The 2011 Australia Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) Nominations – Television

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S TELEVISION SERIES

– a gURLs wURLd. Noel Price. Nine Network

– Gasp! Suzanne Ryan. Nine Network

– H2O: Just Add Water, Series 3. Jonathan M. Shiff. Network Ten

– My Place, Series 2. Penny Chapman. ABC3

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION COMEDY SERIES

– At Home With Julia. Rick Kalowski, Greg Quail, Carol Hughes. ABC1

– Laid. Liz Watts. ABC1

– twentysomething. Nicole Minchin. ABC2

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SERIES

– The Gruen Transfer, Series 4. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Jon Casimir. ABC1

– Hungry Beast, Series 3. Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby, Andy Nehl, Jon Casimir. ABC1

– Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey. Todd Abbott. ABC1

– Junior MasterChef, Series 1. Tara McWilliams. Network Ten

– RocKwiz. Brian Nankervis, Ken Connor, Peter Bain-Hogg, Joe Connor. SBS

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES

– East West 101, Season 3 The Heroes’ Journey. Steve Knapman, Kris Wyld. SBS

– Offspring, Season 2. John Edwards, Imogen Banks. Network Ten

– Rake. Ian Collie, Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh. ABC1

– Spirited, Season 2. Claudia Karvan, Jacquelin Perske. FOXTEL W

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST TELEFEATURE, MINI SERIES OR SHORT RUN SERIES

– Cloudstreet. Greg Haddrick, Brenda Pam. FOXTEL Showcase

– Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. John Edwards, Karen Radzyner. ABC1

– Sisters Of War. Andrew Wiseman. ABC1

– The Slap. Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION IN TELEVISION

– Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cle- Episode 1. Daina Reid. ABC1

– The Slap Episode 1 ‘Hector’. Jessica Hobbs. ABC1

– The Slap Episode 3 ‘Harry’. Matthew Saville. ABC1

– Small Time Gangster Episode 1 ‘Jingle Bells’. Jeffrey Walker. FOXTEL Movie Network

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION

– Cloudstreet Part 3. Tim Winton, Ellen Fontana. FOXTEL Showcase

– Laid Episode 3. Kirsty Fisher. ABC1

– The Slap Episode 1 ‘Hector’. Kris Mrksa. ABC1

– The Slap Episode 3 ‘Harry’. Brendan Cowell. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA

– Rob Carlton. Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1

– Alex Dimitriades. The Slap. ABC1

– Don Hany. East West 101, Season 3 The Heroes’ Journey. SBS

– Jonathan LaPaglia. The Slap. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA

– Essie Davis. Cloudstreet. FOXTEL Showcase

– Kerry Fox. Cloudstreet. FOXTEL Showcase

– Asher Keddie. Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo. ABC1

– Sarah Snook. Sisters Of War. ABC1

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A TELEVISION DRAMA

– Richard Cawthorne. Killing Time Episode 2. FOXTEL TV1

– Aaron Fa’aoso. East West 101, Season 3 The Heroes’ Journey Episode 18 ‘The Price Of Salvation’. SBS

– Jacek Koman. Spirited, Season 2 Episode 2 ‘Time After Time’. FOXTEL W

– Todd Lasance. Cloudstreet Part 3. FOXTEL Showcase

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST GUEST OR SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION DRAMA

– Diana Glenn. The Slap Episode 3 ‘Harry’. ABC1

– Rena Owen. East West 101, Season 3 The Heroes’ Journey Episode 18 ‘The Price Of Salvation’. SBS

– Susie Porter. Sisters Of War. ABC1

– Lara Robinson. Cloudstreet Part 1. FOXTEL Showcase

AACTA AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION COMEDY

– Alison Bell. Laid. ABC1

– Jess Harris. twentysomething. ABC2

– Chris Lilley. Angry Boys. ABC1

– Celia Pacquola. Laid. ABC1