AACTA Awards 2020: Industry winners

Winners were announced last night in the AACTA Industry Awards -the first of three ceremonies being presented this year.

Stateless dominated the television categories thus far.

The online event was hosted by comedian, presenter and writer Claire Hooper,

AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella said: “On behalf of the Australian Academy, “I congratulate all of the AACTA Industry Award nominees and winners this evening. As the only Australian organisation to honour practitioners across all screen industry sectors, we’re pleased to have showcased the world-class talent within our industry online for the first time through our AACTA ScreenFest website, providing well-deserved recognition far and wide.”

Television and related winners:

Best Cinematography in a Documentary: Nick Robinson, Jon Shaw, Caspar Mazzotti, Cam Batten (Australia’s Ocean Odyssey: A Journey Down the East Australian Current Episode 1: The Tropics)
Best Cinematography in Television: Bonnie Elliott (Stateless Episode 1 – The Circumstances in Which They Come)
Best Costume Design: Alice Babidge (True History of the Kelly Gang)
Best Costume Design in Television: Mariot Kerr (Stateless Episode 1 – The Circumstances in Which They Come)
Best Direction in Nonfiction Television: Larissa Behrendt (Maralinga Tjarutja)
Best Editing in Television: Mark Atkin (Stateless Episode 1 – The Circumstances in Which They Come)
Best Hair and Makeup presented by HASK: Kirsten Veysey (True History of the Kelly Gang)
Best Original Score in a Documentary: Amanda Brown (Brazen Hussies)
Best Original Score in Television: Cornel Wilczek (Stateless Episode 6 – The Seventh)
Best Production Design: Karen Murphy, Rebecca Cohen (True History of the Kelly Gang)
Best Production Design in Television: Melinda Doring (Stateless Episode 1 – The Circumstances in Which They Come)
Best Sound in Television: Tom Heuzenroeder, Pete Smith, Michael Darren, Des Kenneally (Stateless Episode 1 – The Circumstances in Which They Come)

The AACTA Industry Awards presented by Foxtel is still free-to-stream via AACTA ScreenFest until 16 December. Although entirely free, bookings are essential here.

The remainder of this year’s Award winners will be announced at the 2020 AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel Ceremony on Monday 30 November at The Star Sydney.

The full Ceremony will be available to view on Foxtel Arts, Sunday 6 December at 7.30pm AEDT and via AACTA’s YouTube channel.

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