Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Tree receives seven AFI Award nominations!

The 2010 AFI Awards nominees were announced today. The Tree received nominations in six different categories: Best Film (Sue Taylor and Yael Fogiel), Best Direction (Julie Bertuccelli), Best Adapted Screenplay (Julie Bertuccelli), Best Lead Actress (Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morgana Davies), as well as the AFI Young Actor Award (Morgana Davies), and the AFI Visual Effects Award (Dave Morley, Felix Crawshaw, Claudia Lecaros, Tim Walker).

The youngest nominee for this year’s AFI Young Actor Award, eight-year old Morgana Davies is also competing for the Best Lead Actress award alongside such established talents as Abbie Cornish, Jacki Weaver, and her Tree co-star Charlotte Gainsbourg.

As Jacki Weaver, who hosted the nominations, stated, “2010 has been a remarkable year for Australian film and television."