aactaThe Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts announced nominees for the AACTA Awards last week with Baz Luhrmann’s locally-made The Great Gatsby and Oz filmmaker Kim Mordaunt’s foreign language Oscar contender The Rocket leading the pack. Today, the Academy has unveiled nominees for its International honors – and boy does the group heart David O Russell. This year his American Hustle is nominated in each of seven categories: Film, Direction, Screenplay and the four acting classes. Last american hustleyear, Silver Linings Playbook also led the way with mentions in all of the races, ultimately scoring five prizes including Film, Direction, Actress, and the supporting categories. Running a close second to American Hustle is Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave with six nods. Captain Phillips, Gravity and Blue Jasmine each received three nominations. The Great Gatsby turned up again on this list for directing and for Oz-born supporting actor Joel Edgerton. Dallas Buyers Club and August: Osage County were nominated twice. Other movies receiving mentions include The Book Thief, Philomena, Fruitvale Station, Rush, Inside Llewyn Davis, Saving Mr Banks and The Wolf Of Wall Street. The AACTA International Awards will be held in Los Angeles on January 10th, 2014. Click over for the full list of nominees:

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST FILM
12 YEARS A SLAVE
AMERICAN HUSTLE
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
GRAVITY
RUSH

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION
12 YEARS A SLAVE Steve McQueen
AMERICAN HUSTLE David O. Russell
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Paul Greengrass
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón
THE GREAT GATSBY Baz Luhrmann

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AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY
12 YEARS A SLAVE John Ridley
AMERICAN HUSTLE Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
BLUE JASMINE Woody Allen
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
SAVING MR BANKS Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTOR
Christian Bale AMERICAN HUSTLE
Leonardo DiCaprio THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 YEARS A SLAVE
Tom Hanks CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
Matthew McConaughey DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Amy Adams AMERICAN HUSTLE
Cate Blanchett BLUE JASMINE
Sandra Bullock GRAVITY
Judi Dench PHILOMENA
Meryl Streep AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Bradley Cooper AMERICAN HUSTLE
Joel Edgerton THE GREAT GATSBY
Michael Fassbender 12 YEARS A SLAVE
Jared Leto DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
Geoffrey Rush THE BOOK THIEF

AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sally Hawkins BLUE JASMINE
Jennifer Lawrence AMERICAN HUSTLE
Lupita Nyong’o 12 YEARS A SLAVE
Julia Roberts AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
Octavia Spencer FRUITVALE STATION