AACTA International Awards 2022: winners

Wins for Succession, The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown in AACTA's international Film & TV awards.

Winners have been announce in the 11th AACTA International Awards today, honouring international film & television over the past 12 months.

Succession, The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown were winners in the 4 Television categories -all screen in Australia through the Foxtel Group.

“I am thrilled and honoured to be celebrated in Australia, my home, by Australians who feel like family to me and by the Australian film and TV industry that inspired me my whole life and continues to inspire me. Thank you, it’s a very meaningful recognition for me.” –Murray Bartlett, The White Lotus.

“I have always felt so supported by AACTA, I feel sometimes a bit like an honorary Australian because you have acknowledged me before now and it always means a huge amount to be included, to be brought into your film and television community in this way means a lot. I have such admiration for the skill of actors and filmmakers in Australia, so thank you.” – Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown.

TV Winners in Bold:

Best Drama Series

  • Maid
  • Mare Of Easttown
  • Nine Perfect Strangers
  • Squid Game
  • Succession
  • The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Comedy Series

  • Hacks
  • Sex Education
  • Ted Lasso
  • The Great
  • The Kominsky Method
  • The White Lotus

Best Actor In A Series

  • Murray Bartlett – The White Lotus
  • Lee Jung-Jae – Squid Game
  • Ewan McGregor – Halston
  • Jeremy Strong – Succession
  • Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso

Best Actress In A Series

  • Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus
  • Nicole Kidman – Nine Perfect Strangers
  • Jean Smart – Hacks
  • Sarah Snook – Succession
  • Kate Winslet – Mare Of Easttown

There were also wins by Streaming platforms in the Film categories with Jane Campion’s Netflix film The Power of the Dog taking Best Film, Best Lead Actor in Film for Benedict Cumberbatch, and Best Supporting Actor in Film for Australian actor Kodi Smit-McPhee.

Nicole Kidman won for Being the Ricardos on Amazon Prime Video.

AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella said: “Congratulations to all of this year’s winners. After another challenging year for our industry, it’s fantastic that we’re able to honour the films and TV shows that have kept us entertained at a time we’ve needed it most. The calibre of nominees is outstanding, and we are overjoyed by the Australian representation across both film and TV. We wish this year’s winners and nominees all of the best throughout the 2022 Award season and look forward to seeing what they do next.”

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