Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Announces Nominees For Inaugural Awards!

By: Amanda Hasaka / January 20, 2012

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Who looked best all suited up?
Hot Aussies!
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We’re right in the midst of awards season, and our friends from down under want to help celebrate!

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts just announced their nominees for their very first International awards, and will be hosting an event to honor all the nominees at SoHo House in West Hollywood on Friday January 27. A slew of stars are expected to attend, where they’ll be sure to keep the awards season party going!

Plenty of your favorites from the Golden Globes made the cut, but want to know who else scored a nomination?

Check out the full list below!

BEST FILM

The Artist – Thomas Langmann (The Weinstein Company)
The Descendants - Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Hugo – Graham King, Tim Headington, Martin Scorsese, Johnny Depp (Paramount Pictures)
The Ides of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Brian Oliver (Columbia Pictures)
Margin Call - Robert Ogden Barnum, Michael Benaroya, Neal Dodson, Joe Jenckes, Corey Moosa, Zachary Quinto (Roadside Attractions)
Melancholia – Meta Louise Foldager, Louise Vesth (Magnolia Pictures)
Midnight In Paris – Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum, Jaume Roures (Sony Pictures Classics)
Moneyball - Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, Brad Pitt (Columbia Pictures)
The Tree of Life – Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner, Sarah Green (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
We Need to Talk About Kevin – Jennifer Fox, Luc Roeg, Bob Salerno (Oscilloscope Pictures)

BEST DIRECTION

The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius
Drive - Nicolas Winding Refn
Hugo - Martin Scorsese
Margin Call – J. C. Chandor
Melancholia – Lars von Trier
Midnight In Paris – Woody Allen
The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick
We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay

BEST SCREENPLAY

The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
The Ides of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Margin Call - J.C. Chandor
Melancholia - Lars von Trier
Midnight in Paris - Woody Allen
Moneyball – Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin
We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay, Rory Kinnear

BEST ACTOR

George Clooney – The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar
Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Michael Fassbender – Shame
Ryan Gosling – The Ides of March
Brad Pitt – Moneyball

BEST ACTRESS
Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
Kirsten Dunst – Melancholia
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Mia Wasikowska – Jane Eyre
Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn

Who will you be rooting for? Sound off in the comments!