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The L’Oréal Paris 2006 AFI Awards Winners


The AFC congratulates all the winners of the L'Oréal Paris 2006 AFI Awards. The awards were held over two nights, 6 and 7 December 2006.

AFI International Award for Best Actor
Heath Ledger - Brokeback Mountain

AFI International Award for Best Actress
Rachel Griffiths - Six Feet Under (Nine Network)

AFI International Award for Excellence in Filmmaking
Dion Beebe ACS (Cinematography) - Memoirs of a Geisha

L'Oréal Paris AFI Young Actor Award
Marny Kennedy - Mortified (Nine Network)

AFI Visual Effects Award
Hunt Angels - Rose Draper & Mike Seymour

Byron Kennedy Award
Rolf de Heer

AFI Longford Life Achievement Award
Ian Jones

News Limited Readers' Choice Award
Heath Ledger


FEATURE FILM

L'Oréal Paris AFI Award for Best Film
Ten Canoes - Julie Ryan & Rolf de Heer

AFI Award for Best Direction
Ten Canoes - Rolf de Heer & Peter Djigirr

AFI Award for Best Original Screenplay
Ten Canoes - Rolf de Heer

AFI Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
Candy - Luke Davies & Neil Armfield

AFI Award for Best Cinematography
Ten Canoes - Ian Jones ACS

AFI Award for Best Editing
Ten Canoes - Tania Nehme

AFI Award for Best Sound
Ten Canoes - James Currie, Tom Heuzenroeder, Michael Bakaloff & Rory McGregor

AFI Award for Best Original Music Score
Suburban Mayhem - Mick Harvey

AFI Award for Best Production Design
Macbeth - David McKay

AFI Award for Best Costume Design
Macbeth - Jane Johnston

AFI Award for Best Lead Actor
Shane Jacobson - Kenny

AFI Award for Best Lead Actress
Emily Barclay - Suburban Mayhem

AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hayes - Suburban Mayhem

AFI Award for Best Supporting Actress
Susie Porter - The Caterpillar Wish


NON-FEATURE FILM

AFI Award for Best Documentary
Hunt Angels - Sue Maslin

AFI Award for Best Direction in a Documentary
Raul the Terrible - David Bradbury

AFI Award for Best Cinematography in a Documentary
Hunt Angels - Jackie Farkas

AFI Award for Best Editing in a Documentary
Raul the Terrible - Stewart Young ASE

AFI Award for Best Sound in a Documentary
Vietnam Nurses - Livia Ruzic, Mark Tarpey, Keith Thomas & John Willsteed

AFI Award for Best Short Animation
Gargoyle - Michael Cusack

AFI Award for Best Short Fiction Film
Stranded - Stuart McDonald

AFI Award for Best Screenplay in a Short Film
Stranded - Kathleen O'Brien

AFI Award for Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Screen Craft
Emma Lung (Acting) - Stranded


TELEVISION

AFI Award for Best Children's Television Drama
Mortified - Phillip Bowman & Bernadette O'Mahony (Nine Network)

AFI Award for Best Television Comedy Series
The Chaser's War on Everything - Mark Fitzgerald, Julian Morrow & Andy Nehl (ABC)

AFI Award for Best Television Drama Series
Love My Way - John Edwards, Claudia Karvan & Jacquelin Perske (Foxtel Austar)

AFI Award for Best Light Entertainment Television Series
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton - Anita Jacoby & Andrew Denton (ABC)

AFI Award for Best Telefeature or Mini Series
RAN - Penny Chapman (SBS)

AFI Award for Best Direction in Television
Answered by Fire - Jessica Hobbs (ABC)

AFI Award for Best Screenplay in Television
RAN, Ep. 5 - Sue Smith (SBS)

AFI Award for Best Lead Actor in Television Drama
David Wenham - Answered by Fire (ABC)

AFI Award for Best Lead Actress in Television Drama
Susie Porter - RAN (SBS)

AFI Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actor in Television Drama
Marcus Graham - Blue Heelers (Seven Network)

AFI Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in Television Drama
Saskia Burmeister - Blue Heelers (Seven Network)

AFI Award for Best Performance in Television Comedy
Andrew Hansen - The Chaser's War on Everything (ABC)

AFI Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Screen Craft
Joseph H. Pickering (Cinematography) - The Forest (ABC)