“A Star Is Born” and “Vice” lead the nominations for the 2019 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, AACTA announced Tuesday.
“A Star Is Born” received five nominations, including Best Film and Best Direction, while “Vice” scored four nominations, including Best Film and Best Lead Actor for Christian Bale.
“BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Roma” also scored nominations for Best Film.
Nicole Kidman is the first actor to be nominated in both the Best Lead and Best Supporting Actor categories in the history of the AACTA Awards. She is nominated for her roles in “Destroyer” and “Boy Erased,” respectively.
“The Favourite,” “A Quiet Place,” “Hereditary,” “The Front Runner,” “Green Book,” “Mary Queen of Scots” and “Beautiful Boy” also received nominations.
“The AACTA International Awards give Australian filmmakers the opportunity to participate in and add their uniquely Australian perspective to the global conversation of screen excellence,” AFI | AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella said. “This year’s nominees truly represent international filmmaking excellence, and we are very proud to see many of our talented Australian practitioners and performers among these nominees. I congratulate all our nominees and wish them every success during the upcoming awards season.”
Winners of the 8th AACTA Awards will be announced in Los Angeles on Jan. 4, 2019 at The Mondrian Hotel.
See all the nominees below.
AACTA International Award for Best Film
- A STAR IS BORN
- BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
AACTA International Award for Best Direction
- A STAR IS BORN – Bradley Cooper
- BLACKKKLANSMAN – Spike Lee
- THE FAVOURITE – Yorgos Lanthimos
- ROMA – Alfonso Cuarón
- SWEET COUNTRY – Warwick Thornton
AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay
- A QUIET PLACE – John Krasinski, Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
- BLACKKKLANSMAN – Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee
- BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY – Anthony McCarten
- THE FAVOURITE – Tony McNamara, Deborah Davis
- ROMA – Alfonso Cuarón
AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress
- Glenn Close – THE WIFE
- Olivia Colman – THE FAVOURITE
- Toni Collette – HEREDITARY
- Lady Gaga – A STAR IS BORN
- Nicole Kidman – DESTROYER
AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actor
- Christian Bale – VICE
- Bradley Cooper – A STAR IS BORN
- Hugh Jackman – THE FRONT RUNNER
- Rami Malek – BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
- Viggo Mortensen – GREEN BOOK
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress
- Amy Adams – VICE
- Emily Blunt – A QUIET PLACE
- Claire Foy – FIRST MAN
- Nicole Kidman – BOY ERASED
- Margot Robbie – MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Mahershala Ali – GREEN BOOK
- Timothée Chalamet – BEAUTIFUL BOY
- Joel Edgerton – BOY ERASED
- Sam Elliott – A STAR IS BORN
- Sam Rockwell – VICE