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‘Manchester By The Sea’ Leads Noms For Australian Academy’s International Awards

Deadline logo Deadline 12/13/2016 Diana Lodderhose
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The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts has unveiled nominees for its 6th annual International Awards. Amazon Studios’ Manchester By The Sea leads the way with six nominations, followed closely by La La Land, Lionand Hacksaw Ridge, which all have five noms each. All four in addition to Arrival are nominated in the Best Film category as well as the Best Direction category. Mel Gibson’s nomination for Best Director for Hacksaw Ridgefollows his win at the Sydney AACTA Awards last week. Following their Golden Globe nominations yesterday, fellow Aussies Joel Edgerton and Nicole Kidman received nominations for Best Lead Actor and Best Supporting Actress for their roles in Loving and Lion respectively.

In total, 12 films were nominated across seven categories. Winners will be in announced in Los Angeles on January 6, 2017. Here’s the full list:

AACTA International Award for Best Film

ARRIVAL

HACKSAW RIDGE

LA LA LAND

LION

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

AACTA International Award for Best Direction

ARRIVAL – Denis Villeneuve

HACKSAW RIDGE – Mel Gibson

LA LA LAND – Damien Chazelle

LION – Garth Davis

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Kenneth Lonergan

AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay

HACKSAW RIDGE – Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan

HELL OR HIGH WATER – Taylor Sheridan

LA LA LAND – Damien Chazelle

LION – Luke Davies

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Kenneth Lonergan

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress

Amy Adams – ARRIVAL

Isabel Huppert – ELLE

Ruth Negga – LOVING

Natalie Portman – JACKIE

Emma Stone – LA LA LAND

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actor

Casey AffleckMANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Joel Edgerton – LOVING

Andrew Garfield – HACKSAW RIDGE

Ryan Gosling – LA LA LAND

Denzel Washington – FENCES

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis – FENCES

Naomie Harris – MOONLIGHT

Nicole Kidman – LION

Teresa Palmer – HACKSAW RIDGE

Michelle Williams – MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali – MOONLIGHT

Jeff Bridges – HELL OR HIGH WATER

Lucas Hedges – MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Dev Patel – LION

Michael Shannon – NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

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