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Babyteeth steals the 2020 AACTA Awards

Screen NSW congratulates the winners of the 10th AACTA Awards in 2020. Screen NSW-supported productions took out 17 awards this year. 

Shannon Murphy’s Babyteeth has taken the 2020 AACTAs by storm, picking up seven awards at Monday’s ceremony including Best Film, Best Direction, Best Original Score, and Best Casting.

The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell, took home three awards including Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Sound.

Bunya Production’s Mystery Road collected the award for Best Drama Series, and Best Documentary went to Nel Minchin and Wayne Blaire’s Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra.

Congratulations to the following Screen NSW supported productions, and all winners at this year’s AACTA Awards.

 

 

TELEVISION

AACTA Award for Best Drama Series
Mystery Road - David Jowsey, Greer Simpkin (Bunya Productions, ABC)

AACTA Award for Best Comedy Series
Upright - Jason Stephens, Helen Bowden, Melissa Kelly, Chris Taylor, Tim Minchin (Lingo Pictures / Foxtel)

AACTA Award for Best Comedy Performer
Tim Minchin - Upright

 

FILM

AACTA Award for Best Film Presented By Foxtel 
Babyteeth - Alex White (Whitefalk Films)

AACTA Award for Best Indie Film
Standing Up For Sunny - Steve Vidler (Dir), Jamie Hilton, Michael Pontin, Drew Bailey (Ticket To Ride)

AACTA Award for Best Direction 
Shannon Murphy - Babyteeth

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor
Toby Wallace - Babyteeth 

AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress
Eliza Scanlen - Babyteeth 

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
Ben Mendelsohn - Babyteeth 

AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
Essie Davis - Babyteeth 

AACTA Award for Best Screenplay
Rita Kalnejais - Babyteeth

AACTA Award for Best Cinematography
Stefan Duscio - The Invisible Man  

AACTA Award Best Editing
Andy Canny - The Invisible Man  

AACTA Award Best Sound 
P.K Hooker, Will Files, Paul “Salty” Brincat - The Invisible Man 

AACTA Award Best Original Score
Amanda Brown - Babyteeth

 

DOCUMENTARY

AACTA Award for Best Documentary 
Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra - Nel Minchin (Dir.), Wayne Blair (Dir.), Ivan O’Mahoney (In Films)

 

ADDITIONAL AWARDS

AACTA Award for Best Casting Presented by Casting Networks
Babyteeth - Kirsty McGregor, Stevie Ray


See the full list of winners.


Image: Babyteeth casting director Kirsty Mcgregor, director Shannon Murphy, star Eliza Scanlen, producer Alex White and EP Jan Chapman. Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images for AFI.

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