AFI Nominations and Awards 2007 (selected)

Winners in red. Go to the AFI site or Wikipedia for more information about the 2007 AFI Awards, which were held 5 and 6 December in Melbourne. Nominees were announced 24 October 2007.


AFI AWARD FOR BEST FILM

Home Song Stories, The (Tony Ayres, 2007)
Lucky Miles (Michael James Rowland, 2007)
Noise (Matthew Saville, 2007)
Romulus, My Father (Richard Roxburgh, 2007)

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION

Clubland - Cherie Nowlan
The Home Song Stories - Tony Ayres
Noise - Mathew Saville
Romulus, My Father - Richard Roxburgh

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

Clubland - Keith Thompson
The Home Song Stories - Tony Ayres
Lucky Miles - Helen Barnes & Michael James Rowland
Noise - Mathew Saville
Romulus, My Father - Nick Drake

AFI AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Clubland - Mark Wareham ACS
The Home Song Stories - Nigel Bluck
Noise - Laszlo Baranyai ACS
Romulus, My Father - Geoffrey Simpson ACS

AFI AWARD FOR BEST EDITING

Clubland - Scott Gray
The Home Song Stories - Denise Haratzis ASE
Noise - Geoff Hitchins
Romulus, My Father - Suresh Ayyar ASE

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SOUND

Clubland - Andrew Neil, Ian McLoughlin CAS, Liam Egan & Stephen Jackson-Vaughan
The Home Song Stories - Craig Carter, James Harvey, Andrew Neil & John Wilkinson
Noise - Emma Bortignon, Doron Kipen & Philippe Decrausaz
Romulus, My Father - Sam Petty, Gary Wilkins CAS & Phil Heywood

AFI AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE

The Home Song Stories - Antony Partos
Noise - Byrony Marks
Razzle Dazzle - Roger Mason & Green Dragon
Romulus, My Father - Basil Hogios

AFI AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Clubland - Nell Hanson
The Home Song Stories - Melinda Doring
Noise - Paddy Reardon
Romulus, My Father - Robert Cousins

AFI AWARD FOR BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Clubland - Emily Seresin
The Home Song Stories - Cappi Ireland
Razzle Dazzle - Ariane Weiss
Romulus, My Father - Jodie Fried

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR

Qi Yuwu - The Home Song Stories
Brendan Cowell - Noise
Eric Bana - Romulus, My Father
Kodi Smit-McPhee - Romulus, My Father

AFI AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS

Brenda Blethyn - Clubland
Joan Chen - The Home Song Stories
Kerry Armstrong - Razzle Dazzle
Franke Potente - Romulus, My Father

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Frankie J. Holden - Clubland
Richard Wilson - Clubland
Marton Csokas - Romulus, My Father
Russell Dykstra - Romulus, My Father

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Sibylla Budd - The Bet
Emma Booth - Clubland
Irene Chen - The Home Song Stories
Esme Melville - Romulus, My Father

AFI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILMMAKING

Jill Bilcock

AFI VISUAL EFFECTS AWARD

ROGUE - Andrew Hellen, Dave Moreley, Jason Bath & John Cox

AFI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

4 – Joanna Buggy, Tim Slade
FORBIDDEN LIE$ - Sally Regan, Anna Broinowski
Global Haywire – Claude Gonzalez
Words From The City- Philippa Campey

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FICTION FILM

Boy’s Own Story – Michael Petroni, Jamie Hilton
Dugong – Melanie Brunt, Erin White
Spike Up – Anthony Maras, Kent Smith
Swing - Louise Pascale, Christopher Houghton

AFI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION

An Imaginary Life - Steve Baker
The Bat and the Butterfly (Dust Echoes 2)- Michael Wagner, Dave Jones
The Girl Who Swallowed Bees- Justine Kerrigan, Paul McDermott
The Goat That Ate Time – Lucinda Schreiber

AFI RAYMOND LONGFORD AWARD

David Hannay

AFI AWARD FOR GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT

Dr George Miller - Happy Feet

BYRON-KENNEDY AWARD

Curtis Levy

Nominees for the AFI Award for Best Film were chosen from these films.

Bet, The (Mark Lee, 2006)
Burke and Wills (Oliver Torr, Matthew Zeremis, 2006)
Clubland (Cherie Nowlan, 2007)
Dr Plonk (Rolf de Heer, 2007)
Final Winter, The (Brian Andrews, Jane Forrest, 2007)
Gone (Ringan Ledwidge, 2007)
Home Song Stories, The (Tony Ayres, 2007)
Irresistible (Ann Turner, 2006)
Like Minds (Gregory J. Read, 2006)
Lucky Miles (Michael James Rowland, 2007)
Noise (Matthew Saville, 2007)
Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance (Darren Ashton, 2007)
Rogue (Greg Mclean, 2007)
Romulus, My Father (Richard Roxburgh, 2007)
West (Daniel Krige, 2007)


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