DCD Rights’ distributed titles recognised, as AACTA announces their full list of nominations

30 October 2017

Congratulations to this year’s AACTA nominees from DCD Rights’ distributed titles Janet King: Playing Advantage, Dreamland 3, and Deep Water: The Real Story, which have jointly collected 9 nominations across a range of TV categories.

Leading the way, are nominated performances from Marta Dusseldorp for her leading role as Senior Crown Prosecutor in Janet King: Playing Advantage (Best Lead Actress In A Television Drama). Rob Sitch has also been listed for Best Performance In A Television Comedy, as the CEO of the ‘Nation Building Authority’ in Dreamland 3.

On the genre front, all three distributed titles have been nominated for the following awards: Best Television Drama Series (Janet King: Playing Advantage), Best Television Comedy Series (Dreamland 3) and Best Feature Length Documentary (Deep Water: The Real Story).

The artistic flair of these productions has been acknowledged in Dreamland 3, in particular Episode 5 (Start Up), nominated for Best Screenplay In Television and Best Editing In Television. Deep Water: The Real Story has also been nominated for Best Cinematography In A Documentary, alongside Best Direction In A Documentary, which sees Amanda Blue up for the award.

Collectively, Dreamland 3 has been nominated for four awards, Deep Water: The Real Story, three awards and Janet King: Playing Advantage, which completes the list with nominations for two awards.

Good luck to all of the nominees, winners will be announced at the AACTA Awards events taking place at The Star Event Centre in Sydney on 4th and 6th December 2017.


*Utopia has been renamed Dreamland for international distribution purposes