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Martin Butler(born May 4, 1952)[1] is an Australian director, producer, and filmmaker. Known for his work First Footprints (2013), Tanna (2015) and A Sense of Self (2016). For Tanna, he received a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at 89th Academy Awards.[2][3]

FilmographyEdit

  • A Sense of Self (director, producer) (2016)
  • Tanna (director, producer and writer) (2015)
  • First Footprints (director, producer and writer) (2013)

AccoladesEdit

Award Category Recipient(s) Result Ref(s)
AACTA Awards Best Film Martin Butler, Bentley Dean and Carolyn Johnson Nominated [4]
Best Direction Martin Butler and Bentley Dean Nominated
Best Cinematography Bentley Dean Nominated
Best Original Music Score Antony Partos Won
Best Sound James Ashton, Emma Bortignon and Martin Butler Nominated
Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film Martin Butler and Bentley Dean Nominated [5][6][7]
African-American Film Critics Association Best Foreign Film Tanna Won [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ According to information from the National Library of Australia here: Email from author, 15/7/2010 (No middle name. DOB 14/05/1952).
  2. ^ Samuelson, Kate (24 January 2017). "Here Are the 2017 Oscar Nominations". Time. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ Frater, Patrick (23 August 2016). "Australia Selects 'Tanna' as Foreign-Language Oscar Contender". Variety. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Hacksaw Ridge leads with 13 AACTA nominations". Sky News. 27 October 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  5. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (January 24, 2017). "Oscars: 'La La Land' Ties Record With 14 Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  6. ^ "Oscar Nominations: Complete List". Variety. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  7. ^ https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2017
  8. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (December 12, 2016). "'Moonlight' Named Best Picture by the African American Film Critics Association". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 12, 2016.

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