‘Birdman’ Wins Big At Australia’s AACTA Awards

Oscar frontrunners Julianne Moore, JK Simmons and Patricia Arquette also take home trophies

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has awarded “Birdman” its top prize, Best Film, at the fourth annual AACTA International Awards.

The Alejandro G. Iñárritu film was the big winner of the night, taking home four trophies, for Best Director (Iñárritu), Best Actor (Michael Keaton) and Best Screenplay (Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo) along with Best Film.

Oscar frontrunners Julianne Moore, JK Simmons and Patricia Arquette also took home awards in the Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories, respectively.

“The AACTA International Awards are Australia’s international stamp of screen success, adding an Australian perspective alongside that of our international counterparts in recognition of outstanding screen craft excellence by our international peers, as well as Australians working internationally,” said AACTA CEO Damian Trewhella in a statement.

Winners of the fourth AACTA International Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Saturday night at the G’Day USA Gala.

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