- 49th Australian Film Institute Awards
49th Australian Film Institute Awards----
5 December- 6 December, 2007
Romulus, My Father
Tony Ayres- The Home Song Stories
Best Actor in a Lead Role:
Eric Bana- Romulus, My Father
Best Actress in a Lead Role:
Joan Chen- The Home Song Stories
Best Supporting Actor:
Marton Csokas- Romulus, My Father
Best Supporting Actress:
Emma Booth- Clubland
Australian Film Institute Awardsceremony, honoring the best in film for 2007, was broadcast from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centrein Melbourne, Australiaon the Nine Network. Geoffrey Rushhosted the show, for the second time. He previously presided over the 48th Australian Film Institute Awards.
The nominees were announced on
October 24, 2007. Deborra-Lee Furness, Sibylla Budd, Marny Kennedy, and James Hewisonmade the announcements. Romulus, My Father got the highest nominations with a total of 16 with The Home Song Storieswith the second highest amount of 14. Clubland came third with a high amount of nomination tallying up to 11.
The award winners were announced at two ceremonies; one on the
December 5("industry" categories) and the other on December 6(top categories), 2007. "The Home Song Stories" performed exceptionally well, taking out a total 7 of its 14 nominations. The wins included, Best Direction ( Tony Ayres), Best Actress in a Lead Role ( Joan Chen), Best Screenplay ("Tony Ayres"), Achievement in Cinematogoraphy ("Nigel Bluck"), Achievement in Editing ("Denise Haratzis"), Best Original Score ("Antony Partos"), Best Achievement in Production Design ("Melinda Doring") and the award for Achievement in Costume Design for "Cappi Ireland".
Winners of major awards
"This is a breakdown of winners of major awards categories only. For a complete list of nominees and winners, see
49th Australian Film Institute Award nominees and winners."
Mutiple film nominations
The following films received multiple nominations.
* 16 nominations:
**"Romulus, My Father"
* 14 nominations:
The Home Song Stories"
* 11 nominations:
* 9 nominations:
* 3 nominations
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