmeier, Habib Zargarpour, John Frazier, Walt Conti
Best Makeup  
The Cell Michèle Burke, Edouard F. Henriques
How the Grinch Stole Christmas - WINNER Rick Baker, Gail Rowell Ryan
Shadow of the Vampire Ann Buchanan, Amber Sibley
Best Music - Song  
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon "A Love Before Time" Music by Jorge Calandrelli and Tan Dun, Lyrics by James Schamus
Dancer in the Dark "I've Seen It All" Music by Björk, Lyrics Lars von Trier and Sjón Sigurdsson
The Emperor's New Groove "My Funny Friend and Me" Music by Sting and David Hartley, Lyrics by Sting
Meet the Parents "A Fool In Love" Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Wonder Boys - WINNER "Things Have Changed" Music and Lyrics by Bob Dylan
Best Music - Original Score  
Chocolat Rachel Portman
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - WINNER Tan Dun
Gladiator Hans Zimmer
Malèna Ennio Morricone
The Patriot John Williams
Best Short Film - Animated  
Father and Daughter - WINNER Michael Dudok de Wit
The Periwig-Maker Steffen Schäffler, Annette Schäffler
Rejected Don Hertzfeldt
Best Short Film - Live Action  
By Courier Peter Riegert, Ericka Frederick
One Day Crossing Joan Stein, Christina Lazaridi
Quiero Ser (I want to Be...) - WINNER Florian Gallenberger
Seraglio Gail Lerner, Colin Campbell
Uma Historia de Futebol Paulo Machline
Best Documentary - Short  
Big Mama - WINNER Tracy Seretean
Curtain Call Chuck Braverman, Steve Kalafer
Dolphins Greg MacGillivray, Alec Lorimore
The Man on Lincoln's Nose Daniel Raim
On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom Eric Simonson, Leelai Demoz
Best Documentary - Feature  
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport - WINNER Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer
Legacy Tod S. Lending
Long Night's Journey Into Day Frances Reid, Deborah Hoffmann
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Barak Goodman, Daniel Anker
Sound and Fury Josh Aronson, Roger Weisberg

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