Dramatic results at Australian Academy Of Cinema & Television Arts Award nominations

28 October 2016

Congratulations to the producers of Deep Water, Jack Irish: Blind Faith, Janet King: The Invisible Wound, Rake 4 and The Code 2 for their AACTA nominations which have jointly garnered 15 nominations across the television categories.

Three of the four nominees for the Best Television Drama Series award are distributed worldwide by DCD Rights, namely, The Code, Jack Irish and Rake.

Rake’s lead Richard Roxburgh is nominated for Best Lead Actor In A Television Drama for his role as maverick criminal barrister Cleaver Greene. Ashley Zukerman has been also been nominated for Best Lead Actor for his nuanced performance as computer hacker extraordinaire Jesse Banks in The Code. Hamish Michael has been nominated for his work as a supporting actor in Janet King: The Invisible Wound; and Russell Dykstra and Caroline Brazier for their work as supporting cast in Rake. Peter Duncan and Shawn Sheet have both been nominated for Best Director In A Television Drama Or Comedy for Rake and The Code respectively. 

The craft skills of these productions have also been nominated for the following awards: Best Editing In Television (Janet King: The Invisible Wound, Rake ), Best Sound In Television (Rake, Deep Water) and Best Original Music Score In Television (Deep Water, Rake).

All together, Rake 4 has been nominated for seven awards, The Code 2 for 3 awards, Janet King The Invisible Wound and Deep Water – two awards each and Jack Irish:Blind Faith, one.

Good luck to all the nominees at the awards ceremonies on December 5th and 7th 2016.