AACTA International Award for Best Direction

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Best Direction
AACTA International Award
Country Australia
Presented by Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)
First awarded 2012
Currently held by Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk (2017)
Website http://www.aacta.org

The AACTA International Award for Best Direction is an award that is presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), to a director of a film made outside Australia. It was first handed out by the Academy after its establishment in 2011 by the Australian Film Institute (AFI).[1] The winners and nominees for 2011 were determined by a jury.[2][3]

Winners and nominees

In the following table, the winner is marked in a separate colour, and highlighted in boldface; the nominees are those that are not highlighted or in boldface.[3]


Year Director Film title
Michel Hazanavicius The Artist
Nicolas Winding Refn Drive
Martin Scorsese Hugo
J. C. Chandor Margin Call
Lars von Trier Melancholia
Woody Allen Midnight in Paris
Terrence Malick The Tree of Life
Lynne Ramsay We Need to Talk About Kevin
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook
Ben Affleck Argo
Ang Lee Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg Lincoln
Ben Lewin The Sessions
Kathryn Bigelow Zero Dark Thirty
Alfonso Cuarón Gravity
Steve McQueen 12 Years a Slave
David O. Russell American Hustle
Paul Greengrass Captain Phillips
Baz Luhrmann The Great Gatsby
Alejandro G. Iñárritu Birdman
Richard Linklater Boyhood
Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum The Imitation Game
Damien Chazelle Whiplash
George Miller Mad Max: Fury Road
Adam McKay The Big Short
Todd Haynes Carol
Ridley Scott The Martian
Alejandro G. Iñárritu The Revenant
Mel Gibson Hacksaw Ridge
Denis Villeneuve Arrival
Damien Chazelle La La Land
Garth Davis Lion
Kenneth Lonergan Manchester by the Sea
Christopher Nolan Dunkirk
Luca Guadagnino Call Me by Your Name
Craig Gillespie I, Tonya
Greta Gerwig Lady Bird
Guillermo del Toro The Shape of Water

See also


  1. ^ "AACTA - The Academy". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Retrieved 9 January 2012. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Maddox, Gary (1 December 2011). "And the winner is ... the AFI". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "AACTA International Award Nominees" (PDF). Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). 15 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012. [dead link]

External links

  • The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Official website
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